Edgar Sosa Decisions Giovani Segura Over Twelve
by Miguel Rivera
Plaza de Toros Eloy Cavazos, Zitacuaro, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico - In a battle for the WBC silver flyweight championship between two Mexican veterans, Edgar Sosa (49-7, 29KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Giovani Segura (29-3-1, 25KOs). The scores were 115-112, 116-112 and 114-113. Sosa was the better boxer and controlled the action. He survived some tough moments when Segura, who lost a point in the ninth for a low blow, tried to come on with hard punches. Segura now losing two of his last three fights.
[QUOTE=hougigo;13391419]Was this a FOTY candidate? Article makes it seem like it was[/QUOTE] nah it was a very good fight but not enough clean pucnhes connected imo.Comment by Hougigo on 05-19-2013
[QUOTE=nycsmooth;13391403]saw this on Mex tv & had Sosa 11116-112...judge Mintun had it 114-113 & if the point was not deducted he would've had a draw , which it was'nt...Sosa lost 3 mid rounds but clearly won the bout...great effort by…Comment by nycsmooth on 05-19-2013
saw this on Mex tv & had Sosa 11116-112...judge Mintun had it 114-113 & if the point was not deducted he would've had a draw , which it was'nt...Sosa lost 3 mid rounds but clearly won the bout...great effort by…Comment by Carlos Alberto on 05-19-2013
What a great fight this was! I've been wanting to see this fight betwwen these two for about three years now and I'm glad they finally fought!!! It seemed like Sosa was on his way out in the mid rounds…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (4)