Jonathan Gonzalez-Giovani Segura in Play For August 17

By Ryan Burton and Damián Ferrer Reyes of @esquinaneutral has been advised that another chapter in the Mexico versus Puerto Rico rivalry is being negotiated for August 17th. The plan is for former two-division champion Giovani "El Guerrero Azteca" Segura (29-3-1) to face undefeated Boricua Jonathan "La Bomba" Gonzalez (13-0).

The 22-year-old Gonzalez has already fought 3 times in 2013 and would be taking a big step up in class if the fight is finalized.  Segura last fought in May when he lost an unanimous decision to Edgar Sosa and has lost 2 of his last 3 fights.

If the fight comes to fruition it will take place on Gonzalez's home turf. Segura is no stranger to fighting on the island as he knocked Ivan Calderon out in Guaynabo in 2010.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 07-02-2013

Segura, young but past his best....lost his last 1 vs Edgar Sosa, but lost greater than the scores shoed...Sosa tore him inside....

Comment by Realer on 07-01-2013

War Bomba!!!! Segura is gonna get knocked out and This is a hell of a good name for Gonzalez to have on his résumé at such early stage in his career.

Comment by AP♠ on 07-01-2013

[QUOTE=PETUFF;13523117]giovany too many wars ???with who???old calderon ????haha please stop looking for excuses .....the only war segura have was viloria not excuses my friend this is a great fight :boxing::boxing:[/QUOTE] :fing02: Right on point my friend

Comment by lopez36 on 07-01-2013

[QUOTE=PETUFF;13523117]giovany too many wars ???with who???old calderon ????haha please stop looking for excuses .....the only war segura have was viloria not excuses my friend this is a great fight :boxing::boxing:[/QUOTE] Viloria was a war...omar salado also tagged him a lot…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 07-01-2013

Good fight make it happen

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