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Huck vs. Arslan Rematch is Likely For October Date

By Alexander Pavlov

WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (36-2-1, 25 KOs) is going to see another familiar face in the fall. On Saturday  night in Berlin, he fought Ola Afolabi (19-3-4, 9 KOss) for a thid time and secured a twelve round majority decision. Last November, Huck won a controversial twelve round unanimous decision over Firat Arslan (33-6-2, 21 KOs). According to promoter Wilfried Sauerland of Sauerland Event, the two fighters will be matched against each other in a fall rematch, likely to take place on a date in October.

"The next match with Huck will take place at cruiserweight. We expect that Marco will enter the ring in October against Firat Arslan. This will be a mandatory title defense," Sauerland said.

Alexander Pavlov covers boxing for Sportbox.ru

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ivansmamma on 06-09-2013

Arslan should have got the decision last time.

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