Zanfer executive says that the fight between Canelo Álvarez and Jaime Munguía is 95% complete – La Opinion

Zanfer executive says that the fight between Canelo Álvarez and Jaime Munguía is 95% complete – La Opinion

Guillermo Brito, operational director at the Zanfer promoter, expressed that the agreement for the fight between Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez and Jaime Munguía It is 95% complete and they are just waiting for signatures to officially announce it.

In an interview with Izquierdazo, Brito He commented that the last details have already been defined and revealed that the confrontation between Munguía and Canelo Álvarez will be broadcast on two platforms simultaneously, DAZN and Amazon Prime.

Until yesterday we were already at 95 percent to close the fight. Practically the last details are already defined, we only need to discuss two or three things that would be missing. It cannot be made official until the agreement is signed, that is why we wait, and the only thing missing is the signatures. Once that is resolved, it will be announced that the date is May 4, Canelo against Munguía,” he said.

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Canelo Álvarez will once again defend his undisputed 168-pound championship against Jaime Munguía. Photo: Steve Marcus/AP.

“The most important thing, such as emoluments, distributions, tickets, gloves, everything has already been corrected, the only thing left is for both parties to review it and for them to sign the agreement. Everything is ready, but all you have to do is sign the signature. I know that there are going to be two platforms that are going to broadcast the fight. That helps a lot for your sales project. A large number of sales are expected by having it in two alternatives,” he indicated.

Recently Canelo Álvarez and Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) They resumed negotiations after not having separated after some differences and, as reported by Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated, there is already an agreement to face Jaime Munguía on May 4 in Las Vegas.

According to previous reports, the man from Guadalajara wanted Jermall Charlo and Munguía in May and September, respectively, but the promoter did not want the duel with the American middleweight monarch because it would not generate good numbers. Then, PBC offered him a fight with the Tijuana native first and then with David Benavídez, but The undisputed 168-pound champion objected and decided to look for other options in the market, but ended up returning.

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Jaime Munguía is the favorite to face Canelo Álvarez on May 4 in his return to action. Photo Courtesy: Cris Esqueda/Golden Boy Promotions.

It should be noted that after widely dominating the retired John Ryder and beating him by technical knockout in the ninth round after the Englishman’s corner threw in the towel, Jaime Munguía became a possible opponent for Canelo Álvarez. After his great victory, the Mexican challenged the undisputed super middleweight champion and is now close to facing him.

Jaime Munguía, 26, 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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