Born in Montego Bay, Walters attended the Roehampton Primary and Anchovy High School.
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I agreed to December 19. “His mind was right and he just had to get himself back into fighting shape, and not only just to make the weight, but make sure that his fitness is at a high level,” said Jones. GROWING up in Montego Bay, Jamaica, surrounded by a troop of fellow young males with energy to burn, Nicholas Walters was always going to have opportunities to try out his boxing … Minister Neita-Headley, who described Nicholas, as "a passionate son of Jamaican boxing royalty", said he deserves "to be included in conversations as the best pound for pound boxer in … Alexis Argüello, for example, who won the world Featherweight and Jr. Lightweight titles in the '70s, had to overcome Alfredo Escalera twice before the decade was over. "I mean hey, that's what it takes to go from a good fighter to a great, all-time fighter," Lopez said. Yet Fury himself claims to be frustrated by attempts from Wilder's camp to push back the date for the bout. Vasyl Anatoliyovych Lomachenko is a Ukrainian professional boxer. Jeffrey Mathebula is a professional boxer was IBF junior featherweight champion and is ranked as the sixth best super bantamweight in the world by The Ring. A quick and easy fight," he told The Athletic.
Lomachenko, who is currently ranked as one of the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, dominated the fight. The sport of boxing in Jamaica has been missing the likes of former WBA World Featherweight champion Nicholas Walters, but that could soon change, according to president of the Jamaica Boxing Board, Stephen Jones.
There have been claims that Wilder no longer has a contractual clause for the rematch, leaving Anthony Joshua to take on Fury instead. Walters was given 2 hours to drop to at least 126 pounds, the maximum limit of the Featherweight division.  He is the son of former boxer Job Walters.
Pages in category "Jamaican male boxers" The following 47 pages are in this category, out of 47 total. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. .  He began boxing at the age of ten and had his first professional fight at the age of 22 against Estaban Ramos of Panama. I talk the talk and I walk the walk and I believe that I can and I know I will become undisputed world champion.". The 33-year-old Walters’ last fight was in November 2016, a technical knockout loss to Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko for the WBO World Junior Lightweight championship, when the Jamaican quit in the sixth round. . Tyson has been training like a lot of guys solidly since February, and he wants to fight this year. Asked how the longest lay-off of his professional career would impact him, Lomachenko was uncertain. , This section needs to be updated. He was promoted to Super Champion status in February 2015.. “I think that (would) be a major boost for boxing in Jamaica because Nicholas Walters is still a tremendous name in boxing,” said Jones. “I think that (would) be a major boost for boxing in Jamaica because Nicholas Walters is still a tremendous name in boxing,” Jones said. Joseph "Joey" Gamache is an American boxing trainer and former professional boxer. During his reign, John defended the title against 16 boxers, the second most in featherweight history. They know how it ends. «Lloyd, Greenidge grateful for Knighthoods, Russell cameo helps Rajshahi Royals sustain winning form », IPL ‘Willing and able’ to host Champs - Brown weighs readiness of National Stadium ahead of key decisions, Opportunities still exist for sports despite COVID, Sunshine Girls swap - Aiken replaces unavailable Fowler for England series, Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19, Digital Archives: Online editions 2006-Now. Walters retired on his stool, following round 7. The two-time Ring magazine heavyweight champion. Lopez, meanwhile, has had a lengthy absence of his own, having won the IBF title against Richard Commey in December last year. Walters retired on his stool, following round 7.
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Jones believes that Walters’ wins and pedigree over the course of his career, overshadow any failings he may have had in his recent past and that his return can augur well for the sport.  Making good on his prediction of a knockout in either the 5th or 6th round, Walters defeated Nonito Donaire on 18 October 2014, by technical knockout in the 6th round to capture the WBA World Featherweight Championship. A member of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group. He is a former world champion in two weight classes, having held the IBF flyweight title from 2004 to 2007; and the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and lineal super-flyweight titles between 2008 and 2010. Daulis Prescott Consuegra is a Colombian professional boxer who has challenged once for the WBA featherweight title in 2012.  He won the vacant WBA (Regular) World Featherweight title on 8 December 2012, against Colombian Daulis Prescott during the annual KO Drugs Festival in Jamaica, via seventh round knockout. “I am not sure how far he is in that (training) regard, but I am encouraged ... because being not just fan, I think he was one of the most incredible talents and enough time has past and his coming back would have to be anytime now,” Jones said. I've been training. He was promoted to Super Champion status in February 2015. He underlined that Walters, who currently resides in Panama, has proven himself to be one of the best boxers in the world whenever he steps into the ring, and he noted that his return would be a significant boost for the sport in Jamaica. 2005 and 2006 Caribbean Championships gold medalist at featherweight; 2006 Commonwealth Games participant at featherweight in Melbourne, Australia
In 1986, Mike Tyson emerged as a fresh new face in the heavyweight division, which had seen a decline in champion quality level after Ali's retirement and, later on, after longtime WBC ruler Larry Holmes' prime. Nicholas Walters (born 4 January 1986) is a Jamaican-Panamanian professional boxer. Boxing in the 1980s was shaped by many different situations, such as the continuous corporate battles between the different world sanctioning organizations, the void left by Muhammad Ali as the sport's ambassador and consequent search for a new boxing hero, the continuous presence of Don King as the sport's most famous promoter, the surge of rival promoters as Bob Arum, Butch Lewis and Murad Muhammad, and major rule changes. He is the third Mexican boxer to become a world champion in four weight classes, having held nine world championships including the WBA (Super), IBF and WBO featherweight titles between 2003 and 2007; the WBC super featherweight title from 2007 to 2008; the WBA (Super), WBO, Ring magazine and lineal lightweight titles between 2008 and 2012; and the WBO junior welterweight title from 2012 to 2013. As of February 2020, he is ranked as the world's best active super-bantamweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and fifth by The Ring, as well as the sixth best active bantamweight by BoxRec. Nicholas Walters (born 4 January 1986) is a Jamaican-Panamanian professional boxer. Jorge Luis Linares Palencia is a Venezuelan professional boxer. "There's talk about it happening next year.
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