Julio César Chávez Jr. says that “it’s going to be difficult”, but he wants Jaime Munguía to beat Canelo – La Opinion

Julio César Chávez Jr. says that “it’s going to be difficult”, but he wants Jaime Munguía to beat Canelo – La Opinion

Julio César Chávez Jr., last Mexican rival of Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, expressed that the fight is going to be difficult, but he wants Jaime Munguía I beat the Guadalajara on May 4 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

In a video published on the Boxeo Inmortales account and that was taken from the Instagram stories of the son of the Mexican Grand Champion, Chávez Jr. assured that Munguía He is a good boxer and I would have bet on him if he had one more fight. before accepting the duel with Canelo Álvarez, but he believes he has a chance to come out with his arm raised because he has Freddie Roach in his corner.

“That nose (Munguía) is another fart. For me, he is the boxer that I like the most and It’s going to be difficult for her to win, that’s why Canelo grabbed her. But I hope God willing and he wins, it suits boxing and it suits everyone,” he said.

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Jaime Munguía has the opportunity to face Canelo Álvarez and be crowned the new 168-pound monarch. Photo Courtesy: Cris Esqueda/Golden Boy Promotions.

“That nose is another fart, he is very humble, he is a good boxer. If I had fought one more fight I would put my money in Munguía. But with Freddie Roach in the corner there are always possibilities,” he added.

According to the predictions of several sports experts, Canelo Álvarez He is the favorite to win due to his experience, but they also agree that Jaime Munguía will give the Guadalajara a tough fight and that he could surprise. According to Fernando Beltrán, promoter of the challenger, the confrontation does not have a rehydration clause, but it does have an immediate revenge clause if the Tijuana native wins.

It should be noted that last Friday the man from Guadalajara officially announced that Munguía would be his next rival after having resumed negotiations with Premier Boxing Champions (PBC). This fight will be the first between Mexicans where the four belts are disputed. The last time the four-division champion fought another Aztec rival was in 2017 when he defeated Julio César Chávez Jr.

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Canelo Álvarez will defend his undisputed title on May 4 against Jaime Munguía in Las Vegas in a Mexican duel. Photo: John Locher/Ap.

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.

For his part, 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.

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