Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 1/16/12

LUDWIGSBURG, GERMANY - DECEMBER 05: Marco Huck of Germany celebrates defending his WBO World Championship title after his WBO World Championship Cruiserweight title fight against Ola Afolabi of Great Britain at the Arena Ludwigsburg on December 5, 2009 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
The opening press conference for the Alexander Povetkin vs. Marco Huck WBA (fake) heavyweight title fight has been held, and both Povetkin and Huck are eager to fight one another, and confident of success. For Huck, he's looking to become not only a two-division champion, but also the first German heavyweight champ all the way back since Max Schmeling. For Povektin, he's looking to stick to his winning ways, beat a tough opponent, and continue moving ahead in the heavyweight division. Take a look at what both men and their teams had to say right here. Credit: Andreas Sauer Marco Huck (34-1, 25 KOs) believes speed will be key to defeat WBA Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin (23-0, 16 KOs) when they clash in Stuttgart on February 25. Having made eight successful defenses of his WBO Cruiserweight Title, Huck is ready to move up. “I want to write boxing history and become the first German heavyweight champion since Max Schmeling,” Huck said at today's press conference in S...
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