Szeremeta reportedly steps in against Munguia on June 19


The boxing world basically revolved around Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul last weekend, allowing some interesting news to slip through the cracks. For instance, Julius Julianis reported on Saturday that former middleweight title challenger Kamil Szeremeta is set to replace countryman Maciej Sulecki against Jaime Munguia on June 19th.

Fightnews’ and Polsat Sport’s Przemek Garczarczyk added that there was a verbal agreement in place, though the two sides had yet to put pen to paper.

Szeremeta (21-1, 5 KO) built his résumé on the European circuit, most notably winning and twice defending the EBU title en route to securing top IBF contender status. This earned him a crack at Gennadiy Golovkin, who pounded him into submission last December in brutal fashion. Though unquestionably a step back from the likes of Sulecki, he’s still a very solid replacement given the limited time available, and it’s not like Munguia (36-0, 29 KO) is some flawless fighter.

At the very least, it should give some of the lower-effort pundits the opportunity to compare Munguia and Golovkin based on their respective efforts against a mutual opponent.

Articles You May Like

Hitchins vs. Alamo, Ford vs. Lukas Added To Love-Spark Card
Source: Cordina injures hand; Rakhimov fight off
Sources: Spence-Crawford at risk; delay likely
The Beltline: Fury vs. Charr is either a practical joke or an example of karma and retribution
Deontay Wilder is back in the gym, and he’s hungry for vengeance.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.