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Giovani Segura makes his way into Mexico City with #TeamSegura to take on Estrada

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - The Altamirano, Guerrero native, Giovani Segura (32-3-1, 28 KO’s) made his way to Mexico City this Monday, on Labor Day leaving behind his family back home in the lovely city of Bell, CA. On September 6 Segura will be taking on Juan Francisco ‘Gallo’ Estrada (26-2, 19 KO’s) at La Arena Ciudad de Mexico, who is rated number 2 flyweight by Ring TV in an event promoted by Promociones Zanfer.  

TeamSegura, managed by Richard Mota, CEO of Azteca Promotions accompanies the team alongside trainers Clemente Medina and Rene Ordorica who also traveled this Monday.

Along with team Segura, travels Christian ‘Chimpa’ Gonzalez who has a perfect record (6-0, 6 KO’s), youth prospect of #teamazteca as he will also be featured as an undercard for the Estrada vs Segura main event.

“ForSegura this is the fight of his career as he shall be crowned world champion of both the WBA and WBO” said Richard Mota, team manager.

In a very relaxed and casual final press conference that took place this Wednesday in Mexico City between the media and the fighters, Segura promised to knock Estrada out and take both the World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organization titles that will el 'Gallo' will put of for grabs on Saturday at la Arena Ciudad de Mexico.

"I'm going to force him to fight and that is when I will pound him with my power and show everyone my outstanding physical condition. If I don’t knock him out before the first half of the fight, during the second I'll be better than him. From the sound of the bell in the first round I'm going out to knock him out "said Segura. "I have no reason to change (my style), people know I'm a “rock thrower”, but he will not be able to withstand me”.

Promociones Zanfer president, Fernando Beltran said that they are expecting at least 10 thousand fans for that evening that will also see in action Jackie Nava taking on Alicia Ashley for the super bantamweight World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Association (WBA) titles.