Definition of junior middleweight in English:

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junior middleweight

Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞onyər ˈmidlˌwāt/


1A weight in professional boxing of 146–154 pounds (66.7-69.8 kg).
Example sentences
  • 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.
1.1A professional boxer whose weight is 146–154 pounds (66.7-69.8 kg).
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: jun·ior mid·dle·weight

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