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Hernandez retains IBF cruiserweight belt in split decision

ERFURT, Germany -- Yoan Pablo Hernandez of Cuba retained his IBF cruiserweight title by split decision over German challenger Firat Arslan on Saturday. Judges Vincent Dupas of France and American Shafeeq Rashada scored the bout 115-113 and 116-113, respectively, for the defending champion, while Leszek Jankowiak of Poland scored it 115-113 for Arslan. Hernandez, making his fourth...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hernandez retains IBF cruiserweight belt

ERFURT, Germany (AP) Yoan Pablo Hernandez of Cuba retained his IBF cruiserweight title by split decision over German challenger Firat Arslan on Saturday. Judges Vincent Dupas of France and American Shafeeq Rashada scored the bout 115-113 and 116-113, respectively, for the defending champion, while Leszek Jankowiak of Poland scored it 115-113 for Arslan. Hernandez, making his fourth...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Yoan Pablo Hernanez vs. Firat Arslan: Tale of the tape

Check out the official “Tale of the Tape” for this Saturday’s IBF Cruiserweight title fight between reigning champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez and challenger Firat Arslan at the Erfurt Exhibition Hall in Thuringia, Germany. Credit: Thomas Goos / Team Arslan (Click for larger size) Hernandez vs. Arslan hasn't gotten much attention stateside, but it's a big fight in Germany, and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Huck stops Arslan in 6th to keep WBO cruiser belt

German cruiserweight Marco Huck stopped compatriot Firat Arslan in the sixth round of their rematch to successfully retain his WBO belt on Saturday for the 12th time. Huck upped the tempo after an evenly fought opening five rounds, twice knocking the 43-year-old Arslan to the canvas. American referee Mark Nelson stopped the bout 1 minute, 56 seconds into the round when he saw the...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Huck vs. Arslan II preview from British cruiser Tony Conquest

Arguably the two most rugged operators in the cruiserweight division renew acquaintance this Saturday when MarcoHuck and veteran nemesis Firat Arslan collide at the Hanns Martin Schleyer Halle in Stuttgart. Their initial ‘bang up’ in November 2012 was a truly brutal affair and, though Huck retained by unanimous decision, several felt the 43 year old Turkish descendant was hard...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marco Huck & Firat Arslan presser quotes

January 25 will see WBO World Champion Marco Huck to fight compatriot Firat Arslan for a second time. Prior to the rematch of their first fight nearly 15 months ago, which saw Huck escaping with a narrow win on points, the tension is rising - especially between champion and challenger. Credit: Team Sauerland Arslan was first to put forward, stating at last Wednesday's media day:...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

David Price’s return moved to Jab 25th on Huck-Arslan II card

David Price (15-2, 13 KOs) will make his ring return against Evengy Orlov (14-12-1, 10 KOs) on January 25 at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle in Stuttgart, Germany. The British heavyweight joins an action packed card that also features the much anticipated rematch between WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck (36-2-1, 25 KOs) and Firat Arslan (33-6-2, 21 KOs). The show will be available...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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