Munguia vs. Kelly – LIVE Result
Via Mark Eisner: Jaime Munguia will take on Jimmy Kelly in a headliner tonight live on DAZN from the Honda Center, Anaheim, California. The fight will be a 165 lb weight class fight, and it will be interesting to see how both of them perform at slightly higher weights.
Munguia (39-0.31 KO) was the ideal opponent for him to showcase his talents as Kelly lacked the strength to put him at risk like some of the better opponents would, but he still tough enough to potentially win if undefeated the young star was out of his game.
Boxing News 24 will update live and results below of tonight’s action for the Munguia vs. Kelly:
- Young middle class Carlos Ocampo (34-1, 22 KOs) stopped traveling Vincent Rodriguez (40-11-1, 21 KOs) in the first round. The 26-year-old Ocampo knocked out Rodriguez with a shot into the midfield. The match was then paused at 2:06 of the first match.
- Light-weight Japhethlee Llamido (8-0, 3 KO) defeated Saul Hernandez (17-16-1, 12 KOs) by unanimous decision of six rounds. The scores are 60-54, 60-54 and 60-54.
- Young mid-tier prospects Jorge Estrada (3-0, 3 KO) stop Hassan Coleman (0-1) by knockout in the first round, dropping him with a hard shot into the midfield. Injury time is at 1:51 of the first half.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De Hoya is frustrated at his ability to get big fights for Munguia against WBC middleweight champions Jermall Charlo, Gennadiy Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez.
Charlo frankly let De La Hoya know on Friday that he has Do not care during his fight with Munguia when he answered his call with this message: “De La Hoya, kiss my a**!”
It’s clear that Jermall is waiting for a big payday/money showdown with undisputed super-middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez next year in September 2023, and he won’t set his perfect record. before a dangerous puncher like Munguia.
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The good news is that Munguia is on the threshold of a title with #2 with WBC and #1 WBO.
It seems De La Hoya prefers to let Munguia fight for the World Boxing Council belt because it’s a bigger fight for him than chasing the WBO belt that Demetrius Andrade holds.
“It will be an entertaining fight. I’ve known Kelly for a while,” said Golden Boy Promotion CEO Oscar De La Hoya. “He is a real person. He’s coming back from an incredible win, and I really feel it when you come from the UK overseas boxing ring.
“You have a chip on your shoulder. Whenever Jamie Munguia fights, it’s an action packed fight. It’s a great fight on paper, and once the bell rings, it’s going to be a fight.”
Kelly, 29, is on the verge of a career-best 10-round majority win over the previously undefeated Kanat Islam on Feb. 25. No one expected Kelly to come in and upset the apple cart with a win over Kanat. , but he’s shown that he can beat a guy with outstanding amateur pedigree.