Eddie Hearn warns that Canelo Álvarez’s age could work against him against Jaime Munguía – La Opinion

Eddie Hearn warns that Canelo Álvarez’s age could work against him against Jaime Munguía – La Opinion

Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Boxing promoter, warned that Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez’s age I could play against him against Jaime Munguía the longer the fight lasts this Saturday, May 4, and where they will compete for the undisputed super middleweight championship.

In statements collected by BoxingScene, Hearn expressed that The fight between the two is going to be very tough and he is confident that Canelo Álvarez will win by knockoutbut he believes that if the duel deepens, his extensive career in boxing could take its toll on the man from Guadalajara.

I think it is a very tough fight. I spoke with Canelo the other night; she really likes him. She said the training has gone fantastically well. Munguía is going to be all action, it is the first time in a long time that Canelo fights against a fighter who is young, undefeated and who is really going to impose it on him,” he said.

Canelo Álvarez has a long history in boxing and this could affect him in the fight. Photo: John Locher/AP.

“I think if the fight deepens, it will be interesting. When you get to Canelo’s age, sometimes the body can break down a little bit. But he is a brilliant fighter and I have a lot of confidence. I hope he wins by knockout”he added.

According to some of the predictions of sports experts, the man from Guadalajara He is the favorite to win for your experience, but they also agree that Munguía will give him a tough fight. Although others think that the Tijuana native could surprise on May 4 and knock out the champion of four weight divisions.

According to Fernando Beltrán, promoter of the challenger, the confrontation It does not have a rehydration clause, but yes immediate revenge if the Tijuana native wins. It should be noted that the man from Guadalajara officially announced that Munguía, who is coming off an excellent performance against John Ryder, would be his next rival after having resumed negotiations with the promoter Premier Boxing Champions (PBC).

In addition, this will be the first fight between Mexicans where the four belts are disputed. The last time the undisputed 168-pound champion fought another Aztec rival was in 2017 when he defeated Julio César Chávez Jr. by unanimous decision on the scorecards.

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Jaime Munguía believes he has the necessary skills to beat Canelo Álvarez. Photo Courtesy: Cris Esqueda/Golden Boy Promotions.

Jaime Munguía, 27, retained the super middleweight silver belt of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) after knocking out retired John Ryder in the eighth round. The Tijuana native has a record of 43 victories of which 34 of them came via the fast track.

For his part, Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, 33, showed that He is still at the top and increased his legacy in the sport after beating Jermell Charlo by unanimous decision. The undisputed 168-pound champion has a record of 60 wins (39 by knockout), two losses and two draws in his career.

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