Marco Huck: Povetkin Told Me "I'm a Little Bit Scared"

By Alexander Pavlov

WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck, and WBA "regular" heavyweight beltholder Alexander Povetkin, exchanged words during the final press conference in Germany. They clash this Saturday night in Stuttgart.

Huck, who is quite the joker, was asked what happened when the two fighters were trading words.

Huck told the Olympic gold medal winner - 'Are you scared?'

When asked to repeat Povetkin's reply, Huck stated with a smile - "He told me 'I'm scared, I'm a little bit scared.'"

Later on in the questioning, Huck apologized for making a very bad joke regarding Povetkin. He claimed the Russian fighter did not break his leg in 2008, an injury which forced his withdrawal from a scheduled fight with Wladimir Klitschko.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Anton LaVey on 02-24-2012

[B]Go Captain Huck!!! WAR!!!![/B]

Comment by Spray_resistant on 02-24-2012

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;11816485]Huck getting KO'd. If not Povetkin is a fraud. Even if he dominates every round.[/QUOTE] Povetkin is simply not that good and if Chagaev was a bigger puncher would have ko'd him, this is an even odds fight and its…

Comment by nomadman on 02-24-2012

[QUOTE=southpaw_07;11816730]sorry for Povetkin but a CW fighter is the best guy he's faced so far. Huck is not bad, he's got decent power so let's see how Povetkin's chin holds up.. :boxing:[/QUOTE] Do you mean Chagaev or Chambers? Or even…

Comment by yoz on 02-24-2012

After he scrapes through this one, I bet he ducks Wlad (again).

Comment by southpaw_07 on 02-24-2012

sorry for Povetkin but a CW fighter is the best guy he's faced so far. Huck is not bad, he's got decent power so let's see how Povetkin's chin holds up.. :boxing:

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