Huck beats Afolabi to retain WBO cruiser belt

German cruiserweight Marco Huck retained the WBO title, outpointing Britain's Ola Afolabi on Saturday night. The defending champion didn't look overly troubled in the third bout between them, so there was some surprise at the Max-Schmeling-Halle when judge Lahcen Oumghar of the Netherlands scored it 114-114 for Afolabi. But Deon Dwarte of South Africa and John Madfis of the United...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Marco Huck Decisions Ola Afolabi In The Clearest Result Of Their Solid Trilogy

For a while, it looked like top cruiserweight Marco Huck was finally going to win an easy one Saturday against his two-time rival Ola Afolabi. This being a Huck-Afolabi fight, though, it was fated to end up close, so it did. But there is no drama after their rubber match, nobody wondering whether Huck got a hometown gift unanimous decision or draw in Germany. The majority decision...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Marco Huck & Ola Afolabi workout quotes & photos

Champion and challenger are ready for war on June 8! Saturday night will see Marco Huck (35-2-1, 25 KOs) take on Ola Afolabi (19-2-4, 9 KOs) for the third time. After winning their first matchup and drawing the second, the current WBO Cruiserweight Champion is hoping to close the chapter Afolabi once and for all, when they square off at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany...
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes from intense Huck vs. Afolabi III presser

There is definitely no love lost. Britain's Ola Afolabi (19-2-4, 9 KOs) did say he would hug and shake hands with his opponent Marco Huck (35-2-1, 25 KOs) after their WBO Title Fight on June 8 at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany – but the attending members of the press were not really convinced after the pair's previous war of words during Monday’s press conference. ...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Huck-Afolabi II results: Huck scrapes by to retain title via draw

Wegner prodigy Huck still cruiserweight champion after strong finish Marco “Captain” Huck is the new and old WBO Cruiserweight World Champion. On Saturday night the 27-year-old fought out a draw against mandatory challenger Ola Afolabi in front of 5,500 fans at the Messehalle in Erfurt. After twelve drama-filled rounds, judge Zoltan Enyedi gave the fight to the German with 115...
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May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Huck, Afolabi fight to draw

Marco Huck successfully defended his WBO cruiserweight title Saturday night when he boxed a majority draw with Britain's Ola Afolabi at the Messehalle in Erfurt, Germany. After 12 rounds, two of the judges turned in scores of 114-114, with the third giving it to Huck by 115-113. For once, a decision in Germany made sense, probably because the three judges were from abroad. This...
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May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Huck officially returns to cruiserweight, sets rematch against Ola Afolabi

Huck returns to cruiserweight, defends WBO Title against Afolabi: Marco Huck (34-2, 25 KOs) will return to the cruiserweight division following last month's exciting clash with WBA Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin. After long talks with Hall of Fame Promoter Wilfried Sauerland, coach Ulli Wegner, Team Sauerland General Manager Chris...
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March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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