Juan Macias Montiel Stats: Knockouts, Height, Age, Weight, Reach, and More

Published 06/18/2021, 3:30 PM EDT


Mexican middleweight challenger Juan Macias Montiel will look to make his mark on the boxing world as he enters the ring on Saturday. The 27-year-old will face the undefeated WBC champion Jermall Charlo in the American’s hometown of Texas.

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Contrasting to Charlo’s incredible fame and status, Montiel is a fairly low-profile boxer. However, he has worked his way up to the top and is now on the cusp of a world title, fighting as the main event of a historic Juneteenth event. So here’s everything you need to know about Juan Macias Montiel’s stats.

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Juan Macias Montiel record and stats

Despite not being a household name in the sport, Montiel has steadily racked up a respectable record. The Mexican comes into Saturday’s main event with a 22-4-2 record and an impressive first-round knockout victory over James Kirkland in his last fight.

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And despite the four losses and two draws, one stat about Montiel stands out. ‘Juanito’ has won 22 fights in his professional career, and all 22 have come by knockout. Thus, this stat shows the challenger has serious power. In addition to this, 17 of his 22 knockouts have come inside the first half of his fights. Therefore, this shows Montiel wastes no time in finishing his opponents.

Montiel’s physical attributes

The Mexican’s stats show why he has earned a title shot against Charlo. However, what do we know about his physical attributes, and how could he use them against ‘The Hitman’ on Saturday’s main event?

‘Juanito’ is 27-years-old, stands at a towering 6-foot-1-inch, and has a 74-inch-long reach. In addition, Montiel fights in an orthodox stance, at 160 lbs. These attributes are almost identical to Jermall Charlo’s physical attributes. Therefore, it makes for a close fight.

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Given the similarity in both fighters’ stature, neither fighter can impose themselves on the other. Therefore, it could result in the fight becoming a contest between Montiel’s power and Charlo’s superior boxing IQ.

One thing is for sure, if boxing fans did not know about Montiel before this fight, they will certainly come to know about his skill at the weekend.

Do you think Juan Macias Montiel has what it takes to dethrone Jermall Charlo?

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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