Examples from the Web for heavyweight
Muhammad Ali “shocked the world” 50 years ago this week when he beat Sonny Liston to become the heavyweight champion of the world.
After serving three years, Tyson quickly got back into the fight game and regained the heavyweight title one year later.
RockLive had already raised $1.6 million from heavyweight investors including boxer Floyd Mayweather.
He did become the 2010 Golden Gloves heavyweight champion for New England and win its Rocky Graziano Award.The Boston Marathon Suspects Are Killers, Not Combatants|Michael Daly|April 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now 17 years and 46 bouts later, the WBC heavyweight king is near the end of his reign.Vitali Klitschko Contemplates Bowing Out of the Ring and Entering Ukrainian Politics|Gordon Marino|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"It would be real mean if they didn't," volunteered the heavyweight lady of the committee.A Pirate of Parts|Richard Neville
When that heavyweight settled down, it was like a stone wagon dropping into a hole in the road.The Boy Scouts at the Panama-Pacific Exposition|Howard Payson
Is this the lady that's entered for the heavyweight Juliet championship?Torchy|Sewell Ford
If it was th' soul wud be in th' heavyweight class, f'r th' New England conscience is no feather.Mr. Dooley Says|Finley Dunne
He was billed to fight both Pewther and a French heavyweight aspirant the same evening.The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918|American Expeditionary Forces
British Dictionary definitions for heavyweight
- a professional boxer weighing more than 175 pounds (79 kg)
- an amateur boxer weighing more than 81 kg (179 pounds)
- (as modifier)the world heavyweight championship