In the ring world champion Brian Viloria is called 'The Hawaiian Punch." He defends his WBC light flyweight title vs. former champion Jose Antonio Aguirre on Top Rank's big "Real Warriors" Pay-Per-View on Feb. 18 at The Aladdin Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.
Brian truely is an amazing athlete and person: Here are 10 things you may not know about him:
Brian plays the guitar, banjo and 14 other instruments.
He likes all kinds of music, from classical to Limp Bizkit, Hip-hop and underground.
Give him a piano, a microphone and he will play and sing.
Straight-A student in high school
Captain of his high school tennis team
He wrestled in high school
At the Wild Card gym, where he trains in Hollywood, the place stops when Brian "jumps rope" spectacuarly, much like Roberto Duran did so many years ago.
Favorite meal is Vietnamese Pho - noodles mixed with lots of herbs and vegetables.
Studied communications and film at Northern Michigan U. Brian was on headset and provided ringside commentary for Phillipine-based Solar at the Morales vs. Pacquiao mega fight.