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flyweight

1. 
a. a professional boxer weighing not more than 112 pounds (51 kg)
b. an amateur boxer weighing 48--51 kg (106--112 pounds)
c. (as modifier): a flyweight contest
2. (in Olympic wrestling) a wrestler weighing not more than 115 pounds (52 kg)
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Nietes, the current IBF flyweight world champion, so far, has dominated his three opponents at flyweight with a pair of lopsided wins over Edgar Sosa of Mexico and Komgrich Nantapech of Thailand and a stoppage of Juan Carlos Reveco of Argentina just last month.
Last November, McLaren reinvented himself as a flyweight, immediately making his presence felt in the division against contender Anatpong Bunrad.
Karachi [Pakistan], Feb 16 ( ANI ): Pakistan boxer Muhammad Waseem has alleged that he was deprived of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight title due to non-availability of sponsors.
Shevchenko will make her UFC flyweight debut on Feb.
Army's dominance extended into the female competition with Suidra Batool winning the under-46kg finweight, Nuber Shah clinching the under-49kg flyweight, while Yamna Siddiqui and Mahnoor triumphed in the under-62kg lightweight and under-67kg welterweight respectively.
In his congratulatory message here on Wednesday, Ghumman said Waseem made the entire nation proud by retaining his coveted title in the silver flyweight category.
In November last year, he successfully defended his WBC silver flyweight title after defeating Giemel Magramo of the Philippines and has so far remained unbeatable.
Paul Butler's shot at IBF flyweight champion Zolani Tete looks to be rearranged for then and Satchell is likely to feature on the undercard.
The thing is, big flyweights don't have big gas tanks, I'm a small flyweight with a big gas tank.
He's one of the top flyweights in Europe and once he wins this Lonsdale Belt he'll be the best in Britain.
Zou, gold medalist in the flyweight division at the Beijing and London Olympics, will face Jesus Ortigas, a hardly unknown fighter with a 3-1 (2 KOs) record.
MOHAMMED Waqas remains confident that he has a bright future in the ring following his unsuccessful challenge for the vacant Northern Area super flyweight title.