RingTV caught up with Roy Jones Jr. after the HBO-televised “Mexican Style” card on Oct. 18. Jones says Nicholas Walters is the new star of the featherweight division, Nonito Donaire should go back down to 122 pounds, and Gennady Golovkin should fight Andre Ward. “Give the fans what they want,” Jones said.
Nonito Donaire admitted that he can’t compete with featherweights like Nichols Walters, who stopped him in six rounds on Saturdays, but the 31-year-old Filipino star also says he won’t consider retirement yet. If he continues boxing he’s got some hard choices to make.
The manner in which fans supported Gennady Golovkin on Saturday was as impressive as his knockout of Marco Antonio Rubio.
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.