Giovani Segura arrives in Puerto Rico for Gonzalez fight
CAROLINA, PUERTO RICO- Former two time world champion Giovani Segura arrived tonight in Puerto Rico, where this Saturday, August 17, will fight against the undefeated Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez, headlining the show “Noche de Campeones DIRECTV” to be held at the International Ballroom of El San Juan Resort and Casino in Isla Verde, Carolina, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with Top Rank to be broadcast on DIRECTV.
Segura (29-3-1, 25 KOs), who reigned at the junior flyweight division by the WBA and WBO, will face Bomba Gonzalez (13-0, 11 KOs) for the WBO Latino flyweight title in a bout scheduled to 10 rounds.
Tomorrow, at 1:00 p.m., Segura is going to train at the Felix Pagan Pintor Gym in Guaynabo, where Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon is the Administrator. Segura beat two times Calderon, a former titlist in 105 and 108 pounds.
Also in the Saturday’s show, Dominican Felix Diaz (13-0, 7 KOs), a Gold medalist at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing China, will fight a rival to be announced in a 10 round fight at the welterweight division. Cuban Yudel Johnson (14-1, 9 KOs), a Silver medalist at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, will face a foe to be named in the junior middleweights scheduled to 10 rounds. And former superbantamweight contender Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo (22-3, 15 KOs) will return to the ring in an eight round and featherweight division bout against Brian Ramirez (10-4, 5 KOs).
Four more fights will complete the show.