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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…

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