JermallCharlo's June 18 plans have been cancelled. Charlo sustained a back injury during training and was unable to defend his WBC middleweight title against Maciej Suecki in a Showtime main-event from Houston.
Charlo (22-0, 22KO) was promoted from interim champion to the title of world champion in 2019. He has since successfully defended his title four times. Charlo is also a former champion super welterweight. Charlo won a unanimous decision in June 2021 over Juan Macias Montiel.
Charlo's title was upended by Sulecki (29-2, 11KO), In June 2019, he lost to Demetrius Andrade, a match for the world title. Sulecki lost that fight in all three rounds according to the official scorecards. He has also lost to Daniel Jacobs in the past.
Sulecki won one in 2020 and one 2021 after the defeat to Andrade. Both were to journeymen fighters. He was able to win a second chance at the world championship.
According to the press release the card will be "rescheduled at a new date that will also be announced, pending an assessment as to when Charlo can resume training."