Found November 01, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
The Cruiserweight title fight between current WBO-Champion Marco Huck and challenger Firat Arslan in Halle/Westphalia, Germany, is just days away. But already Kalle Sauerland and event organizer Ralf Weber are working on the next fight, and a much bigger one, at that. It appears that 36-year-old Wladimir Klitschko, heavyweight kingpin, could be the next big name to appear at the Gerry Weber Stadion. The offer to the Heavyweight World Champion: 5 million euros ($6.5 million). And Wladimir's opponent? Marco Huck! But why? Kalle Sauerland: "Bernd Boente, Klitschko's manager, has been talking to Marco directly about the possibility of fighting Klitschko. Now we have used the official channels to approach them with an offer." And the Klitschko-Camp did not take long to respond. After just 20 minutes they declined the offer! "Of course, we are now excepting them to come up with a counter offer. We are always willing to hold personal talks to discuss the terms for su...

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Mariusz Wach preview & prediction

In the shadows of the tragic and untimely death of legendary trainer Emmanuel Steward in mid-October, any certainty behind yet another Wladimir Klitschko methodical title defense has suddenly been thrown in to disarray.  Steward’s positive impact on Klitschko’s meteoric rise to boxing’s elite over the past eight years is undeniable and the void left by his passing—both...

Workout quotes & photos Huck vs. Arslan

The wait is almost over. Marco Huck will defend his WBO Cruiserweight title on Saturday for the tenth time. He will take on former WBA Champion Firat Arslan at the Gerry Weber Stadion in Halle/Westphalia, Germany. Ahead of the fight, both protagonist took part in today's public workout staged at the Business Club of the local Football team Arminia Bielefeld. First to show...

As Manny Steward requested before dying, Wladimir Klitschko will train with sparring partner Johnathon Banks to fight Mariusz Wach

Before dying last week from diverticulitis at the age of 68, International Boxing Hall of Fame trainer Manny Steward encouraged The Ring, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion “Dr. Steelhammer” Wladimir Klitschko to hire his primary sparring partner, Johnathon … Continue reading →

Marco Huck-Firat Arslan weigh-in results, photos

On Saturday night at Halle/Westphalia in Germany, Marco Huck shoots for his 10th cruiserweight title defense, taking on the tough veteran Firat Arslan. The weigh-ins for the event were held today, and right here you can find the complete weigh-in results, with official weights and photos. WBO Cruiserweight World Championship Firat Arslan: 90.0 kg / 198.41 lbs Marco Huck: 90.2...
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