Donaire-Walters to clash on Golovkin undercard
Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire (33-2, 21 KOs) will be fighting Nicholas “Axe Man” Walters (24-0, 20 KOs) on October 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
The fight will be on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin vs. Marco Antonio Rubio.
Donaire of the Philippines, now resides in California, and Walters of Jamaica, are both coming off victories on the same card in Macau, China in May.
Donaire defeated Simpiwe Vetyeka by a fifth-round technical decision to claim the WBA 'super' world featherweight belt. Thus becoming a four-division world champion.
On the undercard, WBA 'regular' champion Walters scored a dominating fifth-round knockout of former two-division world champion Vic Darchinyan. Walters has now defended his belt twice and has scored 10 knockouts of his last 11 fights.