Location of Munguia vs Ballard for Bullring by the Sea in Tijuana, tickets

The WBO Midweight Intercontinental Championship heads to Tijuana, where local favorite Jaime Munguia (38-0, 30 KO) returns home and defends his belt against D’Mitrius Ballard (21-0-1, 13 KO) on Saturday 19 February direct transmission to DAZN. The venue is the Plaza Monumental de Tijuana aka “Plaza Monumental de Playas de Tijuana”, also known in English as Bullring by the Sea.


The fighters were originally supposed to face each other in 2021, but the fight was postponed due to the injuries Ballard suffered during the training camp. Now the translated fight duel winner takes it all.

Jaime Munguia vs D’Mitrius Ballard Tickets

Tickets for Jaime Munguia vs. D’Mitrius Ballard, which will witness all events at the Plaza Monumental de Playas de Tijuana on Saturday 19 February, will go on sale on Friday 14 January at 9:00 PT. Tickets can be purchased through arema.mx and at their participating retailers. Ticket prices are MX 250, MX 700, MX 2,000, MX 3,500, MX 5,000 without applicable service fees (according to the notice sent by Golden Boy Boxing).

“Ballard is a good, hungry fighter who will try to maintain his undefeated status,” said Jaime Munguia. “He will be a dangerous opponent, but I will not allow him to take what is mine.” I respect him, as do all my opponents, but I will be ready to protect my belt and my reputation. “

“I am blessed to have this opportunity to prove that I am capable of becoming a middle-class elite,” said D’Mitrus Ballard. “I believe that our styles will create a great and fun boxing night. Scared money, don’t make any money! “

“This is a struggle for winners and high stakes for both Munguia and Ballard,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Golden Boy’s chairman and CEO. “Ballard has been waiting for an opportunity like this to prove that he has what it takes to become a serious middleweight candidate.” He will come up with everything he has to secure the victory on February 19th. Munguia will have to intervene to ensure that his title and unbeaten record are not taken away from him. He will have to come in full defense mode to protect what is his. Both fighters can lose a lot here, and this match will prove to be an exciting event for fans of the fighting, which the winner takes all of. “


“We are very excited about Jaime Munguia’s return to the city where he was born,” said Fernando Beltran, CEO of Zanfer Boxing. “We believe that Ballard will not have it easy at all, it is a complicated opponent, but we are sure that Munguia will come out victorious and give all her fans in Tijuana a great night of boxing.”

Jaime Munguia defends WBO Intercontinental middleweight against D’Mitrius Ballard

Former world champion and undefeated warrior Jaime Munguia, who has been away for more than four years, is eager to return to Tijuana and show off everything he has achieved at the grand return home at the Plaza Monumental de Playas de Tijuana. Munguia, one of the most exciting fighters from Tijuana, Mexico, and currently fifth in the world in middleweight, is an experienced fighter who has recently proven to be one of the middleweight elite in a fantastic fight against the ‘King’. Gabriel Rosado in November 2021.

Munguia, who has already won the world title at 154 pounds, is ready to face another challenge by facing D’Mitrius Ballard at 160 pounds. to the start of 2022.

After a minor failure at the beginning of 2021 due to injuries, D’Mitrus Ballard is ready to start the year 2022 with a great battle to prove that he deserves a place among the middle-class elite. The undefeated 28-year-old from Temple Hills, Maryland, boasts a distinguished amateur career and has faced stiff competition from Victor “Sina” Fonseca, Alan “Amenaza” Campa and Olympic bronze medalist Yamaguchi Falcao.

Ballard was last seen in the ring fighting Paul Valenzuel Jr. in November 2021, when he unanimously won the match.

The list of matches listed on the Munguia vs Ballard card is expected to be announced soon.


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