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Smith, a 27-year-old from Shirley, N.Y., with a 23-1 record, will earn about $150,000 for the fight, the opener of a three-bout HBO card headlined by the super featherweights Miguel Berchelt and Takashi Miura.
Pettis then moved to featherweight but lost to Max Holloway there and now moves back to 155 pounds.
According to records kept by Sherdog.com, Rajman had a 2-2 record as a 145-pound featherweight, with his last bout a TKO loss to James Warring in May 2016.
The 22-year-old featherweight won the Golden Gloves title in 2013 and has started his pro career with an 11-0 record and five knockouts.
If so, the electron neutrino alone—the kind emitted by beta decay—is likely to be too much of a featherweight for KATRIN.
Junior-featherweight Jessy Cruz, a Cutler Bay resident, will face Angel Monrreal in the show’s main event.
De Randamie, the inaugural featherweight queen, found out she was stripped of her title the same way everyone else did: social media.
Mayweather has fought at both 147 and 154 in recent years, while McGregor has won UFC titles at featherweight (145), lightweight (154) and split a pair of fights with Nate Diaz at 170.
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Definition of featherweight for English Language Learners
: someone or something that weighs very little; especially : a boxer who weighs more than 118 pounds (53.5 kilograms) but less than 126 pounds (57 kilograms)
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