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.
A former WBC Minimumweight champion,Charoen is rated by all three of boxing's major governing bodies - WBC, IBF and WBA - while the wellrespected WBO have him in their top 15.
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.
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.