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light middleweight

n
(Boxing)
a. an amateur boxer weighing 67–71 kg (148–157 pounds)
b. (as modifier): a light-middleweight bout. Compare junior middleweight
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Noun1.light middleweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 156 pounds
boxer, pugilist - someone who fights with his fists for sport
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In what many consider to be a major mismatch, Liam Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) of Liverpool puts his WBO light-middleweight title up on Saturday against boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico, in what should be a pro-Alvarez crowd at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
And promoter Eddie Hearn believes he could turn this acclaim into another huge fight against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez at light-middleweight because TV companies love him.
He is to be operated on in the coming week, before preparing for an eventual return to the ring at light-middleweight.
He won his first world title aged just 20 when he beat Matthew Hatton to claim the WBC light-middleweight crown in 2011, before suffering the only loss in his 48-fight career to Floyd Mayweather Junior in y y 2013.
Golovkin fought exclusively at middleweight but moving down to light-middleweight is not a problem for him.
LONDRA (CyHAN)- Former European light-middleweight boxing champion Jamie Moore has been shot twice in his legs in the Spainish town of Marbella, it is reported here on Tuesday.
Home-town hero Aston will be looking to "make a statement" in the light-middleweight division when he tangles with European opposition.
The former British and European light-middleweight champion and WBO world title challenger was brought up to East Cleveland for a talk about his career by Teesside boxing enthusiast Jamie Boyle after the pair became friends on Facebook.
The 28-year-old won the WBO European light-middleweight title earlier this month with a third round knockout of Zoltan Sera.
30pm FORMER British light-middleweight champion Prince Arron has had a quiet couple of years in the ring but he returns with a bang tonight, travelling to Monaco to take on European middleweight king Max Bursak, writes Dan Williams.
BOXING: Floyd Mayweather has confirmed he will put his unbeaten record on the line in a light-middleweight unification world title fight against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez later this year.
The former British, Commonwealth and European light-middleweight and British and European middleweight champion will be pitted against Val Riazanov, founder of the Ballistic Striking System, in an exhibition bout, during the upcoming White Collar boxing event at the Andalous Ballroom at the Habtoor Grand Hotel, in Dubai.