contender contender  /kən ˈtɛn dər/


  • (n) the contestant you hope to defeat


  1. Dan Henderson Believes Rashad Evans is “Shy” about Exchanging in the Pocket

    UFC light heavyweight contender Dan Henderson believes his UFC 161 opponent Rashad Evans is “shy” about exchanging in the pocket, but is aware of the former UFC light heavyweight champion’s wrestling ability.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MMA Weekly via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Kuchar hones game to become U.S. Open contender

    Kuchar hones game to become U.S. Open contender ASSOCIATED PRESS Copyright 2013 ASSOCIATED PRESS. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 8:16 pm, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Coming off a win two weeks ago at Memorial - where his young son got a high-five from host Jack Nicklaus when Kuchar won - he's high on a lot of lists as a ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. McIlroy hopes he's shaping up into a contender

    McIlroy hopes he's shaping up into a contender
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PGA via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "The leading contender, Alan Johnson, is backing the Prime Minister to the hilt. So that is that," Mr Miliband said.
    on Jun 9, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: UK Express

  2. "There is no easy fix," Yzerman said. "I don't sit up here with the notion that there is a magic wand I can wave and make changes, and we're a Stanley Cup contender. I plan on making the Lightning better for the upcoming season, but the...
    on May 26, 2010 By: Steve Yzerman Source: National Post

  3. "Being at the start of the Giro is no problem," Bruyneel said. "But he has to have at least a decent level to be in the race and to compete at a certain level. ...... Now it's almost clear that he's not going to be able to be a contender but...
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Johan Bruyneel Source: International Herald Tribune

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