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Brian Viloria has sights set on pound for pound list

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Filipino-American Brian Viloria. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — With Omar Nino Romero behind, Brian Viloria is now looking forward to bigger fights ahead.

“Sunday was a great win for me. Finally I can close the chapter on the trilogy. Now I can look for better fights Tyson Marquez,” said WBO flyweight champion Brian Vloria during the PSA Forum at Shakey’s UN avenue Tuesday.

Viloria stopped Mexican rival Romero via TKO in the ninth round over the weekend before a frenzied crowd at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.

“I was very confident. I knew I was the better fighter. I was stronger and quicker. I’m a much better fighter than the first time we met.” Viloria said.

Next on Viloria’s radar is a unification bout with the hard-hitting WBA champion Marquez of Mexico.

“I’ll come back to training camp. We just need to continue to work hard in the gym,” added Viloria. “You don’t really want to take a long time off. [I will fight] possibly August of September.”

The 31-year-old Viloria also has his sights set on following the footsteps of countrymen Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire Jr. in cracking the top ten pound-for-pound list.

“This stage of my career, I’m glad to say that I’m still learning, still improving in my craft, still growing as a fighter and still coming into my own,” said Viloria.


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Tags: Boxing , Brian Viloria , Manny Pacquiao , Nonito Donaire Jr , Omar Niño Romero , Sports , Tyson Marquez

  • Diepor

    What is the meaning of pound for pound ?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Anthony-Jorge-Paule/100000381450693 Anthony Jorge Paule

    he deserves a spot at the p4p. He defeated segura which is ranked number 9 at p4p. his last 3 wins are impressive.

  • Gerald Soriano

    Glad to know that this guy game from Waipahu! He will putting Oahu on the map in no time.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    pound for pound loser? Hoy nanalo ka lang nung sunday yumabang ka nanaman…. palagi ka naman tabla or talo…… 

    manalo ka pa ng sunod sunod muna Susme

    • http://twitter.com/MYKSISON myk sison

       After winning against Pingo Meranda, Solis, Geovani Segura and Omar Brian deserved a spot on P4P.

    • jerry bryant

      utak talangka ka! deserving naman e bobo

    • sondo1968

       pound for pound loser?   hanep din naisip mo pa yun….. ganito ang kadalasan magsalita at mag-comment ang mga lampa…itong si NIGHT…maaring mataba na walang hanapbuhay itong taong ito kaya ganito magisip

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Anthony-Jorge-Paule/100000381450693 Anthony Jorge Paule

      dude si segura number 9 nung tinalo ni brian. si romero dating world champion. desrve po nya at least top 15.

    • lliam_S

      Is it arrogant to dream? Ikaw naman. may pangarap lang yung tao pinapatay mo pa.. Peace..



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