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Nicholas Walters remains undefeated but gains little else

13
Jun

Nicholas Walters remains undefeated but gains little else

Nicholas Walters lost his featherweight belt on the scales but he remained unbeaten by scoring a unanimous decision over Miguel Marriaga on Saturday in New York City. However, the overweight “Axe Man” failed to chop down his amateur rival the way he had so many previous opponents and didn’t entertain the fans inside Madison Square Garden’s Theater.

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13
Jun

Felix Verdejo impressively beats Ivan Najera, despite injured left hand

Full Walters-Marriaga undercard report: Felix Verdejo kept those comparisons to another Puerto Rican “Felix” alive with a thorough outclassing of Ivan Najera, whom Verdejo dropped twice in the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.

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13
Jun

Nicholas Walters drops, outpoints Miguel Marriaga

Nicholas Walters lost his WBA featherweight title on Friday when he couldn’t make weight, but the top-rated boxer-puncher kept his unbeaten record intact with a one-sided unanimous decision over amateur rival Miguel Marriaga on Saturday at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City. Walters won by scores of 119-108, 118-109, 117-110.

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12
Jun

Nicholas Walters fails to make weight, loses WBA featherweight belt

Nicholas Walters was stripped of his WBA featherweight title after failing to make the division limit of 126 pounds for his HBO-televised bout against Miguel Marriaga on Saturday in New York City. Walters weighed in at 127.4 and later at 127. The belt will be on the line for Marriaga, who weighed in at 125.2, but not Walters.

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12
Jun

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans from around the globe share their thoughts on Felix Verdejo’s potential, Deontay WIlder’s place in the heavyweight division, Nicholas Walters-Miguel Marriaga, Jesus Cuellar and the featherweight division, Oscar De La Hoya vs. John Duddy (wha!?), mythical matchups and more. Enjoy!

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11
Jun

Nicholas Walters looks ahead, not behind, when it comes to Marriaga

Nicholas Walters will attempt to do more than defend his WBA 126-pound title against Miguel Marriaga on Saturday at Madison Square Garden’s Theater. THE RING’s No. 1-rated featherweight can avenge an amateur loss to the Colombian puncher and set up a unification showdown with WBO beltholder Vasyl Lomachenko if he wins.

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