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HBO Boxing results: Nicholas Walters & Felix Verdejo both score big decision wins

Boxing was back at Madison Square Garden on the eve of the Puerto Rican Day Parade, with an HBO Boxing card featuring two bouts. In the main event, Nicholas Walters won a decision over amateur rival Miguel Marriaga, and in the co-feature, Felix Verdejo scored a decision victory over the game and previously unbeaten Ivan Najera. Walters was stripped of his title after...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Nicholas Walters, Felix Verdejo Win One-Sided, Yet Competitive, Decisions

Nicholas Walters and Felix Verdejo fought mystery opponents Saturday night on HBO, in that both were undefeated yet unproven. Both put up resistance, winning a round or two each, ultimately succumbing on the scorecards to more experienced and classier opposition. Verdejo was up first, and boy howdy did he get a dandy of a hummer from the HBO broadcast crew en route to his decision...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Walters-Marriaga; Verdejo-Najera weigh-in results, photos & videos: Walters misses weight & stripped of title

Tonight on HBO, Nicholas “Axe Man” Walters of Jamaica, and the boxing gem of Puerto Rico, undefeated Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo and their opponents, Miguel “The Scorpion” Marriaga and Ivan “Bam Bam” Najera, respectively all square off. Right here, find the full weigh-in results, with some previous fight week updates. Walters: 127 lbs Marriaga: 125.2...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Erislandy Lara, Delvin Rodriguez And Nicholas Walters

In my time doing this weekly schedule (more than two years), I can’t recall a stretch where high level boxing has been on TV as consistently as it has in the last month. I use the term “high level” fairly loosely — if you look at this week’s fights, there are a lot of big name fighters in action, but few of them are in against stiff competition. Oh well, we’ll take what...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Nicholas Walters & Felix Verdejo co-headline June 13 card at MSG

Undefeated featherweight champion Nicholas “Axe Man” Walters of Jamaica, and Puerto Rican  lightweight contender Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo will headline in New York during Puerto Rican Day Parade weekend at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Both will be facing undefeated opponents. Walters will defend his title against Miguel “The Scorpion” Marriaga of Colombia...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nicholas Walters wins Jamaican Sportsman of the Year award

World Featherweight Champion Nicholas "The Axeman" Walters has been named Jamaican Sportsman of the Year at the 54th RJR Sports Foundation National Awards. 29-year-old Walters (25-0, 21 KOs), a native of Montego Bay, Jamaica, had a spectacular 2014, stopping Vic Darchinyan (TKO 5) and then scoring a monster upset by taking out one of the sport's best and most well known fighters...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Nicholas Walters Announces His Arrival Against Nonito Donaire

(Nicholas Walters, right, Nonito Donaire, right; via) That was an exceptional performance Saturday night on HBO by Nicholas Walters, to knock out the never-KO’d, rarely-even-hurt Nonito Donaire. He had to fight through an early trademark counter left hook from Donaire to do it, but once he got going, he made a former pound-for-pound top 10 guy submit, making him appear shellshocked...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Donaire Vs Walters Added To Golovkin/Rubio Undercard

NONITO DONAIRE AND NICHOLAS WALTERS BATTLE FOR THE WBA FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE ON GOLOVKIN-RUBIO CHAMPIONSHIP CARD Saturday, October 18 at StubHub Center Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® LOS ANGELES (September 19, 2014) — Top Rank® announced today that 2012 Fighter of the Year and four-division world champion NONITO “The Filipino Flash” DONAIRE and undefeated world...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nonito Donaire To Fight Nicholas Walters In Weird, Good Fight

Featherweights Nonito Donaire and Nicholas Walters will clash on the undercard of HBO’s October 18 show headlined by Gennady Golovkin (against Marco Antonio Rubio), according to Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions. It’s a great fight between to of the top featherweights in the world (Donaire is the #2 contender and Walters the #5, according to the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Donaire to meet Walters for WBA featherweight belt

  Nonito Donaire will fight unbeaten Nicholas Walters for the WBA featherweight title Oct. 18 at the outdoor StubHub Center in Carson, California. Their bout will headline the undercard of middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin's title defense against Marco Antonio Rubio, Golovkin promoter Tom Loeffler tells The Associated Press. Donaire and Walters both hold versions of the WBA...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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