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Maciej Sulecki-Jaime Munguia fight rebooked for June

Maciej Sulecki is once again set to face Jaime Munguia, in a middleweight battle now set for June 19, Golden Boy Promotions announced Wednesday.

The fight between Munguia and Sulecki was originally scheduled for April 24 at the Don Haskins Center at the University of Texas at El Paso, but Sulecki suffered an injury and was forced to pull out of the event. D'Mitrius Ballard was named as a replacement opponent, but Ballard was also injured before the fight. Now, with Sulecki recovered, the original fight will go on.

According to Golden Boy, strict COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place and capacity will be down to 40%. The fight will air on DAZN.

Munguia (36-0, 29 KOs), 24, of Mexico, won the WBO junior middleweight title against Sadam Ali in 2018 and defended the belt five times before moving up in weight in January 2020. He has TKO victories over Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan and Tureano Johnson at middleweight.

"I feel very excited to be returning on June 19," Munguia said via a news release. "I know it will be a tremendous fight against Maciej Sulecki. I think he is a great fighter, and I will make sure to deliver a great fight to all the fans."

Sulecki (29-2, 11 KOs), 31, of Poland, has won three of his past four fights. He lost a unanimous decision to Demetrius Andrade when he challenged for the WBO middleweight world title in June 2019.

"There have been many changes, but I am happy that things will take place as planned," Sulecki said. "I know that a victory against Jaime Munguia will put me on the path to challenge for a world title. That's why securing this fight was very important to me. I feel great, and I am totally ready to show the world that I can compete against the best in the division."

Also on the card, Bektemir Melikuziev (7-0, 6 KOs), 25, of Uzbekistan faces veteran Gabriel Rosado (25-13-1, 14 KOs), 35, of Philadelphia in a 12-round super middleweight battle.

Ibeth Zamora (32-6, 12 KOs), 32, of Mexico will defend her WBC women's flyweight world title against Marlen Esparza (9-1, 1 KO), 31, of Texas in a 10-round bout, and welterweight prospect Blair Cobbs (14-0-1, 9 KOs), 31, of Pennsylvania will meet Brad Solomon (29-3, 9 KOs), 37, of Louisiana over 10 rounds.