light heavyweight

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n light heavyweight a professional boxer who weighs between 169 and 175 pounds
    • n light heavyweight a wrestler who weighs 192-214 pounds
    • n light heavyweight an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 179 pounds
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Usage

In literature:

Gee, gosh, a light heavyweight, that's what you are!
"The Wrong Twin" by Harry Leon Wilson
Rodney, you know, is one of these light complected heavyweights, and a swell because he was born so.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
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In news:

Former UFC light heavyweight champions "Suga" Rashad Evans and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson will serve as coaches for Season 10 of "The Ultimate Fighter," which premiers Sept 16 at 10 pm, UFC president Dana White announced today.
Last week, ESPN brought you the exclusive news of the lightweight and light heavyweight fighters who will be featured in the upcoming video game, "UFC Undisputed 3".
'UFC Undisputed 3':The Light Heavyweights.
THQJon Jones leads a roster of light heavyweights looking to bloody each other up.
As a fighter in the UFC's light heavyweight division, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou didn't amount to much.
In an interview on ESPN, Sonnen called the UFC light heavyweight champion "an entitled brat " who "couldn't find the courage" to face him at UFC 151 next week.
Staten Island light heavyweight boxer Marcus Browne talks about his efforts to make the US Olympic team.
Marcus Browne , the light heavyweight boxer from Staten Island, earned some experience at the Olympics in London.
Critics have already painted Chael Sonnen as undeserving of a UFC light heavyweight title shot against Jon Jones in April.
"I'm just there to compete," the UFC light heavyweight champion told The Post on Friday night in a phone interview.
RStephan Bonnar punches Anderson Silva during their light heavyweight fight at UFC 153 inside HSBC Arena on Oct 13.
Foster was among the greatest light heavyweights to ever live.
Three stars join UFC Light Heavyweight Jon "Bones" Jones to represent NITRO-TECH.
UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva has failed his UFC on FUEL TV 6 post-fight drug screen.
Tom Terwilliger is the 1986 NPC Nationals Light-heavyweight class winner and a former IFBB pro bodybuilder.
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