|Brian Viloria of the U.S. (R) lands a punch on Julio Cesar Miranda of Mexico in the 10th round at the Neil Blaisdell Center during the Island Assault 2 Boxing event for the WBO Flyweight Title in Honolulu, Hawaii July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry
Honolulu, HI - Brian Viloria earned a 12-round unanimous decision on Saturday to dethrone WBO flyweight champion Julio Cesar Miranda.
Viloria (29-3), the former IBF and WBC light flyweight world champ, received scores of 98-91, 96-93, 97-93 at the Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, HI.
Miranda (35-6-1) was making his fourth title defense.