Viloria seeks title unification vs Japan's Igarashi
MANILA, Philippines – Even as he prepares for his title defense this April, world flyweight king Brian Viloria is already setting his sights on a possible title unification title bout against elite Japanese champion Toshiyuki Igarashi.
Viloria, the WBO/WBA flyweight champion, is longing to fight Igarashi and is even willing to invade the Japanese’s turf for a chance to challenge the champ.
“He's one the fights I've been looking for,” the “Hawaiian Punch” said in an interview with RingTV’s “Real Talk.”
However, the 32-year-old Filipino-American will first have to get past his challenger Juan Francisco Estrada this April 6.
The fight is scheduled to take place in Macau and will be aired locally by ABS-CBN.
“Hopefully everything goes well in this fight with Estrada,” said Viloria.
“I'd see if I could go to Japan for Igarashi and find a unification match there,” added the Hawaiian Punch.