Middleweight contender Jaime Munguia, who’s ranked No. 9 by The Ring, will seemingly face former world title challenger Maciej Sulecki on April 24, a supply confirmed to The Ring late Monday evening.
Boxingscene.com’s Jake Donovan was the primary to interrupt the story.
The 12-round bout will seemingly stream reside on DAZN.
The supply advised The Ring no particular venue has but been chosen, however Golden Boy Promotions has promoted playing cards in Texas, the place crowds at a most 50-percent capability have been allowed.
Munguia, who resides in Tijuana, Mexico, final fought on October 30, stopping Tureano Johnson after spherical 6. Johnson gave a strong account of himself in a stern take a look at towards Munguia (36-0, 29 knockouts), however the ringside doctor didn’t permit the battle to proceed resulting from a extreme reduce on his lip.
The win over Johnson was Munguia’s happened over 9 months after Munguia stopped Gary O’Sullivan in spherical 11. It was Munguia’s first battle at 160 kilos after efficiently defending his WBO junior middleweight title 5 occasions.
The 24-year-old is been skilled by former world champion Erik Morales, who additionally resides in Tijuana, over the past 12 months and a half. Munguia is co-promoted by Golden Boy and Zanfer Promotions.
Sulecki, who resides in Warsaw, Poland, defeated Armenia’s Sasha Yengoyan by unanimous resolution in his final battle on August 29, 2020. It was Sulecki’s first battle in 14 months, shedding by unanimous resolution to WBO middleweight titleholder Demetrius Andrade.
In his earlier battle in March 2019, Sulecki (29-2, 11 KOs) needed to overcome a late rally by Gabriel Rosado to win by unanimous resolution. Sulecki was dropped twice in spherical 9.
Different notable bouts involving Sulecki was a unanimous resolution loss to Daniel Jacobs in April 2018 and victories over Hugo Centeno (2016) and Jack Culcay (Oct. 2017).
Francisco A. Salazar has written for The Ring since October of 2013 and has lined boxing in Southern California and overseas since 2000. Francisco additionally covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) Star newspaper. He may be reached by e-mail at [email protected] or on Twitter @FSalazarBoxing