Jaime Munguia ( 36-0, 29 KOs) will certainly encounter his hardest obstacle to day as he safeguards his WBO Intercontinental Middleweight Champion versus Maciej Sulecki ( 29-2, 11 KOs) in a 12-round fight on Saturday, April 24 at The College of Texas at El Paso’s Don Haskins Facility under stringent COVID-19 follower security methods as well as with a minimized occasion capability listed below 40%.
“There is no more exciting a middleweight in the world today than Jaime Munguia, and every time he fights, he brings huge knockout power into the ring,” stated Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman as well as Chief Executive Officer of Golden Kid. “Sulecki is a tough customer who gave Danny Jacobs all he can handle, but if Munguia can pass this test, a world championship fight is right around the corner.”
Munguia is a 24-year-old previous globe champ from Tijuana, Mexico that jumped onto to the highest degree of the extremely welterweight department by knocking senseless Sadam “World Kid” Ali to catch the WBO title. Munguia after that protected his title versus Liam “Beefy” Smith, Brandon “Bad Boy” Chef, Takeshi Inoue, Dennis Hogan as well as Patrick Allotey. After 5 defenses at younger middleweight, Munguia went up to 160 extra pounds to catch the WBO Intercontinental Middleweight Title versus Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan, which he prevented Tureano Johnson. Munguia seeks to show the brand-new abilities he’s obtained under head instructor Erik “El Terrible” Spirits versus the hardest obstacle of his job to day.
“I feel very happy to be returning on April 24 against Maciej Sulecki,” stated Munguia “It will be a great fight against great challenger. We are training at 100% to be in the best of conditions, and we promise to deliver an exciting battle.”
Sulecki is a Polish challenger that has actually racked up knockout success versus Hugo “The Boss” Centeno Jr. as well as compatriot Grzegorz Proksa. The 31-year-old puncher has actually just experienced 2 beats, which protested Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs as well as Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade. Sulecki thinks Munguia is standing in his method of an additional title shot.
“I’m very excited for the opportunity to return to the United States and fight in the main event of such a big card,” stated Sulecki “Jaime Munguia is a strong, young warrior, but I have fought against some of the best of this division. On April 24, I will show the world that I am a top middleweight contender and that I deserve another world title shot.”
“Maciej Sulecki is very excited about this opportunity to test his skills against Jaime Munguia,” stated Leon Margules, Head Of State of Warriors Boxing. “This is the perfect challenge to demonstrate that Sulecki deserves another world title shot, and it has all the ingredients to make for an action-packed battle.”