Jamaican featherweight contender Nicholas Walters stopped Alberto Garza in the fourth round, and featherweight Oscar Valdez came up with a fifth-round knockout over Jesus Lule Raya.
RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia will attempt to carry his skills into his junior lightweight debut against WBO beltholder Roman “Rocky” Martinez on Saturday. Will Garcia unseat the gutsy Puerto Rican veteran? RingTV.com polled 20 experts, who shared their opinions on the fight.
Mikey Garcia discussed his techinical yet hard-hitting boxing style on an HBO-produced video for the Boxing After Dark series. “It’s exciting for the fans to watch me… I’m a very technical fighter, but with a lot of power behind my punches.”
Reigning RING featherweight champ Mikey Garcia will be the guest of the next REAL TALK video feature. Fans of the undefeated Oxnard, Calif. native can ask him questions about his Nov. 9 challenge to Puerto Rico’s WBO 130-pound titleholder Rocky Martinez.