February 24 sees the return of heavyweight action in Germany, and while the belt at stake is the fake WBA strap, the match-up is an interesting one nonetheless. It sees crusierweight top dog Marco Huck move up to the ranks of the big men and challenge Alexander Povetkin, who seems to have slyly positioned himself for a run at the real crown once the Klitschko brothers depart the scene.
Credit: Winfried Mausolf
Marco Huck (34-1, 25 KOs)
6'1 1/2" tall, estimated 210 lbs, 27 years old
Serbian living in Germany
WBO Cruiserweight Champion, former European Cruiserweight Champion
Kapitan is a well-established figure in the cruiserweight ranks, by virtue of his two-year, eight-defense reign there. That reign saw wins over three solid contenders, including two on the current crusierweight Top Ten. His sole loss was a 12th Round stoppage at the hands of Steve Cunningham, in what was Huck's first world title challenge. That fight was a real slugfest that saw Huck bag most of ...