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Viloria stops Segura

By Rob Smith: In what may be the biggest upset tonight in the world of boxing, WBO flyweight champion Brian Viloria (30-3, 17 KO's) defeated former WBO light flyweight champion Govanni Segura (28-2-1, 24 KO's) by an 8th round TKO on Saturday night at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City, Philippines.

Fighting in front of a large pro Viloria crowd, Vloria punished the slower Segura was amazingly fast shots to the head and body. Sugura simply was too slow react on may occasions and he quickly fell behind in the fight. His power, which was impressive at light flyweight, had no impact on Viloria whatsoever.

Viloria's punches a left a mark on Segura's face early on and he seemed to wear him down quite fast in the fight. Segura never really got into the fight, which is kind of shocking because he's been do dominant at light flyweight. In the 8th, Viloria hurt Segura and put him away at 0:29 of the round to get the victory.

Article posted on 11.12.2011



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