Liam Williams vs Jaime Munguia

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Scissors, Jan 12, 2020.

  1. Scissors

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    Feb 11, 2018
    Now this I would like to see. I’d fancy Williams too.

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  2. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool Keyboard ninja warrior Full Member

    Mar 17, 2017
    I'd definitely fancy Williams. He has a clear power advantage and Munguia's defence is pretty poor.
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  3. Patter983

    Patter983 Active Member Full Member

    Jul 20, 2018
    I feel Williams is in the who needs him club! There is nothing to gain for these fighters to take on such a dangerous fighter like Williams , he will need a strap for someone like Munguia to even contemplate fighting him.
  4. Here's Johnny

    Here's Johnny Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 18, 2015
    I think Williams would have the power to take him out when he lands. Munguia has a bad defence.
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  5. NasalSpray

    NasalSpray Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 22, 2018
    Munguia will duck this fight for his life. I hope Andrade vacates and the WBO order it. Williams 2.0 smashes him
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  6. Twentyman

    Twentyman You dog nonce! Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    I’m just not sure Williams is the man to chin him. He’s a quality lad but I’ve not seen any evidence of his power/ quality at fringe/world level. I would love to be wrong but he would have the same physical disadvantages as Spike. He isn’t the biggest 160, whereas Munguia looks like a 168-175 on the night. I don’t doubt he’d land but for all his faults, Munguia is big and hurtful with every shot. He grinds his opponents down and we’ve seen with the Liam Smith fights that Williams can be taken down that road.

    Sorry for the lack of positivity.
  7. lencoreastside

    lencoreastside Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Dec 27, 2010
    Why won't you accept that Williams wasn't at his best in the Smith fights, and has improved massively, and would Muller Smith if they fought today? :)

    That was the very best of Smith, he has plateaued, whereas Williams continues to improve.
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  8. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 The Original 101.3 Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    I think Williams is at his peak
    Every chance of banging out this hype job imo

    The spite alone would shock Munguia
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  9. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 20, 2019
    I really like Williams but as Twenty said, we're yet to see any evidence of that power at a level required to take a belt. I do think he could be a real problem for Munguia and I think Golden Boy know this and that is why it will probably never happen.
  10. LoadedGlove

    LoadedGlove Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 6, 2019
    Was thinking the same thing. What's in it for Munguia ? The top Middleweights aren't going to fight Williams without a title at steak. Pity as a fight with Munguia would be a treat for us fans.
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  11. ryanm8655

    ryanm8655 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 23, 2008
    Agreed. The last opponent was a step in the right direction and he broke him down impressively but championship level is a different kettle of fish. I’m really enjoying watching Williams, he’s one of my favourite British fighters to watch at the moment but still lots to prove. When he stepped up against Smith he was beaten twice, ultimately.
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  12. Boxing First

    Boxing First Full Member

    Jan 9, 2020
    Spike buzzed him a couple of times the new improved Williams drops him!
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  13. Twentyman

    Twentyman You dog nonce! Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    He stepped up to fringe world level and got beat by Liam Smith. Since then he dropped down a couple of levels and beat some journeymen and Heffron and Mullender. He’s took a step up and beat Achour and Fox but that is still below Liam Smith level whom couldn’t put a dent in Munguia.

    I genuinely like him, and he could go on to show that I’m talking rubbish, but up to now there is no evidence that Williams can operate at that level. Look at his best wins for evidence of that.
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2020
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  14. lencoreastside

    lencoreastside Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Dec 27, 2010
    I agree he hasn't got a breakout win at top level. But he looks good at the moment. He passes the eye test for me. Of course he has yet to prove it with a big win, agreed.
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  15. Journey Man

    Journey Man Journeyman always. Full Member

    Aug 22, 2009
    I can't see Williams getting a title shot unless he is mandatory, given how high risk - low reward he is.
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