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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Arum singled out former world junior welterweight titlist Mike Alvarado.
Miguel was killing himself making the weight and the experts (meaning Park) that we brought in said that they wouldn't be involved if he continued to fight at junior welterweight because he was burning up muscle," said Cotto's promoter, Bob Arum, chairman of the board of Top Rank Inc.
We can fight at welter weight at 147lbs, where he holds the WBA title, or at 140lbs at junior welterweight or even in between.
One of the most celebrated boxers in history and the biggest non-heavyweight attraction in boxing, De La Hoya has collected belts at the junior lightweight, lightweight, junior welterweight, welterweight and super welterweight divisions.
Crawford, who became the undisputed junior welterweight champion after capturing the WBO, WBC, WBA, and IBF belts back in August, is now the mandatory challenger to Horn's welterweight belt.
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.
Cotto won the vacant World Boxing Association welterweight title, and the stoppage gave the former junior welterweight champion an 8-0 record with seven knockouts in championship fights.
Diobelys Hurtado 33-2-1 (25 KO's) is the IBA Junior Welterweight World Champion.
Crawford is also scheduled to face Julius Indongo in an IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC, WBO junior welterweight unification bout also this August.
Pacquiao is fighting at 144 pounds instead of 147 in preparation for his move to the lower weight class of junior welterweight where he would have the opportunity to select from a wider range of opponents for his remaining fights before he retires from professional boxing.
The pair will fight for the International Boxing Organization junior welterweight title after Hatton was forced to give up his IBF crown.
In the co-feature, World Boxing Organization junior welterweight champion Ener Julio will defend his title against No.