middleweight

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n middleweight a professional boxer who weighs between 155 and 160 pounds
    • n middleweight a wrestler who weighs 172-192 pounds
    • n middleweight an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 165 pounds
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Usage

In literature:

If it keeps on much more I can fight middleweight.
"The Valley of the Moon" by Jack London
They were good, straight blows, for boxing had been his favourite amusement at Sandhurst where he was a middleweight champion.
"Love Eternal" by H. Rider Haggard
I still box with Grant, who has now become the champion middleweight wrestler of the United States.
"Letters to His Children" by Theodore Roosevelt
Give the preference to the lean men and the middleweights.
"Old Gorgon Graham" by George Horace Lorimer
You know he's training this new middleweight, Carty, for a fight next March.
"Paradise Garden" by George Gibbs
He was a kind of bum middleweight scrapper when he was workin' at it.
"Overland Red" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Goldsmid had been a Golden Gloves champion middleweight before he had heeded the call of the Law, and he looked it.
"Criminal Negligence" by Jesse Francis McComas
Hickey was in the heavy middleweight class while he was still a bantam.
"Skippy Bedelle" by Owen Johnson
And for another fifteen years he had been the guiding brain to a fine Middleweight.
"Vital Ingredient" by Gerald Vance
He looked like Pollyanna, after eight or ten shots at the middleweight title.
"Occasion for Disaster" by Gordon Randall Garrett
It was nice work, for a middleweight.
"The Right Time" by Walter Bupp
Montoya was built like a middleweight fighter, and his white uniform was spotless.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
And he knocked out the second middleweight, and the third middleweight.
"Famous Flyers" by J. J. Grayson
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In news:

Giardello held the middleweight boxing championship from 1963 to 1965.
Froch keeps IBF super middleweight belt.
Baysangurov retains WBO Jr Middleweight title.
Carmen Basilio in the arms of his trainer Angelo Dundee, left, and co-manager John DeJohn after winning the middleweight title from Sugar Ray Robinson in 1957.
Promoter Lou DiBella told NYFightblog that he's slightly worried that all he's hearing is what comes next for middleweight champion Sergio Martinez after he beats Darren Barker in Atlantic City Saturday night.
Spanish grape is a pleasing middleweight that pairs well with many foods.
Martin McNeil for ESPN.comAnderson Silva might have left the ring with his middleweight belt, but at what cost.
Sergio Martinez, the fighter generally recognized as the best middleweight in the world, looks to stop rival in 160-pound title fight.
With its unmatched power-to-weight ratio, the 1952 Saratoga was Chrysler's middleweight champion.
But one middleweight stood out, Zoheir Jabbar.
But Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva takes the notion seriously.
Middleweight force Mark Munoz has admitted he would jump at the chance to become a future coach on "The Ultimate Fighter".
Vitor Belfort, UFC middleweight, cinches the prayer circle with his dangerous hands.
Jim Lampley, HBO commentator during the WBC Eliminator Middleweight fight.
AP Photo Peter Quillin, in the dark trunks, rips Hassan N'Dam with a left hook en route to a 12-round decision victory that earned the Grand Rapids native the World Boxing Organization middleweight championship.
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