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Walters Flattens Donaire in Thriller

by on Oct.19, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina-Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina-Top Rank, Copyright 2014

 

CARSON, October 18, 2014  – Nicholas Walters, at right, knocks out Nonito Donaire in the 6th round , Saturday at the StubHub Center in a bout for Walter’s World Boxing Association World Super Featherweight title.

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Donaire, Walters Ready for War Tomorrow!

by on Oct.17, 2014, under Boxing News

Donaire, at left, and Walters at the weigh-in (photo courtesy of Chris Farina-Top Rank, Copryight 2014)

Donaire, at left, and Walters at the weigh-in (photo courtesy of Chris Farina-Top Rank, Copryight 2014)

 

CARSON, CA, October 17, 2014 — WBA Super World Featherweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire and WBA Regular World Featherweight champion Nicholas Walters (pictured)of Jamaica weigh in (both fighters were 125.6 lbs) Friday for their upcoming WBA title unification bout, Saturday Oct. 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California on HBO World Championship Boxing.

Promoted by K2 Promotions, GGG Promotions and Promociones Del Pueblo while Donaire vs. Walters is presented by Top Rank®.

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Photo of the Day: ‘Day 4 of Algieri-Pacquiao Press Tour

by on Aug.29, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, August 28, 2014 — Superstar Manny Pacquiao(R) and New York’s undefeated (20-0) WBO Jr. Welterweight champion Chris Algieri(L) make a special appearance on “Yahoo Sports Talk Live” with host Jim Kozimor(ctr) at Comcast SportsNet Bay Area , Thursday on ‘Day Four’ of their worldwide tour.

Pacquiao and Algieri , along with their respective trainers Freddie Roach and Tim Lane, promoters Bob Arum, Joe DeGuardia and Artie Pelullo, and Ed Tracy, President and CEO of Sands China Ltd., are on a 27,273-Mile Media Tour, that began on Monday, August 25 at The Venetian Macao. The 12-day tour includes press conferences or public and private appearances scheduled for Macau, Shanghai, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York. (continue reading…)

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Rios Wins by Dubious DQ over Chaves

by on Aug.03, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

 

LAS VEGAS, NV, August 2, 2014 — In a rough and tumble match marred by fouling on both sides, former World Lightweight champion Brandon Rios of Oxnard, Califiornia won  in the ninth round when Diego Chaves of Buenos Aires was inexplicably disqualified by referee Vic Drakulich on Saturday night at the Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan venue.

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Rios, Chaves Weigh-In for Tomorrow’s Showdown

by on Aug.02, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

LAS VEGAS, NV, August 1, 2014 — Former World Lightweight champion Brandon Rios of Oxnard,California, at left,  and one-time interim world champion Diego Chaves of Buenos Aires weigh in ( Rios 147 lbs, Chaves 148 lbs) for their upcoming 10-round welterweight main event , Saturday, August 2 in the Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and televised on HBO Boxing After Dark®.

Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Tecate, tickets to the Rios vs. Chaves / Vargas vs. Novikov world championship event are available for purchase at www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or through Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 and www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are priced at $50, $75, $100, $150 and $200.

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