Results: Mario Daser destroys Ola Afolabi

Ola Afolabi - Little known, German cruiserweight prospect Mario Daser (13-0, 6 KOs) scored a surprising 3rd round knockout over former 4 time world title challenger Ola Afolabi (22-6-4, 11 KOs) Friday night at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. Daser, 28, knocked the 37-year-old Afolabi down with a left to the body in the 3rd.

Little known, German cruiserweight prospect Mario Daser (13-0, 6 KOs) scored a surprising 3rd round knockout over former 4 time world title challenger Ola Afolabi (22-6-4, 11 KOs) Friday night at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. Daser, 28, knocked the 37-year-old Afolabi down with a left to the body in the 3rd.

Afolabi took a knee and looked like he was getting ready to get back up. However, just at that moment, Afolabi’s corner came into the ring to have the fight stopped. Referee Frank Michael Maass then halted the fight at that point. The official time of the stoppage was at 2:00 of round 3.

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Daser makes weight, Afolabi too heavy

Ola Afolabi - Former IBO World Cruiserweight Champion Ola Afolabi doesn’t seem to take his upcoming fight against self-made millionaire Mario Daser too seriously. At the official weigh-in the 37-year-old Brit who lives in Hollywood, California, touched the scale at 92.5 kg (204 lbs.) way over the cruiserweight limit. To save his chance to win the WBO European and IBO International Championship, Afolabi was given three hours to lose the extra pounds. In the end, his official weight was confirmed just inside the limit at 90.7 kg (200 lbs.).

Former IBO World Cruiserweight Champion Ola Afolabi doesn’t seem to take his upcoming fight against self-made millionaire Mario Daser too seriously. At the official weigh-in the 37-year-old Brit who lives in Hollywood, California, touched the scale at 92.5 kg (204 lbs.) way over the cruiserweight limit. To save his chance to win the WBO European and IBO International Championship, Afolabi was given three hours to lose the extra pounds. In the end, his official weight was confirmed just inside the limit at 90.7 kg (200 lbs.).

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Daser vs Afolabi on May 19th in Hamburg, Germany

Ola Afolabi - Self-made millionaire Mario Daser takes on Ola Afolabi

Self-made millionaire Mario Daser takes on Ola Afolabi

On paper, it looks like a terrible mismatch: This Friday, unbeaten but untested cruiserweight contender Mario Daser (12-0) takes on former IBO world champion and multiple time world title challenger Ola Afolabi for the IBO International International and WBO European Championship. The 37-year-old Brit who lives in Hollywood, California, has a record of 22 wins with only five defeats and four draws. Afolabi has been in the ring with some of the best fighters of his generation including Marco Huck (four times), Rakhim Chakhkiev, Victor Emilio Ramirez, Valery Brudov and Enzo Maccarinelli while Daser’s best opponent so far was Bosnian journeyman Drazan

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Huck stops Afolabi

Ola Afolabi - Coming off of a bad knockout loss, 31-year-old former WBO cruiserweight world champion Marco Huck (39-3-1, 27 KOs) was able to score a 10th round TKO win tonight over IBO cruiserweight champion Ola Afolabi (22-5-4, 11 KOs) at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany. The fight was stopped by referee Jack Reiss after the 10th round had ended.

Coming off of a bad knockout loss, 31-year-old former WBO cruiserweight world champion Marco Huck (39-3-1, 27 KOs) was able to score a 10th round TKO win tonight over IBO cruiserweight champion Ola Afolabi (22-5-4, 11 KOs) at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany. The fight was stopped by referee Jack Reiss after the 10th round had ended.

He halted it because of Afolabi’s left eye being swollen shut. Huck had been hammering Afolabi with right hands to the eye from the very start of the fight. In the 1st round, Huck rammed his head accidentally into the face of Afolabi, and that obviously didn’t help Afolabi’s eye any.

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Marco Huck vs. Ola Afolabi on February 27

Ola Afolabi - Exciting cruiserweights Marco Huck and Ola Afolabi clash for a fourth time, exclusively live on BoxNation in the UK, on Saturday 27th February at the Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle, Germany.

Exciting cruiserweights Marco Huck and Ola Afolabi clash for a fourth time, exclusively live on BoxNation in the UK, on Saturday 27th February at the Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle, Germany.

The addition of Huck v Afolabi will form a big LIVE double header with WBO World Super-Lightweight Champion Terrence Crawford defending his title against Hank Lunday later that night from New York.

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Huck / Afolabi Press Conference Quotes

Ola Afolabi - Legendary cruiserweight rivals Ola “Kryptonite” Afolabi and Marco “Kapt’ n” Huck will meet for the fourth time on Saturday, February 27 at Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany.

Legendary cruiserweight rivals Ola “Kryptonite” Afolabi and Marco “Kapt’ n” Huck will meet for the fourth time on Saturday, February 27 at Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany.

Presented by Huck Sports Promotion, from London, England and currently living in Los Angeles, California, Afolabi, 22-4-4 (11KO’s), will defend his IBO Cruiserweight World Title against Huck, 38-3-1 (26KO’s) of Berlin, Germany at the famed tennis stadium.

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