Jason Quigley wants Jaime Munguia on Canelo undercard

Jason Quigley [18(14)-1(1)] wants to get Irish revenge over Jaime Munguia [35(28)-0] whilst taking a step toward a shot at pound for pound star Canelo Alvarez.

Munguia holds a massively controversial win over Kildare’s Dennis Hogan and defeated Spike O’Sullivan in his first fight as a middleweight.

The former WBO light middleweight world champion is also being built as a future foe for superstar and fellow Mexican Canelo Alvarez.

Both of the aforementioned, according to Quigley, make him the ideal opponent.

The Andy Lee-trained middleweight is adamant it’s an easy fight to make considering both are under the same Golden Boy banner.

The 28-year-old Ballyboffey native also believes it’s a fight worthy as co feature on a Canelo card.

“That’s a fight that I think would be massive on one of Canelo’s next big cards,” he told Jess Rosales of Golden Boy.

“I believe that could be a massive co main event, world title eliminator and the winner goes on to fight Canelo for the world middleweight crown.

“I think that’s something that is very possible, very doable. Both of us are with Golden Boy Promotions… Ireland Mexico, we both love each other but when we get in the ring business is business.

“Jaime Munguia has beat a few Irish lads already, I have to get him for that first and foremost and then I have to get him then for pushing on to become a world champion.

“I definitely think that’s a fight that possible to make and should be made. I would love that fight.”

Quigley recently elected against a Matchroom Fight Camp clash with Jack Cullen, which suggests he has something big in the pipeline.

Munguia confirmed he hopes to return in September the same month muted for Alvarez, which would allow for Quigley-Munguia September speculation.

Jonny Stapleton

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