Oscar De La Hoya Airs his Stance on Jermall Charlo v Jaime Munguia Talks
The blame game went into full effect after the boxing community got word that talks to make WBC middleweight champion Jermall “Hit Man” Charlo (32-0, 22 KO’s) versus former WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia (39-0, 31 KO’s) crumbled. Golden Boy Promotions top brass Oscar De La Hoya took to social media pleading his case as to why DAZN needs to be involved.
Sometimes the sport of boxing takes its passengers on a wild, stomach-turning rollercoaster ride. This is beginning to be the case with Charlo and Munguia as talks fell apart, and it doesn’t look as if things will change any time soon. Munguia has been sitting in the number one contender spot for quite some time.
THE PATH TO THE TITLE
After he thoroughly ran over D’mitrius Ballard in three rounds, pundits and fans agreed it was time to step it up. To his credit, Munguia also stamped his seal of approval on wanting to fight a champion.
Fans were excited upon the announcement that negotiations between the two camps were taking place. Then just like that, it was taken away. News came in Premier Boxing Champions and Golden Boy could not reach an agreement on the broadcasting rights.
GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS STILL WANTS THE FIGHT
Fans started playing the blame game, after learning it was Golden Boy that cut communication. According to reports, PBC wanted to make the fight a Pay-Per-View and hold control of the U.S. broadcasting rights while giving the views of Mexico and the United Kingdom to Golden Boy Promotions.
Possibly looking to do damage control, De La Hoya took to social media claiming that DAZN deserves to be part of the equation.
“Jaime Munguia versus Charlo. Look, listen we want the fight, obviously! And Charlo’s the champion, he gets the bigger cut, we all know that. That’s common sense! Showtime, yes you have the fight on Showtime pay-per-view, but I need DAZN to participate. They built Jaime Munguia, that’s only fair, it’s business! More platforms, more pay-per-views, more money for the fighters. What’s wrong with that?”
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By: Garrisson Bland