light welterweight

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light welterweight

a. an amateur boxer weighing 60--63.5 kg (132--140 pounds)
b. (as modifier): the light welterweight champion
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Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto, a budding superstar who has one of the four junior welterweight belts, is another candidate who could move up to welterweight.
Mas and Barbosa will fight an elimination bout to contend for the WBA Junior Welterweight title.
The undefeated Floridian knocked out Carlos "Bolillo" Gonzalez in the first round in May 1999 to win the WBO junior welterweight title.
We feel he is the best out there in the junior welterweight and welterweight divisions, and the next two years will be proof in the pudding.
Tszyu's World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association junior welterweight titles were on the line, as was Judah's IBF belt.
1-ranked junior welterweight who faces Mexico's Gomez in a 10-rounder, has not come close to losing since turning pro on Sept.
Lowell junior welterweight Sean Eklund (6-2, 1) will make his debut under Burchfield with his uncle and head trainer, junior welterweight icon Mickey Ward, in his corner.
Referee Kenny Bayless knelt over the unmoving Hatton and halted the fight after two minutes and 59 seconds of the second round, giving the Filipino star a victory and the International Boxing Organization junior welterweight title.
I haven't lost too many rounds at junior welterweight, never mind fights, because I've been too strong.
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING's Steve Albert, former world champion Bobby Czyz and spccial guest announcer, IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Zab Judah, called the action from ringside, while Jim Gray served as the roving reporter.
It is the first feature for Algieri who moved to big time after he defeated Ruslan Provodnikov and got the WBO junior welterweight title and Pacquiao handpicked him for the Nov 22 bout.
Rock Allen of Philadelphia, a 2004 Olympian, is 7-0 after winning a unanimous decision over Juan Hernandez (2-2) of Los Angeles in a six-round junior welterweight preliminary.