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      • In amateur boxing, light welterweight is a weight class for fighters weighing up to 64 kilograms. For the 1952 Summer Olympics, the division was created when the span from 54–67 kg was changed from three weight classes (featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight) to four.
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  2. Light welterweight - Wikipedia

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    In amateur boxing, light welterweight is a weight class for fighters weighing up to 64 kilograms. For the 1952 Summer Olympics, the division was created when the span from 54–67 kg was changed from three weight classes (featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight) to four.

  3. List of world light-welterweight boxing champions - Wikipedia

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    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from List of light-welterweight boxing champions) This is a chronological List of World Super Lightweight/Light Welterweight/Junior Welterweight Boxing Champions, as recognized by four of the better-known sanctioning organizations:

    Reign Began
    Reign Ended
    Champion
    Recognition
    2015-04-18
    Present
    WBO
    2014-06-14
    2014-11-22-Stripped
    WBO
    2013-10-19
    2014-06-14
    WBO
    2013-10
    2013-10-19
    WBO
  4. Welterweight - Wikipedia

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    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Welterweight is a weight class in combat sports. Originally the term "welterweight" was used only in boxing, but other combat sports like Muay Thai, taekwondo, and mixed martial arts also use it for their own weight division system to classify the opponents.

  5. List of WBA world champions - Wikipedia

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    Welterweight Cecilia Brækhus: March 14, 2009 4195 (6°) 2 Super flyweight Khaosai Galaxy: November 21, 1984 2962 (4°) 3 Light flyweight Yesica Bopp: June 20, 2009 4097 (8°) 4 Featherweight Eusebio Pedroza: April 15, 1978 2611 (7°) 5 Middleweight Carlos Monzón: November 7, 1970 2489 (9°) 6 Lightweight Roberto Durán: June 26, 1972 2410 7 ...

  6. Light middleweight - Wikipedia

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    The light middleweight division (also known as junior middleweight in the IBF or super welterweight in the WBA and WBC), is a weight division in professional boxing, above 147 pounds and up to 154 pounds (66.7–69.9 kg).

  7. Light welterweight | Boxing Wiki | Fandom

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    The light welterweight class (also called junior welterweight or super lightweight) is a weight division in professional boxing that has a limit of 63.5 kg or 140 pounds. The first champion of this weight class was Pinky Mitchell in 1926, though he was only awarded his championship by a vote of the readers of the Boxing Blademagazine. There was not widespread acceptance of this new weight division in its early years, and the New York State Athletic Commission withdrew recognition of it in 1930. The National Boxing Association continued to recognize it until its champion, Barney Ross relinquished the title in 1935 to concentrate on regaining the welterweightchampionship. A few commissions recognized bouts in the 1940s as being for the light welterweight title, but the modern beginnings of this championship date from 1959 when Carlos Ortiz won the vacant title with a victory over Kenny Lane. Both the WBA and WBC recognized the same champions until 1967, when the WBC stripped Paul Fuji...

    In amateur boxing, the light welterweight division is a weight class division for fighters weighing up to 64 kilograms. For the 1952 Summer Olympics, the division was created when the span from 54–67 kg was changed from three weight classes (featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight) to four. Perhaps the most famous amateur light welterweight champion is Sugar Ray Leonard, who went on to an impressive professional career.

    1956 – 22x20px Vladimir Yengibaryan (URS)
    1960 – 22x20px Bohumil Nemeček (TCH)
    1964 – 22x20px Jerzy Kulej (POL)
    Saensak Muangsurin
    Saoul Mamby
    Antonio Cervantes
  8. Light welterweight - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia

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    Dec 26, 2019 · In amateur boxing, light welterweight is a weight class for fighters weighing up to 64 kilograms. For the 1952 Summer Olympics, the division was created when the span from 54–67 kg was changed from three weight classes (featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight) to four.

  9. List of British super-lightweight boxing champions - Wikipedia

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    (Redirected from List of British light-welterweight boxing champions) List of British super-lightweight boxing champions is a table showing the boxers who have won the British super-lightweight title, which has been the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC) since 1978.

    Name
    Duration of reign
    Defences
    27 February 1968 – 17 February 1969
    1
    17 February 1969 – 13 October 1969r
    1
    27 November 1973 – 26 March 1974
    1
    26 March 1974 – 21 November 1974
    1
  10. List of light-welterweight boxing champions | Boxing Wiki ...

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    This is a chronological List of World Super Lightweight/Light Welterweight/Junior Welterweight Boxing Champions, as recognized by four of the better-known sanctioning organizations: The World Boxing Association (WBA), founded in 1921 as the National Boxing Association (NBA), The World Boxing Council (WBC), founded in 1963, The International Boxing Federation (IBF), founded in 1983, The World ...

    Reign Began
    Reign Ended
    Champion
    Recognition
    2012-06-09
    Present
    Juan Manuel Marquez
    WBO
    2009-04-04
    2012-06-09-Vacated
    WBO
    2008-07-05
    2009-04-04
    Kendall Holt
    WBO
    2006-11-18
    2008-07-05
    22x20px Ricardo Torres
    WBO
  11. List of WBO world champions - Wikipedia

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    This is a list of WBO world champions, showing every world champion certified by the World Boxing Organization (WBO). The WBO is one of the four major governing bodies in professional boxing, and has awarded world championships in 17 different weight classes since 1989.