Jaime Munguia vs Takeshi Inoue Fight Preview & Prediction

Jaime Munguia Will Make His Third Defense of the WBO Tilte January 26 Live on DAZN

Jaime Munguia vs Takeshi Inoue Promo
Jaime Muguia (left) will make his 3rd title defense against Takeshi Inoue live on DAZN January 26 @ 7:00 PM ET

Jaime Munigia looks to continue run of impressive performances.

WBO super welterweight champion Jaime Munguia (31-0, 26KOs) will make the third defense of his title against Takeshi Inoue (13-0-1, 7KOs) January 26. This fight will take place at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX. This will also mark the champion’s debut on the DAZN streaming application!

This essentially is a stay busy fight for the Tijuana native. He’ll enjoy every physical advantage and will be fighting in a crowd-friendly environment in Texas.

As for Inoue, this is an opportunity at a major world title on a major US platform. Inoue who hails from Tokyo, Japan will be looking to put on a marquee performance and get the upset.

The Tijuana native is seemingly on a path to stardom! His promoter, Golden Boy, has been strategic in guiding his career. They were able to maneuver Munguia into a title fight with Sadam Ali (who had several lucrative options on the table) and his career has sky-rocketed since.

Munguia seems to be the goods, and is poised to put on a showcase performance. Takeshi, on the other hand, is on a thirteen-fight winning streak after starting his career with a draw. The Japanese fighter has fought exclusively in his home country, primarily against domestic level opposition.

Setting Expectations

As for what to expect, this fight should be a one-sided affair with Munguia stopping a game but over-matched opponent. The Japanese contender will be forced to fight a near perfect fight; utilizing his jab and counters against the champion. Furthermore, he will have to be extremely defensively sound.

Munguia, who’s a pressure fighter with good hand speed, great durability and excellent punching power simply needs to be himself.

Expect a stoppage within the first four rounds as the champion will simply be too much for the undersized and inexperienced challenger.

By: Corey Cunningham

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