Waipahu’s Viloria to defend WBO/WBA Flyweight title Saturday in China

World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organization flyweight champion boxer Brian Viloria shadow boxes at the Wild Card Boxing Club for his upcoming bout against Juan Estrada, in Los Angeles, March 20, 2013. Viloria will face Estrada on April 6 in a flyweight championship bout at the Venetian Macao Resort in Macau. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organization flyweight champion boxer Brian Viloria shadow boxes at the Wild Card Boxing Club for his upcoming bout against Juan Estrada, in Los Angeles, March 20, 2013. Viloria will face Estrada on April 6 in a flyweight championship bout at the Venetian Macao Resort in Macau. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Riding a six fight win streak, Waipahu Native Brian Viloria (32-3 with 19 knocouts) will defend his unified WBO/WBA Flyweight titles Saturday against Juan Francisco Estrada (22-2, with 17 KOs) in the Main Card of Boxing’s effort to introduce the sport to the Chinese Market.

The fight card will go live Saturday in Macau at 6:30 a.m. ET, but will be televised on same-day tape delay on HBO2 at 8am HST on DIRECTV and 11am HST on Oceanic & Hawaiian Telcom, marking as Viloria’s debut on a major American Network (HBO/Showtime)

Viloria described his opponent to @inquirerdotnet on Twitter as a “high output type of guy.”

“He puts a lot of combinations, a lot of punches,” said Viloria. “He likes to throw uppercuts, likes to throw hooks.”

The Hawaiian Punch says he is eager to find out whether Estrada can take power punches to the body and chin.

“I don’t know if he takes great body shots, so I want to test that a little bit,” said Viloria. “I want to see his ability to absorb punches.

“I’m gonna adjust throughout the fight and see the best key to beat him. I think the best fighter does that all the time.”

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