From Allan Fox: WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia (32-0, 26 KOs) had to fight hard to defeat the overall game #3 WBO Takeshi Inoue (13-1-1, 7 KOs) with way of a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night on DAZN at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Both fighters were hurt on multiple occasions in the struggle, however the substantially neater 6’0″ Munguia prevailed.
The dozens were 120-108, 120-108, and 119-109. Boxing News 24 had the fight scored 118-110 for its Munguia. It wasn & rsquo; t wide whilst the 3 judges believed it, although he won the struggle. They didn’t even give credit for damaging Munguia in a number of the rounds to Inoue. Munguia got clocked on the ropes. He might have experienced big trouble, if not to holding Munguia did on the inside.
Munguia was struck on the inside by Inoue with shots on the rear part of his. The Japanese fighter threw looping shots that hooked around the rear of rsquo & Munguia ;s thoughts. The referee warned Inoue on several occasions to quit doing this. However, Munguia was guilty of throwing plenty of bunny punches as well, so it mutual thing. Inoue’s 5’Prime & 8; height left it hard for Munguia to hit on him into the very front of his head, even as he was arriving in so low and ducking to prevent shots.
Munguia drove nearly 1000 punches, which is an quantity of shots for a middle weight. He landed 311 of 998 shots for a connect percent of 31, according to CompuBox’ stats. 133 of 539 punches were landed by inoue for a connect rate. By throwing uppercuts from long 21, munguia missed a lot of punches by the surface, and was becoming sloppy. Inoue was ready to take benefit of Munguia’s defense to hit . It was a good thing for Munguia that rsquo & Inoue isn;t even the largest puncher.
Inoue didn’t even dish out as much punishment he took, however his constant pressure he was putting onto Munguia managed to get a struggle for its GoldenBoy Promotions star. It didn’t even matter that Inoue was outclassed, and much less successful since Munguia. He was putting in his licks and earning by being forced to brawl having a guy which was not going to be stopped no matter what Munguia earn his win the hard way. The thing that was interesting is that Munguia moved from being the pressure fighter to the of mover and a boxer in the second half of the competition. Munguia was moving around the ringand tying Inoue up to keep from getting struck. This was a big surprise a fighter with punching power would have that kind a direct impact on Munguia. He didn’t even like the pressure which he was being put onto by Inoue.
Munguia landed lots of body shots which were key to his success tonight. His moment in the struggle came in the round when he hurt Inoue using several hands and a right which had him backed up into the ropes and at big trouble. The crowd was on the edge of the chairs, believing Munguia was on the point for a stoppage. Inoue demonstrated no symptoms of having been hurt in the previous round and came back. Inoue was landing big shots onto the interior with Munguia. The punches were snapping Munguia’s thoughts.
“It was a wonderful fight. “” I was amazed . I received lots of cries on the rear part of my mind. After a couple of fights, I wish to visit 160. Of course, I will accept the challenge,” Munguia said when asked whether he’d be thinking about moving up to middle weight to accept on World Boxing Organization champion Demetrius Andrade, who phoned him out tonight.
Munguia’s promoters at Golden Boy Promotions will have him shield against his WBO compulsory Dennis Hogan . Next, if they dare to put Munguia in for a unification fight with any one of the other winners at 154 it & rsquo; s definitely going to be as much as GoldenBoy. Before he faces Jermell Charlo or even IBF/WBA champion Jarrett Hurd, munguia needs more experience. WBC champion Tony Harrison is a person who Munguia would fit up well against. Harrison features a re match coming up against Charlo. The winner of the struggle will soon be an option for Munguia if GoldenBoy wants to have a possibility of putting him with one of those two to struggle.
It was a thrilling struggle, and one among the most useful of the season. Inoue didn and munguia ’t given tonight to a inch, and they left for its boxing fans at ringside and at home. In a struggle like this, it’s too bad since they looked just like winners tonight someone had to be a loser. It was a excellent effort from guys. A rematch between Inoue and Munguia would be an exceptional idea. It’s uncertain if Golden Boy Promotions will desire to keep Munguia fighting wars against Inoue, considering there are bigger fights out there for the star that is Mexican. Munguia was assumed to have won tonight’s struggle with ease. The manner that Munguia fought against Inoue suggests he wants to strengthen a great deal until he faces better opposition. Therefore, fighting Inoue since it’d expose the way faulty Munguia are at this early stage in his career. Fighters like Demetrius Andrade tells you he sees weakness he feels he could exploit.
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