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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Colman, 19, at light welterweight, had to be busy to outscore the capable Hynes, but the Bilton boxer looked sharper and had a good final round where he scored with straight eye-catching punches - which earned him the unanimous decision of the judges.
The former light welterweight champion also revealed that he's also looking forward to promote the sport in Pakistan and will launch a boxing league next year.
Middleweight Wilkes' takes on Croydon's Joe Walsh whilst light welterweight, Shaw, takes on 'Dangerous' Dan Carr (Trowbridge).
Won WBA light welterweight title and retained IBF light welterweight title.
Neary won 23 out of 25 fights during his professional career which saw him proclaimed WBO Light Welterweight Champion when he beat Nigel Bradley in 1995.
Kalum's victory was sweet revenge for the Wellington club as Cope had floored and stopped their light welterweight Haroon Hussein in a round at Billingham in May.
Summary: Amir Khan wants to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr in a year but the WBA world light welterweight champion plans to retire at 28.
AMIR Khan believes he is on course to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr in 12 months - but the WBA world light welterweight champion is also planning to retire in four years.
"Barnes is a good operator but I'm not sure he can fight at the pace for 12 rounds down at light welterweight".
Molina, a light welterweight, lost 24-12 to England's Bradley Saunders in the round of 16 while Estrada dropped a tiebreaker to Germany's Konstantin Buga in their middleweight bout.
FRANCE'S Habib Bakir is gunning for bitter rival Gary Hamilton after defending his world light welterweight title in France this week.
Trainer Pat Cowdell launched a scathing attack on referee Ian John-Lewis after Birmingham light welterweight Billy Smith was controversially denied his first win.