You wanted fireworks well you got what you asked for. There were a multitude of fans that concluded pre-bout that there was no way that this fight wouldn’t be anything outside of the firefight that was expected, and all of the boxes were checked for that distinction. It was 🇲🇽Jaime Munguia’s (38-0-0, 30KO) relentless onslaught of variety, combination punching and a revealed mean streak that kept him ahead of the curve, against 🇺🇸Gabriel Rosado (26-14-1, 15KO) who brought with him everything in the ring, and landed some serious leather, to the point where he split a portion of one of his gloves late in the bout. Continue reading “Jaime Munguia and Gabe Rosado Gave Fans in Anaheim Something to Remember – Relentless Munguia Outguns the Brave Rosado in a Fight of the Year Candidate”
The Mexico vs. Puerto Rico rivalry will never get old, and is undoubtedly a gift that keeps on giving to the sport. No matter the results, boxing always wins. Young former Super-Welterweight world titlist 🇲🇽Jaime Munguia (37-0-0, 30KO) has been taking the time to soak up the tutelage administered by his Trainer, and former legendary boxer 🇲🇽Erik Morales, and improvements have been visible in his technique, as he was one who won the majority of his bouts with size, physicality, and punching power going back 3 years ago. Continue reading “Middleweight Action Out in Anaheim – Rising Contender Jaime Munguia Set to Face Surging Gabriel Rosado”
By Tré Berry III🖊️
Saturday marked the inaugural match for 🇲🇽Jaime Munguia (35-0-0, 28KO👊) in the Middleweight division, who took on well respected Irish contender 🇮🇪Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan (30-4-0, 21KO👊) whom he battled with through the rounds and would take out by stoppage victory in the 11th to the delight of his fans in attendance at the Alamo-Dome in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading “Munguia Successful in Middleweight Debut, Stops O’Sullivan in the 11th Round to Keep his Plans Alive”
In what is slated to be his last appearance at 154 pounds, WBO Junior-Middleweight champion 🇲🇽Jaime Munguia (34-0-0, 27KO) broke down and stopped Ghana’s 🇬🇭Patrick Allotey (40-4, 30 KOs) in four rounds Saturday night at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. Continue reading “Munguia Rolls on for Presumably his Last Title Defense at 154”
By Tre Berry
Young WBO Super-Welterweight Champion Jaime Munguia (33-0-0, 26KO) survived a scare in Mexico last night from a motivated and hungry #1 challenger in Dennis ‘Hurricane’ Hogan (28-2-1, 7KO), and was awarded a dubious Majority Decision verdict over Hogan, keeping his world title belt to many’s dismay.
Most ringside observers and viewers at home believed that Hogan put in the work, and was very impressive down the stretch where he should have gotten the nod to become the new WBO Champion; Some even taking it as far as to call it a robbery via hometown decision while the beneficiary of promotional influence.
Hogan looked very good tonight with his footwork, and kept the younger unseasoned fighter off-balanced, something that Munguia wasn’t equipped to handle.
The first half of the fight was very even’ish, but the second half of the fight you really felt some separation occurring with Hogan effectively pressing the action and actually hurting the Champion multiple times.
You could see a serious sense of urgency coming from Munguia from the 9th round on, understanding that his homecoming may blow up in his face, and Hogan stayed consistent throughout. After hearing the fights verdict, Jaime was relieved to have gotten the decision, thinking that it may have been possibly ruled a draw in his own words. Naturally Hogan was gutted with the decision thinking that he did what it took to pull it off, and wants a re-match elsewhere to get what he felt was rightfully his with the type of performance he put forth last night.
SOME PERSPECTIVE – Jaime Munguia, since his upset victory over former Champion Sadam Ali had skipped a couple steps in his development and put himself in a situation where his skills haven’t caught up to the power yet, so as a young fighter, despite having a title belt to his chest, he’s learning on the job, and is very much a work in progress.
The problems that arose in this fight in my view is that Hogan was exploiting some of the same mistakes that Munguia has continuously been making, leaving me to wonder if his weaknesses are being addressed in training, and how receptive he is to critique.
If Hogan had any real punching power with the type of shots he was landing, he could’ve possibly taken Jaime out of there, so for Munguia and his camp, it’s time to get back to the drawing board, review the tape and try to make some adjustments to accelerate Jaime’s maturation to help him make a stand as not just a title-holder, but as a strong standing World Champion. Here are the punchstats, and scores to this fight.
Dennis Hogan = 123/493, 25% Landed.
Jaime Munguia = 122/671, 18% Landed.
Richard Levine = 114 – 114 For a DRAW
Rocky Young = 115 – 113 For JAIME MUNGUIA
Waleska Roldan = 116 – 112 For JAIME MUNGUIA
PROJECT COMBAT SCORECARDS
Tré Berry III = 116 – 112 For DENNIS HOGAN
Jon Uddin = 116 – 112 For DENNIS HOGAN