Viloria to face Segura in Manila?


Posted at Nov 05 2011 06:20 PM | Updated as of Nov 06 2011 02:20 AM

MANILA, Philippines - World Boxing Organization (WBO) flyweight champion Brian Viloria may defend his title against former sparring partner Giovani Segura on December 10 in Manila, according to RingTV.

Segura is the number 1 contender for the WBO belt, but it will be his first time to fight at the flyweight level. He won titles in the light flyweight division.

Viloria won the WBO flyweight belt last July after defeating Julio Cesar Miranda via unanimous decision.

The Filipino-American Viloria holds a 29-3 win-loss record, while Segura is at 28-1-1.

Viloria is currently ranked number 3 in The RING's flyweight ratings, while Segura is number 9 in the magazine's pound-for-pound ratings.