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Noun1.matman - combatant who tries to throw opponent to the groundmatman - combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
bantamweight - weighs 115-126 pounds
battler, belligerent, combatant, fighter, scrapper - someone who fights (or is fighting)
featherweight - weighs 126-139 pounds
flyweight - weighs no more than 115 pounds
heavyweight - a wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds
light heavyweight - a wrestler who weighs 192-214 pounds
lightweight - a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds
middleweight - a wrestler who weighs 172-192 pounds
sumo wrestler - a wrestler who participates in sumo (a Japanese form of wrestling); "sumo wrestlers are large heavy men"
welterweight - a wrestler who weighs 154-172 pounds
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consul in Basra province, Matthias Matman that "the province has signed a contract with the U.S.
The bout against his Korean rival was easy as the Railways matman came into his own to pin him down and log full three points, without conceding any to the Korean.
In wrestling, a gold medal scores 10 points for the team, a silver scores 9 points and so on down to the 10th placed matman, who scores one point.
At the other end, Andrew Murphy did equally as well to keep out a Danny Matman free-kick, but in injury time at the end of the half substitute Danny Bacon picked out the perfect cross for the unmarked Saunders to loop a header for James Cullingworth to stab over the line.
The line-up will include Blade, Baby J and DJ Matman.
If you like beat juggling and scratching then you'll love the acclaimed DJ Matman (Flaredycats); and there are also the funky hip-hop routines of Terpsichore; acts from Fairy Fire; Flipstatic; international performers of fire dance and circus arts; plus Martin Sharman, a talented acoustic musician from Newcastle who is offering a guitar workshop for beginners.
The full list of finalists include Leicester: Komplete, Leeds: Matman, Bournemouth: Muzzell, Cardiff: Skarfade, Glasgow: Richie Rufftone, London: Blakey, Manchester: Mike-L, Derby: Sinical, Bristol: Dare Devil.
Mantel's Z statistic and Pearson's correlation coefficient (r) were calculated with MatMan version 1.0 (Noldus Information Technology, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 1998), and the significance of the Z statistic was computed by permutation analysis (10,000 repetitions).
The tendency for selective space sharing between relatives was quantified by Mantel correlation coefficients using the program MATMAN (De Vries 1993).