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Roles Reversed: Afolabi Meets Familiar Foe Huck in New Scenario

Roles Reversed: Afolabi Meets Familiar Foe Huck in New Scenario

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It's deja vu all over again. But with one clear difference. Though 35-year-old Ola Afolabi is preparing for a fight with Marco Huck for the fourth time in a 14-year career, it...Read More

Huck Training With New Coach, Maccarinelli vs. Amar?

Club Sportif Nouzonville Ardennes from France were the sole bidders at the purse bids for EU light heavyweight champ Medhi Amar´s mandatory defence against Welsh challenger Enzo Maccarinelli. CSNA bi...Read More

Photo/Quotes: Marco Huck, Ola Afolabi Square Up Again

Halle, Germany - Legendary cruiserweight rivals Ola “Kryptonite” Afolabi and Marco “Kapt’ n” Huck will meet for the fourth time on Saturday, February 27 at Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germ...Read More

Huck, Afolabi Prepare For Fourth Battle on Feb. 27

Cruiserweights Marco Huck and Ola Afolabi are ready to go to war once again, this time on February 27th at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany. RTL will televise the IBO championship contest. ...Read More

Afolabi Crushes Chakhkiev; Durodola Stops Kudryashov

KAZAN--Chechen welterweight Viskhan Murzabekov (12-0, 6 KOs) has kicked off the televised part of a huge night of boxing in Kazan, Russia, with a bang. Murzabekov, 25 and nicknamed "Little Tyson", cru...Read More

Alexander Povetkin, Mariusz Wach, Lebedev - Quotes

A year ago, Russian prizefighting celebrated the 25th anniversary of its second birth. It was a formal date rather than a single memorable event. However, ever since his grand arrival onto the Russian...Read More

Chakhkiev Not Shaken, Looks Forward To Afolabi

Last Thursday IBO cruiserweight champion and TBRB #5 200lber Rakhim “The Machine” Chakhkiev (24-1, 18 KOs) went through hell and back in his assumed tune-up fight versus unheralded Brazilian Hamilton ...Read More

Chakhkiev's Cut Won’t Heal Any Time Soon, Says Kalinkin

Alexander Kalinkin is undeniably the face refereeing in Russian prizefighting. Having handled and also judged hundreds of fights across Eastern Europe, the former four-time USSR junior and youth natio...Read More

Povetkin vs. Wach Tops Loaded 11/4 Bill In Kazan

Opponents were announced for the stellar ledger of the World of Boxing fight card on November 4 in Kazan, Russia. WBC/TBRB #1 rated heavyweight Alexander Povetkin (29-1, 21 KOs), a mandatory challe...Read More

McKenzie-Afolabi in Talks For Cruiserweight Showdown

BoxingScene understands that talks are underway between the representatives of Ola Afolabi, 21-4-4 (10), and Ovill McKenzie, 24-12 (12). The cruiserweights are in discussion for a summer showdown and...Read More

Ramirez Wins Interim IBF Cruiser Belt, Decisions Afolabi

31-year old former WBO Cruiserweight titlist Victor Ramirez (22-2, 17 KO) of Buenos Aires, Argentina, didn’t fight for four years between a title loss to Marco Huck in 2009 and his return in 2013. On ...Read More

Afolabi-Ramirez: BoxingScene.com Staff Predictions

With reigning World cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez still sidelined from recurring injuries, Ola Afolabil and Victor Ramirez vie for an interim title, with the winner likely to face the ho...Read More

Photos/Weights: Ola Afolabi, Victor Ramirez Face To Face

The weights are in and the stage is set for Friday's collision between the Latin cruiserweight champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Victor "El Tyson del Abasto" Ramirez, and former w...Read More

Afolabi vs. Ramirez Set For 4/10 In Buenos Aires

With reigning World cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez still sidelined from recurring injuries, Ola Afolabil and Victor Ramirez will move forward with their interim title fight. The bout now ...Read More

Afolabi, Ramirez Ordered To Fight For IBF Interim Belt

With cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez sidelined with a right elbow injury, the IBF will do something that they rarely do. "It's one of the few times you'll see an 'interim' champion with...Read More

Hernandez Injury Pushes Back Afolabi Bout To 2015

IBF cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez has suffered an injury to his elbow and withdrew from the upcoming mandatory title defense against Ola Afolabi, scheduled for December 6 in Oldenburg, G...Read More

Photos: Hernandez in Top Form For Afolabi Showdown

IBF cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez (29-1, 14KOs) is in top form for his upcoming defense against mandatory challenger Ola Afolabi (21-3-4, 10KOs), who is regarded as the one of the most d...Read More

Afolabi Had Tough Sparring With Usyk For Hernandez

Venice, CA - Former multiple world title challenger OLA “Kryptonite” AFOLABI left Southern California last week in final preparations for his International Boxing Federation (‘IBF’) Cruiserweight Worl...Read More

Hernandez-Afolabi Finalized For December 6 Showdown

Boxing fans can look forward to a double-header of world championship action on December 6 at the EWE Arena in Oldenburg, Germany. In addition to Juergen Braehmer’s scheduled WBA World Light Heavyweig...Read More

Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Ola Afolabi Ordered By IBF

Venice, CA - OLA “Kryptonite” AFOLABI has been named the mandatory challenger by the International Boxing Federation (‘IBF’) to cruiserweight world champion YOAN PABLO HERNANDEZ. According to the ...Read More