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Nicholas Walters joins Top Rank

Updated: September 23, 2013, 5:58 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters of Jamaica signed a multiyear promotional agreement with Top Rank over the weekend and will make his first defense on Nov. 9, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Monday.

"We found out he was [a free agent] and we jumped on him because, obviously, we are concentrating on that division," Arum said. "We have some major fights that can be made there and the more good fighters you can have in that weight class, the better the fights you can make.

"So ...

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