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Walters Working at Steady Pace For Vic Darchinyan

By Joel Isaac Gonzalez, notifight.com

The "regular" world featherweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Nicholas Walters (23-0, 19KOs), is training hard for his second title defense, which is going to be held in Macau, China, on May 31.
 
Celso Chavez, the coach of Walters, said his fighter will travel over on the 21st to Asia, where he will face former world champion Vic Darchinyan (39-6-1, 28KOs). Walters will be accompanied by Chavez and his father.
 
"He's working hard, at a good pace," said Chavez, who reported that yesterday the Caribbean boxer went through 10 tough rounds of sparring.
 
"In sparring we are helped by amateur boxer Orlando Mosquera and professional Manuel Largacha and a Nicaraguan boxer who was brought in especially to help Walters."
 
Walters, 28-years-old, won the WBA world featherweight championship on December 8th of 2012, by knocking out Colombian Daulis Prescott in the seventh round.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by King_ on 05-15-2014

[QUOTE=chibox123;14553224]Why the hell isn't hbo showing this fight. It's a good one. Hbo is so frustrating at this moment. Showtime is just outworking them when it comes to televising cards and the quantity of fights we are getting.[/QUOTE] I'm pretty…

Comment by Hougigo on 05-15-2014

[QUOTE=dan_cov;14553731]That is a very good fight. Walters looks impressive and he can bang! Darchinyan stills seems to have plenty left in the tank. This should produce fireworks. Some nice fights coming together now.[/QUOTE] I'm meh with Vic at Featherweight... farcry…

Comment by dan_cov on 05-15-2014

That is a very good fight. Walters looks impressive and he can bang! Darchinyan stills seems to have plenty left in the tank. This should produce fireworks. Some nice fights coming together now.

Comment by Hougigo on 05-15-2014

[QUOTE=chibox123;14553402]I've heard the Zou shimming fight then donaire and after that they are takin the telecast to England for Froch vs groves. I guess the entire undercard will be on top rank tv.[/QUOTE] Zhou fighting on the 19th. I think…

Comment by Chiboxing123 on 05-14-2014

[QUOTE=Hougigo;14553351]Which fights are HBO airing May 31st[/QUOTE] I've heard the Zou shimming fight then donaire and after that they are takin the telecast to England for Froch vs groves. I guess the entire undercard will be on top rank tv.

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