light middleweight

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light middleweight

a. an amateur boxer weighing 67--71 kg (148--157 pounds)
b. (as modifier): a light-middleweight bout
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After taking two years off because of injuries, Forrest embarked on an impressive comeback that included a win over Ike Quartey and a victory over Carlos Baldomir for the vacant WBC junior middleweight title.
Vargas successfully defended his International Boxing Federation junior middleweight title July 17 in a bout with Raul Marquez in Nevada.
Four of Rivera's six losses have been to junior middleweights - Daniel Santos, Travis Simms, Robert Frazier and Pat Coleman.
Yuri is one of the finest young prospects in the junior middleweight division," said Kushner.
He also took nearly fiveyears off after losing to Fernando Vargas in April 2000 in a battle for the International Boxing Federation junior middleweight belt.
Vargas, a two-time junior middleweight champion from Oxnard, will take on ``Sugar'' Shane Mosley on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in the 12-round junior middleweight main event.
SRL Boxing has also signed exclusive long-term promotional agreements with Paul Williams 14-0 (12 KO's), the heavily recruited undefeated Junior Middleweight from South Carolina, as well as with undefeated Daniel "Super Sweet" Mitchell 4-0 (2 KO's), a top prospect trained by Miguel Diaz.
He enjoyed his one-sided victory over Kassim Ouma last July 14 -- that won him the International Boxing Federation junior middleweight belt -- a little more than he should have.
Steward will be in Taylor's corner Saturday when he defends his championship against Winky Wright, the former junior middleweight champion who is one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world.
Cassiani is a slick boxer and puncher currently holding a Caribbean title, while Reed has faced some heralded boxers including former International Boxing Federation junior middleweight champion Vincent Pettway, current World Boxing Association welterweight champion Andrew "Six Heads" Lewis, and highly regarded undefeated welterweight contender Kofi Jantuah.
On the undercard, Kassim Ouma of Uganda emerged with a split decision to defeat Marco Antonio Rubio of Mexico in a 12-round junior middleweight title elimination fight.
Trinidad's latest victim was undefeated, and highly touted, IBF junior middleweight champion "Ferocious" Fernando Vargas, from Oxnard, Calif.

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