Giovani Segura

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Segura and the second or maternal family name is Aguilar.
Giovani Segura
Statistics
Real name Giovani Segura Aguilar
Nickname(s)

El Guerrero Azteca

(The Aztec Warrior)
Rated at Flyweight
Light Flyweight
Height 5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Reach 70 in (180 cm)
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1982-04-01) April 1, 1982 (age 32)
Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, Mexico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 37
Wins 32
Wins by KO 28
Losses 4
Draws 1
No contests 0

Giovani Segura Aguilar (born April 1, 1982 in Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, Mexico) is a Mexican professional boxer in the light flyweight division. He is a former The Ring light flyweight champion and former WBA and WBO champion.[1]

Amateur career[edit]

Giovani began boxing at 15 years-old and had an Amateur Record of 38–4[2]

Professional career[edit]

Segura made his professional debut on March 28, 2003. He accumulated a record of 18–0–1, which included wins against future champion Carlos Tamara and former champion Daniel Reyes.

WBA Light Flyweight Champion[edit]

Giovanni challenged Colombian César Canchila for the Interim WBA Light Flyweight title. Segura lost the bout by unanimous decision, but subsequently claimed the interim title by knocking out Canchila in a rematch on March 14, 2009.

He was elevated to full champion on June 5, 2009.[3][4] Segura defended his newly acquired title on July 25, 2009 by stopping Juanito Rubillar in six rounds. On November 21, 2009, he defended his title against Sonny Boy Jaro by first round knock out. On February 20, 2010, he defended his title for a third time against Walter Tello.[5]

Segura vs. Calderon I & II[edit]

On August 28, 2010 Giovani fought undefeated WBO Light Flyweight champion Iván Calderón in a unification bout.[6][7] Segura went on to knock out Calderón in the eighth round, successfully unifying his WBA title with the Puerto Rican's WBO and The Ring's Light Flyweight Championships.[8][9] In his next fight, he defeated former champion Manuel Vargas via 7th round stoppage.

Giovani Segura and Iván Calderón would both meet again in April 2011. Segura won the rematch by third round knockout.[10] Following that victory, Segura vacated his titles in order to move up to the Flyweight division where he was KO by Brian Viloria.[11]

Professional record[edit]

32 Wins (28 knockouts), 4 Losses, 1 Draw
Res. Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 32-4-1 Mexico Juan Francisco Estrada TKO 11 (12) 2014-09-07 MexicoMexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico For WBA (Super) and WBO Flyweight titles.
Win 32-3-1 Mexico Felipe Salguero KO 10 (10) 2014-04-05 MexicoArena Tecate, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Win 31-3-1 Mexico Hernán Márquez KO 12 (12) 2013-11-02 MexicoCentro de Usos Multiples, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Win 30-3-1 Puerto Rico Jonathan Gonzalez KO 4 (10) 2013-08-17 Puerto RicoEl San Juan Resort and Casino, Isla Verde, Puerto Rico Won Interim WBO Latino Flyweight title.
Loss 29-3-1 Mexico Edgar Sosa UD 12 2013-05-18 MexicoZitacuaro, Michoacán, Mexico For WBC Silver Flyweight title.
Win 29-2-1 Mexico Omar Salado TKO 9 (10) 2013-02-23 MexicoHermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Loss 28-2-1 Philippines Brian Viloria TKO 8 (12) 2011-12-10 PhilippinesManila, Metro Manila, Philippines For WBO World Flyweight title.
Win 28-1-1 Costa Rica Eddy Zuniga TKO 1 (10) 2011-05-28 MexicoMusica Hall, Toluca, Mexico
Win 27-1-1 Puerto Rico Iván Calderón KO 3 (12) 2011-04-02 MexicoAuditorio del Estado, Mexicali, Baja California Retained WBO & The Ring Light Flyweight titles.
Win 26-1-1 Mexico Manuel Vargas RTD 7 (10) 2010-11-27 MexicoTijuana, Baja California Bout held at Flyweight.
Win 25-1-1 Puerto Rico Iván Calderón KO 8 (12) 2010-08-28 Puerto RicoColiseo Mario Morales, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico Unified the WBA World/WBO/The Ring Light Flyweight titles.
The Ring magazine's "Fight of the Year" (2010)
Win 24-1-1 Colombia Ronald Ramos RTD 4 (10) 2010-04-27 MexicoPueblo Antiguo, Ensenada, Baja California Bout held at Flyweight.
Win 23-1-1 Panama Walter Tello TKO 3 (12) 2010-02-20 MexicoDiscoteca El Alebrije, Acapulco, Guerrero Retained WBA World Light Flyweight title.
Win 22-1-1 Philippines Sonny Boy Jaro KO 1 (12) 2009-11-21 MexicoIXMLTUIL, Mérida, Mérida, Yucatán Retained WBA World Light Flyweight title.
Win 21-1-1 Philippines Juanito Rubillar TKO 6 (12) 2009-07-25 MexicoGrand Mayan, Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit Retained WBA World Light Flyweight title.
Win 20-1-1 Colombia César Canchila TKO 4 (12) 2009-04-14 MexicoPalenque del FEX, Mexicali, Baja California Won WBA World Light Flyweight title.
Loss 19-1-1 Colombia César Canchila UD 12 2008-07-26 United StatesMGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada WBA World Light Flyweight title on the line.
Win 19-0-1 Colombia Wilfrido Valdez KO 1 (10) 2007-10-26 United StatesCicero Stadium, Cicero, Illinois Retained NABF Light Flyweight title.
Win 18-0-1 Colombia Daniel Reyes KO 1 (12) 2007-06-08 United StatesHudson & Campbell Center, Gary, Indiana Retained NABF Light Flyweight title.
Win 17-0-1 Mexico Jesus Martinez TKO 5 (12) 2007-02-16 United StatesCicero Stadium, Cicero, Illinois Retained NABF Light Flyweight title.
Win 16-0-1 Colombia Carlos Tamara UD 12 2006-11-03 United StatesPalo Duro Golf Club, Nogales, Arizona Won NABF Light Flyweight title.
Win 15-0-1 Colombia Jair Jimenez TKO 4 (12) 2006-09-18 United StatesConvention Center, Pasadena, Texas Won the IBA Light Flyweight title.
Win 14-0-1 Mexico Valentin Leon KO 3 (10) 2006-05-05 United StatesActivities Center, Maywood, California
Win 13-0-1 Mexico Francisco Arce TKO 1 (8) 2006-03-03 United StatesActivities Center, Maywood, California
Win 12-0-1 Mexico Juan Carlos Perez KO 1 (8) 2006-01-20 United StatesActivities Center, Maywood, California
Win 11-0-1 Mexico Benjamin Garcia SD 8 2005-11-25 United StatesSanta Ana Star Casino, Bernalillo, New Mexico
Win 10-0-1 Mexico Juan Javier Lagos KO 6 (8) 2005-10-07 United StatesThe Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 9-0-1 Mexico Francisco Soto TKO 5 (8) 2005-06-18 United StatesActivity Center, Maywood, California Retained California State Flyweight Title.
Win 8-0-1 Mexico Roberto Gomez TKO 4 (6) 2005-05-06 United StatesFort McDowell Casino, Fountain Hills, Arizona
Win 7-0-1 Mexico Felipe Rivas UD 6 2004-11-26 United StatesPlaza Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 6-0-1 Mexico Jose Antonio Rico TKO 1 (8) 2004-04-23 United StatesRamada Inn, Norwalk, California Won California State Flyweight title.
Win 5-0-1 United States Saidi Warandu TKO 1 (4) 2004-01-20 United StatesRamada Inn, Norwalk, California
Win 4-0-1 Mexico Mynor Marquez TKO 1 (4) 2003-12-06 United StatesActivities Center, Maywood, California
Win 3-0-1 Mexico Vicente Maroquin KO 1 (4) 2003-11-21 United StatesClub Ibiza, Whittier, California
Win 2-0-1 Mexico Benjamin Garcia KO 1 (4) 2003-07-19 United StatesBicycle Club, Bell Gardens, California
Draw 1-0-1 Mexico Benjamin Garcia SD 4 2003-07-05 United StatesDel Mar Racetrack, Del Mar, California
Win 1-0 Mexico Jesus Valadez UD 4 2003-03-28 United StatesBicycle Club, Bell Gardens, California Segura's Professional Debut.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Giovani Segura – Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia". Boxrec.com. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Giovani Segura Bio – Top Rank Boxing". Toprank.com. 2010-02-18. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  3. ^ "Giovani Segura – Boxer". Boxrec.com. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  4. ^ "Oficial Web Site >> World Boxing Association". Wbanews.com. 2009-06-05. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  5. ^ "Boxing Report and Photo Gallery: Giovanni Segura Takes Out Walter Tello". Doghouseboxing.com. 2010-02-21. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  6. ^ "Giovanni Segura is on Track For Calderon Fight Weight – Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  7. ^ "Giovanni Segura: What Happens When I Clock Calderon? – Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. 2010-07-25. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  8. ^ "Giovanni Segura KOs Ivan Calderon in the Eighth Round". Boxing FanHouse. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  9. ^ "Boxing: Ivan Calderon wilts under Giovani Segura's pressure – ESPN". Sports.espn.go.com. 2010-08-30. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  10. ^ Giovani Segura Batters Ivan Calderon For The KO in Three – Boxing News. Boxingscene.com (2011-02-04). Retrieved on 2011-08-12.
  11. ^ Christ, Scott. (2011-04-22) Segura Going to 112, Golden Boy Working on July 30 PPV. Bad Left Hook. Retrieved on 2011-08-12.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
César Canchila
WBA Light Flyweight Champion
Interim Title

March 14, 2009 – June 5, 2009
Promoted
Vacant
Title next held by
Juan Carlos Reveco
Preceded by
Brahim Asloum
Status Changed
WBA Light Flyweight Champion
June 5, 2009 – August 28, 2010
Promoted to Super Champion
Succeeded by
Juan Carlos Reveco
Interim Champion promoted to Regular
New title WBA Light Flyweight Champion
Super Title

August 28, 2010 – November 26, 2010
Vacated
Vacant
Preceded by
Iván Calderón
WBO Junior Flyweight Champion
August 28, 2010 – April 2011
Vacated
Succeeded by
Jesus Geles
Interim Champ promoted
The Ring Light Flyweight Champion
August 28, 2010 – September 19, 2011
Vacated
Vacant