“When [Mikey] started boxing we didn’t really think he was too serious about it,” remembers his brother and trainer, Robert, a former world champion. “He never really wanted to go to the gym at all.”
Jaime Munguia epitomizes the aggressive style of Mexican boxing and his humble charisma has earned him a following on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
In the history of Mexican boxing, MSG has hosted important fights that resulted in more than just simple wins and losses. They’ve added to the folklore of Mexican boxing.
Miguel Román’s attempt to become Juárez’s first world champion ended with the referee showing compassion and stopping the fight in the last seconds of the ninth round.
Román, who fights Miguel Berchelt for the super featherweight title on Saturday, is a true underdog success story.