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Sosa edges Segura in title eliminator

Updated: May 19, 2013, 2:19 AM ET
ESPNDeportes.com

ZITACUARO, Mexico -- Edgar Sosa stayed on the fast track to a title shot on Saturday night when he outpointed fellow Mexican Giovani Segura at the Plaza de Toros Eloy Cavazos to keep hope alive for a bout with flyweight titlist Akira Yaeshagi.

All three judges scored it for Sosa (115-112, 114-113 and 116-112), who recorded his sixth straight victory since a 2011 defeat against Pongsaklek Wonjongkam. The 33-year-old native of Mexico City improved to 49-7 with 29 KOs.

The fight, which ...

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