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Huck vs. Afolabi III

Afolabi looking to KO Huck on June 8th

Ola Afolabi (19-2-4, 9 KOs) thinks he is ready to finally claim the WBO Cruiserweight World Championship. On June 8, the man from Great Britain will renew his feud with defending champion Marco Huck (35-2-1, 25 KOs). After previously losing and fighting Huck to a draw, Afolabi believes that now it is his time to shine at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany. For that reason, the 33-year-old has [...]

Sparring for Huck – Intense preparation key for successful title defense?

(Picture: Karina Hessland) The wait for Marco Huck (35-2-1, 25 KOs) is almost over. On June 8, the current World Boxing Organization (WBO) Cruiserweight Champion will lace-up his gloves for the very first time in his home city of Berlin, Germany after two and a half years on the road. The 28-year-old will take on interim-titlist Ola Afolabi (19-2-4, 9 KOs) at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in his eleventh [...]

Huck vs. Afolabi III on June 8th in Berlin, Germany

(Photo: Karina Hessland) It is official! The fight between World Boxing Organization (WBO) Titlist Marco Huck (35-2-1, 25 KOs) and interim champion Ola Afolabi (19-2-4, 9 KOs) is going to be staged on June 8 in Berlin, Germany at the Max-Schmeling-Halle. “I’m glad that we have finally arrived at this point. I will be fighting in my backyard,” said an excited Huck ahead of the highly anticipated [...]

WBO hands Huck vs. Afolabi III to Sauerland Event

A decision has been made! Sauerland Event has been awarded the right to host the hotly anticipated fight Marco Huck vs. Ola Afolabi III. Originally Don King won the purse bid for the WBO Cruiserweight World Championship on February 26 by offering 1.5 Million US-Dollars. However, the 81-year-old wasn't able to clear the necessary details within a set period of time and couldn't find a TV-Partner to [...]