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RingTv image Nicholas Walters remains undefeated but gains little else

Nicholas Walters remains undefeated but gains little else

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.

RingTv image Nicholas Walters looks ahead, not behind, when it comes to Marriaga

Nicholas Walters looks ahead, not behind, when it comes to Marriaga

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.

RingTv image ‘Chunky’ becomes champion

‘Chunky’ becomes champion

After a strong start James DeGale had to withstand a late rounds surge from Andre Dirrell and then dig deep in the championship rounds against American to seize the vacant IBF super middleweight belt on Saturday afternoon at the at Agganis Arena on the Boston University campus. DeGale became the first British Olympic gold medalist to win a major world title with the victory.

RingTv image Is Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s crossover appeal finished?

Is Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s crossover appeal finished?

The Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view event will generate record-breaking numbers, but given the disappointing nature of the fight, will the masses pay to see Mayweather in record numbers again? BWAA President Joseph Santoliquito posed this question to Larry Merchant, Max Kellerman and New York Daily News sports columnist Mike Lupica, among others.

RingTv image PBC on NBC wins 18-to-49 demographic on Saturday

PBC on NBC wins 18-to-49 demographic on Saturday

The second primetime broadcast of the Premier Boxing Champions series on NBC garnered strong ratings on Saturday, April 11. According to TVbythenumbers.com, the PBC on NBC gained a primetime victory for adults between the ages of 18-to-49 for the second-consecutive time.

RingTv image Donovan Dennis scores big KO to reach Boxcino heavyweight finals

Donovan Dennis scores big KO to reach Boxcino heavyweight finals

Donovan Dennis scored the KO of the night on Friday when he stopped Razvan Cojanu with a single left hand in the second round of their Boxcino Tournament semi-final at Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pa., to advance to the heavyweight finals where he will face Andrey Fedosov, who stopped Lenroy Thomas.

RingTv image The top 10 fights that transcended boxing

The top 10 fights that transcended boxing

Veteran boxing scribe Joe Santoliquito says the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is one of those rare generational occurrences featuring two boxers that have grabbed the general public’s imagination. With this in mind, the president of the Boxing Writers Assoc. of America takes an unscientific look at the 10 biggest mega-fights in history, based on their event appeal.

RingTv image Danny Garcia still feels he has something to prove

Danny Garcia still feels he has something to prove

It seems like Danny Garcia, who will face Lamont Peterson this Saturday on NBC, is always either favored to lose or criticized for picking on weak opposition, but the junior welterweight champion says it’s simple: he’s just a winner.