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Ivan Calderon: Segura Dominated With His Strength

By Jhonny Gonzalez

At the Auditorio del Estado in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, WBO junior flyweight champion Giovani Segura (27-1-1, 23KOs) stopped Ivan Calderon (34-2-1, 6KOs) in the third round of their rematch. Last August, Segura stopped Calderon in eight rounds.

Last year, Calderon said there were pre-existing injuries, and other personal issues, that led to his defeat. After Saturday's rematch, Calderon had no excuses. He said Segura was too strong.

"We started well. I felt stronger than I did for the first fight. I went up to 113-pounds because I didn't want to get too heavy or get tired, and I wanted to keep my speed. But I felt his power. He dominated me with his strength," Calderon said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hallaqsillaq on 04-04-2011

[QUOTE=zero188;10322654]I give respect to segura on another solid win. And yes, he is huge for the weight compared to calderon. Good work![/QUOTE] Agreed on both. 112 vs 121 on fight night is going to be tough on the much smaller…

Comment by figzuki on 04-04-2011

[QUOTE=Toltec77;10325220]whats this crap about being to big, he made the weight to fight Calderon, not every fighter that's bigger always wins so throw that lame excuse out, and sometimes they get drained, but Segura a guy that can make the…

Comment by Toltec77 on 04-04-2011

[QUOTE=zero188;10322654]I give respect to Segura on another solid win. And yes, he is huge for the weight compared to Calderon. Good work![/QUOTE]whats this crap about being to big, he made the weight to fight Calderon, not every fighter that's bigger…

Comment by vicmatic1 on 04-03-2011

props to segura for doing it again n respect to the iron boy for not making excuses

Comment by kidaguilar on 04-03-2011

Went to the fight yesterday and im glad i got to see two great boxers fighting it out. One past Legend and possibley a future legend in the making. Segura is just to much for Calderon at this point in…

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