Advertisement
Advertisement

Team Walters Pleased With Vic Darchinyan Defense

WBA Featherweight Champion, Jamaican Nicholas Walters (23-0) will face Armenian former World Champion Vic Darchinyan (39-6-1) on his second title defense scheduled for May 31st at the Venetian in Macao, China.

Walters was scheduled to defend against #14 ranked Alejandro Perez (19-4-1) who recently lost a split decision to Juan Carlos Martinez (19-14-1) in which was supposed to be a tune up fight.

According to Walters´manager Jacques Deschamps, the names of high ranked Ukranian Oleg Yefimovych and Japanese Satoshi Hosono were considered by top Rank Promotions as possible challengers.

“We had to wait until the release of the WBA rankings and fortunately the name of Darchinyan emerged as a solution for the promoter because he is better known worldwide than Yefimovych or Hosono,” said Deschamps.

 “Now Nicholas will face an experienced fighter with a complicated style, strong puncher and southpaw stance which makes this a way more difficult match than the original one against Perez, but these are the fights we need to demonstrate the quality of Walters. It´s a tougher fight but we accepted because we trust Nicholas and it is important for him to be on the same card of Nonito Donaire vs Simpiwe Vetyeka”, added the manager.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 04-11-2014

[QUOTE=Trudoe;14410038]It's the reward you get for making a name for yourself one way or another. Young [B]Vic[/B] was knocking blocks off at a lower weight class and got a lot of buzz due to being in exciting fights so his…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 04-10-2014

[QUOTE=Trudoe;14410891]Ahhh very true, how could I leave out the days of what they called "The Sugar Rush"![/QUOTE] You was spot on about every fighter you wrote about tho..I mean really top notch post..People forget these things when fighters are out…

Comment by Trudoe the.. on 04-10-2014

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;14410705]Great post bro..One more thing about Mosley(who is my fav fighter)he was the P4P best in the world at one point of his career..[/QUOTE] Ahhh very true, how could I leave out the days of what they called "The Sugar…

Comment by kiaba360 on 04-10-2014

Vic redeemed himself somewhat with his last performance. He would undoubtedly be Walter's best opponent to date. If Walters wants to get to the top, this is one test he needs to pass with flying colors.

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 04-10-2014

[QUOTE=Trudoe;14410038]It's the reward you get for making a name for yourself one way or another. Young [B]Vic[/B] was knocking blocks off at a lower weight class and got a lot of buzz due to being in exciting fights so his…

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (14)
Top Headlines Kovalev's Promoter Details How Chilemba/Russia Deal Came About Andre Dirrell 'Definitely' Would Go To England For DeGale Rematch Porter: Thurman Doesn't Work on The Inside, Smarter Fighter Wins Gaiyanghadaogym, Sithsamerchai Claim Wins In Thailand Frampton: Leo Santa Cruz's Style is Made For Me, 100% I'll Win Jeff Horn Targets WBO Title Showdown With Jessie Vargas Photos: Joshua, Haye, Groves, McGuigan Hit BT Sport Awards Golovkin's Promoter: If Kell Brook is Serious, We Can Discuss It Nacho Says 'Perfect Fight' Will Still See Khan Get Blasted By Canelo Video: Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto Final Press Conference Patrick Nielsen-Denis Douglin Set For May 28 in Denmark De La Hoya: Canelo Has Surpassed What I Accomplished at His Age Video: Roman Martinez on Overcoming Lomachenko Defense Stevenson Motivated To Reach Childhood Dream of Olympic Gold Tyson Fury: I Wish I Had Anthony Joshua's C**k, I Bet It's Big Manny Pacquiao Shocked at Kidnap Plot, Requests Added Security Video: DeGale on Facing Lucian Bute if He Shocks Badou Jack Jessie Vargas is Ready and Willing To Unify With Kell Brook Video: Badou Jack Talks Lucian Bute, DeGale vs. Medina, More Martinez's Promoter Details Situation With WBO Title, Berchelt Video: Felix Verdejo Talks New York City Return, Critics, More Video: Lucian Bute Confident That He's Downing Badou Jack Valdez Title Fight Under Consideration For Crawford-Postol PPV Video: James DeGale Putting in Work as Medina Fight Nears Video: Jack, DeGale Size Each Other Up - A Sign of Things To Come? Photos: Lomachencko, Martinez Face To Face in New York City Photos: Victor Ortiz, Andre Berto Face To Face at Final Presser Arif Magomedov-Andrew Hernandez, 5/21 on CBS Sports Network Francisco Vargas Positive For Clenbuterol, Salido Fight Still On Video: Roman Martinez vs. Vasyl Lomachenko NYC Presser Photos/Weights: Andre Dirrell-Caparello, Anthony Dirrell-Truax Photos: Jack-Bute, DeGale-Medina Final Press Conference Video: Roman Martinez, Vasyl Lomachenko Go Face To Face Video: Vasyl Lomachenko Pumped For Martinez Title Showdown Tyson Fury: Call Me Fat, Ugly, Bald - But Don't Call Me Klitschko De La Hoya: I Won't Over-Martinate Canelo-Golovkin, It Will Happen James DeGale Rips Eddie Hearn: I Don't Lick His Ass, So He's Bitter Video: James DeGale Talks Rogelio Medina, Hearn, The Future Gradovich Under Fire in Russia Over Doping Test Failure Claim Photos: Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko - Face To Face in Germany
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement