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Jaime Munguia Fights Gary O'Sullivan In Middleweight Debut

Jaime Munguia Fights Gary O'Sullivan In Middleweight Debut

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WBO Junior Middleweight Champion Jaime Munguia (34-0, 27 KOs) will be making his middleweight against Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan (30-3, 21 KOs) as Golden Boy Promotions look to kick-start the new year with an exciting battle on on Saturday, Jan. 11 at The Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. This fight will be streamed live exclusively on DAZN. .

Jaime Munguia was able to reach the highest levels at Junior Middleweight, knocking out Sadam Ali to win the WBO Junior Middleweight title and after that went on to defend it five times against Liam Smith, Brandon Cook, Takeshi Inoue, Dennis Hogan and Patrick Allotey and after that seems prepared to plunge into the deep waters of middleweight nurturing hopes of becoming a two division champion.

"I feel very happy to be starting the year 2020 with a great fight at a great place like San Antonio, Texas," said Jaime Munguia."I have fought in Houston, Texas before, where the people there treated me very well. I think that San Antonio won't be any different. We're going to deliver a great fight against a tough fighter in Gary O'Sullivan. He's great and he's strong, but we're going to come very well prepared. We plan to do an excellent job and make it very clear who is the best in the ring. Thank you to all, and we'll see you this January 11 in San Antonio, Texas!"
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O'Sullivan has been in the boxing game for a decade now and has been through every possible moment in the ring and stands a good person to introduce Munguia into the Middleweight division, having faced the likes of Antoine Douglas, Chris Eubank Jr. and Billy Joe Saunders.

"For me it's a dream come true to fight the undefeated champion of the world and the number one ranked fighter in the world," said Gary O'Sullivan. "It makes it even better that he's Mexican. I grew up watching the great Mexican champions and to get the opportunity to fight Jaime is an honor. I will leave no stone unturned in my preparation for this fight. I can't recall feeling more motivated by any other fight in my career thus far. I believe this fight will be a war that the fans will talk about for many years to come."

According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO, Munguia is developing fast into a star in boxing and O'Sullivan's experience will be very helpful while he gets acquainted with the middleweight environment.

"Golden Boy always likes to kick the year off with a bang, and January 11 will be no exception," said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy. "Jaime Munguia is developing into a big star in this sport, so we're happy that our strategic partnership with Zanfer Promotions has been able to continually deliver great fights featuring this young talent. At the same time, 'Spike' O'Sullivan is an exciting puncher with a lot of experience, so Munguia will have to come very well prepared with all that he's been learning under trainer Erik Morales. It also goes without saying that their styles are guaranteed to make for a fun fight for as long as it lasts."
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