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Nicholas Walters dominated Nonito Donaire to remain undefeated Saturday. Photo: Chris Farina, Top Rank

Walters shoots to star status with knockout of Donaire

SAN DIEGO, October 18, 2014 – To the disappointment of the Filipino fans cheering on their champion, Jamaican Nicholas Walters (25-0, 21 KOs) remained undefeated in a dominating victory over featherweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire (33-3, 21 KOs). Walters ended the night early with a thundering sixth round knockout (at 59 seconds) of Donaire,

Nonito Donaire and Nicholas Walters pose at their weigh-in Friday. Photo: HBO

Preview: Donaire vs. Walters promises action, HBO, 10 p.m. ET

SAN DIEGO, October 17, 2014 – One of the reasons the StubHub Center in Carson, California is sold out for HBO’s “World Championship Boxing” is support from an excellent co-main event, a rare treat for fans forced to endure lackluster undercard fights for big headliners. Featherweight Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire (33-2, 21 KOs) defends his