Jaime Munguia (31-0, 26 KOs) will headline the first Golden Boy Promotions event on DAZN in 2019 because he defends his WBO Junior Middleweight World Title against Japanese contender Takeshi Inoue (13-0-1, 7 KOs) in a 12-round struggle. The actions will occur on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas and will also be streamed live on DAZN — that is just $9.99 per month following a week-long complimentary trial.
“Our new partnership with DAZN is revolutionary in this new era of sports and boxing streaming; fans subscribed to DAZN will constantly become high level actions at a single affordable price,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. “Jaime Munguia’s stock rose because he headlined a number of those cards last year, because he is likely a very busy 2019 on DAZN also he will just develop into a much bigger star. Because we continue to create another generation of event fighters, this event will also showcase some of the talent. ”
Munguia is a champion of Tijuana, Mexico who uttered to the highest amounts of the division. Munguia then defeated Liam “Beefy” Smith via 12-round hasty conclusion in July and completed an amazing year with a third-round knock out conquer Brandon “Bad Boy” Cook in the co-main event of Canelo vs. g gg 2. By protecting his name for a third time in 18, munguia will embark on.
“I’m thankful and happy with how my career went in 2018, however I’m hungrier and more enthused than ever,” said Jaime Munguia. “I would like to prove myself. Takeshi Inoue is a warrior. Japanese fighters leave every thing in the ring, also Inoue is no exclusion. Mine will be complemented by his style and certainly will make for a terrific fight. I am going to wear a show for many of my fans and many thanks for all of your service. ”
Inoue is a native of Japan who can make his introduction in the United States in just his second struggle outside of his native country. Inoue is ranked No. 3 by the WBO and is coming off a unanimous decision win against former regional title-holder Yuki Nonaka.
“I am very happy to have the ability to struggle for a domain name. It’s a dream come true,&rdquo . “I’ve experience and I am excited and convinced I will win this struggle. Munguia is a fighter with endurance hands and technique. To prepare to get a fighter such as this, I’ve trained in thickness on technique and endurance and hard. Hard rounds have been spared by me that I am going to have the ability to win even if it goes to a choice. I am focused and exceptionally motivated. Boxing fans can expect a fight. ”
“This Jan. 26, Jaime Munguia will again put to a display of skill and power contrary to Japanese warrior Takeshi Inoue in a struggle between undefeated boxers,” said Fernando Beltran, CEO of both Zanfer Promotions. “to really have a fighter of Jaime Munguia’s grade is actually a breath of oxygen to get the entire world of boxing. He’s ready to be recognized as the super welterweight in the world also to defeat anybody in his way. It’s a honour for Zanfer to own a strategic alliance to keep to build Jaime’therefore career. It will be a memorable person, also I invite everyone to watch him. ”
In the co-main occasion, Jesus Rojas (26-2-2, 19 KOs) of Caguas, Puerto Rico will defend his WBA Featherweight World Championship contrary to Chinese contender Xu May (10-0, 1 KO) in a 12-round clash.
The undercard for this particular event will feature several fighters out of the Golden Boy Promotions stable, for example three fighters who telephone Texas their own home. They say everything is bigger in Texas, so we’re currently making sure this undercard is huge too.
Joshua “The Professor” Franco (14-1-1, 7 KOs) of San Antonio, Texas may attempt to avenge his only loss against Argentine puncher Lucas Fernandez (12-2-1, 9 KOs) in a 10-round struggle to the vacant NABF Bantamweight Title.
In just his third struggle, Melian will compete for the vacant NABA Super Bantamweight Title in a 10-round struggle against Edgar Ortega (10-1-2, 5 KOs) of both Mexicali, Mexico.
Filipino contender Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (32-2-2, 17 KOs) will defend his NABO Lightweight Title in a 10-round fight a soon-to-be-announced opponent.
Alex Rincon (5-0, 5 KOs) of Dallas, Texas will return in a six-round super-welterweight struggle Jeremy Ramos (10-5, 4 KOs) of Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
James “The Beast” Wilson (7-0, 6 KOs) of LosAngeles, a quick-handed heavyweight prospect who’s also fought as being a mixed martial artist and a kick boxer, will vie against a soon-to-be declared competitor in his first six-round struggle as a former member of the Golden Boy Promotions stable.
Munguia vs. Inoue is a 12-round battle for the WBO Junior Middleweight World Title presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Zanfer Promotions. Rojas vs. Can is a 12-round battle for the WBA Featherweight World Title presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Universal Promotions. The event is sponsored THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING, & rdquo; by Tecate, & ldquo; and Hennessy & ldquo; Never Stop. Never Settle. ” the function will occur Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas and will also be streamed live on DAZN.
Prices are priced at $150, $100, $60, $40 and $25 plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges. Tickets may be bought online at www.ToyotaCenter.com and from phone at 1-866-4-HOU-TIX.