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 Last update:  7/2/2013       Read more by Rey Colon         
   
Gonzalez vs. Segura Finalized For August 17 Showdown
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By Rey Colon

As BoxingScene.com previously reported, undefeated flyweight prospect Jonathan 'Bomba' Gonzalez (13-0, 11 KO's) will reappear on August 17th at the International Ballroom of the El San Juan Resort and Casino of Isla Verde in Carolina, Puerto Rico and the opponent is the former 108-pound champion of the WBO, Mexico's Giovanni Segura (29-3-1, 25 KO's).

According to reports, another prospect from the same division, McWilliams Arroyo, ranking seventh in the WBO, could be active on the same evening against an opponent to be announced later on.

Gonzalez, 22, ranked sixth in the WBO, in April won a unanimous decision over Francisco Perez in brawl held in the Federal District in Mexico, and is on track to a title fight against Juan Francisco Estrada.

Segura, 31 and knocked out Ivan Calderon to win the 108-pound belt in 2010, succumbing in May to a unanimous decision loss when he faced Edgar Sosa for the WBC silver flyweight title.

The Mexican veteran challenged then WBO champion Brian Viloria in 2011 and was stopped in the eight round.

Tags: Giovani Segura , Jonathan Gonzalez , Gonzalez-Segura , Gonzalez vs. Segura



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comment by Realer, on 07-02-2013
[QUOTE=Rockdrigokstro]I disagree, 'cause Estrada has a very tough style, Gonzalez is good but still green to fight someone like Estrada.[/QUOTE] Estrada is definitely tough and though bomba hasn't fought anyone like Estrada yet, Ive seened some really impressive techniques from bomba. Segura is n...

comment by Rockdrigokstro, on 07-02-2013
[QUOTE=Realer]Estrada is tough but bomba would school him and poissbly knock him out. Bomba has serious skills and power.[/QUOTE] I disagree, 'cause Estrada has a very tough style, Gonzalez is good but still green to fight someone like Estrada.

comment by Suavecito80, on 07-02-2013
This fight gets made and Chocolatito is left pissing in the wind. smh

comment by PETUFF, on 07-02-2013
What????????great fight damn it !!best fight of the year ..........thank you for this fight !!can't wait for this one :hitit::chairshot

comment by Realer, on 07-02-2013
[QUOTE=bigcursedawg]Not a bad fight at all, but neither of these guys can beat Estrada.[/QUOTE] Estrada is tough but bomba would school him and poissbly knock him out. Bomba has serious skills and power.

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