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Ola Afolabi-Marco Huck to Meet for 4th Time on Saturday, Feb. 27th in Halle, Germany

by on Dec.23, 2015, under Boxing News

 

Huck, at left, poses with (photo by Huck Sports Promotion)

Huck, at left, poses with Afolabi (photo by Huck Sports Promotion)

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, Germany.

Presented by Huck Sports Promotion, from London, England and currently living in Los Angeles, California, Afolabi, 22-4-4 (11KO’s), will defend his IBO Cruiserweight World Title against Huck, 38-3-1 (26KO’s) of Berlin, Germany at the famed tennis stadium. (continue reading…)

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Golovkin-Stevens ‘Monsters Collide’ Weigh-In Results

by on Nov.01, 2013, under Boxing News

WBA and IBO Middleweight Champion of the World, Gennady Golovkin, at left, gives the thumbs up while his challenger, Curtis Stevens, flexes

WBA and IBO Middleweight Champion of the World, Gennady Golovkin, at left, gives the thumbs up while his challenger, Curtis Stevens, flexes

All photos by Tom Casino/K2 Promotions

 

NEW YORK CITY (November 1, 2013) All fighters for this Saturday’s night’s “MONSTERS COLLIDE” professional boxing event at Madison Square Garden, “The Mecca of Boxing”, weighed-in today.

“MONSTERS COLLIDE” is headlined by the World Middleweight Championship between WBA/IBO Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and top rated challenger Curtis Stevens of Brooklyn, New York.

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Ola Afolabi Added to ‘Monsters Collide’ Golovkin-Stevens Show at MSG on Nov. 2nd!

by on Oct.09, 2013, under Boxing News

 

Afolabi at left

Afolabi at left

NEW YORK CITY (October 9, 2013) Ola Afolabi will challenge Poland’s Lukasz Janik for the vacant International Boxing Organization’s Cruiserweight World Title on Saturday, NOVEMBER 2 in The Theater at Madison Square Garden, announced Tom Loeffler, Managing Director of K2 Promotions.

The Afolabi/Janik 12-round clash will be part of MONSTERS COLLIDE, the Middleweight World Title Clash between boxing’s fastest rising star, WBA/IBO Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and world ranked contender Curtis Stevens. (continue reading…)

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Afolabi Disappointed n Close Loss to Huck but Vows to Continue Quest for World Title

by on Jun.17, 2013, under Boxing News

Afolabi, at left, seen defeating Eric Fields (photo by Mike Blair)

Afolabi, at left, seen defeating Eric Fields (photo by Mike Blair)

VENICE, CA, June 17, 2013 — One week after challenging for the WBO Cruiserweight World Title, top rated contender Ola Afolabi has returned home to Southern California and is preparing to map out his future for another world title opportunity.

Afolabi lost a hotly contested majority decision to Marco Huck on JUNE 8 in Berlin, Germany, the third time they have fought. Scores were 114-114, 115-113 (Huck) and an inexplicable 117-111 (Huck). (continue reading…)

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Fight Day Video: Afolabi Arrives for Huck Title Shot!

by on May.05, 2012, under Boxing News

ERFURT, GERMANY, (May 5, 2012) World ranked contender Ola Afolabi has arrived at the Messehalle in Erfurt, Germany for his highly anticipated rematch tonight against defending WBO Cruiserweight World Champion Marco Huck.

Below is a link to an excellent new Fight Day video of Afolabi just hours ahead of the bout.

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITHy9lv3BTU&feature=youtu.be

On December 5, 2009, Afolabi, born in London, training out of Los Angeles, California, challenged Huck in Ludwigsburg, Germany, losing a very close decision. (continue reading…)

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