The event will be closed off to the public to follow California's state restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Check your inbox or spam folder to confirm your subscription. I didn’t see another option other than moving up in weight,” he said. Divisional rankings -- The top 10 fighters per division, WBA-IBF champ Taylor demolishes Khongsong. MMA, boxing and wrestling are all facing a major issue: a cracked combat sports pipeline. That’s not who he is. 'You can't find him', A father's touch: The relentless regimen of Vasyl Lomachenko. Real or not: The latest on crossover fights featuring McGregor, Mayweather, Pacquiao and Khabib. "He's tough, charismatic and has the physique to win world titles at middleweight and super middleweight after a successful reign at 154. He doesn’t tear down his opponents. Join our newsletter to get info about latest events and deals! “He has a lot of experience, in the amateurs – in the Olympics – and as a pro. Jaime Munguia is on schedule for a busy year, making the third defense of his WBO junior middleweight title since winning it less than a year ago in May of 2018. Boxing debate: Who's next for Tyson Fury, if not Deontay Wilder? "I hope to deliver excitement and entertainment to the fans as the world slowly makes its way back to normalcy. Munguia (35-0, 28 KOs), 23, will be making his second appearance as a middleweight after stopping Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan in Round 11 in January. “Is he overrated? Real or not: The latest on crossover fights featuring McGregor, Mayweather, Pacquiao and Khabib. Munguia was pressed on one potential factor in the Hogan fight, his second to last at 154: weight. Munguia (35-0, 28 KOs), 23, will be making his second appearance as a middleweight after stopping Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan in Round 11 in January. "The setbacks I've had in my career have only made me stronger. "He's tough, charismatic and has the physique to win world titles at middleweight and super middleweight after a successful reign at 154. He wants to become a champion in a second division and gain the popularity of such Mexican heroes as his mentor, Morales. (126 lbs) vs Xu Can?? Former WBO champ Munguia to fight Johnson, 'Now I got to clean up your mess': How a father's words sparked the Lomachenko-Lopez feud, Franco-Moloney rematch added to Nov. 14 card, Fury's next fight won't be vs. Wilder, Arum says, Trainer test positive, Marshall-Rankin fight off, Williams KO's Robinson, sets up title shot, Navarrete beats Villa for WBO featherweight title, Boxer DeAndre Ware gets key to city from Toledo, Spence-Garcia moved to Dec. 5, AT&T Stadium, What's it like to fight Vasiliy Lomachenko? Let’s go back to his break-through victory over Ali. The event will be closed off to the public to follow California's state restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. "I'm excited about the opportunity to fight Jaime Munguia," Johnson said. His next opponent thinks so. MMA, boxing and wrestling are all facing a major issue: a cracked combat sports pipeline. Former WBO junior middleweight titlist Jaime Munguia will face Tureano Johnson on Oct. 30 at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, according to Golden Boy Promotions. [1] He held the WBO junior middleweight title from 2018 to 2019. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. As of September 2019, he is ranked as the world’s best active junior middleweight by BoxRec, fifth by The Ring magazine and seventh by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. Rojas weighed 126 while Can weighed 125.6. @jaimemunguia15 (153.2 lbs) vs Takeshi Inoue (153.6 lbs) #MunguiaInoue LIVE ?? Jaime Munguia is moving to a new weight class, and he quickly could get put to the test to determine whether he’s truly an elite fighter and the next potential Mexican superstar. Will Taylor-Ramirez finally happen? Luis Nery wins title, John Riel Casimero shines in TKO victory, Josh Taylor's incredible path to the top includes a near-death experience and a few motorcycle crashes. And, indeed, he acknowledged that making weight had become a chore. The 12-round fight is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Zanfer Promotions and Teiken Promotions and headlines a card that will be streamed live on DAZN, beginning at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. Can Tyson KO Jones? Ortiz weighed 142 pounds while Valdez was 143.6 pounds. Munguia is a tough, undefeated fighter, but I will hand him his first defeat as I pursue my quest to be the middleweight champion of the world.". Jaime Munguia Results. Is Fury-Wilder 3 really doomed? How does new featherweight titlist Emanuel Navarrete stack up against the best in the division? Divisional rankings -- The top 10 fighters per division, WBA-IBF champ Taylor demolishes Khongsong. “I was working too hard to make 154. Will Lopez beat Lomachenko? The 24-year-old Mexican burst on the scene by demolishing Sadam Ali in four rounds to win a major 154-pound title in May 2018 and successfully defended five times before moving up to 160, building a reputation as a physically imposing young fighter in the process. Ringside Seat: Charlo brothers highlight a week loaded with intriguing fights, Warren: Lack of crowd could hinder Taylor. 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Munguia was asked about the Hogan fight and didn’t try to come up with “reasons” for what happened. "However, Tureano Johnson is coming off an impressive knockout win against Jason Quigley in which he handed him his first loss, something he wants to do against Munguia as well. Munguía turned professional in 2013 and compiled a record of 28-0 before challenging and beating American Sadam Ali for the WBO junior middleweight title. The then-21-year-old – a kid by boxing’s standards – celebrated the realization of a childhood dream but quickly went back to work. However, he’s coming off an impressive ninth-round stoppage of previously unbeaten Jason Quigley in July of last year. Nah. ? Alberto Melian (3-0, 2 KOs): 121.4 pounds, Emmanuel Valadez (5-6, 4 KOs): 139.6 pounds. The fight in San Antonio, Texas is expected to start around 5am Irish time. "Jaime Munguia has all the qualities to become Mexico's biggest boxing superstar," said Oscar De La Hoya, the founder of Golden Boy Promotions, which is promoting the event. And he has to beat Johnson to take the next step in that direction. "I hope to deliver excitement and entertainment to the fans as the world slowly makes its way back to normalcy. Video: Mannix and Mora: Did Tyson Fury make the right move? Tureano Johnson, who Munguia is scheduled to face on Oct. 30 at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif., left little doubt about his assessment of his young opponent when speaking to Boxing Junkie recently. Bivol wants it, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Herd immunity strategy endorsed by White House a 'ridiculous' way to stop COVID, say scientists — it will just kill people, Fast Food May Be Your Only Dining Out Option Left, Experts Warn. Jaime Munguia poised to make statement at middleweight. “Xu Can is a great fighter and I was very happy to have another opportunity to defend my title.” said Rojas at the media workout earlier this week. Former WBO champ Munguia to fight Johnson, 'Now I got to clean up your mess': How a father's words sparked the Lomachenko-Lopez feud, Franco-Moloney rematch added to Nov. 14 card, Fury's next fight won't be vs. Wilder, Arum says, Trainer test positive, Marshall-Rankin fight off, Williams KO's Robinson, sets up title shot, Navarrete beats Villa for WBO featherweight title, Boxer DeAndre Ware gets key to city from Toledo, Spence-Garcia moved to Dec. 5, AT&T Stadium, What's it like to fight Vasiliy Lomachenko? Now we’re here and we’re still working.”, Manny Pacquiao vs. Conor McGregor a step closer to reality, Fight Week: All eyes on Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Teofimo Lopez, Lewis Ritson: 'I'll be too much for Miguel (Vazquez)', Tyson Fury says he has 'moved on' from third fight with Deontay Wilder, Dmitry Bivol vs. Artur Beterbiev? Who has the edge in Taylor-Ramirez? © 2020 RING TV LIVE. WBO Junior Middleweight title is on the line tomorrow night! It was time to move up. "It's a great honor to be returning during these tough times," said Munguia, who won the 154-pound title in 2018 against Sadam Ali and defended it five times before moving up in weight. In his most recent bout in July 2019, Johnson stopped the previously undefeated Jason Quigley in the ninth round. Will Lopez beat Lomachenko? Is this the right fight for both? "The setbacks I've had in my career have only made me stronger. He made his middleweight debut against Gary O’Sullivan this past January, his second fight with new trainer and fellow Tijuana resident Erik Morales. Who has the edge in Taylor-Ramirez? By: Boxing Junkie Staff, Heavyweight titleholder Tyson Fury, frustrated by delays in his third fight with Deontay Wilder, told The Athletic that he has “moved on.” The fight was originally scheduled for July 18 but was postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic and Wilder’s claim that he (…).