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Fragomeni's Injury Confirmed, Huck To Face New Foe

Marco "Captain" Huck will defend his title on April 2 against a new opponent at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle/Westfalen. Originally, the WBO world cruiserweight champion, who is currently finishing up his training camp in Kienbaum, was going to face Giacobbe Fragomeni. But the former world champion from Italy suffered an injury.

"This weekend we received information that Fragomeni suffered a cut in sparring and will not heal fast enough," said Chris Meyer, CEO of Sauerland Event. "Then we immediately started looking for other potential opponents who are currently in training. We are confident that we will soon present a different capable challenger."

The event at the Gerry Weber stadium will definitely go ahead as planned. Therefore, WBO champion Marco Huck is not too disappointed.

"The important thing is to give the audience a good fight to see. I does not matter who I'm going against in the ring. The main thing is that the fans get their monies worth. And in any case, on April 2 I'll do my part to help," said the 26-year-old cruiserweight.

In addition, in the Gerry Weber Stadium will have two more title fights on the program. At heavyweight, 27-year-old WBO Intercontinental champion Robert Helenius will face former WBC heavyweight champion Samuel Peter (Nigeria). Also light heavyweight action with 25-year-old German Artur Hein, and Tony Averland of France, going head to head for the vacant European championship.

Tickets for the event on 2 April in Halle/Westphalia on the ticket hotline 01805-570044 (min € 0.14 /, Mobile prices max. € 0.42 / min.) And on the Internet at www.eventim.de as well as directly at the Gerry Weber World (Ticket Hotline 05201-8180 / www.gerryweber-world.de ) and www.boxen.com available.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cleaner147 on 03-21-2011

great, sh1t fight anyway

Comment by giacomino on 03-21-2011

[QUOTE=makeMeSushiRoll;10266186]Maybe this time Huck will fight an actual bum from the street?? I wonder if he really believes that he won against Lebedev[/QUOTE] Hard to believe he does, but Sauerland fighters are used to getting those kind of decisions at…

Comment by makeMeSushiRoll on 03-21-2011

Maybe this time Huck will fight an actual bum from the street?? I wonder if he really believes that he won against Lebedev

Comment by Spray_resistant on 03-21-2011

How about he just stops pretending to be a world champion since he lost his title to Lebedev?

Comment by giacomino on 03-21-2011

Here is betting Huck fights an utterly no-hope opponent. Looking at the WBO rankings, it will come down to Laurdelino Barros, who has never beaten anyone with a pulse, 30-6 Albanian Nuri Seferi, C-level American light heavyweight Tommy Karpency or…

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