Jermall Charlo Vs. Maciej Sulecki Set For June 18th Showdown In Houston

Posted on 03/15/2022

By: Hans Themistode

It wasn’t the battle that Jermall Charlo, nor his followers for that matter, needed however the present WBC middleweight titlist has his subsequent opponent.

The truculent knockout artist will try and dazzle his hometown Houston crowd on June 18th, when he takes on fringe contender Maciej Sulecki. Initially, Charlo had been hoping to lure present pound-for-pound star Canelo Alvarez into the ring. Nonetheless, as soon as the Mexican native revealed that he would as an alternative problem WBA mild heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol, adopted by a 3rd showdown towards hated rival Gennadiy Golovkin, Charlo regarded elsewhere.

Instantly, representatives of Charlo despatched a profitable provide within the route of extremely ranked contender and former junior middleweight titlist, Jaime Munguia. Finally, though each fighters agreed to face each other subsequent, community disagreements pushed their showdown to the wayside. Now, the 31-year-old will try and defend his middleweight throne towards a lesser-known goal.

Within the case of Sulecki, whereas he’s confirmed to be respectable, he’s come up quick on the grandest of levels. In his lone crack at a world title towards Demetrius Andrade in 2019, Sulecki was totally outboxed and easily overmatched, dropping each single spherical on all three judges’ scorecards. He has, nevertheless, reeled off two consecutive victories towards two unknown entities in Sasha Yengoyan and Fouad El Massoudi.

With Charlo unable to land marquee showdowns at 160 kilos, the middleweight titlist will place his sole concentrate on Sulecki. Whereas he’s wildly considered as one of many premier 160 pounders on the earth, his ring appearances have come few and much between as of late.

Over the previous two years, Charlo has fought simply as soon as yearly. Most lately, he scored a reasonably vast unanimous resolution victory over Juan Macias Montiel, virtually a full 12 months from his upcoming contest towards Sulecki.

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