light welterweight

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n light welterweight an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 140 pounds
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Usage


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T he Fighter is based on the true story of light-welterweight champ "Irish" Micky Ward from Lowell, Massachusetts.
Tucker, a light welterweight from Toledo, is a roofer and part-time boxer .
New York's other hope to medal in boxing, Marine Jamel Herring , faces off with Daniyar Yeleussinov of Kazkhstan in a light welterweight scrap this morning in London.
New York's other hope to medal in boxing, Marine Jamel Herring, faces off with Daniyar Yeleussinov of Kazkhstan in a light welterweight scrap this morning in London.
The switch was a bold move for a fighter with Khan 's Olympic pedigree and solid professional record, but the light welterweight star has never been afraid of taking risks.
Undefeated light welterweight boxer Jessie Vargas of Las Vegas hits a speed bag during a workout in the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada September 6, 2011.
City Council honors World Light Welterweight Champion Danny 'Swift' Garcia.
Light welterweight Roniel Iglesias of Cuba won the gold medal in the Olympic boxing tournament Saturday night, outboxing tough Ukrainian challenger Denys Berinchyk for a 22-15 victory.
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