Ovil McKenzie Lands IBF World Title Shot at Victor Ramirez / Hernandez Stripped of IBF 200 lb Strap

Yoan Pablo Hernandez - Yoann Pablo Hernandez (29-1, 14ko), Cuba's frequently inactive IBF cruiserweight champion, has been stripped of his title following yet more injury, again ruling him out of October 2nd's clash with Argentina's Victor Ramirez, who has now been upgraded to full champion status by the governing body after the fight was already previously postponed.

Yoann Pablo Hernandez (29-1, 14ko), Cuba’s frequently inactive IBF cruiserweight champion, has been stripped of his title following yet more injury, again ruling him out of October 2nd’s clash with Argentina’s Victor Ramirez, who has now been upgraded to full champion status by the governing body after the fight was already previously postponed.

Ramirez (22-2, 17ko) will still box on the 2nd in Argentina, with British contender and IBF #14, Ovil McKenzie (25-12, 13ko) handed a surprise shot at the new South American champion.

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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.

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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 KOs).

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