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Giovani Segura Heads To Flyweight on May 28 in Mexico

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has been advised by Giovani Segura's associate Joseph Gaxiola, that the former 108 pound Ring Magazine champion will make his return to the ring on May 28th in Mexico.  The venue and his opponent have yet to be determined.

The fight will take place in the flyweight division. Segura had previously announced that his third round knockout of Ivan Calderon in their April 2nd rematch would be his final fight at 108 pounds. Segura had previously defeated Calderon via knockout in Puerto Rico last year in a fight that won BoxingScene's 2010 fight of the year honors.

Segura's upcoming fight will most likely be a stay busy fight as it come less than 2 months after the Calderon fight. Segura hopes to land a big fight by the end of the summer.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 04-18-2011

Segura has a great chance of bringing his power to higher weights. He can dominate. He would destroy Seda. I have never seen a Welterweight as slow and looping as Seda, let alone a fighter as slow as he is…

Comment by SluggerFan on 04-18-2011

[QUOTE=onechance87;10400895]good for segura for keeping busy.[/QUOTE] Yep, we will get to see if Segura can conquer another division! War Segura!!!

Comment by theplayerpimp on 04-18-2011

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;10401456]Mark my words. This is the end of Segura's career at the elite level. I'm a fan of Segura and was actually in Mexicali for his third round destruction of Calderon; however, now that he can't make the 108…

Comment by Corelone on 04-18-2011

I saw him fight at 112 already and he didn't look so good, but that may have been due to the other guy's toughness. He didn't look so intimidating and the fight ended ugly.

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 04-18-2011

Mark my words. This is the end of Segura's career at the elite level. I'm a fan of Segura and was actually in Mexicali for his third round destruction of Calderon; however, now that he can't make the 108 lbs.,…

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