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n. - A professional boxer who weighs between 141 and 147 pounds; A wrestler who weighs 154-172 pounds; An amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds; A weight of 28 pounds.

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  • By the way, welterweight is between light and medium — just 152 lbs — so Hatton is not a big guy.
  • Karami was second at last year's Olympic qualifier in welterweight, losing in the final to France's Christophe
  • Daley missed the 171-pound weight limit for non-title welterweight bouts, but Hazelett still agreed to take the bout.
  • Shane Mosley weighed in one pound heavier than fellow American Floyd Mayweather Jr. for their non-title welterweight bout. for more
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