Juan Estrada v Giovani Segura press conference quotes/photos
A contest that promises to be plenty of action and thrills, which will star as Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada and Giovani “Guerrero Azteca” Segura, alongside a high demand bout featuring the best female Mexican boxer of all time Jackie Nava, pitted against American Alicia Ashley, will be the star attractions of the boxing evening with which Zanfer open the patriotic month on Saturday, September 6, to be held in the majestic Arena Mexico and will be transmitted by the “House of Boxing “Azteca 7.
On Tuesday, in a busy press conference at the premises of TV Azteca Ajusco presidency in Mexico City, this great feature was unveiled in the presence of the World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman and Zanfer’s Fernando Beltran.
Estrada (26-2-0, 19 KOs) will put his WBA and WBO titles on the line against former flyweight champion Giovani Segura (32-2-1, 28 KOs), who in his last three fights, has knocked out Jonathan Gonzalez, Hernan Marquez and Felipe Saguero.
“I’m making a great preparation and I know I face a very dangerous opponent,” said Estrada. “I have to make a perfect fight and come in with the best condition of my career. We studied Segura and have our strategy to beat him.
“I have said that Segura throws up to 163 punches per round, but that’s not a problem. He has a problem and that is that I will connect with my punches so it will be difficult for him. I am in great shape and I’m ready for war and I will win against one of the best Mexican fighters of the moment.”
Meanwhile, Tijuana’s Nava (03/04/29, 13 KOs) is ready to put her WBA Super Bantamweight world championship up against Ashley.
“I have four weeks training behind me in Temoaya and I have been in excellent condition,” said Nava. I will need this great preparation because Ashley is a fighter with great technique and speed.”
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