Get Ready for a Mexican Showdown: Canelo vs. Munguía on Cinco de Mayo Weekend!

03/12/2024 - No comments

Canelo Álvarez, the pound-for-pound sensation, is gearing up to defend his undisputed super middleweight world title against the undefeated powerhouse Jaime Munguía. The Mexico vs.M Mexico showdown is set to rock the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 4.

You won’t want to miss a single jab, hook, or knockout blow, and with the event airing on Prime Video through PBC Pay-Per-View, it’s easier than ever to catch all the action. And hey, even if you’re not a Prime member, don’t sweat it – you can still purchase the PPV on DAZN PPV or through traditional cable and satellite outlets.

It’s the first time two Mexican fighters will battle it out for all four undisputed belts, paying homage to legendary matchups of the past like Morales vs. Barrera and Zárate vs. Zamora. Canelo’s already a legend, but on May 4, he’s looking to solidify his place among the greats. Meanwhile, Munguía’s aiming to carve his own path to glory with a Cinco de Mayo victory for the ages.

Canelo’s not just fighting for fun; he’s defending his shiny collection of Super Middleweight belts for the fourth time. Munguía, on the other hand, is stepping up to the big league, hoping his winning streak at 168 pounds doesn’t end in tears.

Canelo, the poster boy for boxing success stories, is back at it after schooling Jermell Charlo last September. Remember that fight? Charlo probably doesn’t want to. Now, Canelo’s aiming to add another victory to his already impressive resume. After all, he’s conquered four weight divisions like it’s a walk in the park.

Eddy Reynoso, the mastermind behind Canelo’s success, probably has a game plan so secret, not even the NSA could crack it. Together, they’ve steamrolled through some of the biggest names in boxing.

Canelo’s pretty hyped about fighting another Mexican. “It’s been a while,” he says, as if these fights are like waiting for a comet to pass by. Munguía, a mere 27 years young and with a record that screams “I’m unbeatable,” is just as thrilled. After surprising everyone by knocking out Sadam Ali back in 2018, he’s been on a roll, defending his title like it’s his lunch money.

Now, with Freddie Roach in his corner, Munguía’s feeling unstoppable. He’s coming off a win against John Ryder that was so good, even the critics had to applaud. As for the fight on May 4th? Munguía’s ready to show the world he’s not just another name on Canelo’s hit list. “Viva México,” indeed. Let’s see if he can turn his enthusiasm into victory.

Tickets go on pre-sale starting Thursday, March 14, exclusively on using code: PBC. Then, it’s open season on Friday, March 15, when tickets become available to the public. This event is brought to you by Canelo Promotions, TGB Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions, and Zanfer Boxing Promotions – so you know it’s going to be one for the books.