a boxer weighing up to 130 pounds (58.5 kilograms), between featherweight and lightweight.
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Also called super featherweight .
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British Dictionary definitions for junior lightweight
- a professional boxer weighing 126–130 pounds (57–59 kg)
- (as modifier)a junior-lightweight bout
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