Undefeated middleweight champion of the World Boxing Council Jermall Charlo, defends the title against tough and resolute Pole Maciej Sulecki, on Saturday June 18 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
Charlo (32-0, 22 KOs) will fight in his hometown for the fifth time in his career, having most recently earned a unanimous decision win over Mexico’s Juan Macias Montiel in June of last year.
The 31-year-old champion earned a unanimous decision win over middleweight contender Sergiy Derevyanchenko in their September 2020 matchup and seeks to add to a 7-0 record since he moved up from middleweight in 2017.
From Warsaw, Poland, Sulecki (30-2, 11 KOs) trains in Chicago, Illinois with his new co-trainer is fighter Andrzej Fonfara.
The 32-year-old has also won a unanimous decision over Gabriel Rosado. Sulecki has been fighting professionally since 2010 has notched notable wins by defeating former champion Jack Culcay in 2017 and then-undefeated Hugo Centeno Jr. in 2016.
The card is organized by Premier Boxing Champions and will be broadcast on Showtime.