Jaime Munguía pelearía contra D'Mitrius Ballard en febrero, según su promotor

The return of Jaime Munguía It would be against the undefeated American D’Mitrius Ballard and they will do everything possible to make that fight in Mexico City, confirmed the promoter Fernando Beltran.

“First we will go with Ballard“, Confirmed Beltran in interview with LEFT PUNCH. “Jaime Munguía fight in February, we are going to go with an undefeated North American ”.

BallardBorn 28 years ago in Maryland, United States, he has a professional record of 22-0-1, 13 of his victories by way of knockout. This year he only made one fight, on November 13 against Paul Valenzuela, which he defeated by unanimous decision.

Ballard had already been a confirmed substitute rival of Munguía last April, after the original rival Maciej sulecki get injured. But nevertheless, Ballard He was also injured after being confirmed, and also fell as a rival of the Mexican.

A final eliminatory fight was expected with Carlos Adames to get a challenger to the middle title of the World Boxing Council. But nevertheless, Munguía I would fight first with the American and then the Dominican or himself Gennady Golovkin.

“After that fight we are going to value it,” said the head of Zanfer promotions. “We will assess if it is ready GGG or Adames“.

They want the Munguía vs Ballard fight to be in Mexico City

Fernando Beltran, who said during the WBC Convention that Munguía He would fight in February in Mexico City, he did not confirm. However, he revealed that they will do everything in their power to make it happen.

“We are doing everything possible,” he said. Beltran. “We want to (James Munguía vs Ballard) be in Mexico City ”.

The promoter stated that now in the middleweight division James it has felt very good. They are already waiting for an opportunity with a 160-pound champion, waiting for it to be Golovkin.

“We are proud of James and from its development, it changed divisions and has felt very strong ”, he commented. “We are waiting for the champions, who give us the opportunity. There was always talk of a fight with GGG but he decided better to go to Japan. Now I understand that your date was postponed (with Ryota murata). We are going to hope that he comes out with his arm raised because we would love to fight him ”.

Nor did he rule out Jermall charlo, middle champion of the CMB, but regardless of the name, he asserted that 2022 will be the year in which Munguía will win a new world title.

“Without a doubt it will be 2022, I can guarantee that,” he concluded Fernando Beltran. “Charlo It would also be one of the options, we would love to fight him ”.