strawweight

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strawweight

a. a professional boxer weighing not more than 47.6 kg (105 pounds)
b. (as modifier): the strawweight title
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Takayama, who is the top-ranked contender, was aiming for his third minimumweight crown in separate organizations, following the WBC title and WBA interim crown.
Japan's Keitaro Hoshino lost his World Boxing Association (WBA) minimumweight crown in his first attempt at a title defense Monday in a majority decision against top-ranked challenger Noel Arambulet of Venezuela.
13, 1998--WBC Minimumweight Champion Ricardo "Finito" Lopez scored the biggest win of his career by posting a split-decision victory over arch-rival and former world champion Rosendo Alvarez, and captured the WBA crown on Showtime.
And in July last year, Ramos was in Thailand when WBA minimumweight champion Thammanoon Niyontrong decisioned Rey Loreto in a 12-rounder.
The last world title fight he officiated was between undefeated Thai Chayaphon Moonsri, who successfully defended his WBC world minimumweight title against Australian resident Omari Kimweri of Tanzania on June 3 in Rayong, Thailand.
Parrenas' title crack will be the first of two championship fights that Filipino fighters will take part in with minimumweight Vic Saludar taking on WBO 105-lb titlist Kosei Tanaka on New Year's Eve at the Aichi Prefetural Gymnasium in Nagoya.
The pride of Bacolod first became a world champion on September 30, 2007 when he beat then undefeated Pornsawarn Kratingdaenggym of Thailand via unanimous decision for the vacant WBO Minimumweight World Title at Waterfront-Cebu City Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines.
Despite only just turning 23 the Thai held the prestigious WBC minimumweight title for a spell in 1999and has also held the IBF interim title.
YOKOHAMA - Japan's Keitaro Hoshino lost his World Boxing Association (WBA) minimumweight crown in his first attempt at a title defense Monday in a majority decision against top-ranked challenger Noel Arambulet of Venezuela.
Olympian Mark Anthony Barriga thoroughly dominated Thai Wittawas Bassapean to clinch the WBO international minimumweight crown and lead a Filipino sweep of foreign opponents Friday night in Beijing, China.
Nietes became one of the top fighters of the famed ALA Promotions when he pocketed the vacant WBO world minimumweight title by decisioning Pornsawan Porpramook of Thailand on September 30, 2007 in Cebu.
In June, Simphiwe Khonco defeated Lito Dante on a 12-round unanimous decision to keep his IBO minimumweight belt.