Kamil Szeremeta Steps In To Face Jaime Munguia June 19 At
Utep Don Haskins Center In El Paso, TX
Former world title challenger Kamil Szeremeta (21-1, 5 KOs)
will step in to face Jaime Munguia (36-0, 29 KOs) in a
12-round bout for the WBO Intercontinental Middleweight
Championship. The fight will take place on Saturday, June 19
at The University of Texas at El Paso’s Don Haskins Center
and will be streamed live exclusively on DAZN worldwide,
excluding Mexico, beginning at 12:30 p.m. PT/1:30 p.m.
MDT/3:30 p.m. ET.
“I take my hat off to Jaime Munguia because he has remained
calm and focused on his fight on June 19 despite so many
changes,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden
Boy. “I am confident that he will make all the necessary
changes and adjustments in order to walk away with his hand
raised in victory. Kamil Szeremeta is the perfect challenge
to show the world why he deserves a world title
“I have a lot of experience when it comes to opponent
changes,” said Jaime Munguia. “Obviously, it’s different at
this level because the preparation is stronger and more
strategic. However, I've taken it very calmly, and we are
going to make the necessary adjustments to walk away with
our hand raised in victory on June 19.”
“I am delighted to be returning in such an important fight
against Jaime Munguia,” said Kamil Szeremeta. “I understand
the situation. Fight night is less than two weeks away.
However, I’ve been preparing for an opportunity like this,
and I will make sure to take it advantage of it. This June
19, I will score the upset against Munguia.”
“We are ready to show the world that Jaime Munguia is ready
to become a two-division world champion,” said Fernando
Beltran, CEO of Zanfer Promotions. “But first he will have
to prove himself against a strong fighter in Kamil Szeremeta,
whose only loss was to one of the best middleweights in
recent years. With a resounding victory on June 19, the
pride of Tijuana will put all the contenders in the division
“On June 19, a standout Polish contender will headline a
great boxing event against Jaime Munguia,” said Leon
Margules, President of Warrior’s Boxing. “However, and
contrary to what was expected, it will be Kamil Szeremeta
who will represent Poland that night. I look forward to
seeing him defeat Munguia and earn himself another world
In the co-main event, rising Uzbek contender Bektemir
“Bully” Melikuziev (7-0, 6 KOs) will face his toughest test
to date against former world title challenger “King” Gabriel
Rosado (25-13-1, 14 KOs) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in a
12-round fight for the WBO Intercontinental and WBA
Continental Americas Super Middleweight Titles.
Ibeth “La Roca” Zamora (32-6, 12 KOs) of San Cristobal
Huichochitlan, Toluca, Mexico will defend her WBC flyweight
world championship against Olympic bronze medalist Marlen
Esparza (9-1, 1 KO) of Houston, Texas in a 10-round fight.
Welterweight contender Blair “The Flair” Cobbs (14-0-1, 9
KOs) of Las Vegas, Nevada will fight Brad “King” Soloman
(29-3, 9 KOs) of Lafayette, Louisiana in the 10-round opener
of the DAZN stream.
Additional undercard fights will be streamed live via
Topping the undercard presentation is an exciting battle
between two Golden Boy welterweights as Raul Curiel (9-0, 7
KOs) of Tampico, Mexico and Ferdinand Keroyban (14-1, 9 KOs)
of North Hollywood, California meet in a 10-round fight.
Exciting southpaw contender Alexis “Lex” Rocha (16-1, 10
KOs) of Santa Ana, California will look to bounce back from
his first defeat in a 10-round 147-pound battle against
Jameson Bacon (26-4, 17 KOs) of Cebu, Philippines.
Tristan Kalkreuth (8-0, 6 KOs) of Duncanville, Texas will
return to the ring in a six-round cruiserweight bout against
Demetrius Banks (10-10-1, 5 KOs) of Detroit, Michigan.
Manuel Flores (9-0, 6 KOs) of Coachella, California will
face Daniel Lozano (15-10-1, 11 KOs) of Bowling Green,
Florida in a six-round super bantamweight battle.
Gregory “Goyo” Morales (12-0, 8 KOs) of San Antonio, Texas
will put his undefeated record on the line in a six-round
super bantamweight fight against a soon-to-be-announced