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Six Philly & Area Super Feather & Lightweights to Keep an Eye On

By Ken Hissner

They come from Camden, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, and Reading, PA, and all six can fight. They have a combined record of 79-7-8, with 32 knockouts.

Jason Sosa 2015JASON SOSA, 18-1-3 (14) of Camden, NJ, has a Dec. 19 date with Nicholas Walters, 26-0 (21), of Montego Bay, Jamaica, the former WBA Featherweight Champion.  They collide over 10 rounds—or less—at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY.   Heavyweights Bryant “By By” Jennings, of Philadelphia, and Luis Ortiz, of Havana, Cuba, meet in the main event.

Ranked No. 8 by the IBF and No. 13 in the WBO, Sosa faces his biggest test against Walters, who lost his title in June when he failed to make the 126-pound featherweight limit.  Walters has fought over the featherweight limit in 10 of his 26 fights.

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