Nicholas Walters won WBA (Super) featherweight title, The Filipino Flash down in round 3 and 6.
Walters defeated Nonito Donaire by technical knockout in the 6th round to capture the WBA World (Super) Featherweight Championship.
Donaire was face first on the canvas and Walters was jumping for joy as the bout was halted at the 2:59 mark of round six signaling the beginning of the reign of this heavy handed fighter from Jamaica. The Filipino-American managed to beat the mandatory 8-count but was on unsteady legs, resulting in the stoppage.
The heavy-handed Walters earlier decked Donaire in the third round with a right uppercut, but not after struggling in the first two rounds with Donaire’s combination punching.
Donaire-Walters punch stats courtesy of CompuBox.
41 Landed, 122 Thrown 34%
36 Landed, 110 Thrown 33%
Born in Montego Bay, Walters attended the Roehampton Primary and Anchovy High School. Walters is nicknamed "The Axe Man". He is the son of former boxer Job Walters. He began boxing at the age of four and had his first professional fight at the age of 22 against Estaban Ramos of Panama.