Fans from around the globe share their thoughts on Roman Gonzalez’s RING flyweight title-winning stoppage of Akira Yaegashi, Juan Estrada’s dominant TKO of Giovani Segura, Carl Frampton’s IBF 122-pound title winning decision over Kiko Martinez, mythical matchups, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Juan Francisco Estrada scored a dominant 11th-round technical knockout over former junior flyweight champion Giovani Segura at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City on Saturday night. The time of stoppage was 1:33.
Fans from around the world share their thoughts on the weekend’s two anticipated flyweight championships, Akira Yaegashi vs. Roman Gonzalez and Juan Estrada vs. Giovani Segura, plus the Kiko Martinez-Carl Frampton rematch and Showtime’s tripleheader in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Former junior flyweight champ Giovani Segura, a veteran slugger who is no stranger to the ups and downs of pro boxing, will get another shot at a title run when he faces WBA/WBO flyweight titleholder Juan Francisco Estrada on Saturday at Mexico City Arena in Mexico.
From Sept. 5-10 all five world flyweight titles – THE RING championship and the four major sanctioning bodies – will be on the line in three excellent matchups. In honor of the often over-looked division, Lee Groves presents 10 of the most notable 112-pound championships of all time.
Giovani Segura’s fan-friendly style was again in full effect this past Saturday night in Tijuana as he broke fellow Mexican Felipe Salguero down and stopped the two-time title challenger in the 10th and final round.
Edgar Sosa is having the best year of his 13-year pro career. The former 108-pound beltholder stopped rival Ulises Solis in March and outpointed Giovani Segura in May. Sosa, who challenges RING/WBC flyweight champ Akira Yaegashi on Friday in Tokyo, spoke with RingTV.com about his stellar 2013 and his accomplished career.
Readers share their emotional thoughts on the condition of Magomed Abdusalamov and professional boxing, the appreciation of defensive fighters and ring warriors, Gennady Golovkin’s “hype” and potential fights, and the Segura-Marquez war in this week’s Friday mailbag.
Former junior flyweight champ Giovani Segura broke into THE RING’s flyweight rankings by stopping No. 3-rated Hernan Marquez in the 12th round of a Fight of the Year candidate.
Read on for a ton of fan feedback on Gennady Golovkin’s eighth-round stoppage of Curtis Stevens in this week’s Monday mailbag. Some fans were impressed with GGG, others think he’ll prove to be vulnerable against elite boxers such as Sergio Martinez and Andre Ward. Enjoy!
The flyweight title elimination bout between former champs Hernan Marquez and Giovani Segura, which takes place tonight in Hermosillo, Mexico, hasn’t received a fraction of the attention Golovkin-Stevens has but it might produce more action than the middleweight showdown. UniMas will televise in the U.S.
There was a lot of action this past weekend but despite a few high-profile fights not much significant movement in THE RING’s divisional ratings apart from at cruiserweight, where inactive Guillermo Jones re-entered after his 11th-round KO of Denis Lebedev.
Former RING junior flyweight champion Giovani Segura says he has split with Mexico-based promoter Zanfer Promotions. Segura hasn’t fought since losing to Brian Viloria last December, but says he is ready to get back in the ring.