The little guys get the biggest spots on a Nov. 22 Teiken Promotions show when Roman Gonzalez faces Rocky Fuentes and Takashi Miura meets Edgar Puerta.
Gennady Golovkin, trainer Abel Sanchez and promoter Tom Loeffler answered questions from the media after THE RING’s No. 1-rated middleweight stopped Marco Antonio Rubio in two rounds in front of 9,323 fans at StubHub Center in Carson, California. Loeffler says GGG will be back in the ring in February in Monte Carlo.
Nicholas Walters said the biggest win of his career, his WBA featherweight title-winning KO of Nonito Donaire, was a bitter sweet moment because of his respect for the former champ. Walters had much to say (some in Spanish) during the post-fight press conference.
Steven Cunningham overcame a 73-pound weight disadvantage and a fifth-round knockdown to bust up Natu Visinia to a seventh-round TKO in the main event of an NBC Sports Net “Fight Night” show on Saturday in his native Philadelphia.
Gennady Golovkin fell back on his conservative, safety-first style against Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday, carefully picking opportunities to pitty-pat his way to a bloodless, 12-round decision. Totally kidding, of course. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
The Axe Man cometh, The Axe Man chops down Donaire, pick your cliche … Nicholas Walters is a bad mofo. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Gennady Golovkin made short work of Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday in Carson, California, but that didn’t disappoint the record crowd that came to see the WBA middleweight titleholder make his area debut.
Nicholas Walters proved at the highest level that he is the knockout machine he appeared to be the past few years, stopping Donaire with a single right to the head at the end of Round 6 Saturday at the StubHub Center.