Jaime Munguía He will return to Mexico City and will do so in his fight against the Ukrainian Sergey Derevyanchenko, confirmed the president of Zanfer promotions, Fernando Beltran.
“Munguía he goes with Derevyanchenko and I’m going to do it in Mexico City ”, confirmed Beltrán in an interview with LEFT PUNCH. “It will be at the end of February.”
Beltran, who was at the gala dinner of the 59th Annual Convention of the World Boxing Council (WBC), was satisfied that Munguía they will order him a final elimination against the Ukrainian in the middleweight division.
Derevyanchenko has a fight on December 5 with Carlos Adames at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The CMB ordered that Munguía face the winner of that match.
Of win Derevyanchenko his fight with Adames, would face Munguía almost three months later. The promoter is confident that the Tijuana native will come out with the victory and then fight for the middle world title against Jermall charlo.
Munguía is not limited to the WBC title
“After that fight it would have to be the world title fight,” confirmed the promoter. “We have had a particular interest in the green and gold belt, I do not rule out going for another body.”
Above all, because on December 29 Gennady Golovkin and Ryota murata will contest the scepters of the 160 pounds of the AMB and of the FIB. I would not rule out a fight with the winner of that duel for the Mexican.
“Honestly, the fights you go after are the interesting ones,” he added. “I respect organizations a lot, but if people want to see James with Golovkin or Murata I would consider it. I do not rule”.
Beltrán gives news of his other fighters
For José “Chon” Zepeda, mandatory challenger for the superlight scepter of the CMB, said the champion Josh taylor fight in February. Therefore they would seek an interim title for the Mexican before going for the absolute title.
“In February he fights Taylor and there would be an opportunity to make an interim title, “he added. “I do not like that they are inactive, you have to look for activity.”
Finally, wait for the fight between Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada and Román “Chocolatito” González be confirmed soon for January.
Also in January, it could reappear Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt, already in light weight.
Beltran added that they will seek a big comeback for Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete with a unification or fight with Oscar Valdez.
TO Elwin soto, they will seek a revenge with the Pump Gonzalez, after he lost the world light flyweight championship on October 16 OMB against the Puerto Rican.