Jaime Munguia

Jaime Munguia

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Libra
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Birthplace
Tijuana, Mexico

Jaime Munguia is a professional boxer from Mexico. Moreover, Jaime Munguia held the WBO junior middleweight title from 2018 to 2019. He is currently ranked as the fourth-best active middleweight in the world by BoxRec, The Ring magazine, and ESPN, as well as fifth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board as of June 2022.

Early Life

Jaime Aarón Munguía Escobedo best known as Jaime Munguía was born on the 6th of October, 1996, in Tijuana, Mexico. According to his birth date, Jaime is 25 years old and holds Mexican nationality. Moreover, this professional boxer has a birth sign of Libra and his ethnic background is unknown. He is the son of Jaime who was also a boxer.

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Caption: Jaime Munguia with his family (Source: Instagram)

He joined his father’s boxing gym at a young and quickly showed that he was a natural fighter. Besides it, there is no other information regarding his mother, siblings, and his academic qualifications. Moreover, we may presume that this boxer might have completed his graduation from a well-known university in Mexico.

Career and Professional Life

Jaime Munguia started his professional career in the year 2013. Before facing Sadam All for the WBO junior middleweight title on May 12, 2018, he had a 28-0 record. The victory gave him his second career title after the WBC Latino light middleweight championship.

On July 21, 2018, he defeated former light-middleweight champion Liam Smith by unanimous decision in his first defense of the WBO junior middleweight belt. On September 15, 2018, he successfully defended his world title against Brandon Cook in the third round via technical knockout on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin II.

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Caption: Jaime Munguia during a fight (Source: Instagram)

He defended his title against Dennis Hogan on April 13, 2019. He reigned in a controversial majority vote. Additionally, he successfully defended his WBO light-middleweight title for the fifth time after defeating Patrick Allotey on September 14, 2019, in Carson, California, with a technical knockout in the fourth round.

He faced Gary O’Sullivan on January 11 of 2020 and defeated O’Sullivan via technical knockout in the eleventh round. He defeated Tureano Johnson on October 30, 2020, to win the WBO Intercontinental middleweight championship. On June 19, 2021, he defeated Kamil Szeremeta to defend his title.

Awards

In his professional boxing career, this boxer has earned several title belts but has yet to earn major awards and honors. Looking at his professional career success, we may presume that he might earn some of them in the following years.

Net Worth

Jaime Munguia’s boxing career, which is constantly expanding, has earned in a large sum of money. But none of his fight-related earnings are made public. But we brought some of his frequency. After defeating Brandon Cook, he went after $250,000 on September 15, 2018.

Similarly, he earned $350,000 on October 30, 2020, in a contest. He reportedly earns at least 6 figures per fight. Additionally, he has a self-branded clothing internet store. His net worth is projected to be $1 million as of 2022.

Relationship Status

His personal life has always been understated. The boxer has stated that he is not single, though. He hasn’t said anything, not even her name, about his relationship. His boxing records and accomplishments are the only things that the general public is familiar with.

Additionally, all of his Instagram posts are about boxing. He seems to enjoy his private life in front of the camera. At the moment, this professional boxer is not a part of controversy or rumors.

Body Measurements

This professional boxer stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 50 kg. Moreover, Jaime has black hair with brown eyes color and he has not shared information regarding his other body measurements.

Jaime Munguia

Caption: Jaime Munguia with his friend after a fight (Source: Instagram)

Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 274k followers. Likewise, there are more than 30.6k followers on Twitter and more than 162k followers on Facebook.

 

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