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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"Dougie would be even stronger at bantamweight," said Cowdell.
Power (undefeated in 19 fights with eight KOs) is fighting his second title bout in little over a month after successfully defending his British bantamweight crown against Isaac Ward in this venue at the end of May.
Following his first defeat in January last year in a world super bantamweight title fight with Mexican Daniel Zaragoza, McCullough had been out of the ring for 15 months, patching up a bitter dispute with promoter Mat Tinley.
His fight with Ryan Burnett, which also gained him the WBC Diamond bantamweight belt, ended in the fourth round after the latter suffered a slipped disc in his lower back and had to be carried out of the ring on a stretcher.
The May 23 card will feature four bouts in the flyweight division and another four bouts in the bantamweight division.
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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.Fatuma Zarika with the World Boxing Council (WBC) super bantamweight belt after defeating Zambia's Catherine Phiri.
The highlight of John's career was his first-round knockout of former world bantamweight champion Arturo Leon in Texas, USA, in 1968.
Unbeaten after 24 fights with ten knockouts, Servania, who hails from Bacolod, has been training to defend his WBO Intercontinental Super Bantamweight title against his 27-year-old Mexican opponent.
The MMA Academy fighter from Salford has both the FCC European Flyweight and Bantamweight belts to his name.
night to secure the IBF World Bantamweight title Lee Smith
The 24-year-old from Brambles Farm will have his first contest for his new manager at the Magna Centre in Rotherham on June 8 and will box in the bantamweight division from now on.