light welterweight

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light welterweight

n
(Boxing)
a. an amateur boxer weighing 60–63.5 kg (132–140 pounds)
b. (as modifier): the light welterweight champion. Compare junior welterweight
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Noun1.light welterweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 140 pounds
boxer, pugilist - someone who fights with his fists for sport
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But his advisers feel the 26-year-old needs to show a little restraint before mixing with the top light welterweights.