Canelo Alvarez Excited To Face Off Against Fellow Mexican Jaime Munguia

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Canelo Alvarez is facing off against a fellow Mexican in Jaime Munguia and he’s keeping things respectful.

Earlier this week, Alvarez and Munguia faced off for the first time at a press conference in Los Angeles.′

During the press conference, Alvarez spoke about how he felt fighting another Mexican in Munguia.

“This fight is a great source of pride for me, because it’s all about Mexico. I’m proud to have my country featured this way in front of the whole world. The fans are going to be the biggest winners on May 4 and we invite everyone to what’s gonna be a big party for Mexico.

“Defending my undisputed title is very important for me. This is all about making history. I want my legacy to be that I made history again and again. That’s what motivates me to keep defending my belts and giving great fights to the fans.

“Jaime Munguia is a respectful person and a great fighter who’s earned this fight again and again. Everyone will see how great this fight is for Mexico on May 4.”

Munguia responded in a respectful manner and promised Mexicans they would be represented well.

“The respect between us is mutual. We want to be a source of pride not just for Mexicans in Mexico, but those all around the world who are expecting a great fight. It’s going to be a great Mexican party and I promise a great fight that fans are going to love.”

Alvarez-Munguia is set to take place on May 4th in Las Vegas, Nevada.