By Wilhelm Springer, box-info.net
Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany - Yoan Pablo Hernandez (25-1, 13 KOs) captured the IBF cruiserweight title with a six round technical split decision over Steve Cunningham (24-3, 12 KOs). Cunningham went down very hard in the first. A clash of heads in the sixth opened up a bad cut on Hernandez, and the fight was later sent to the scorecards. The scores were 57-56 Cunningham, 58-55 and 59-54 for Hernandez.
Grzegorz Proksa (26-0, 19 KOs) became a star with a dominating three round stoppage of former IBF champion Sebastian Sylvester (34-5-1, 16 KOs). Poksa win sthe vacant European middleweight title. Sylvester was unable to continue after three rounds of action.