Marco Huck Back on March 29th, Hernandez Withdraws

Marco Huck returns to action after his brilliant victory over Firat Arslan. On the 29th of March, "Captain" Huck will defend his WBO cruiserweight title in Berlin's Velodrome for the 13th time. With a victory, he would break the previous record of British boxer Johnny Nelson (WBO titlist from 1999-2006).

Huck is taking over the date for his teammate, Yoan Pablo Hernandez, who was scheduled to defend his IBF cruiserweight title against Poland's Pawel Kolodziej. Hernandez is still suffering from a gastritis (stomach lining infection) issue and can not train in the coming weeks.

Huck was in action on the 25th of January in Stuttgart, when he knocked out Arslan in their rematch.

Huck's next opponent will be announced shortly.

"I'm training, I am in top shape and looking forward to the fight in Berlin. I fear no enemy, as a champion I always went against the best fighters. My fans can look forward to a great show in the ring," said the 29-year-old WBO champion.

Tickets are available at All previously purchased tickets for the boxing event at the Velodrome on March 29 remain valid.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Foreign Soil on 03-03-2014

Huck wants to fight at HW. He's been eager since the Povetkin semi-robbery. He'll probably have a weak opponent for this record breaking defense and then move to HW.

Comment by Rezelby on 03-03-2014

Not many big money fights in the CW division but Hernandez/Huck would be it. Not sure about the logistics but it would be nice to see. What about Huck versus the guy who Cleverley withdrawed against? I'd love to see…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 03-03-2014

[QUOTE=artfuL_;14290364]Will Sauerland ever match Huck and Hernandez (when healthy) in the future? Seems like there is no noise being made for this match-up.[/QUOTE] That would be big business but they're trained by Wegner so not sure how much of a…

Comment by Boxing Goat on 03-03-2014

Hernandez is becoming a joke. Im so sick of that guy pulling out of fights.

Comment by artfuL_ on 03-03-2014

Will Sauerland ever match Huck and Hernandez (when healthy) in the future? Seems like there is no noise being made for this match-up.

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