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Giovani Segura in a fight to get back into flyweight title mix


By Norm Frauenheim- FORT McDOWELL, Ariz. –Former junior-flyweight champion Giovani Segura battles to get back into the world-title mix, this time at super-flyweight, Saturday night against Juan Palacios at We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center at Fort McDowell on the Yavapai Nation Reservation east of Scottsdale, Ariz. Segura (32-4-1, 28 KOs), a Mexican now living and training in Southern California, is ... Read More »

Estrada defends Flyweight belts with 11th round stoppage over Segura

Juan Francisco Estrada retained the WBA and WBO Flyweight belts with an 11th round stoppage over former world champion Giovani Segura at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico. Estrada battered Segura all over the ring for much of the fight. Segura’s only hope was throwing off-balance shots which he did not connect much on. In round 11, Estrada was ... Read More »

Segura stops Salguero in 10th


Former world champion Giovani Segura scored a 10th round stoppage over Felipe Salguero in a the final round of their Flyweight bout at Hipódromo Caliente, Arena Tecate in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. It was a terrific two-way action bout that saw Segura drop Salguero in the 4th round and then he statggerd and ultimately drop Salguero in the 10th round ... Read More »

Segura stops Marquez over 12 classic rounds


In a terrific back and forth brawl, Giovani Segura scored a 12th round stoppage over Hernan Marquez in a Flyweight bout at Centro de Usos Multiples, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Marquez was dropped in round’s four, eleven and in round twelve from a thunderous right hook and the fight was stpopped upon the final knockdown at 2:59 of the final frame. ... Read More »

Gonzalez to take on Segura

Undefeated Flyweight Jonathan Gonzalez will fight former world champion Giovanni Segura on Augusta 17th in Carolina, Puerto Rico according to Dan Rafael of “Segura caused a big hurt in Puerto Rico when he beat — two times — our champion, Ivan Calderon, and I want to heal those hurts, no matter if [it] is a KO or a decision ... Read More »

Segura – Calderon II is on for April 2 in Mexico

According to Dan Rafael of is reporting that a highly anticipated rematch between world Jr. Flyweight champion Giovanni Segura will take on former two division champion Ivan Calderon on April 2nd in Mexico. Mexico’s Segura traveled to Calderon’s native Puerto Rico for the first fight on Aug. 28 and knocked Calderon out in the eighth round in one of ... Read More »

AUDIO: Q & A WITH GIOVANNI SEGURA Matt Yanofsky exclusively goes one on one with unified junior flyweight champion Giovanni Segura. Segura, who is fresh off a thrilling knockout over future Hall of Famer Ivan Calderon, touches on his future at 108 and possibly moving up to 112 lbs. Click below to hear all that one of the hottest names in boxing had to say! click-to-listen-to-giovanni-segura Read More »

Segura shocks fans and stops Calderón!

Guaynabo, P.R.- After presenting former champions in attendance Wilfredo Gómez, Alfredo Escalera, Félix Trinidad and Wilfredo Vázquez along with current champion Juan Manuel López, the stars of the main event made their way to the ring. As expected Segura started off aggressively seeking Calderón who managed to slip and block many of the oncoming shots while landing jabs and straight ... Read More »

Gonzalez wants Calderon, Segura winner.

This Saturdays pay per view clash between Ivan Calderon 34 (KO 6) -0-1 and Giovanni Segura 24 (KO 20) -1-0 for the unification of the WBO and WBA 108lb belt is of special significance to WBA 105 lb champion Roman Chocolatito Gonzalez 25 (KO 21) -0. In recent months Gonzalez has been very vocal in his desire to fight Calderon ... Read More »

Calderón and Segura make weight for “Unification” in Puerto Rico

Iván “Iron Boy” Calderón faces tomorrow one of the toughest challenges of his career when he faces hard punching Mexican, Giovanni “The Aztec Warrior” Segura. Calderón (34-0-1, 6KO’s) has faced the likes of Hugo Cázares, Roberto Leyva, Nelson Dieppa and Rodel Mayol, all fighters with heavy hands, but Segura (24-1, 20KO’s) may turn out to be a little more complicated ... Read More »

Q & A with Giovanni Segura

A couple of weeks back I was made a promise by Giovani Segura’s manager Ricky Mota he agreed to my request to an interview with Segura ahead of his WBA & WBO Unification fight with Ivan Calderon. Now it’s not unheard for your requests not to come to fruition in this game. However a man of his word Ricky Mota ... Read More »