Jaime Munguia Nationality, Ethnicity, Origin: Is He Mexican?

Published 11/12/2021, 6:40 PM EST


At just 25, Jaime Munguia is already on the verge of becoming one of the biggest names in boxing. He started competing professionally in 2013 at the young age of 17. Since then, he has fought 37 times at multiple weight divisions. Today, he is undefeated with 37 wins on his record, has been the WBO super welterweight champion.

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He even defended his belt five more times against the likes of Patrick Allotey and Liam Smith after first winning it in 2018 against Sadam Ali. After completely dominating the super-welterweight class, Jaime Munguia decided to move up a class to middleweight (160 lbs).

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Munguia first fought Tureano Johnson at 160 in 2020; he closed the show in round 6 and cut open Johnson’s upper lip into two. With this win, he won the WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title. He went on to defend his title against Kamil Szeremeta in June 2021 via RTD.

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The 25-year-old is turning out to be the next big thing in boxing; he is now even being compared to boxing’s p4p king and the undisputed super-middleweight champ, Canelo Alvarez.

Here’s a bit about Jaime Munguia‘s nationality, ethnicity, and origin –

Where is Jaime Munguia from? 

Jaime Munguia was born on October 6, 1996. Born, bred, and raised in Mexico, the 25-year-old aims to be the next big thing to come out of his country. Mexico has seen many great fighters like the Guadalajara-native, Canelo Alvarez.

Munguia was born in Tijuana, Mexico, and continues to reside and train there.

 

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What language does he speak?

The 37-0 undefeated middleweight prospect likes to stick to his Mexican roots and usually speaks in Spanish.

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Can Jaime Munguiao become the next face of boxing?

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Sanjit Misra

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Sanjit Misra is a boxing author at EssentiallySports. Sanjit fused his passion for writing with his love for jabs, hooks, and uppercuts and entered the realm of boxing journalism. The elegance, the sweet science, and the finesse of hand-to-hand combat was what initially drew him into the world of boxing.

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