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Gennady Golovkin delivers a spectacular show as promised with his second round KO of Marco Antonio Rubio Saturday.

Earthquake hits boxing as Golovkin knocks out Rubio at StubHub

Earthquake hits boxing as Golovkin knocks out Rubio at StubHub

SAN DIEGO, October 18, 2014 – Southern Californians get used to earthquakes, and know not to panic when the entire earth moves beneath their feet. So when the expected earthquake hit at 1:19 of the second round launched by super middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, the only one that needed to duck and cover was Marco

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