By Vadim Pushkin
IBO world cruiserweight champion Marco Huck has just about finalized his next opponent.
Huck, who is practically a promotional free agent, will return to the ring on the 19th of November at the TUI-Arena in Hanover, Germany against very dangerous Ukrainian Dmytro Kucher, who holds the European championship.
Originally Huck was scheduled to defend his belt against British contender Ovill McKenzie in Frankfurt / Main on September 24th. But a few days before the fight the challenger fell ill and withdrew from fight.
Huck suffered a shock defeat last August, when he was knocked out in the eleventh round by Krzysztof Glowacki in one of the better fights of the year. He bounced back in style, when he came back this past February and knocked out Ola Afolabi in the tenth round of their fourth and final fight.
Huck is looking to get back in the mix as the cruiserweight division is very hot right now with a lot of big money fights for him, like champions Tony Bellew and Oleksandr Usyk.
Kucher (24-1-1, 18KOs) was last in the ring back in June, when he knocked out Enzo Maccarinelli in the first round to capture the vacant EBU championship. His only career loss came at the hands of Ilunga Makabu back in July of 2013 by way of majority decision.