Found February 26, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Marco Huck
Undefeated Alexander Povetkin retained his WBA heavyweight belt with a much tougher than anticipated points win over WBO cruiserweight champ Marco Huck. Povetkin looked good early but tired as the fight wore on and was almost out on his feet when the bell rang to end the twelfth and final round. Povetkin won an Olympic gold medal in 2004 but after this fight it's easy to see why former trainer Teddy Atlas kept him away from the Klitschkos ... he would've been destroyed. Despite giving up 20 pounds, Puck rocked Povetkin with right hands on a number of occasions and looked like he did enough to earn the decision. The judges, however, scored the bout for Povetkin 116-113, 116-112 and 114-114 even....Read Full Post

Huck: I dominated Povetkin and gave him a beating

Povetkin defends (fake) WBA Heavyweight Title against Huck: Post-Fight Quotes & Wrap-Up In one of the most exciting heavyweight title fight in recent years, WBA Champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) defended his belt against Marco Huck (34-2, 25 KOs). The 32-year-old Russian was off to the better start but seemed to...

Povetkin-Huck weigh-in results: weights & photos

Tomorrow in Stuttgart, Alexander Povetkin and Marco Huck will meet in a clash for Povetkin's (fake) WBA heavyweight title strap. Today, they met on the scales, and the results will have an important impact on the fight itself, as Huck is a long-time cruiserweight making his debut on the heavyweight scene, and he'll be at a significant weight disadvantage in the fight.Here...

Povetkin vs. Huck Results

Did Povetkin Maintain his (Fake) WBA Title, or Did Marco Huck Win in his Heavyweight Debut? Alexander Povetkin met former top dog at cruiserweight, Marco Huck, in a title defense of his (fake) WBA heavyweight strap Saturday in Stuttgart, Germany. The fight was broadcast to fight fans in the United States via EPIX, and the events unfolded live mid-afternoon. Did Povetkin and his...

Alexander Povetkin vs. Marco Huck: Round By Round

Epix HD is bringing boxing fans everywhere its second heavyweight title fight in as many weeks with Alexander Povetkin defending his WBA title against former cruiserweight beltholder Marco Huck. Bruce Beck is joined by ESPN's Dan Rafael and famed trainer Freddie Roach to make the call.Before we get to today's fight, they take a look back at last week's bout between Vitali...

Unbeaten Povetkin outpoints Huck, retains title

Alexander Povetkin did just enough Saturday to earn a points decision over Marco Huck and retain his WBA heavyweight title.

Huck ready for Povetkin in WBA heavyweight bout

WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck of Germany is moving up to the heavyweight level against undefeated Alexander Povetkin.

Live Povetkin-Huck and Maidana-Alexander Round By Round Updates Later Today

It's another double dip televised boxing day today, which is almost good enough to make a guy forget the gale force winds howling outside right now. Almost.Anyway, assuming Mother Nature doesn't score a knockout over Xfinity in the next few hours, I'm going to be watching the Alexander Povetkin-Marco Huck fight on Epix, the network that is trying oh so hard to make us...

Povetkin retains WBA belt by decision

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Alexander Povetkin did just enough Saturday to earn a points decision over Marco Huck and retain his WBA heavyweight title.
Boxing News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.