bantamweight


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bantamweight

1. 
a. a professional boxer weighing 112--118 pounds (51--53.5 kg)
b. an amateur boxer weighing 51--54 kg (112--119 pounds)
c. (as modifier): the bantamweight champion
2. a wrestler in a similar weight category (usually 115--126 pounds (52--57 kg))
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Elsewhere on the bill, Loughborough's emerging bantamweight Jamie Murray demolished Skegness's Kyle Holland in an explosive display and Leicester middleweight Marcus Mee took less than a minute to KO Coventry's Berti Baker in the first round.
Jerwin Ancajas of the Philippines watches after dropping Israel Gonzalez of Mexico in their junior bantamweight fight Sunday (Manila time) at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.
However, beating Meja was not a walk in the park as he had to dig deep on his jabs and hooks to outpoint a stubborn boxer in the hotly contested bantamweight final.
Zarika noted that Malawian Anisha Basheel "only" won an Africa title, which was an under card to the Kenyan's WBC world super bantamweight title defence on December 2 this year, but has been showered with praise back at her home country with handsome cash rewards, including a state reception by the country's sports minister.
Wapda's victories came in under-53kg bantamweight and under-73kg middleweight through Samia Naz and Ghulam Fatima respectively while Zainab of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa won the under-57kg.
The men's bantamweight championship will be on the line when champion Dominick Cruz faces Cody Garbrandt.
Secretary, Pakistan Boxing Council, Rasheed Baloch told reporter here on Friday that the national champion Mohammad Waqas from Quetta will be taking on challenger Nadir Baloch for the prestigious belt in 56 kgs super bantamweight category .
PBC secretary Rasheed Baloch told reporter here on Friday that national champion Mohammad Waqas from Quetta has challenged Nadir Baloch for the prestigious belt in 56 kgs super bantamweight category.
Frampton first became a world champion in September 2014 when beat Spain's Kiko Martinez on a points decision in their IBF super bantamweight clash.
Summary: Filipino boxer Nonito Donaire made beat Zsolt Bedak to successfully defend his WBO World Super Bantamweight title on Saturday
AT just 21 years of age anyone would be forgiven for thinking that the fresh-faced West Rainton super bantamweight Tommy Ward was just starting out, but nothing could be farther from the truth.
Ward fought Darlington's Stuey Hall for the world bantamweight belt in March 2014, only for the fight to be called a technical draw after a clash of heads left him cut above the eye and unable to fight on beyond the fourth minute.