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an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 126 pounds

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weighs 126-139 pounds

a professional boxer who weighs between 123 and 126 pounds

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In the main event of the evening top ten consensus ranked Featherweights square off when #4 Marlon Sandro (17-1) defends his SRC Featherweight Title against #8 Hatsu Hioki (22-4-2) in a bout that Michael "The Voice" Schiavello described as "truly exceptional.
Meanwhile reigning European featherweight champion Sofiane Takoucht is open to fighting either Patrick Hyland or Lindsay next year.
With back-to-back defeats on his card to Junior Jones in 1996 and 1997, Barrera came back reign at super-bantam and featherweight.
I'm down to 9st 8lbs already and I keep hearing that Harrison wants to fight a big featherweight, well they wouldn't come much heavier than me.
FRANK MALONEY has claimed Scott Harrison is due a knockout as the WBO featherweight champion prepares to take on Manuel Medina.
Famous'' opponent: Pacquiao was promised a shot at WBC super featherweight champion Erik Morales provided he defeat Marquez, who retained his belts with the draw.
After unifying the featherweight division, the ambitious 25-year-old from Cambuslang then wants to do the same at super-featherweight and take on the likes of WBC ruler Erik Morales.
Daniel Seda, for Gainer's WBA featherweight title, Carolina, Puerto Rico, Showtime
Morales, who faces Marco Antonio Barrera for the featherweight championship Saturday in Las Vegas, was criticized after a controversial decision over Guty Espadas last year and a harder-than-expected victory over unknown Injin Chi last July.
Munoz lost on points to IBF featherweight champion Evgeny Gradovich last year, but will have to step up a division to face Smith.
Truscott, 24, famously seized the Commonwealth featherweight title in his 11th fight at Eston in 2008 before losing the belt to John Simpson on a cut in his first defence and was beaten in a rematch by stoppage in his bid to reclaim it.
At 5-foot-10, he is extremely tall for a featherweight.
MARCO Antonio Barrera confirmed himself as the world's best featherweight with a unanimous points win over Johnny Tapia - despite no titles being at stake in Las Vegas.
I'd love to put him in with (WBO featherweight champion) Naseem Hamed.