Definition of junior middleweight in English:

junior middleweight

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[mass noun]
  • 1A weight in professional boxing of 66.7-69.8 kilograms.
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    • I noticed that as you went up in weight (from junior middleweight, through middleweight, to light heavyweight) you knocked less people out, but you still had great boxing skills.
    • Today's boxing landscaped is stacked with quality fighters from featherweight to junior middleweight.
    • Hopkins destroyed Trinidad, who was coming up from junior middleweight to face him.
  • 1.1 [count noun] A junior middleweight boxer.
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    • Rodney Jones is a former junior middleweight who figured he could advance better fighting in the no-name middleweight division.
    • Before we start saying that Bernard only beat a junior middleweight, let's face one fact.
    • The 34-year-old began his career as a junior middleweight and has been competing as a light heavyweight for the past five years.

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