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Brian "The Hawaiian Punch" Viloria beats Hernan "Tyson" Marquez Nov. 17
Comparative Table: Viloria vs Marquez
5' - 4"
5' - 2"
won 31 (KO 18), lost 3 (KO 1), draw 0
won 34 (KO 25), lost 2 (KO 1), draw 0
last 6 fights
5 wins, 1 loss
6 wins, 0 loss
Rounds 1 to 5
Viloria defeats Marquez to unite WBO-WBA 112 lbs flyweight titles
Boxing result on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Los Angeles Sports Arena:
- At the end of round 1 of their scheduled 12-round face-off, Viloria unleased a right hook bomb that dropped the Mexican.
- Marquez elected to fight from a distance as a result.
- In the 4th round, Viloria hurts Marquez again when he was trapped in the ropes.
- In the 5th round, Marquez alias “Tyson” held the upper hand momentarily as he unloaded heavy combos forcing the Filipino champ to the ropes, but Viloria bounced back and with a right hook dynamite exploded once again on the rampaging Marquez who found himself again in the canvass
- Marquez beat the mandatory 8- count and survived another scare in the exciting bout.
Rounds 6 to 9
- Realizing that he was tailing behind in the scorecards after the two knockdowns, Marquez hunted the slowing Viloria in rounds 6 through 9.
- The Mexican mounted charges as he scored with uppercuts and combinations on his backtracking adversary.
- But Viloria calmly withstood the pressure and maintained his resolved as he fought back giving his own throughout the fight.
In the 10th round, the Mexican warrior charged Viloria with all his might and successfully hurt him again with that onslaught, raining combinations on Viloria who hid behind his gloves to defend himself.
Flashing back the scene like in the 5th round, Viloria came back big again. This time a brutal left hook grenade hit Marquez’s face that sent the Mexican reeling back to the canvass.
Marquez stood once again before the mandatory count but his corner said enough is enough. Trainer Robert Garcia wisely threw in the towel to save his fighter from further harm. Referee David Mendoza stopped the fight at 1:01 for good.
Viloria wins over Marquez
Viloria retained his WBO flyweight belt with the victory and also added Marquez’s WBA belt to his collection. He was crowned 112 lbs unified division champ.
Congratulations to the 2 boxing fans who voted for Viloria as the winner.
Viloria's past boxing adventures
Viloria stops Romero in Round 9
- On May 12 as rescheduled not April 1, 2012 (Philippines) as originally planned, The 31-year old "Hawaiian Punch" Brian Viloria with a record of 30-3-0, 17 KOs will defend his WBO flyweight title against 36 years old Omar Niño Romero (30-4-2, 12 KOs) at the Ynares Sports Arena, Pasig City, Metro Manila.
- Results: Viloria-Romero III - In this third encounter, the Hawaiian Punch Brian Viloria showed his superiority as a fighter tonight in his bout with Omar Nino Romero, stopping the crafty Mexican at 2:07 of the 9th round to win for the first time in three fights against his rival.
- Bad Left Hook had it 77-74 at the time of stoppage, when Viloria hurt Romero on an uppercut, forcing Romero's corner to jump in and force referee Michael Ortega to stop the fight.
Brian Viloria to defend his WBO flyweight title in Manila Dec. 10 versus Giovani Segura
- According to RingTV.com, in Manila on December 10, 2011, Brian “The Hawaiian Punch” Viloria will show his utmost to defend his WBO flyweight crown versus top Mexican fighter Giovani Segura.
- This is Veloria’s first defense of the crown which he won from Julio Cesar “Pingo” Miranda in Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, Hawaii by unanimous decision in 12 rounds last July 16, 2011.
- Viloria (29-3, 16Kos) and Segura (28-1-1, 24 KOs) new each other’s strengths and weaknesses for they were former sparring partners.
- Segura is 29 years of age, 5’-4” and former junior flyweight champ was born in Altamirano, Guerrero, Mexico, but currently residing in Bell, California, USA.
- On the other hand, Viloria is 31 years of age, 5’-4” was born and residing in Waipahu, Hawaii, USA with Filipino blood.
- The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds at Ynares Sports Arena, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philiipines.
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“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”
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