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 Last update:  10/12/2012       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Walters vs. Prescott Finalized For WBA Title, Dec. 8
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By Edward Chaykovsky

The scene is set for a showdown involving the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight title fight at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Jamaica on December 8. Tickets will go on sale November 8th.

According to The Gleamer, Nicholas 'The Axeman' Walters will take on Colombia's Daulis Prescott, the No. 5 contender, for the vacant belt. The title became vacant on Monday when Celestino Caballero dropped the belt. He refused to fight Walters for a purse of $90,000.

Walters will be going into the fight with a 21-0 record, and 19 of those victories were within the distance. Prescott has a record of 26-1 with 17 knockouts

SportsMax, who are helping stage the show, announced that several boxers will be honored at the show - including Michael McCallum, Glen Johnson, Simon Brown, the late Trevor Berbick, former Commonwealth champions Bunny Grant, the late Percy Hayles and Richard 'Shrimpy' Clarke, and Donovan 'Razor' Ruddock.

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comment by UTEP, on 10-13-2012
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comment by giacomino, on 10-12-2012
[QUOTE=285Kid]#1. Nicholas Walters #2. Javier Fortuna (Busy fighting on Pac/Marquez undercard) #3. Claudio Marrero (Busy fighting on Guzman undercard #4. Gary Russell Jr. (Busy fighting on 11/9) all the other contenders busy[/QUOTE] Just because others have "stay busy" fights planned doesn...

comment by 285Kid, on 10-12-2012
[QUOTE=giacomino]Prescott is ranked 142nd at featherweight by boxrec and hasn't fought anyone ranked in the top 100. Yet another brilliant fight for a vacant WBA title. Walters is pretty good. The WBA didn't need to get him a patsy for this fight[/QUOTE] #1. Nicholas Walters #2. Javier Fortuna (...

comment by giacomino, on 10-12-2012
Prescott is ranked 142nd at featherweight by boxrec and hasn't fought anyone ranked in the top 100. Yet another brilliant fight for a vacant WBA title. Walters is pretty good. The WBA didn't need to get him a patsy for this fight

comment by ddangerous, on 10-12-2012
Still can't believe Celestino vacated that damn thing. LOL. Stupid ass move.

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