Freddie Roach predicts that Jaime Munguía will knock out Canelo Álvarez: “It will give him problems” – La Opinion

Freddie Roach predicts that Jaime Munguía will knock out Canelo Álvarez: “It will give him problems” – La Opinion

Freddie Roach, coach of Jaime Munguía, predicted that the Tijuana native fighter will knock out Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez and will take the undisputed super middleweight championship from him when they meet on May 4 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

In statements to the media reported by Boxing News 24, Roach stated that Munguía has the perfect style that can give him problems to Canelo Álvarez, who – in his opinion – is already beginning his professional decline, and thus manage to defeat him.

“He is doing very well. He is a very good student and trains hard every day. He is. I love that fight. Yes, I do (I see Munguía knocking out Canelo),” said the famous American trainer.

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Jaime Munguía assures that he is ready to face Canelo Álvarez and snatch his undisputed 168-pound championship from him. Photo Courtesy: Cris Esqueda/Golden Boy Promotions.

“No, he’s been hurt before. It is not the most difficult style (for Canelo), but I know that his style will give him problems. We signed the contract a day before. That’s how much we wanted the fight. I think (Canelo) has faded a little bit, but we’ll find out (that)“he added.

According to the predictions of several sports experts, Canelo Álvarez He is the favorite to win for your experience, but they also agree that Jaime Munguía will give the Guadalajara 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 it does have an immediate revenge clause if the Tijuana native wins. It should be noted that the man from Guadalajara officially announced that Munguía would be his next rival after having resumed negotiations with the promoter Premier Boxing Champions (PBC).

This will be the first fight between Mexicans where the four belts are disputed. Furthermore, the last time the undisputed champion fought another Aztec rival was in 2017 when he defeated Julio César Chávez Jr. by unanimous decision.

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Canelo Álvarez will seek to defend his undisputed title against Jaime Munguía and demonstrate that he continues to be the face of boxing. Photo: John Locher/AP.

Jaime Munguía, 27, retained the super middleweight silver belt of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) after knocking out the English fighter in the eighth round. The Mexican has a record of 43 victories and 34 of them came via 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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