Jaime Munguia and Sergiy Derevyanchenko could also be overshadowed on Saturday night time, however the two shall be in a pivotal primary occasion on DAZN from Ontario, Calif.
Munguia (41-0, 33 KO) shall be taking what appears on paper his hardest take a look at in years towards Derevyanchenko (14-4, 10 KO), a veteran who has fought at prime stage and stays technically sound and
“This struggle is an efficient struggle for us and for the followers. No doubt, he is a good rival to measure myself towards and know the place I’m at within the division,” Munguia mentioned at Thursday’s remaining press convention.
“No doubt, that is the hardest struggle of my profession. This shall be an excellent struggle, an excellent struggle. I skilled actually onerous for this occasion, and this struggle shall be thrilling with many punches. Arriba Mexico!”
Derevyanchenko echoed his opponent’s sentiments.
“I took this struggle as a result of Munguia is a tricky fighter. I needed this struggle. It’s a tricky struggle. I wish to struggle powerful fighters,” he mentioned.
“I don’t worry about Munguia or his crew overlooking me. That could be a downside for Munguia and his crew; that’s their downside, not mine. I’m targeted on the struggle, so on Saturday, we are going to see.”
Shane Mosley Jr
“D’Mitrius Ballard is a wonderful opponent. He’s his solely loss was to the person on the left of me, Jaime Munguia. So he’s an excellent fighter. I’m prepared to indicate my abilities and present what I’ve improved on, and present that I’m on my technique to being a middleweight champion. I’m not saying I wish to be, I’m saying I’m going to be the middleweight champion. The arrogance begins right here (pointing to his head). If [I] don’t imagine it, who else is gonna imagine so, I imagine it. I shall be a middleweight champion of the world.”
“I believe preventing towards Shane Mosley Jr is an ideal alternative for me coming after my first defeat towards Jaime a yr in the past. He’s coming off back-to-back wins, spectacular wins, and I really feel prefer it’s an ideal alternative for me to get my identify again within the middleweight contender checklist and proceed my desires and aspirations of turning into a world champion.”