heavyweight


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Synonyms for heavyweight

Synonyms for heavyweight

an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds

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a wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds

a professional boxer who weighs more than 190 pounds

a very large person

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a person of exceptional importance and reputation

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But when the Kuala Lumpur organizing committee informed the boxing body that the men's division will be limited to six categories, minus the lightweight and welterweight but with the light heavyweight included, Picson reconsidered.
European interest comes from French Heavyweight champ and former European title challenge Gregory Tony and big-hitting German Konstantin Airich, with 13 knockouts from 16 wins.
Haye is about the same size as Ruiz and I'm ready to go to heavyweight.
Some have that gigantic size and some have what you might call the size of the great heavyweights from 30 years ago, 20 years ago.
Griffith tasted the canvas twice more before the referee ended the fight--and Braddock was suddenly two fights away from the light heavyweight title.
2000: October 21 - Dislocates right shoulder early in fight for the vacant British heavyweight title with Mark Potter but wins with a technical knockout.
We've come out of an era of a very dominating heavyweight champion in Lennox Lewis, who dominated for 12-13 years, which puts him in the league of Mike Tyson, Larry Holmes and Muhammad Ali.
Jones picked up a cool 10m dollars for beating Ruiz, however, and Lewis believes there are other heavyweight challengers out there who could tempt the American into defending his new title.
Klitschko, the World Boxing Association (WBA) Super heavyweight / International Boxing Federation (IBF) / World Boxing Organization (WBO) heavyweight champion, will battle top-rated contender TONY THOMPSON at Stade de Suisse, in Berne, Switzerland, in a rematch of their 2008 fight.
FORMER world cruiserweight champ David Haye will face American Monte Barrett in a 10-round heavyweight contest at the O2 Arena on November 15.
DOUBLE world champion David Haye has been told by US boxing legend Bernard Hopkins that he can win the world heavyweight title.
In June, he looked worn and listless -- a result of taking off more than 40 pounds he'd gained to play a heavyweight in ``Rocky Balboa'' -- in a loss to Bernard Hopkins.
Jones picked up a cool $10 million for beating Ruiz, however, and Lewis believes there are other heavyweight challengers out there who could tempt the American into defending his new title.
LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT champion and perennial ``pound for pound'' king Roy Jones Jr hopes to re-write history when he dips his toes into the heavyweight pool for the first time tomorrow night.
NEW YORK -- The New York-based multicultural marketing firm, Global Advertising Strategies, has agreed to sponsor the WBO Heavyweight Championship on Saturday, March 10th in the Theater at Madison Square Garden.