Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Ola Afolabi Hits Germany, Ready To Face Off With Huck - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  4/2/2012       Read more by Random Hits         
   
Ola Afolabi Hits Germany, Ready To Face Off With Huck
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

WBO Interim cruiserweight world champion, Ola Afolabi just arrived in Germany today to start the final preparation for his May 5 rematch with WBO Cruiserweight champion Marco Huck. Both fighters will be present at the official press conference scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, April 3 in Erfurt, Germany.

Afolabi, 19-2-3 with 9 KOs, started his preparation two weeks ago for this much anticipated rematch. He has been training with fitness expert Harold Parker at the world famous Gold's Gym in Venice, California. He will continue with the second phase of his training in Germany with world renowned boxing trainer, Fritz Sdunek. Afolabi lost a close points decision in the first fight with Huck in December 5, 2009.

Afolabi: “I have waited for this fight for the last 2.5 years. Huck has done everything possible to avoid fighting me again, he even moved to heavyweight to delay this fight.  This time, I will not leave any doubt and I will become WBO cruiserweight champion.”

Tom Loeffler, managing director of K2 Promotions: “I promised Ola another world title shot when he signed with us. Now that he has been training with Vitali Klitschko's trainer, Fritz Sdunek, Ola has become a completely different fighter. Even though Huck lost to Povetkin, he showed a lot of heart and proved why he is considered the top Cruiserweight in the world. This time, Ola will be much better prepared and I am convinced that he will be world champion on May 5.”

Fritz Sdunek: “I believe Ola will win if he keeps his focus. He has much more natural talent than Huck. Since I have been with him, we have worked to improve many things, including his punching power. He just needs to perform like he is capable and he will beat Huck.”

Afolabi is the only fighter from the UK with a claim to a world title, beside Nathan Cleverly. He is proud of his English heritage and hopes the fans will turn up to support him in his fight in Germany. His fights have been televised in the UK and worldwide as the co-feature of the huge Klitschko promotions in the last years. Ola also received “KO of the year honors” for his 1st round KO of UK champion Terry Dunstan on the Klitschko vs Haye fight last July.

The fight will be promoted by Sauerland Event in association with K2 Promotions and will be broadcast live in Germany on ARD television network.

Tags: Marco Huck , Ola Afolabi , Huck-Afolabi , Huck vs Afolabi


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by D-MiZe, on 04-03-2012
[QUOTE=richardt]How in the hell does Huck lose the muscle weight he had at heavyweight to fight at Cruiserweight this soon? I would be surprised if he makes weight and more surprised if he isn't drained from losing the weight.[/QUOTE] Huck was only 209 lbs against Povetkin, he probably weights...

comment by richardt, on 04-02-2012
How in the hell does Huck lose the muscle weight he had at heavyweight to fight at Cruiserweight this soon? I would be surprised if he makes weight and more surprised if he isn't drained from losing the weight.

comment by D-MiZe, on 04-02-2012
Afolabi & Groves can both become champions on May 5th. War Afolabi! :boxing:

comment by Hayehammer, on 04-02-2012
Im getting excited For may 5th! Lots and lots of great fights!:boxing:

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (4) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Jeff Lacy To Face Rayco Saunder...
  Hearn: Airich is First Real Ste...
  WBC: Mayweather's 147 and 154 B...
  McWilliams Arroyo Leaves on 9/2...
  Josh Warrington Inks Five Fight...
  Groves-Rebrasse Event: Oscar Ah...
  LIVE STREAM: Maidana, Vazquez, ...
  WBC, IBF, WBA To Hold Second Me...
  Juergen Braehmer Targets Showdo...
  Marco Huck Aims To Match Nelson...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2013 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.