Definition of cruiserweight
: a boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 190 pounds
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NBC Sports boxing analyst and longtime cruiserweight fighter BJ Flores also expressed his displeasure, retweeting someone critical of Smith.
Other local fighters scheduled to appear on Saturday’s show include light-heavyweight Robert Daniels Jr., son of the former world cruiserweight champion and junior-middleweight John David Martinez.
Holyfield’s impressive career spanned more than three decades and included a bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics, undisputed cruiserweight and heavyweight titles, and two memorable fights against Mike Tyson and another against Riddick Bowe.
Mixed tag team match: Sasha Banks and Rich Swann vs. Alicia Fox and Noam Dar, no stipulation: The addition of the women, especially the ultra-popular Banks should add some spark to the cruiserweights.
Scurll was a two-time heavyweight champion in U.K.-based Progress Wrestling and a heavyweight and cruiserweight champion for Revolution Pro Wrestling, also based in the United Kingdom.
From Sun staff and news services BOXING: Baltimore Boxing will host a show May 12 at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, Nick Kisner (Old Mill) will be featured in the main event, a 10-round cruiserweight bout.
Oleksandr Usyk (11-0, 10 KOs) will defend his cruiserweight title against Michael Hunter (12-0, 8 KOs) of Las Vegas.
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