The boxer Jaime Munguiawould be facing one of the most important fights in his career, to face the American champion at 160 pounds, Jermall Charlo.
Charlo was waiting weeks, next to his corner, to find out if he would face Saúl Canelo Álvarez, but the Mexican decided to take another route to continue his career in boxing, to collide with the light heavyweight
Dmitry Bivol in May.
Charlo needs a big fight
to continue advancing in his career, to expose his title, to make himself known in other territories and obviously a lawsuit that generates a large purse.
Jaime Munguía, possible rival of Charlo
ESPN noted that among the team of Munguia and Charlo, a conversation was generated to eventually fight in the summer. All the 160-pound champions have commitments and Charlo is still without a duel.
Munguía, after realizing
He accepted that he had many goals in mind, while his promoter, Óscar de la Hoya, stressed that they would go looking for a duel against Gennady Golovkin, but the Kazakh will fight in April against the Japanese Ryota Murata.
And then by September, as long as I beat the Japanese,
would face Canelo Álvarez
so it seems that there are no possibilities.
Another option to challenge for a world title is to enter an eliminator, but now that he has the option to face Charlo, the WBC monarch, it seems to be the right time.
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Is Jaime Munguía ready for a fight of this caliber?
Jaime Munguia He has the opportunity to face a star, a champion and surely on a big stage, and thinking that it could be in June or July he would have the time to set up a great camp and go with all the mentality and preparation.
The power and quality are not in question, but Munguía is still waiting for a quality step to be included in the list of the greats of the moment.