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Marco Huck: I Really Want To Fight Wladimir Klitschko

By Luke Furman

WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (34-2-1, 25KOs) has once again discussed his eagerness to move up to the heavyweight division for a fight with IBO/WBO/IBF/WBA champion. Huck revealed that he actually spoke directly with Bernd Boente, the manager of the Klitschko brothers.

Huck made the jump to heavyweight in February and lost a controversial twelve round majority decision to WBA "regular" champion Alexander Povetkin. He then returned to cruiserweight and fought Ola Afolabi to a twelve round majority draw. Huck will once again defend his cruiserweight title this Saturday, when he faces former champion Firat Arslan (32-5-2, 21KOs) at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany.

If he defeats Arslan, he wants to fight Wladimir (58-3, 50KOs). The younger brother is scheduled to fight in Hamburg next Saturday, defending his titles against undefeated Polish challenger Mariusz Wach (27-0, 15KOs).

Champion WBO heavyweight champion of Bosnian origin German Marco Huck going after battle with compatriot Turkish origin Firat Arslan move to heavyweight for a meeting with one of the Klitschko brothers.

"I really want to go to heavyweight to fight against Wladimir Klitschko. It would be a fight that the public wants. At this point I have spoken on the phone with the brothers' manager Bernd Bente, and he repeated his offer [for me to fight Wladimir]," Huck said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sparked_26 on 10-30-2012

I'd watch it! Huck is always exciting. But I agree with everyone else in saying it is hard to see any other ending other than I big Wlad KO.

Comment by Ravens Fan on 10-30-2012

Not to get to far off track but Huck's fight this weekend, plus the Bute-Graschev fight are on Wealth TV. What is Wealth TV and can we watch it in the USA?

Comment by No1 on 10-30-2012

Wouldnt be a bad fight. Wlad would prob KO him. But huck will give it a good go. and may actually put pressure on Wlad unlike anyone else in recent years. Sure he is dam limited but he always in…

Comment by Freedom. on 10-30-2012

[QUOTE=sako5;12650106]Huck is the kind of fighter who gives it all in the ring. He showed it in his last couple of fights.[/QUOTE]This ^^^^ Huck vs. Wlad would be a good fight. Huck wouldn't go down as easy as Mormeck and…

Comment by PD21 on 10-30-2012

[QUOTE]Huck/Povetkin II is the fight I want to see.[/QUOTE] Same here. Theres unfinished business and it was agreat fight. I think if Huck wins his next fight he is forced into a 3rd fight wiyth Afolabi. I have no problems…

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