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De La Hoya Expects 'Something Special' in Canelo-Munguia Matchup

Tom Brown from TGB Promotions, in partnership with PBC, took the stage to kick off the official press conference unveiling the highly-anticipated May 4 bout between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Jaime Munguia at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Expressing gratitude to the key figures behind the event, including Fernando Beltran at Zanfer and Luis DeCubas from PBC, as well as Canelo and his trainer and manager Eddy Reynoso, Brown emphasized the significance of this all-Mexican clash. Set to coincide with Cinco De Mayo weekend, he declared it as one of the most anticipated fights in recent years. The pound-for-pound great, Canelo Alvarez, will defend his undisputed 168lbs world title against the hard-hitting undefeated former world champion Jaime Munguia in what promises to be a blockbuster event.

Reflecting on PBC’s successful 2023, Brown highlighted the partnership with Golden Boy Promotions, citing the brisk business generated by the clash between Gervonta “Tank” Davis and Ryan Garcia in April.

Expressing excitement about the event’s marketing reach with new broadcast partners Amazon, Brown extended personal thanks to Canelo Alvarez, Eddy Reynoso, and Luis DeCubas, acknowledging their pivotal role in making the fight a reality.

On stage, Fernando Beltran echoed the sentiment that the true victor would be Mexico, underscoring the pride associated with this all-Mexican showdown.

Oscar De La Hoya, taking the mic, lauded the significance of two Mexican fighters competing at an elite level. He emphasized the uniqueness of the event, comparing it to Canelo’s previous bout against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. De La Hoya expressed admiration for Munguia’s credentials as an ex-world champion, undefeated, young, and hungry contender.

He emphasized the global significance of the event, highlighting the opportunity for the world to witness two Mexican fighters in the ring, thanks to the broadcast partnerships with Amazon and DAZN.

This historic event promises to captivate audiences worldwide and celebrate the rich heritage of Mexican boxing talent.

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