Érik “Terrible” Morales I consider that Jaime Munguía you are ready to fight against Gennady Golovkin, but they are also open to facing other rivals in the middle division.
“I think it’s ready,” replied the Tijuana native in an interview with Fine Boxing. “However, it’s good that it didn’t happen, because a lot could have happened. That James I would have beaten Golovkin and he would have risen as a great fighter. It could have been that he had ended his career very early, without really giving him the time to mature and grow and develop. “
In 2018, the teams of GGG and the Mexican reached an agreement to face each other at 160 pounds. But the Nevada Athletic Commission prevented the combat on the grounds that James I was not experienced enough.
Since then he left the super welterweight category, where he was crowned world champion for the OMB, and went up to the halflings.
In his passage through 160 pounds he faced Gary O’Sullivan, Turean Johnson and Kamil Szeremeta, whom he has defeated by knockout.
“If it happens today, it would be nice and it would be great, if it can’t, because we also understand that Golovkin He has his plans already well defined, because he is already a full fighter ”, he added. Terrible. “It seems that he is already in the final stretch of his career because of his age, because we also understand them. It is valid. We will look for options, we will always try and try to fight with those who are presented to us ”.
Munguía’s progress with Terrible
Since mid-2019, Erik morales started working closely with Jaime Munguía. Both are from Tijuana and since then the boxer has progressed.
About, Terrible told how they have modified the style of James to make it a little more commercial.
“He is happy with what he is doing, with what he has advanced in terms of changing his style a little more commercial so that people are comfortable and he grows as a boxer,” he explained. “We’re doing pretty well. Obviously, it is a sport that always has to be advancing, growing, looking for something to improve and sometimes you improve many things and break down many other things ”.