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Eddie Hearn Eyes Jaime Munguia as a Strong Contender Against Canelo Alvarez

Eddie Hearn regards Jaime Munguia as a formidable opponent for Canelo Alvarez.

Promoter Eddie Hearn thinks that Jaime Munguia will be a tough opponent for Canelo Alvarez because of his youth and tenacity. The fight, which may occur on May 4th, is being contemplated for Canelo's Amazon Prime Video PPV debut. Hearn's curiosity in this fight has grown after Munguia's strong showing against John Ryder.

Eddie Hearn and Jaime Munguia in a deep conversation, symbolizing their collaborative efforts in shaping Munguia's boxing career and potential high-profile fights
Eddie Hearn and Jaime Munguia Discussing Future Boxing Endeavors

Munguia (43-0, 34 KOs) has already left a lasting impression on the boxing world at the age of just 27. His most recent triumph at the Footprint Centre in Phoenix, Arizona, by ninth-round TKO against John Ryder has cemented his status as one of the top contenders.

Jaime Munguia in the ring, showcasing his prowess and power as he secures a victory over John Ryder, underlining his dominance in the match.
Dominant Display: Jaime Munguia Triumphs Over John Ryder

While acknowledging Canelo's experience and better technical skill, Hearn emphasises Munguia's youth and perfect record as crucial elements that might level the playing field. "He's a young, new guy. Canelo has fought in a few conflicts, but he is no longer young and inexperienced. That seems like a competitive fight, in my opinion," Hearn told Fight Hub TV.


Hearn says that David Benavidez and Munguia are Canelo's two primary opponents in his upcoming match. Nonetheless, he thinks that with Munguia's passion and the novelty he offers the ring, a bout with him may be more profitable and competitive.

Jaime Munguia and Canelo Alvarez side by side, each exuding confidence and competitiveness, hinting at the anticipation of their potential bout.
Boxing Titans: Jaime Munguia and Canelo Alvarez Eye a Potential Showdown

Should the fight with Canelo fall through, Hearn would be open to setting up a match between Edgar Berlanga and Munguia. Berlanga, who is well-liked and powerful, particularly in New York, would be a formidable opponent for Munguia.


Hearn's analysis of these possible fights highlights the competitive aspect of boxing, where a fight's result may be greatly influenced by a fighter's age, heart, and technical proficiency. The boxing world is interested to watch what Munguia does next, whether it's facing Canelo or another elite contender like Berlanga, given his recent performance and potential.


How do you feel about Eddie Hearn's assessment of Jaime Munguia as Canelo Alvarez's competitive opponent? Do you believe that Munguia may have a tight fight because of his youth and heart? Tell us about your thoughts and predictions for these possible matches.


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