Feature Story

Calderon-Segura Presser

Photos by PR Best Boxing Promotions/José Pérez

Junior Flyweight Champions Iván “Iron Boy” Calderón and Giovanni Segura are set for their showdown on Saturday on the big “Unification” pay-per-view card at Mario “Quijote” Morales Coliseum in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The event is a presentation of PR Best Boxing Promotions.

Calderón (34-0-1, 6 KOs) is the WBO 108lb champion, while Segura (24-1, 20 KOs) is the WBA champion. This bout is the first world title unification clash ever in in Puerto Rico.

“Finally I get my unification fight. After seven years as a champion I am going to fight an unification”, Calderón, a former 105 pounds champion, said.

Also on the card, prospects McJoe and McWilliams Arroyo will be in action, as well as José “Chelo” González and Alex “El Pollo” de Jesús, who is being allowed to leave prison for a few hours to box on the show.

Pay Per View ($39.95) bouts will start at 9:00 p.m. with tha fight between McJoe Arroyo and Sigfredo Medina, then José Gonzlaez against Hector Marengo, McWilliams Arroyo versus Jiovanne Fuentes and Calderón vs Segura.

Tickets available at Ticketcenter (www.tcpr.com) (787) 792-5000 from $25 to $200.

    Help Support Fightnews.com®

    For 18 years, Fightnews.com® has delivered daily boxing news to fight fans around the globe. From the beginning, we have always kept Fightnews free to our readers and relied on advertiser support. Anyway, the Miami Herald, The Guardian, and Wikipedia among others have been using the “crowdfunding” revenue model, so we thought we’d test it too.

    Please consider helping out. You’re not obligated to, but even a $1 pledge would really help. And if we reach our goal, we plan to upgrade our server and maybe even nuke the ads altogether. Wouldn’t that be nice?










    world boxing association

    world boxing council



    boxing news tips






    philly boxing history

    All contents copyright 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by Freitag Marketing Services, LLC.
    The information on this site cannot be reused without written permission.