a boxer weighing up to 140 pounds (63 kg), between lightweight and welterweight.
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Also called super lightweight.
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British Dictionary definitions for junior welterweight
- a professional boxer weighing 135–140 pounds (61–63.5 kg)
- (as modifier)a junior-welterweight fight Compare light welterweight
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