junior featherweight


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junior featherweight

n.
1. A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 122 pounds (54.9 kilograms), between bantamweight and featherweight.
2. A boxer competing in this weight division. In both senses also called super bantamweight.
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Noun1.junior featherweight - weighs no more than 122 pounds
boxer, pugilist - someone who fights with his fists for sport
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According to head trainer Joven Jimenez, who was in Tokyo to man the corner of Ernesto Saulong in his quest for the International Boxing Federation junior featherweight title of Japanese Ryosuke Isawa Thursday night, they're ready to stake the title against Sultan.
Swiss gold medalist Megan Featherstone competed in the senior category and twice British Champion Dan Moody was also a medal hopeful in the junior featherweight category.
A five-division champion, Donaire reigned as featherweight kingpin but decided to move back to the junior featherweight class after suffering a devastating 6th round TKO loss to fellow champion Nicholas Walters of Jamaica in October of last year in Carson, California.
aACAyPrince' Albert Pagara took less than two minutes of the first round to secure a technical knock-out against challenger Jesus aACAyChito' Rios of Mexico to successfully retain his IBP Intercontinental Junior Featherweight Championship belt.
Welly junior featherweight Jesse Ogelby lost a split decision to Sam Jordan on the Henry's Gym show, promoted by former European super middleweight champion Henry Wharton.
Not counting his interim belt at junior bantamweight, the Filipino-American has won in four weight classes: flyweight; bantamweight; junior featherweight and featherweight.
Other bouts at the home stadium of the Major League Soccer champion Los Angeles Galaxy include unbeaten Leo Santa Cruz, a former bantamweight world champion, facing WBC junior featherweight champion Victor Terrazas.
He will defend his title against a much more celebrated fighter in Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez, the undefeated former junior featherweight world champion from Puerto Rico who is moving up in weight.
The Philippines hero secured his place among boxing's top legends, adding the junior welterweight crown to past world titles at lightweight, super featherweight, junior featherweight, featherweight and flyweight.
McCullough said: ``Frank Warren has told me that I can get the winner of Harrison and Chacon and I would be happy with that, though I also believe that I can still do junior featherweight and the WBC still have me highly ranked.
I can still make junior featherweight where I am rated by several world bodies," he explains.
Junior Jones kept his WBO junior featherweight boxing title in Las Vegas, seeing off challenger Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico.

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