Viloria wins WBO flyweight title

Brian Viloria of the U.S. (R) lands a punch on Julio Cesar Miranda of Mexico in the 10th round at...

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

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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.


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