The WBO Intercontinental middleweight champion, Mexican Jaime Munguía, will be defending his regional title against the experienced Puerto Rican Gabriel Rosado, in the stellar clash of a function that will take place this Saturday, at the Honda Center, in Anaheim, California.
The fight, which is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, will be televised on DAZN.
At the weigh-in ceremony on Friday, Jaime Munguía scored just 160 pounds, while Gabriel Rosado scored 159.4, for this duel agreed in the middleweight division, at 12 rounds.
Ranked as one of the best middleweight players in the world, Munguía (37-0, 30 knockouts) will have a huge challenge when he faces “King” Rosado.
Jaime is one of the fighters from Tijuana, BC who brings the most excitement in the ring, and is a potential superstar in the 160-pound division.
Munguía was already monarch at 154 pounds, where he made 5 defenses of the middleweight scepter, the 5 defenses were against Liam “Beefy” Smith, Brandon “Bad Boy” Cook, Takeshi Inoue, Dennis Hogan and Patrick Allotey.
Now Munguía plans to continue his undefeated journey with Hall of Fame Erik “Terrible” Morales, who is his coach and plans to take him to the top of 160 pounds, to prove that he is the best in his division.
In the case of Rosado, he will enter this fight with a record of 26-13-1, with 15 knockouts. In his last fight last June, he knocked out Bektemir Melikuziev in three rounds, setting himself up for more important fights like this Saturday against Munguía.