July 21, 2018
July 21, 2018
Jaime Munguia vs Liam Smith fight time

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Jaime Munguia vs Liam Smith fight time and where to watch it

Liam Smith takes on undefeated Mexican Jaime Munguia for the WBO super-welterweight world title at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, on Saturday (July 21) live on BT Sport.

Here is all you need to know about Saturday nights event:

Rounds scheduled

12 rounds in the super-welterweight division

TV Coverage

The fight will be shown live on BT Sport 1 in the UK with coverage starting at 1.45am (Sky channel 413), (BT channel 430) (Virgin channel 527), and in the US the fight can be viewed on HBO from 10.00 pm ET.

Jaime Munguia vs Liam Smith fight time

Fight card – The rundown

Jaime Munguia vs Liam Smith WBO super-welterweight world title

Munguia (39-0, 25 KOs) defends the title he won against Sadam Ali in May for the first time, while Smith (29-1-1, 14 KOs) looks to regain the same WBO belt he lost against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in September 2016. This is the second occasion Smith fights in the US having fought Canelo in Texas, while Munguia makes his third appearance on American soil competing in Mexico for the first 25 bouts of his career.

Alberto Machado vs Rafael Mensah – WBA super-featherweight title

Machado (19-0, 16 KOs) defends his WBA world title for the first time since winning it against Jezreel Corrales in October 2017, his opponent, Mensah (31-0, 23 KOs) is also undefeated however, the southpaw is fighting for the first time out Africa having competed in all but one fight in his native Ghana.

Yamaguchi Falcao vs Elias Espadas – Middleweight

Brazilian Falcao (15-0, 7 KOs) is a WBC Latino middleweight title holder while his opponent Mexican Espadas (17-3, 12 KOs) won the WBO Latino 160 lbs title in his last bout against Felipe Santos Pedroso in February.

Carlos Caraballo vs Jesus Martinez – Super-Bantamweight

Caraballo (7-0, 7 KOs) will look to keep up his 100 percent knockout ratio as he competes out of his Native Puerto Rico for the first time. The 23-year-old reportedly held a 143-14 amateur record and was set for the 2016 Rio Olympics until he signed a professional contract with countrymen and four-weight world champion Miguel Cotto.