middleweight middleweight  /ˈmɪ dəl ˌweɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 165 pounds
  2. (n) a wrestler who weighs 172-192 pounds
  3. (n) a professional boxer who weighs between 155 and 160 pounds

Usage(s):

  1. So great was their skill that the heavyweight championship alone overshadowed the middleweight in national interest.
  2. After winning the middleweight catch-as-catch-can wrestling championship.
  3. He was the classic pug, a jug-eared middleweight with a flat, stolid face, the thick torso and bulging shoulders of a heavyweight.

News

  1. Norman Paraisy vs. Leeroy Barnes completes Cage Warriors 57 main card

    A middleweight bout between Norman Paraisy and Leeroy Barnes is the final bout added to next month's Cage Warriors 57 main card.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

  2. Patrick Cote and Kyle Noke to coach 'TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia'

    Canadian middleweight Patrick Cote and Australian fighter Kyle Noke will serve as head coaches on a new international edition of "The Ultimate Fighter" called "TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia."
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

  3. Anderson Silva not great at soccer, singing (Video)

    UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is so good at fighting that it can be easy to think he is really good at everything. These videos prove that Silva is quite human at playing soccer and singing. In this "what could … Continue reading ?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Cagewriter via Yahoo! Sports

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