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Alexander vs Huck Ready To Go, Marco Signs The Contract

By Ruslan Chikov

WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (34-1, 25KOs) is more than serious about his move to the heavyweight division. The German star signed a contract on Friday to face WBA "regular" champion Alexander Povetkin (23-0, 16KOs), who also agreed, on February 25th at Porsche-Arena in Stuttgart, Germany. Huck invaded the post-fight press conference to Povetkin's knockout victory over Cedric Boswell and challenged him before the press.

According to sources close to Huck, the boxer is not vacating his WBO crown. In the event of a victory, Huck will make decision on whether his plans to stay at heavyweight or move back down to cruiser.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by RonSigPi on 12-24-2011

Huck is rated #1 @ CW by RING. Yoan Pablo Hernandez is rated #2 and on Feb. 4th is scheduled to fight Steve Cunningham who is rated #3. Be interesting to see if RING drops Huck from its CW ratings…

Comment by Superflo777 on 12-24-2011

[QUOTE=Stray Dog;11597364]thats not the problem, Pove has had most of his fights in Germany, promoted by the same people who promote Huck. Hes a Sauerland fighter as well as Huck. but I see your point, Huck is the "German", attracts…

Comment by Stray Dog on 12-24-2011

[QUOTE=Superflo777;11597350]If the fight is in Germany, Povetkin would be wise to knock Huck out.[/QUOTE] thats not the problem, Pove has had most of his fights in Germany, promoted by the same people who promote Huck. Hes a Sauerland fighter as…

Comment by Superflo777 on 12-24-2011

If the fight is in Germany, Povetkin would be wise to knock Huck out.

Comment by Stray Dog on 12-24-2011

could backfire for Sauerland if Povetkin beats Huck. Dunno how many fights are left for Pove in his slave contrac with SE.

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