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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For successfully defending his International Boxing Federation junior bantamweight crown in Corpus Christi, Texas, last month, Ancajas was handed a P1 million check by business magnate Manny V.
IBF junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas will defend his title on April 14 against countryman Jonas Sultan, the first time two Filipinos will clash for a world title in almost a century.
The Senate adopted today a resolution congratulating International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas for his successful title defense against Israel Gonzales of Mexico last February 4, 2018 at Corpus Christi, Texas.
Jerwin Ancajas stopped Mexican challenger Israel Gonzales in the 10th round to retain his International Boxing Federation junior bantamweight crown last Sunday at the Bank of America Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Junior bantamweight Katelyn Booth beat Impact, South Bank's Rebecca Hylton on unanimous points.
Not counting his interim belt at junior bantamweight, the Filipino-American has won in four weight classes: flyweight; bantamweight; junior featherweight and featherweight.
With both fighters going the distance of 12 rounds for the vacant IBF International Junior Bantamweight Championship, the judges announced a split decision in favour of the Filipino to take his record to 26 wins with no losses.
Castillo fought Felix Machado for the IBF junior bantamweight belt March 30, 2002.
Tapia has formerly held World Boxing Organisation and World Boxing Association bantamweight titles, and the IBF and WBO junior bantamweight titles.
Watanabe won the junior bantamweight title under the World Boxing Association in April 1982, and became super flyweight champ under the World Boxing Council in July 1984.
Hamed knows he has to spend serious time in making sure there is no slip-up in Foxwoods, Connecticut against Sanchez, who boasts 26 wins including 24 knock-outs - though he has one loss, an embarrassing first-round knockout to moderate junior bantamweight Edgar Garcia.
Watanabe was a junior bantamweight champion of the World Boxing Council (WBC) and super flyweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA) in the 1980s.

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