By Rafael Soto
HERMOSILLO, Sonora, Mexico – Two of the hardest punching little men in boxing will battle in the main event of UniMas “Solo Boxeo Tecate” on Saturday, November 2 when Hernan “Tyson” Marquez takes on Giovani “Aztec Warrior” Segura in a World Boxing Organization (WBO) flyweight eliminator bout from the Multi Use Center (CUM).
Marquez (36-3, 26 KOs) of Empalme, Sonora, Mexico is a former WBO flyweight champion and Segura (30-3-1, 26 KOs) of Altamirano, Guerrero, Mexico is a former WBO miniflyweight champion. The winner will get a chance to face current WBO Flyweight champion Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada for the championship next year.
“This fight will be a war. We both like to brawl and take risks, because we know we have the power to knockout our opponents. I can’t wait to get into the ring and give the fans a memorable night of boxing,” said Marquez.
Segura is coming off a very impressive knockout victory of young Puerto Rican prospect Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez in Puerto Rico on August 17 of this year.
“This fight with Marquez is about intelligence and power. I need to be smart and pick my spots and land some hard punches to keep him honest. But sooner or later the war will begin and my power will be the difference,” said Segura.
On the card world ranked David “Tornado” Sanchez (22-2-2, 17 Kos) will be in action on a 10 round super flyweight bout as he takes on Jean Piero Pérez (20-6-1, 14 Kos) Venezuela and Gilberto “Parrita” Medina (19-1-0, 16 KOs) will battle Martin Tecuapetla (10-5-2, 8 ko’s) in a 10 round mini flyweight bout.
The card is loaded with local talent like Alan Campa, Carlos “Divino” Fontes, Noé López, Jesús “Jibarito” Ortega a former Zou Shiming opponent, Luis “Chapo” Castro and Héctor “Yeso” Fuentes.
Also in action will be Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt (20-0-0, 17 Kos) from Merida, Yucatan who will take on Omar Estrella (18-5-2, 11 Kos) of Tijuana and a female battle between Jocelyn Arroyo (14-0-0, 6 Kos) who will battle Paulina Cardona (20-16-6, 8 Kos) of ColombiaTags: Giovani Segura , Hernan Marquez