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Afolabi-Larghetti IBF Cruiserweight Eliminator Ordered

By Luke Furman

The Internationl Boxing Federation has ordered a cruiserweight final eliminator between Ola Afolabi (20-4-3, 9KOs) and EBU-EU champion Mirko Larghetti (20-0, 12KOs). The winner will become the mandatory challenger to Yoan Pablo Hernandez (28-1, 14KOs), who has a very tough defense scheduled for March 8th against undefeated Polish contender Pawel Kolodziej (33-0, 18KOs), taking place at the Max Schmeling Halle in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mick Higgs on 01-22-2014

Cruiserweight has always been jinxed in the UK. Glenn McCrory did okay, but never cashed in with unification, Sammy Reeson didn't take advantage of his chance & Herbie Hide couldn't get his head out of his arse. Apart from David…

Comment by lutenco on 01-22-2014

MIRKO is a good guy that makes a lot of sacrifices for boxing,he is tough but OLA will beat him badly IMO!!!

Comment by ARENA on 01-21-2014

Sadly, but it looks like Ola is over it.

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