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Proud, skilled super flyweights to test each other on Saturday

Who needs heavyweights when you have Cristian Mijares and Alexander Munoz? The pair of 115-pound spark plugs is ready to engage in the most significant fight at 115 pounds since Johnny Tapia outpointed Danny Romero in Las Vegas 11 years ago. Graham Houston previews the super flyweight showdown.

Originally Published: May 14, 2008
By Graham Houston | Special to ESPN.com

The super flyweight division offers one of the year's most appealing fights on Saturday when Mexico's classy Cristian Mijares meets Venezuelan puncher Alexander Munoz.

They are probably not considered big-name fighters -- unless you're an aficionado -- but Mijares and Munoz are big in skill. It is a clash of champions, the two best in the world at their weight, and probably the most significant fight at 115 pounds since Johnny Tapia outpointed Danny Romero in Las Vegas 11 years ago.

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