By Rafael Soto
On Saturday in Los Angeles, California - Hernan "Tyson" Marquez has vowed to stake his own life to secure a victory over Brian Viloria at the LA Sports Arena. The fight will be televised in the United States by Wealth TV, and by TV Azteca in Mexico. Marquez (34-2-0, 26 KOs) vs. Viloria (31-3-0, 18 KOs) will be a WBO/WBA flyweight unification clash. Viloria has been working with Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, while Viloria is training under Robert Garcia on Oxnard.
Viloria has defeated 17 Mexican opponents - including Omar Niño, Archie Solis, Pingo Miranda and Giovanni Segura.
"When I step into the ring on Saturday the 17th, I will be stronger, faster and tougher. I'm willing to die to secure the victory, which is going to be the most important of my career and I dedicate this fight to my people in Hermosillo and throughout Mexico, and of course my brothers and countrymen in Los Angeles