Ardmore, Oklahoma, power puncher Eric "Danger" Fields (21-1, 15 KOs) is hoping he'll be underestimated when he brings his heavy fists to Germany on February 2, 2013, to face IBF Cruiserweight Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez (27-1, 13 KOs) at Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin.
"This is his third defense and he's had some big wins and he's a southpaw, so I bet he's feeling real confident fighting a guy in the top 15. Well, guess what? He's in danger and he won't know it till it's too late. I'm taking the title from him and bringing it back to America."
Fields' promoter, Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions, has been looking like a boxing genius of late, after maneuvering WBA world junior middleweight champion Austin Trout from relative obscurity to boxing's newest star.
Cohen says Fields has exactly the kind of power that has bothered the German-based Cuban Hernandez throughout his career.
"His (Hernandez's) only official loss came by KO to big punching Wayne Braithwaite. In his...