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heavyweight

1. n. an important person; a successful person; a leader. Mr. Wilson is a heavyweight in local government.
2. mod. important; successful. Vince is one of the heavyweight operators in this business.
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Reigning and defending UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos said: "The excitement for this event is kind of crazy.
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He's definitely going to go back in there with another heavyweight because that was by far the biggest purse of his life.
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The California state heavyweight champion from Hollywood via Lancaster will take on Chris ``The Nightmare'' Arreola of Riverside in a 10-round feature fight.