junior middleweight

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junior middleweight

n.
1. A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 154 pounds (69.3 kilograms), between welterweight and middleweight.
2. A boxer competing in this weight division. In both senses also called super welterweight.

junior middleweight

n
(Boxing)
a. a professional boxer weighing 147–154 pounds (66.5–70 kg)
b. (as modifier): the junior-middleweight championship. Compare light middleweight
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Noun1.junior middleweight - weighs no more than 154 pounds
boxer, pugilist - someone who fights with his fists for sport
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