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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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Actually, the fact people are talking about the heavyweights once again is fun all by itself.
"I can't wait to get in there and prove I am the best, even after all this time out," said Fury.Fury and his cousin and fellow heavyweight Hughie Fury, 23, tested positive in February 2015.
The heavyweight division is experiencing a real boost in terms of public interest and we look forward to David establishing himself amongst the elite.
"Hughie Fury is taking fights that no other heavyweights are taking," said Peter Fury, his father and trainer.
Rodriguez (25-1, 16 KOs) is scheduled to fight Derrick Findley (21-13-1, 13 KOs) in another 10-round light heavyweight bout Thursday night at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California.
Top promoter Frank Maloney has confirmed he will be at the dinner show looking for a new heavyweight hero.
The line-up for the 18th edition of Matchroom Sport's eight-man, one night shows is now complete with former WBC Cruiserweight and International Heavyweight champion Juan Carlos Gomez taking the eighth spot.
The most interesting of the three remaining contenders is Sunderland's Danny Hughes, who should have taken plenty of confidence from going the distance against Harrison in the last heavyweight Prizefighter, despite losing his unbeaten record.
Wladimir would like to face the 28-year-old but likens him to Hide, Britain's two-time WBO heavyweight champion who ultimately proved too small to survive among the bigger men.
BOXING: DAVID Haye hopes to challenge Wladimir Klitschko for a world heavyweight title next year after agreeing a four-fight deal with Setanta Sports.
The top eight finishers in the light flyweight to light heavyweight divisions and the top four from the heavyweight and super heavyweight classes earn the berths.
Despite his astounding comeback, Jim Braddock was not ranked anywhere near the top 10 heavyweights by Ring magazine as of January 1935.
"Out of all the heavyweights I've worked with he's probably got the biggest heart I've ever come across and the biggest pair of b***s.
We go back a long way and I think he is definitely the best of the heavyweights."
'I don't think he wants to fight (IBF champion) Chris Byrd but there are a lot of heavyweights out there who he could fight.