light welterweight


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light welterweight

n
(Boxing)
a. an amateur boxer weighing 60–63.5 kg (132–140 pounds)
b. (as modifier): the light welterweight champion. Compare junior welterweight
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Noun1.light welterweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 140 pounds
boxer, pugilist - someone who fights with his fists for sport
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"To his fans he was the great champion who defeated Vic Andreetti in 1968 to become the first holder of the Lonsdale Belt for light welterweight fighters.
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The 31-year-old faces a long The 31-year-old faces a long road back to world level but road back to world level but manager Morrison reckons a manager Morrison reckons a step up to light welterweight step up to light welterweight should be the next step.
However, Callozo does not look like he is going to be an easy contender for Khan as he said that this fight is his whole career right in front of him and he beats the former light welterweight champion then he has a bigger future in boxing, but if he is unable to do so then he has to start from the bottom again, the report added.
The pair - light welterweight and superfeatherweight respectively - both notched up impressive victories on their last Institute appearance in June.
Now the man who held the WBA and IBF light welterweight titles and the WBA welterweight crown, will return to the ring at welterweight on November 24 at his old stomping ground of the Manchester Arena .
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McAllister believes Shafikov is the last barrier between him and world title opportunities including, he hopes, a fight against Khan, the unified WBA and IBF light welterweight champion.
The former WBU Light Welterweight champion, known as the Shamrock Express, was arrested after a fight at Revolution on the Albert Dock in May.