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Huck Says Afolabi Trilogy Will Land in March or April

By Alexander Pavlov

According to WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (35-2-1, 25KOs), the trilogy match with Ola Afolabi (19-2-4, 9KOs) will land in late March or early April. Huck admits that he "doesn't want to fight Afolabi again" but the the fight is "necessary" because the WBO ordered the match.

They fought twice in the past. Huck won a close twelve round decision over Afolabi in 2009 and they went to draw last year, but many felt Huck did enough to win the rematch.

Alexander Pavlov covers boxing for Sportbox.ru.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MarcianoFan on 02-06-2013

Alexander Pavlov- why did you have to inject bias at the last second? Many thought Huck won the rematch? Okay...I'm sure many did in absolute terms, but I'd say there were an equal or greater number that thought it was…

Comment by MujoHrnjica on 02-04-2013

[QUOTE=ddangerous;12990731]Great fight. I like Afolabi, but I would prefer to see Huck rematching Povetkin tbh.[/QUOTE] That's the rematch most ppl want but we'd be far-fetched to get it. Povetkin's a *****. He got beat up the 1st fight and doesn't…

Comment by ddangerous on 02-04-2013

[QUOTE=Mikhnienko;12990787]He should try rematching Arslan who just beat him.[/QUOTE] That fight literally slipped my mind. Huck definitely is no stranger to close fights.

Comment by S. Saddler 1310 on 02-03-2013

[QUOTE=Mikhnienko;12990787]He should try rematching Arslan who just beat him.[/QUOTE] i didn't think so, tbh, athough he was beating him up to a point in the fight. but i'd be willing to rewatch. anyway, mouth = watering. looking forward to another…

Comment by Mikhnienko on 02-03-2013

[QUOTE=ddangerous;12990731]Great fight. I like Afolabi, but I would prefer to see Huck rematching Povetkin tbh.[/QUOTE] He should try rematching Arslan who just beat him.

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