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 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 Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the official weights for tonight’s middleweight title eliminator between Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam and Curtis Stevens an much more.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that amid the mayhem on Saturday, the city of Las Vegas, Clark County and the state of Nevada will honor Oscar De La Hoya.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that no challenger above or below middleweight is under WBA titlist Gennady Golovkin’s radar.
Up-and-coming Mike Reed isn’t just making his fourth appearance in the ring this year on Saturday. Against Alberto Morales, Reed will also be in audition mode for Top Rank Promotions.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings plenty of news, starting with info on WBO 140-pound titlist Ruslan Provodnikov’s next defense against New York’s Chris Algieri.