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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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Other winners at the same boxing bonanza are Sebastian Nathaniel (junior lightweight), Emmanuel Mungadjela (welterweight), Edison Nghipondoka (junior middleweight), Phillipus Nghitumbwa (super bantamweight) and Paulus Amavila (lightweight).
In 2005, Zarika had her first fight abroad when she travelled to Aarhus, Denmark to face the former amateur Swedish star Frida Walberg for the WIBF intercontinental Junior lightweight title.
His 16-year-old sister Caroline is the European junior lightweight champion in pursuit of Tokyo 2020, while his brother Prince, 12, is also showing promise.
The design was worn by Davis and his team during his first IBF junior lightweight champion defence fight against Liam Walsh in May 2017, which was watched by millions of people across the world.
Handsworth's Paul Holt was halted in the third round of a bid for the vacant Midlands junior lightweight title by hometown favourite Lyon Woodstock.
Josh stated: 'the Marden PE staff are friendly and have encouraged me during all the sporting activities I do in and outside of school.' In addition to these fantastic opportunities, many of our students also take part in alternative sports: Matthew Foreman competes in archery (and holds the long bow record in over five counties!), Adam Olaore recently defended his current U16 Junior Lightweight title in boxing and Grace Langley currently plays cricket for the county.
The Tunisian gold medals went to Mohamed Taieb in the U23 men's single sculls and in junior lightweight single sculls, Khadija Krimi in the U23 Lightweight Women's Single Sculls and pair Khadija Krimi and Nour el Houda Taieb in the U23 double sculls.
Stephen Smith (left) exchanges punches with Jose Pedraza during the IBF World Junior Lightweight Championship bout at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut
Known for his flamboyant personality and incredible hand speed, "Macho" overcame a troubled childhood in New York's Spanish Harlem and went on to become both a lightweight and junior lightweight world champion.
Friday's Pinoy Pride 27: Duel in Dubai was the ABS-CBN-backed franchise's debut in Dubai with two title fights and an elimination bout featuring Rey aACAyBoom Boom' Bautista for a possible swing at the WBO Junior Lightweight Championship.
Leon Simpson lost a Tees junior lightweight derby to Phil Mo Mehrban from Phil Thomas SOB on unanimous points.
Mayweather won his first world title in 1998 at junior lightweight, 17 pounds lighter than the welterweight division in which he now competes.

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