flyweight

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flyweight an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 112 pounds
    • n flyweight weighs no more than 115 pounds
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Usage

In literature:

He walked around Hall's room at the Bolivar like a referee during a fast bout between flyweights.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
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In news:

He's the flyweight one writer nicknamed "The Compassionate Pugilist.".
Watsonville's Carina Moreno set to fight for WBA flyweight title in December.
'Sudden victory' good for flyweight tourney.
Brian Viloria unified flyweight titles by scoring a 10th-round technical knockout of Hernan Marquez Saturday night at the Los Angeles Sports Arena.
An interview wit' flyweight champion Ava Knight.
Boxer Marlen Esparza advanced to the flyweight semifinals by defeating Karlha Magliocco of Venezuela.
Although two of the three British women lost their quarterfinals earlier in the day, flyweight Nicola Adams also earned a medal — and three more British men could clinch in the next two days.
South Korean Yuh Myung-woo, who defended his WBA light-flyweight title a record 17 consecutive times, will be inducted into boxing's Hall of Fame alongside Arturo 'Thunder' Gatti and Virgil Hill next year.
The first-ever UFC flyweight championship fight last month was booed at times by fans in Toronto, though others found the fast-paced battle between two of the smallest guys in the company riveting.
Waipahu's Brian Viloria scored a 10th-round technical knockout of Mexico's Hernan "Tyson"?Marquez in a flyweight unification bout Saturday at Los Angeles.
Brian Viloria stopped Hernan Marquez in the 10th round on Saturday to add Marquez's WBA flyweight world title to his own WBO belt.
Watsonville's Carina Moreno won the WBA flyweight title in Germany on Saturday.
Olympic flyweight Rau'shee Warren will attend the Team USA send-off Friday in Colorado Springs.
South Korean Yuh Myung-woo, who defended his WBA light-flyweight title a record 17 consecutive times, will be inducted into boxing's Hall of Fame alongside Arturo 'Thunder' Gatti and Virgil Hill next year.
Mthalane retains IBF flyweight title.
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