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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Renowned for her skills in Karate and Taekwondo, Namajunas has been consistently ranked as one of the top three fighters UFC Strawweight division.
In the contest for the inaugural One Strawweight World Championship, Amnuaysirichok overcame his toughest challenge yet, in the form of Filipino boxing champion Doliguez.
Siriwat 3 Will Grigsby 4 Rosendo Alvarez 5 Saman Sorjaturong 6 Hawk Makepula 7 Beibis Mendoza 8 Jorge Arce 9 Melchor Cob Castro 10 Jake Matlala Rankings for the Strawweight Division Rank Boxer Top Pick Zolani Petelo 1 Jose Antonio Aguirre 2 Joma Gamboa 3 Kermin Guardia 4 Noel Arambulet 5 Wandee C Charoen 6 Chana Porpaoin 7 Jose Garcia 8 Daniel Reyes 9 Lindi Memani 10 Hiroshi Nakajima
The SBG fighter (right, at weigh-in) easily hit the strawweight limit for her bout with Ericka Almeida.
In a featured women's strawweight (115 pounds) bout, Invicta FC veteranNicdali "The Night Queen" Rivera-Calanoc (8-8) of Tulsa, Okla.
Joanne Calderwood (8-0), 27, Glasgow, Scotland, fourth in MMARising's strawweight rankings
FS1) The Season 20 opener introduces the 16 female fighters battling to become the UFC's first strawweight champ.
Dubai: China's Xiong Zhao Zhong claimed a split decision victory over challenger Denver Cuello from the Philippines to successfully defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) strawweight crown at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) late on Friday.
Female stars “Slick” Sally Krumdiak of Bellingham, WA and “Little” Patricia Vidonic, a Medford, OR native, battle for supremacy in the three round strawweight co-feature.
Further, his championships were won at strawweight and junior flyweight, dubious appendages tacked on to boxing by jolly (jolly sharp, that is) souls who believe (uncontradicted by Joe Public or Joe Media) that mugs will swallow anything tagged ``world title.
Another South African, IBF strawweight champion Zolani Petelo needed only 81 seconds to knock out former WBO champ Eric Jamili.
I once asked Paul Weir, our former WBO strawweight and light-flyweight title holder, whether he could see himself taking on his peers.