Giovani Segura To Pursue a Rematch With Brian Viloria

By Miguel Rivera

Mexico's Giovani Segura (28-2-1, 24KOs) plans to pursue a rematch against WBO flyweight champion Brian Viloria (30-3), who stopped Segura in eight rounds last month in the Philippines. After the fight, Segura was hospitalized for a few days due to severe facial swelling, but the boxer is already back in training and says he is fully recovered and ready to fight. 

He traveled to Tijuana on Saturday to support his brother, welterweight Luis Segura, who fought on Jackie Nava's undercard at Auditorio Municipal. Segura's brother is now 1-1 after being stoped in the second round by the experienced journeyman Miguel Martinez (41-38, 31KOs).

"I had a bad night against Viloria, but I'm preparing for a rematch. I will continue my career and I already started to train in Los Angeles," Segura said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 9iron9mayk9i on 01-30-2012

Segura wil KO him this time.

Comment by Corelone on 01-29-2012

Segura never could box and depended on his power, and help, like small rings and reyes gloves in Mexico. Size will make a difference in this case, he looks weak at 112. Viloria is on his last legs, but he…

Comment by Ringlife on 01-29-2012

Segura needs a new trainer to help him he needs to work on a lot things I would like to see Roman Gonzalez vs Viloria instead of a rematch between these two again.

Comment by richardt on 01-29-2012

Totally pointless rematch. Segura finally met a fighter with the same upper body strength, could hit just as hard as him and 10 times the better boxer. Segura cannot escape from a left hand and Viloria has power in that…

Comment by bluetuazon on 01-29-2012

[QUOTE=richardt;11719327]Segura was hit a little too hard in the head cause he is dellusional. Viloria is was too skilled for him. Viloria would stop him sooner. He made Segura look inept and slow. Different class level altogether.[/QUOTE] co need…

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