“It would be an honor,” Jaime Munguía insists that he will look for Gennady Golovkin

Jaime Munguía y Gennady Golovkin

Jaime Munguía would be honored to face Gennady Golovkin, in search of the IBF middle belt, despite acknowledging that GGG it is far from what was his best version.

“For one reason or another, unfortunately the fight with Golovkin. I don’t really feel desperate for it to happen, ”he commented. Munguía to BoxingScene.com. “We know that he is no longer the same now at 39, but I have great respect for him. He is a great boxer and you always have to be cautious in fights with him ”.

MunguíaThe 24-year-old remains undefeated in his career with 36 victories, 29 of them on the fast track. The Tijuana native jumped into the ring for the last time in October 2020 to easily impose himself on Turean Johnson for the WBO Intercontinental Middleweight Title.

On the other hand, Gennady Golovkin he was only defeated by Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez in 2018, thus recording his only decline in 43 fights as a professional. After losing to the Mexican, he recovered by winning his two matches in 2019 against Steve Rolls Y Sergey Derevyachenko. Finally, in 2020 he beat Kamil Szeremeta to successfully defend his belt.

The Mexican boxer is comfortable in the 160-pound division and does not plan to move up in the category for now. Munguía He focuses all his aspirations on conquering any of the scepters against the strong cards of the middlemen.

“I see very positive things in this division. I think I have a great future here, “said the Tijuana native. “There are very good fighters and great opponents. I would like to go for a world championship this year or the next, but in the end it is about going forward ”.

The same way, Munguía He concluded by commenting that at his age he only has to go forward to continue gaining experience in professional boxing to find the best fights.

“In boxing you never stop learning. Every training and every fight is a new experience ”, he mentioned. “It’s about continuing to learn. I am still very young and can only keep getting better. That gives me the confidence to get to the next fight better. “

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