By Per Ake Persson
Huck Sports Promotion features super welterweight Besar Nimani (20-1 from nearby Bielefeld) will be featured in third tier slot to Marco Huck's fourth bout against IBO cruiserweight champion Ola Afolabi. Women's unified champion Cecilia Braekhus is in the co-feature vs. Namus.
The card takes place this Saturday, February 27, at the Gerry Weber Stadion in Halle / Westfalen.
Nimani takes on Chris Herrmann (21-9) in a scheduled eight-rounder.
Also as part of the card, super middleweight and reigning German champ Dominik Britsch (31-3) is in against Slavisa Simeunovic (18-13) and Semir Bajorvic (14-3) squares off against Argentinian Ricardo Marcello Ramallo (20-9) also at 168. Both fights are scheduled for eight.
As for Marco Huck himself, it was recently reported that he had sacked head coach Konny Mittermeier a week ago and assistant coach Verol Vekiloglu will be in charge in the corner. In the loss against Krzystof Glowacki last August, Huck was trained by Don House.
The officials assigned to Afolabi´s defense of the IBO title are referee Jack Reiss and judges Glenn Feldman, Guillermo Perez Pineda and Matteo Montell.