Bantamweight is a weight class in combat sports. The name is derived from bantam chickens.
Stephen Thompson's KO of Johny Hendricks makes for an interesting debate in the welterweight division: who deserves the next title shot against Robbie Lawler?
noun 1. a boxer or other contestant intermediate in weight between a flyweight and a featherweight, especially a professional boxer weighing up to 118 pounds.
The bantamweight division in mixed martial arts refers to a number of different weight classes: The UFC's bantamweight division with upper limit at 135 lb (61.2 kg)
But first and foremost this is a challenger who is realistically a small bantamweight up against a big featherweight champion.
Top fighters in the Bantamweight weight class, rated by Ring Magazine. Rating Boxing's top fighters since 1922, Ring's ratings are renowned and respected around the ...
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The UFC recognizes nine weight classes, ranging from 115-265 pounds. The Heavyweights are known for their devastating power and throw punches with extreme force.