After David Lemieux’s power-punching display against Hassan N’Dam in June, fans are salivating over a matchup with fellow middleweight wrecker Gennady Golovkin.
Tim Bradley won a unanimous decision over Jessie Vargas but he didn’t do it without wild adversity and controversial drama in the final seconds of the bout.
RingTV’s Alan Massengale spoke to Tim Bradley and Jessie Vargas about their HBO-televised welterweight clash for the vacant WBO title tonight in Carson, California.
Nicholas Walters lost his featherweight belt on the scales but he remained unbeaten by scoring a unanimous decision over Miguel Marriaga on Saturday in New York City. However, the overweight “Axe Man” failed to chop down his amateur rival the way he had so many previous opponents and didn’t entertain the fans inside Madison Square Garden’s Theater.
Full Walters-Marriaga undercard report: Felix Verdejo kept those comparisons to another Puerto Rican “Felix” alive with a thorough outclassing of Ivan Najera, whom Verdejo dropped twice in the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.
Nicholas Walters lost his WBA featherweight title on Friday when he couldn’t make weight, but the top-rated boxer-puncher kept his unbeaten record intact with a one-sided unanimous decision over amateur rival Miguel Marriaga on Saturday at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City. Walters won by scores of 119-108, 118-109, 117-110.
Undefeated lightweight prospect and budding Puerto Rican star Felix Verdejo dropped tough and game Ivan Najera twice en route to a near shutout 10-round decision victory on Saturday at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York. Verdejo won by scores of 100-88, 100-88, 99-89.
Nicholas Walters was stripped of his WBA featherweight title after failing to make the division limit of 126 pounds for his HBO-televised bout against Miguel Marriaga on Saturday in New York City. Walters weighed in at 127.4 and later at 127. The belt will be on the line for Marriaga, who weighed in at 125.2, but not Walters.
In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans from around the globe share their thoughts on Felix Verdejo’s potential, Deontay WIlder’s place in the heavyweight division, Nicholas Walters-Miguel Marriaga, Jesus Cuellar and the featherweight division, Oscar De La Hoya vs. John Duddy (wha!?), mythical matchups and more. Enjoy!
Nicholas Walters will attempt to do more than defend his WBA 126-pound title against Miguel Marriaga on Saturday at Madison Square Garden’s Theater. THE RING’s No. 1-rated featherweight can avenge an amateur loss to the Colombian puncher and set up a unification showdown with WBO beltholder Vasyl Lomachenko if he wins.
Although still working toward making the 157-pound catchweight for this Saturday’s middleweight title bout against RING champion Miguel Cotto, a relaxed Daniel Geale believes he has what it takes to defy the odds.