Photos: Giovani Segura Stays on Path To Estrada Clash
By Rafael Soto
In a blistering action affair, Mexican 32-year old former lineal World Jr. Flyweight titlist Giovani Segura (32-3-1, 28 KO) of Bell, California, scored knockdowns in the fourth and tenth rounds en route to a stoppage victory over 23-year old Felipe Salguero (19-6-1, 14 KO) of Toluca, Mexico on Saturday night at the Hipódromo Caliente, Arena Tecate in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.
Currently rated #1 by the WBO, Segura appears positioned for a mandatory shot at unified WBA/WBO titlist Juan Francisco Estrada. Estrada (25-2, 18 KO) is scheduled to make the second defense of his titles on April 26th against Richie Mepranum (27-3-1, 6 KO).
Also on the card, former champion Juan Alberto “Topo” Rosas took the undefeated record away of Alejandro “Cobrita” González, with scores of 80-72, 78-74 and 77-75. “Topo” rises to 39-8-0, 27KO’s), and “Cobrita” falls to 22-1-1, 14 KO’s.
[QUOTE=doninlouisiana;14399534]I didn't realize until last night that I had this channel and was able to catch the Segura fight, it was a slugfest from the opening rd. I won't miss any future fights on Televisa Deportes, I highly recommend it…Comment by Corelone on 04-06-2014
Veteran tricks 101. Check out that Topo guy's thumb. How lucky was this photographer to catch it in the other guys eye, three times. He was lacing all night, he would have blinded him with a loose thumb.Comment by jas on 04-06-2014
All out slugfest. Little regard for defense yet skilled enough to be entertaining. Great dust upComment by cabalas on 04-06-2014
[QUOTE=budfr;14400005]It was a war !!!! Mexican war[/QUOTE] It was a great fight full of action and exchanges. Segura was the one getting the best shots, controlling the fight and also causing more damage but Salguero was doing his best and…Comment by budfr on 04-06-2014
It was a war !!!! Mexican warPost a Comment - View More User Comments (6)