cruiserweight cruiserweight

Definition(s):

  • (n) a professional boxer who weighs between 169 and 175 pounds

Usage(s):

  • Born Carl Petersen in Copenhagen, he stepped into the fight ring as a boy, rose to be "cruiserweight" champion of Europe.

News

  1. Artur Szpilka works out, Brian Minto talks

    24-year old Artur Szpilka (14-0, 11 KO), highly regarded in Poland as the next heavyweight star, is saying all the right words in the official interviews about his Saturday fight with Brian Minto (37-5, 24 KOs), the former WBO cruiserweight title challenger and NABA heavyweight champion.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Fightnews.com

  2. Grand Island native Hughes vying for boxing titles

    For Grand Island native and professional boxer Tyler "The Workin' Man" Hughes, tonight's cruiserweight title bout against Lincoln's Ira Humm won't be business as usual.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

  3. WBO Cruiserweight KIng Marco Huck Ends Ofolabi Trilogy With Easy Win

    WBO cruiserweight champion Marco “Captain” Huck (pronounced “hook”) today ended a trilogy with British rival Ola Ofolabi by cruising to an easy UD win over twelve rounds at the Max Schmeling Halle in Berlin, Germany.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Boxing Insider

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