from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 190 pounds (85.5 kilograms), between light heavyweight and heavyweight.
- n. A boxer competing in this weight division.
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- n. light heavyweight
- n. A wrestler weighing less than 200lb; heavier than a light heavyweight and lighter than a heavyweight.
- n. A wrestler weighing less than 210lb; heavier than a light heavyweight and lighter than a heavyweight.
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- n. a professional boxer who weighs between 169 and 175 pounds
A Euro title cruiserweight clash took on gladiatorial overtones as it was staged on Piazza del Colosseo where the fourth-century Arch of Constantine served as a backdrop.
Danny Green stops Roy Jones Jr. in 1st round of world title cruiserweight fight
MOSCOW AP -- Denis Lebedev knocked out Roy Jones Jr. in the final round of their non-title cruiserweight fight in Moscow on Saturday, handing the American his third consecutive defeat.
He’d made a name for himself in ECW, where among other things he was called The Shooter, before going over to WCW with Eddie Guerrero and Chris Benoit in what became known as the cruiserweight revolution.
In the gym, he is assisted by two trainers: an ex-rugby player and a cruiserweight boxing champion.
His other 50-odd victims would tell you he was a pretty decent operator even before he saw off our loud-mouthed, excuse-peddling cruiserweight.
You could see the blood on his lip an hour after full‑time and although he is built like a cruiserweight and is not the type to want sympathy or protection, it was clear that he felt Cabaye had done it on purpose.
Speaking at his Vauxhall gym on the date he always maintained would mark his career end, Haye, the former heavyweight and cruiserweight world champion, said: No matter what I say people always think what they think.
PA Wladimir Klitschko had no option but to call off his fight with the former cruiserweight champion Jean-Marc Mormeck in Germany on Saturday, according to his manager.
He has maintained his speed from his cruiserweight days and in this fight that will allow him to create surprises and potentially devastating angles from which to pounce.