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Hernandez vs. Afolabi live on Channel 5

Team Sauerland and Hennessy Sport are pleased to announce that the IBF World Cruiserweight Championship showdown between Yoan Pablo Hernandez (29-1, 14 KOs) and Ola Afolabi (21-3-4, 10 KOs) will be broadcast LIVE on Channel 5 (8.30-10.30pm). British boxing fans will now have the chance to follow London-born Afolabi as he attempts to dethrone the Cuban cruiserweight king on Saturday, December 6 at [...]

Ola Afolabi Heads To Ibf Cruiserweight World Title Fight Against Yoan Hernandez

Venice, CA (November 11, 2014) Former multiple world title challenger OLA “Kryptonite” AFOLABI left Southern California last week in final preparations for his International Boxing Federation (‘IBF’) Cruiserweight World Title clash with champion YOAN PABLO HERNANDEZ set for Saturday, December 6th in Oldenburg, Germany. “I had been training for the last few weeks in Los Angeles but for [...]

Hernandez to defend IBF title against Afolabi

Boxing fans can look forward to a double-header of world championship action on December 6 at the EWE Arena in Oldenburg, Germany. In addition to Juergen Braehmer’s scheduled WBA World Light Heavyweight title defence against Pawel Glazewski, Cuban cruiserweight king Yoan Pablo Hernandez (29-1, 14 KOs) will co-headline with a mandatory defence of his IBF World title against Ola Afolabi (21-3-4, 10 [...]

Afolabi named mandatory for IBF cruiserweight champion Hernandez

Venice, CA (August 18, 2014) OLA “Kryptonite” AFOLABI has been named the mandatory challenger by the International Boxing Federation (‘IBF’) to cruiserweight world champion YOAN PABLO HERNANDEZ. According to the IBF, the world title bout must take place by December 31, 2014. Hernandez, 29-1-0 (14KO’s), won a split decision over Firat Arslan this past Saturday, August 16 in Erfurt, [...]

Ola Afolabi vs Lukasz Janik added to Golovkin/Stevens card

Ola Afolabi will challenge Poland’s Lukasz Janik for the vacant International Boxing Organization’s Cruiserweight World Title on Saturday, NOVEMBER 2 in The Theater at Madison Square Garden, announced Tom Loeffler, Managing Director of K2 Promotions. The Afolabi/Janik 12-round clash will be part of MONSTERS COLLIDE, the Middleweight World Title Clash between boxing’s fastest rising star, WBA/IBO [...]

Afolabi disappointed in close loss to Huck, vows to continue world title pursuit

VENICE, CA (June 17, 2013) One week after challenging for the WBO Cruiserweight World Title, top rated contender Ola Afolabi has returned home to Southern California and is preparing to map out his future for another world title opportunity. Afolabi lost a hotly contested majority decision to Marco Huck on JUNE 8 in Berlin, Germany, the third time they have fought. Scores were 114-114, 115-113 [...]

Marco Huck outclasses Afolabi in decisive victory

Marco Huck is still the WBO Cruiserweight World Champion. Before a massive crowd of 5,000 spectators at Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany, he beat the previous interim titleholder Ola Afolabi. It was not the win itself that was so surprising but the way the 28-year-old achieved it. Throughout the whole twelve rounds he showed a disciplined performance and won on points by scores of 117:111, 115:113 [...]

Huck decisions Afolabi; Woge, Gutknecht, Zeuge Win

WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (36-2-1, 25 KO's) held onto his WBO title tonight with a 12 round majority decision win over Ola Afolabi (19-3-4, 9 KO's) at the Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany. If you've never seen Huck fight before you might have been alarmed at the rabbit punches and low blows that he threw - and got away with - in this fight, but it was actually a pretty [...]

Huck battles Afolabi tonight at the Max Schmeling Halle in Berlin, Germany

WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (35-2-1, 25 KO’s) will be facing Ola Afolabi (19-2-4, 9 KO’s) tonight at the Max Schmeling Halle in Berlin, Germany. This will be third and possibly the final time these two fighters go at unless Afolabi can pull off an upset. He was beaten by Huck in 2009 in losing a 12 round unanimous decision. In their second fight in 2012, the two fought to a 12 round [...]

Huck – Afolabi III – Weigh In Video and Photos

Weights from Berlin, Germany Ola Afolabi (Great Britain): 89.8 kg / 197.97 lbs Marco Huck (Germany): 90.1 kg / 198.63 lbs Dariusz Sek (Poland): 78.7 kg / 173.50 lbs Robert Woge (Germany): 78.5 kg / 173.06 lbs David Sarabia (Spain): 76.9 kg / 169.53 lbs Tyron Zeuge (Germany): 77.1 kg / 169.97 lbs Richard Vidal (Uruguay): 78.3 kg / 172.62 lbs Eduard Gutknecht (Germany): 79.2 kg / 174.60 [...]

Huck and Afolabi don’t hold back during final presser!

WBO World Champion Marco Huck (35-2-1, 25 KOs) and his challenger Ola Afolabi (19-2-4, 9 KOs) have already entered fight mode. During Wednesday´s press conference, three days before the top-notch cruiserweights square off inside the ring, they got involved into a verbal altercation. 28-year-old Huck accused his opponent of provoking him on purpose. “He is just trying to rattle my cage and is [...]

Marco Huck vs Ola Afolabi Press Conference Photos

Marco Huck and Ola Afolabi will battle for the third time this Saturday, June 8 from the Max-Schmeling Halle in Berlin, Germany. In their last epic war on May 5, 2012, the two warriors battled to a draw in a true Fight of the Year candidate in Erfurt, Germany. Huck was declared the winner by unanimous decision in their initial bout, which took place on December 5, 2009 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. http://youtu.be/KBXz2KuHTJg?t=6m50s [...]