Giovani Segura, 31-3-1-( 27), scored a crucial and explosive 12th round knockout over Hernan “Mini Tyson” Marquez, 36-4-(23), at the Centro de Usos Multiples in Hermosillo, Hermosillo, Mexico on Saturday.
The win for Segura was crucially important as this bout was an eliminator for the WBO flyweight title.
Segura decked Marquez in round four but fought his way back into the fight before Segura floored Marquez again in round 11 before the final ko after 1.57. Marquez was given oxygen before leaving the ring on a stretcher. Segura is now is now set to challenger for WBA/WBO champion Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada.
November 2, 2013