light flyweight

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an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 106 pounds

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He strung together victories until he won his first championship, the Philippines Boxing Federation (PBF) light flyweight title against Joseph Villasis via first-round technical knockout.
Filipino ring warrior Donnie "Ahas" Nietes, currently the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) light flyweight champion, is chasing the monumental longevity record of the late boxing legend Gabriel "Flash" Elorde.
Schoolboy light flyweight Lewis McKenna dispatched Billy Canmore from the home club for his second Phil Thomas win on the spin and busy James Baxter was a bit too strong as he handed Troy Williamson his firsr defeat in a cracking welterweight contest.
18 world championship doubleheader at the Aladdin in Las Vegas that will see Antonio Margarito defend his World Boxing Organization welterweight belt against Manuel Gomez and Brian Viloria defend his WBC light flyweight championship against Jose Antonio Aguirre.
FLY GUYS: Great things are expected of Gilmerton light flyweight prospects Duncan Bruce, left, and punching pal Steven Tiffney this year; Pic: JAMES WILLIAMSON
In an earlier equally dramatic WBO title fight, South Africa's Jake Matlala knocked out Scotland's incredibly brave Paul Weir in round ten to retain his light flyweight crown.
Other undercard bouts on the Trinidad/Vargas card include an IBF light flyweight title fight between Mexican champion Ricardo "Finito" Lopez (48-0-1, 35 KOs) and former IBF titleholder Ratanapol Vorapin (38-5-1, 30 KOs) from Thailand.
At least three reigning world light flyweight champions-in the WBO, WBC and WBA-were next mentioned as possible Ancajas opponents.
Former world champion boxer Josie Gabuco is gunning for a fourth consecutive SEA Games gold medal after the Filipina reached the women's light flyweight final on Monday with a convincing victory over Singapore's Leona Hui.
With fours wins from four in the WSB light flyweight category, Barnes needs to stay in his current position as the No1 ranked boxer to qualify.
Schoolboy light flyweight James Thompson beat Kevin O'Toole on unanimous points, with junior light middleweight Bronson Robinson losing a close majority to Brian Hakin, who he beat on his debut last season.
This time though, the night ended happily as Brian Viloria dropped Eric Ortiz in a stunningly quick first- round knockout to capture Ortiz' WBC light flyweight (108-pound) title.
When he moved up to light flyweight, he was beaten by Jose Camacho but came back to take the WBO light-flyweight title in November 1994, beating Paul Oulden.
In the co-feature, Beibis Mendoza won the WBA light flyweight title by disqualification over former champion Rosendo Alvarez.
In the light flyweight category the stylish and fast rising 23-year-old Shaffi Bakari of Kenya Police, who had sterling performance in the just concluded season, is heavily tipped to reach the last two.