Jaime Munguia and Gonzalo Gaston Coria weighed in efficiently on Friday for his or her middleweight foremost occasion struggle this Saturday, November nineteenth, on the Enviornment Astros in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Former WBO 154lb champion Munguia (40-0, 32 KOs) weighed in at 159.8 lbs, and his opponent 26-year-old Coria (21-5, 8 KOs) weighed in at 159.4 lbs for his or her 10 spherical struggle live on DAZN at 5:00 p.m. ET/ 7:00 p.m. PT.
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Jaime Munguia 159.8 vs. Gonzalo Gaston Coria 159.4
Argi Cortez 114.6 vs. Erik López 114.5
Diego Torres 138.9 vs. Hector Morales 138.9
Benito Sanchez 130 vs. Jose Garcia 122.8
Rafael Espinoza 128.3 vs. Orlando García 131.2
Munguia, 26, says he’ll be able to problem for a world title at middleweight subsequent yr, and we’ll see if his promoters at Golden Boy Promotions will get him a struggle with Gennadiy Golovkin or Jermall Charlo. These are the champions Munguia desires in 2023.
Coria has blended it with Janibek Alimkhanuly in 2020, shedding by a second spherical knockout.
“It’s a nice honor for me to be represented by these individuals. It was a giant duty,” mentioned Jaime Munguia to DAZN. “I’ve to present it lots of need and maintain working.
“I believe I’ve the talents, and with arduous work and dedication, I’ll get the place I wish to be.”
“We’re totally different, however once I communicate with him, I inform him, ‘I used to be a world champion,” mentioned Erik Morales, the top coach for Munguia. “I gained many belts in numerous divisions. I already made my story.
“Assist me construct yours. Give me permission that will help you construct your story as a result of what you do and your triumphs may also play an element in my triumphs.
“I’m in one other stage of my life and my triumph. Let me make it easier to. I don’t have any drawback. What I’ve already carried out is already there. No one goes to erase it.
“Give me permission that will help you to realize your personal story that’s larger than mine. Nothing occurred; it’s nice.”
“Being one of many figures which were pushing the brand new era, like Jaime, Pitbull, Zepeda, and a number of other others who’ve been pushing arduous,” mentioned coach Fernando Rodriguez.
“I imagine, with out worry of being flawed, that the elite boxer will arrive, and is Jaime’s second. He’s going to go greater to position Canelo Alvarez, who proper now’s the best celebrity in Mexican boxing and world boxing. I believe he [Munguia] is one step away from attaining that.”
“Jaime has been very affected person. He has labored step-by-step doing what he has to do, not stopping coaching, taking good care of himself, preparing, and making ready himself to be higher,” mentioned Morales.
“So, I wouldn’t assume why he couldn’t be higher.”
“Due to the individuals who have made this attainable, to my promoters for the second time to be returning to Mexico,” mentioned Munguia.
“It’s an honor for me to be preventing for the second time this yr, and we’re going to work very arduous to get to Guadalajara and proceed placing the identify of Mexico on excessive,” mentioned Munguia.