Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See minimumweight.

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  • n. minimumweight

Etymologies

straw +‎ weight (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "It's now or never for the super flyweights; I can't keep (making weight) at this weight class," insisted Donaire on Thursday, less than 24 hours after learning that his new opponent for this weekend at the Las Vegas Hilton (Saturday, Top Rank PPV 9PM ET/6PM PT) will be former flyweight and strawweight title contender Manuel Vargas.

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  • Sakon Nakhon's Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym is placed number one at super-bantam and would need to beat Toshiaki Nishioka to rise into the most coveted spot while strawweight Oledong Sithsamerchai, from Trang, is second to Roman Gonzalez at

    Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

  • It doesnt matter ESPN loves floyd they will rank him top 3 WW even if he fought at strawweight.

    East Side Boxing

  • Hard-luck strawweight Denver Cuello continues to creep toward contention, extending his unbeaten streak to 11 (9-0-2 over that stretch) with a 4th round knockout of Hiroshi Matsumoto

    BoxingScene.com

  • Adding another to the mix is 21 year old knockout artist Roman Gonzalez 22-0 (20) the current WBA strawweight champion from Managua, Nicaragua.

    Doghouse Boxing News

  • The finals of the Baby Champs are to be held at Sammy Marks Square in Pretoria on Friday with every division from strawweight to heavyweight being contested.

    Fightnews - Boxing News Updated 24/7

  • Former IBF strawweight champion Rachman (62-6-5, 31KOs), who is dubbed the "Rock Breaker," is expected to face a tough task against Melindo.

    Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

  • Having begun his career just north of the strawweight limit 14 years ago, the pending clash with Cotto would be just Pacquiao's fourth fight above 130, all coming in the last year and change.

    BoxingScene.com

  • In 2006 he engaged Eagle (Kyowa) Den Junlaphan in a brutal fight of the year nominee for the WBC strawweight world title but lost a 12 round unanimous decision.

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  • In June, Berto spent seven rounds battering Miguel Angel Rodriguez, the WBC's No. 1 contender despite a resume thinner than a strawweight, to claim the title that Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Doghouse Boxing News

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