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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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The Filipino-Australian dynamo was originally penciled to challenge Adriano Moraes for the Flyweight World Championship in the main event of 'Visions of Victory," but the Brazilian champion pulled out of the contest due to an injury.
McLaren was originally penciled to challenge Adriano Moraes for the ONE Flyweight World Championship in the main event of "ONE: VISIONS OF VICTORY," but the Brazilian champion pulled out of the contest due to an injury.
This was Ancajas' second defense of the IBF World super flyweight belt as he improved his record to 27-1-1, with a 3-0 slate in World title fights.
The flyweight is confident that a lot of Irish fans will show up to support him.
Now he's waiting for British flyweight champ Kevin Satchell to decide if he'll take a rematch after a controversial points victory in Liverpool last year.
Former English and Commonwealth champ Haskins will be severely tested on the night with unbeaten English bantamweight champion Craig Lyon and hotly fancied unbeaten English flyweight champion Ashley Sexton both in action.
FLYWEIGHT hopeful Paul Edwards, rapidly becoming the most dodged fighter in Britain, is training towards a date in Huddersfield at the end of the month.
BRUMMIE Don Broadhurst has proved he is a frightening flyweight.
Flyweights have notoriously been hard to promote but an explosive Mexican world champion (Jorge Armando Arce) has ensured the division's stock is beginning to rise.
When we talk about little fighters, we mean those who earned their crust in the lighter divisions - feather, bantam and flyweight.
Jake Bornea floored Renerio Arizala with a thunderclap of punches in the eighth round to claim the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) intercontinental super flyweight title Saturday.
JOHN DONNELLY is out to prove that he is a genuine flyweight title threat tonight, when the Sky Sports cameras roll back into town for their live Friday Night Fights series.