Former WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia is getting his long-awaited step-up battle in opposition to Sergiy ‘The Technician’ Derevyanchenko on June tenth on the Toyota Middle in Ontario, California. DAZN will stream the Munguia vs. Derevyanchenko occasion dwell, beginning at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT.
Derevyanchenko comes into this battle with a giant benefit in expertise over Munguia. It’ll be fascinating to see if he can use that to win in opposition to the a lot youthful fighter.
Munguia might want to present much more means to win this battle in opposition to Derevyhanchenko from what we’ve seen in opposition to him in his latest contests in opposition to Gonzalo Gaston Coria, Jimmy Kelly, Gabe Rosado, Kamil Szeremeta, Gary O’Sullivan, and Tureano Johnson.
MUNGUIA VS. DEREVYANCHENKO START TIME
- Date: Saturday, June 10
- Time: 8 p.m. ET / 1 a.m. BST
- Important occasion ringwalks (approx): 11 p.m. ET / 4 a.m. BST
- The battle will happen on the Toyota Area in Ontario, California.
- The card will stream dwell on DAZN in over 200 nations throughout the globe
- The principle card begins at 8 p.m. ET / 1 a.m. BST with the primary occasion ringwalks scheduled for 11 p.m. ET / 4 a.m. BST. These timings may change because of the size of the undercard fights.
If Derevyanchenko can recapture the shape he confirmed in his fights in opposition to Danny Jacobs and Gennadiy Golovkin, Munguia may very well be in for an extended evening on June tenth. Derevyanchenko fought nicely sufficient to deserve wins over each fighters however, sadly, got here up brief.
Derevyanchenko is from Ukraine and competed within the 2008 Olympics. He turned professional in 2014 and has been on the receiving finish of questionable choices in his hardest bouts.
Followers really feel that Munguia has been introduced alongside too slowly throughout his profession, matched in opposition to beatable opposition, and never put in with the kind of opposition that may have probably turned him right into a star.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya says a win for the 26-year-old Munguia over the 37-year-old Munguia will put him able to problem for a world title.
Nonetheless, Munguia has been able to problem for a world title for the final two years. Nonetheless, he retains turning them down, rejecting fights in opposition to former WBO champion Demetrius Andrade and Janibek Alimkhanuly.
Just lately, Munguia needed to problem Gennadiy Golovkin for his IBF & WBA titles, however he vacated each belts.
Derevyanchenko has fought Jermall Charlo, Danny Jacobs, Gennady Golovkin, Carlos Adames, and Jack Culcy.
Munguia (41-0, 33 KOs) had been talked about as a potential problem to WBA gentle heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol, however it seems that his administration has opted to tackle somebody his dimension in Derevyanchenko (14-4, 10 KOs). It’s simply as nicely as a result of Munguia would have been up in opposition to in combating Bivol, who seems like a machine proper now.
“For years, Derevyanchenko has gone life and dying with the division’s high middleweights and has all the time reached the ultimate bell,” mentioned Oscar De La Hoya, CEO and Chairman of Golden Boy Promotions. “Ought to Jaime get previous him, and I imagine he’ll. He’s instantly in place for a world title shot.”
“We’re very excited to face an awesome rival like Sergiy Derevyanchenko,” mentioned Zanfer Boxing President Fernando Beltran. “Jaime is a fighter that by no means stops coaching and is trying to be one of the best. This battle isn’t any exception. We’re assured that we are going to depart the ring with our arms excessive within the air.”
MUNGUIA – DEREVYANCHENKO FIGHT CARD
- Jaime Munguia vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko; Tremendous middleweight
- Shane Mosley Jr. vs. D’Mitrius Ballard; Middleweight
- Mariana Juarez vs. Mayeli Flores; Ladies’s tremendous bantamweight
- Ricardo Saddoval vs. Rocco Santomauro; Flyweight
- Jorge Chavez vs. Christian Lorenzo; Tremendous featherweight
- Anthony Saldivar vs. Jerome Clayton; Mild middleweight