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Segura-Calderon Rematch Close For April 2 in Mexico

By Rey Colon

The former 108-pound champion of the WBO, Ivan Calderon , is reportedly close to a deal to have a rematch with Giovani Segura on April 2 in Mexico, according to sources to sources familiar with the dicussions . The  financial factor  involved with the television has made the decision go in this direction. Calderon lost his title and unbeaten record on August 28 of last year when Segura defeated him by an eighth-round knockout   in Guaynabo .

Ivan Rivera , president of the PR Best Boxing , confirmed that there is a r eal possibility that Calderón will travel to Mexico to fight with Segura in the rematch because the Mexican boxer had previously agreed to fight Calderon in Puerto Rico.

Rey Colon covers the boxing scene in Puerto Rico for Sport Press.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MarcianoFan on 02-01-2011

Anybody know if this is going to be a defense of Segura's Jr. Fly championship? I've read that he maybe can't make the weight anymore.

Comment by Dagomba on 01-31-2011

If Segura is in perfect shape, it'll end sooner. Smaller ring, more pressure from the crowd. Props to Calderon for fighting in Mexico.

Comment by lopez36 on 01-31-2011

[QUOTE=mellow_mood;10037813]I believe that segura will be too much again for calde....... props to segura for giving him a chance to redeem himself.... but I dont see that happening... segura by ko/tko..... [COLOR="Red"][I][B]the guy is just way to big for calde[/B][/I][/COLOR]..…

Comment by reneg_2 on 01-31-2011

CaldeRUN taking a knee in round 9.

Comment by mellow_mood on 01-31-2011

^^^ yeah... and the kid.. is a gentleman.. not like the jackass of cazares... if someone deserved to beat calde.. was segura..... he's a very classy dude... even that he has a very aggressive style.... I can see him wining…

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