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.
The Axe Man cometh, The Axe Man chops down Donaire, pick your cliche … Nicholas Walters is a bad mofo. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
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.
RingTV.com will do a live round-by-round update on tonight’s featherweight title bout between unbeaten RING No. 3-rated Nicholas Walters and RING No. 4-rated WBA beltholder Nonito Donaire in Carson, California.
Photos from Carson, Calif., where middleweights Gennady Golovkin and Marco Antonio Rubio stepped on the scale along with featherweights Nonito Donaire and Nicholas Walters ahead of tomorrow’s HBO card.
Marco Antonio Rubio came in 1.8 pounds over weight for Saturday’s middleweight matchup with defending WBO titleholder Gennady Golovkin, who weighed in at 159. Rubio was given two hours to lose the excess.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, the seeds have been sown for a potential featherweight title unification bout between Vasyl Lomachenko and the winner of Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters.
The talking heads get their last moment in the spotlight before Saturday’s action in Carson, Calif., where middleweight ogre Gennady Golovkin will face the experienced fists of Marco Antonio Rubio for the WBO title. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
RingTV’s Alan Massengale spoke to Gennady Golovkin, Marco Antonio Rubio, Nonito Donaire and Nicholas Walters ahead of the anticipated Oct. 18 “Mexican Style” card at StubHub Center in Carson, California.
WBA featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire and challenger Nicholas Walters hosted the media in Santa Monica, Calif., ahead of Saturday’s matchup. Photos by Chris Farina – Top Rank.
RingTV.com spoke to Nicholas Walters, who faces WBA featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, California. The undefeated KO artist talked about the HBO showdown, growing up in Jamaica and his goals in the hot 126-pound division.
Undefeated WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin weighed in at 165 pounds less than a month away from his Oct. 18 title defense against Marco Antonio Rubio, who weighed in at 174.5 pounds, according to a WBC-mandated 30-day advance weigh-in.
Featherweight contender Nicholas Walters knows that to be the best, you have to beat the best and he’ll face one of the best 126-pounders in the world, WBA titlist Nonito Donaire on October 18.
Fans share their thoughts on Floyd Mayweather’s final bouts and the acceptance of his “clinical” style, Alfredo Angulo’s future, the James Kirkland-Gabriel Rosado fight, the Freddie Roach-Lucian Bute team-up, Nonito Donaire, and more in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!