Hernandez ready for Ross; IBF Champion looking forward to Bamberg
Yoan Pablo Hernandez (26-1, 13 KOs) returns to the ring on September 15. The IBF Cruiserweight Champion will have to deal with Troy Ross (25-2, 16 KOs) from Canada. The excitement of Coach Ulli Wegner´s prodigy is huge. During his last title defense on February 4 at the Fraport Arena in Frankfurt (Main), Germany, the champion broke his left hand. “In round four I knocked down Cunningham on two occasions. That’s when it happened.”
Consequently the 27-year-old had to undergo surgery to repair the damage. Now the injury has healed up and he is finally able to get back into the ring. “It is all good now. I have regained full use of my left hand. I am really eager to get back inside the ring,” said Hernandez at Tuesdays press conference at the Konzert- und Kongresshalle Bamberg.
The defending champion, who was awarded the belt of “The Ring” after the bout in February, and only is the fourth boxer based in Germany to do so...