Jaime Munguia Closes Out 2022 With
Knockout Victory Over Gonzalo Coria
Closing 2022 with one last fight, Jaime Munguia (41-0, 33
KOs) secured a third-round, knockout victory against
Argentina’s Gonzalo “El Mago” Coria (21-6, 8 KOs). Coria was
dropped in the second round, but managed to get back up only
to hit the mat again at 2:32 in the third round during the
scheduled 10-round middleweight fight. The event took place
at Arena Astros and was broadcast worldwide on DAZN and on
TV Azteca in Mexico.
"Thank you to Guadalajara for showing up to this event,"
said Jaime Munguia. "This year we couldn't do Charlo, but
hopefully we can do it next year. But I also know that
Gennadiy Golovkin has no compromises, and isn't signed with
anyone. We really want to make that fight happen in May.
Golovkin - see you in 2023!"
Also on the card representing Golden Boy Promotions,
featherweight prospect of Vancouver, Canada, Victor "El
Tornado" Morales (17-0-1, 8 KOs) improved his record with a
split-decision win in a scheduled 8-round bout that went the
distance facing Guadalajara's Diuhl Olguin (15-27-5, 10
"We did what we had to do to secure the victory,” said
Victor Morales. “I hope that I can start elevating the level
of opponents next.”