bantamweight bantamweight

Definition(s):

  1. (n) weighs 115-126 pounds
  2. (n) an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 119 pounds

Usage(s):

  1. The quarrel was over a purseand the world's bantamweight boxing championship.
  2. Above the bantamweight class, reluctant Light-Heavyweight Joey Maxim, who has not defended his title in more than a year, is the only white man who holds a world championship.
  3. He looked truly what he wasthe bantamweight champion of the world.

News

  1. UFC 161: Alexis Davis vs. Rosi Sexton full fight video highlights

    WINNIPEG – Canadian bantamweight Alexis Davis had a memorable homecoming after scoring a unanimous-decision victory over Rosi Sexton. Now, you can watch video highlights of the UFC 161 main-card bout.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

  2. UFC 161 results/photos: Yves Jabouin gets controversial split over Dustin Pague

    WINNIPEG – A bantamweight curtain-jerker between Yves Jabouin and Dustin Pague offered another case study in the relative values of position, strikes and submission attempts – at least through the eyes of three judges.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

  3. Q&A: Alexis Davis Talks About Her Bout with Rosi Sexton and Entering the UFC

    Bantamweight Alexis Davis will make her UFC debut against Rosi Sexton on Saturday, June 15, at UFC 161. I caught up with her recently, and here is what she had to say about Sexton and finally competing in the top MMA organization in the world:
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "I didn't doubt that I'd beat Arce," Cristian noted, "but I didn't think it would be that easy. Now, I'm focused on Friday night's fight but, afterwards, I'd like to unify the super flyweight titles and then look to the bantamweight and super...
    on Jul 10, 2007 By: Cristian Mijares Source: Fight News

  2. "This is a very tough fight," Shaw said. "We have a lot of respect for the 'King.' The question is, will Vic bring his power up to bantamweight with him? I hope so."
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Gary Shaw Source: ESPN

  3. Akhil said, "Along with UK and Australia, Ghana and Uganda boxers can be major challenges. I am training at NIS in Patiala. I am hoping to do well since this time I will play in different category (bantamweight)."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Akhil Kumar Source: Times of India

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