junior bantamweight


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junior bantamweight

n.
1. A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 115 pounds (51.7 kilograms), between flyweight and bantamweight.
2. A boxer competing in this weight division. In both senses also called super flyweight.
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Supporting the main event will be the battle between another Bacolod city native, the 25-year-old ALA Gym fighter Villanueva against 26-year-old Nicaraguan, Henry "El Crespo" Maldonado, for the vacant IBF International Junior Bantamweight Championship title.
Gamboa (24-4-1, 15 KOs), of Leon Nicaragua and Machado (18-3-1, 10 KOs), of Bolivar, Venezuela were both game contestants in a hard-fought battle for the vacant IBF junior bantamweight championship that ended in a draw.
The junior bantamweight won for the first time at the second attempt, keeping his boxing together to outscore purposeful home boxer Tommy Skirving on unanimous points.
NABO Junior Bantamweight Champion Kahren 'Armenian Essence' Harutyunyan vs.
Gonzalez, a well-schooled junior bantamweight prospect from Mexico, charged Navarro from start to finish but generally came up empty.
On July 26, 1998, he lost a controversial 12-round decision to WBA Junior Bantamweight Champion Satoshi Iida at Nagoya, Japan.
Having his third bout after two opening wins, junior bantamweight Haider Hussain (Natural Progression) saw his unbeaten record come to an end against South Durham's Ryan Towler when he was disqualified before the start of the third round.
ET/PT, delayed on the west coast), will feature Kahren "Armenian Essence" Harutyunyan against Nonito "Flash" Donaire for the North American Boxing Organization (NABO) junior bantamweight title on Friday, Jan.
World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Lightweight Champion Sharmba Mitchell earned Maryland bragging rights by winning a 12-round majority decision against hometown rival Reggie "Showtime" Green, Keith Holmes was able to regain the World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight crown by stopping Hacine Cherifi and Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson moved up in weight and captured the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight title by unanimous decision over Ratanachai Vorapin on SHOWTIME.
TheMiddlesbrough town centre club's junior bantamweight Haroon Hussein beat Lee Mason (South Durham) for a second time at Chilton.
Also on the card, junior bantamweight contender Martin Castillo (22-1-1, 14 KOs) scored an eighth-round knockout of Keyri Wong (9-4-1, nine KOs).

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