light flyweight


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light flyweight

a. an amateur boxer weighing not more than 48 kg (106 pounds)
b. (as modifier): a light-flyweight fight
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The Japanese also added the vacant Ring Magazine light flyweight belt after defending the WBA strap for a seventh time since 2014.
Ireland, too, have suffered heavy losses with David Oliver Joyce, light flyweight Paddy Barnes, a double bronze medallist, and light heavyweight Joe Ward both losing.
Nagaowa won the international light flyweight title of the Women's International Boxing Association (IBA) against Chinese fighter Lou Yu Jie last June 8.
It marked Nietes' reign as a world champion in the minimum weight and light flyweight divisions lasting seven years, two months and 15 days.
Barnes, who won his light flyweight opener in style, was in confident mood after the bout, even taking to Twitter before he'd changed out of his singlet.
Brian Viloria, who is trained by Freddie Roach out of the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, made the first successful defense of his WBC light flyweight belt with a 12-round decision over Jose Antonio Aguirre in the main undercard bout.
Welshman Mohammed Nasir outscored India's Balbir Singh 25-12 to land light flyweight gold.
Ratanachai Vorapin (39-5, 28 KOs), of Thailand, is a former Thai and IBF Intercontinental champion at light flyweight, flyweight and super flyweight.
All the boys who won in the 10 weight categories (from light flyweight to super heavyweight) at the national trials in Nairobi on January 6 will represent the country in Delhi.
WBA light flyweight champion Ryoichi Taguchi (L) of Japan fights with IBF light flyweight champion Milan Melindo (R) of Philippines (Toru YAMANAKA / AFP)
The number of nominees for the top award may increase to four if another Filipino boxer, light flyweight champion Milan Melindo, wins his unification bout with WBA titlist Ryoichi Taguchi on Dec.
There is great promise in the British men's team with much expected of Galal Yafai at light flyweight, Muhammad Ali at flyweight, Qais Ashfaq at bantamweight, Joe Cordina at lightweight, Anthony Fowler at middleweight, and big Joe Joyce at superheavy.