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  1. Father wants Donaire to move down in weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Former world champion Nonito Donaire has been advised to move back down to super bantamweight after his knockout loss to Nicholas Walters showed that he will have trouble dealing with larger fighters at the featherweight division. Donaire was brutally stopped by Walters towards the end of the sixth round of their fight.


  2. Donaire's Dad Eyes Move To 122, Agreed With StoppageRead the original story

    Sunday | Boxing Scene

    WORLD Boxing Association featherweight super champion Nonito Donaire was chopped down by the 'Axe Man' Nicholas Walters, the regular champion, who fulfilled his prediction of knocking out the five-division world champion in the sixth round. The Jamaican champion achieved the feat with a thunderous right to the head at 2:59 of the round to drop Donaire, who appeared to beat the count, but he was on wobbly legs, forcing referee Raul Caiz Jr. to embrace him and lead him to his corner.


  3. Walters takes Donaire's titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sky Sports

    Nicholas Walters claimed the WBA featherweight title in emphatic fashion, stopping Nonito Donaire in the sixth round at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The Jamaican stretched his perfect record to 25-0 with the 21st knockout of his professional career, finishing his opponent off with an overhand right with just a second to go before the bell sounded.


  4. HBO Boxing Results: Nicholas Walters chops down Nonito Donaire in 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | BloodyElbow

    Nicholas 'Axe Man' Walters announced himself as a major player in the featherweight division with a savage sixth round knockout of former highly-ranked pound-for-pound fighter and decorated champion Nonito Donaire. Nicholas Walters may not have fought too many high-class opponents before tonight, but he proved he belongs on the big stage with a brutal right hand knockout of the former flyweight, super flyweight, bantamweight, super bantamweight, and until a few minutes ago, the WBA 'Super' featherweight champion Nonito Donaire.


  5. Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters: Pre-Fight Report CardRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Boxing Scene

    Fighters who jump the scale always hit a wall. Whether that wall hits them back, or they find the line they don't see a need to cross, the scale matters.


  6. Quigg's Trainer: Kid Galahad Not Ready, He'll Get HurtRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Boxing Scene

    Scott Quigg is waiting for a new opponent after Shingo Wake pulled out, but will not be defending his WBA super-bantamweight title against British rival Kid Galahad. The Bury fighter was due to put his belt on the line against Wake on the undercard of Nathan Cleverly's rematch with Tony Bellew on November 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office.


  7. Donaire-Walters bout Saturday seems to be a toss-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    We saw featherweights Nonito Donaire and Nicholas Walters in the same ring, albeit and hour apart, just 11 months ago in Corpus Christi, Texas. Donaire had to come from behind as he knocked out a past-prime Vic Darchinyan in the ninth round of a long-awaited rematch.


  8. Eddie Hearn Open To Scott Quigg-Kid Galahad ClashRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Boxing Scene

    Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport is open to a fight between Scott Quigg and European champion Kid Galahad but only if it happens in Britain and the correct financial procedures are in place. Mick Hennessey, Galahad's promoter, reportedly made a 400,000 offer for Quigg to defend his WBA super bantamweight title against the 18-0 Sheffield stylist in Dubai on December 6. Over the past few years, rumours of contests involving big name fighters being held in the oil-rich Arab state have been rife, but they have failed to come to fruition leaving Hearn sceptical over the authenticity of the offer.


  9. Boxing: Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters match on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 |

    FEATURED BOUT: Nonito Donaire vs. Nicholas Walters. Donaire , of San Leandro, Calif., and Jamaica's Walters have promised knockouts in a 12-round fight for the WBA featherweight title that'll be broadcast Saturday by HBO from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.


  10. AP Weekly Sports CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit: Carson, California boxing, Gennady Golovkin vs. Marco Antonio Rubio for Golovkin's WBA and interim WBC middleweight titles; Nonito Donaire vs. Monte Carlo boxing, Randy Caballero vs. Stuart Hall for vacant IBF bantamweight title; Hekkie Budler vs. Xiong Zhao Zhong for Budler's WBA-IBO strawweight titles.


  11. Kid Galahad: Joe Gallagher Knows I'd Beat Scott QuiggRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Boxing Scene

    Earlier this week Sheffield's super-bantamweight star Kid Galahad attended the annual Boxing Writers' dinner to pick up his award for 2014's 'Young Boxer of the Year'. He was joined by a host of great champions, as well as former Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, and said that winning the honour was something Brendan Ingle, his trainer and mentor, had foreseen a decade ago.


  12. Gallagher rules out Kid clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Ananova

    Scott Quigg is waiting for a new opponent after Shingo Wake pulled out, but will not be defending his WBA super-bantamweight title against British rival Kid Galahad. The Bury man was due to put his belt on the line against Wake on the undercard of Nathan Cleverly's rematch with Tony Bellew on November 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office.


  13. Donaire promises a better showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | ABS-CBN News

    CARSON, California When Nonito Donaire Jr. climbs the ring on Saturday he brings with him fond memories of his victories over Jeffrey Mathebula and Toshiaki Nishioka in 2012. Donaire beat the South African on points in July of that year then knocked the Japanese out in October at the sprawling Home Depot Center, now known as the StubHub Center.


  14. Shingo Wake Injured, Scott Quigg Seeks New 11/22 FoeRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Boxing Scene

    Eddie Hearn of Matchroom has told BoxingScene that Scott Quigg is still on the hunt for an opponent as Shingo Wake is no longer in the running for a clash with the WBA Super bantamweight titlist due to an ankle injury. Quigg, 26, will feature on the undercard of Tony Bellew versus Nathan Cleverly on November 22, which takes place at Liverpool's Echo Arena, but has yet to find out who will be in the other corner.


  15. Jhonny Gonzalez Wants Donaire-Walters, Not RigondeauxRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Boxing Scene

    WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez plans to sit ringside on Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California - when Nonito Donaire and Nicholas Walters will battle for WBA's version of the 126-pound crown. Gonzalez reclaimed his WBC title at the very same venue last August, when he stopped Abner Mares in the first round of action.


  16. WBC bantamweight champion Yamanaka stays hungry for improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Japan Times

    Having just turned 32 a few days before, boxer Shinsuke Yamanaka said with a bitter smile that having a birthday for an athlete at his age wasn't necessarily a pleasant thing. But he added that he felt no decline whatsoever, but rather has room to improve to become a better fighter.


  17. Jerry Belmontes Injured, Sub In To Face Edner CherryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Sweet Science

    Jerry Belmontes got hurt, so a sub will instead fight Edner Cherry on Saturday night, in South Philly. " I had to pull out of the fight, I jacked up my wrist kind of bad," said the 25-year-old with a 19-5 record.


  18. Cherry-Akaba on NBCSN Card, Belmontes WithdrawsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Boxing Scene

    Philadelphia, PA-Osumanu Akaba, of Ghana, who had a nine-fight knockout streak snapped in his most recent fight, steps in against Edner Cherry in a 10-round junior lightweight contest on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. The Cherry-Akaba bout and the Steve Cunningham-Natu Visinia heavyweight 10-rounder will be televised live by NBCSN on its popular Fight Night series beginning at 9 pm .


  19. Paul Butler: I Plan To Do a Top Job on Ismael GanicaRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | Boxing Scene

    Ellesmere Port hero Paul Butler put on an action-packed display for shoppers at the Port Arcades Shopping Centre today as he builds towards his star appearance on the big Echo Arena show in Liverpool on Saturday 25th October. Butler, the former IBF World Bantamweight Champion, will now face new opponent, Mexican Ismael Garnica, on the Magnificent Seven multi-title show - that also features Merseyside stars Liam Smith, Derry Mathews, Kevin Satchell and Tom Stalker all in big-fight action.


  20. Ranking the 10 Most Exciting Fighters in Boxing TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | BleacherReport

    It was a smart choice of phrasing for the Kazakhstan native. Because for North American fans, Mexican style is immediately recognizable as a synonym for exciting.