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!
Fight fans from around the globe share their thoughts on the Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters fight and the red-hot featherweight division, Manny Pacquiao’s place among the all-time greats, Carl Froch’s next move, Artur Beterbiev and some interesting middleweight mythical matchups in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Undefeated featherweight contender Nicholas Walters will face three-division titleholder Nonito Donaire in the co-feature to the Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio WBA middleweight title fight on Oct. 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Fight fans were treated to many world-class fights and events internationally last week, and THE RING’s divisional and pound-for-pound rankings were affected by the action. Nobody made more noise than Carl Froch who won his anticipated rematch with Geroge Groves.