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junior lightweight

a. a professional boxer weighing 126--130 pounds (57--59 kg)
b. (as modifier): a junior-lightweight bout
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In 1997 he captured the World Boxing Council (WBC) World Junior Lightweight crown from Azumah Nelson, and then defended his title against contenders Anatoly Alexandrov, Carlos Genera and Carlos Famoso Hernandez.
A TOUGH CHALLENGE: Bramble Farm's junior lightweight Lee Hatfield, in red, against Aycliffe ABC's Aston Fairhurst, above and below POWERFUL PUNCHES: John Doherty from Brambles Farm, in red, was a step ahead of Forest Hall's Lewis Ritson STRONG DEBUT: Bramble Farm's Connor Blackburn, in red, enjoyed a dynamite debut against strong opposition Liam Cowie from Birtley ABC
In an entertaining co-feature, Benjamin Flores will oppose Daniel "Azuquita" Jimenez in an eight-round junior lightweight bout.
De La Hoya, who won his first world title at the Olympic, has collected belts at junior lightweight, lightweight, junior welterweight, welterweight and super welterweight.
The "Pacman" has chosen former IBF Junior lightweight champion Steve Forbes and former WBO junior welterweight champion Kendall Holt to help hone his skills ahead of his rematch with Bradley on April 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The following day, in the National Indoor Rowing Championships in Birmingham, Kat was again on top form, recording a personal best and beating the existing junior lightweight women's record.
Also, undefeated former super bantamweight champion Joan Guzman of the Dominican Republic will challenge Jorge Barrios for his WBO junior lightweight belt.
Amir, who won the European junior lightweight championship before coming to Athens, said he is "|looking forward" to fighting Korean Baik Jong Sub, ranked fifth in the world last year, in the quarter finals on Tuesday.
Khan recently won the world junior lightweight crown in South Korea.
MIAMI, July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In a good, hard-fought bout in which both boxers got credit for a knockdown in the fifth-round, former World Boxing Association (WBA) junior lightweight champion and current WBA No.
He has collected titles at junior lightweight, lightweight, junior welterweight and welterweight, and he was the only United States boxer to win a gold medal at the 1992 Olympic Games.
He quickly pointed out that super bantamweight champion Israel Vazquez and junior lightweight champion Michael Anchondo left Golden Boy because of what they perceived to be unfair offers.

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