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.… Read Article
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 and a confusing 114:114.
After a short-lived feeling-out it was … Read Article
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 tame performance … Read Article
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 draw. Afolabi … Read Article
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 lbs
Armin Dollinger (Germany): 81.0 kg / … Read Article
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 hoping that it will cause me to make mistakes,” said the prodigy … Read Article
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.Read Article
Champion and challenger are ready for war on June 8! Saturday night will see Marco Huck (35-2-1, 25 KOs) take on Ola Afolabi (19-2-4, 9 KOs) for the third time. After winning their first matchup and drawing the second, the current WBO Cruiserweight Champion is hoping to close the chapter Afolabi once and for all, when they square off at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany. During today´s public workout both fighters made it clear, that … Read Article
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referee and judges who will work this Saturday, June 8, in the cruiserweight world title fight between the champion Marco Huck and the interim champion Ola Afolabi, to be held at the Max Schmeling Halle in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany, in a Sauerland Event presentation.
For this third fight involving Huck (35-2-1, 25 KOs) against Afolabi (19-2-4, 9 KOs), … Read Article
June 8 will see a fast paced and highly entertaining fight at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin: Current WBO Champion Marco Huck (35-2-1, 25 KOs) takes on Ola Afolabi (19-2-4, 9 KOs) for the third time. The two previous title bouts between them were extremely close and full of action. Currently the reigning champion is in his last preparations of his training camp. In an interview, the prodigy of coach Ulli Wegner gives insights into his … Read Article