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Yoan Pablo Hernandez returns August 16 vs. Firat Arslan

Yoan Pablo Hernandez (28-1, 14 KOs) is set to defend his title against Team Sauerland stablemate Firat Arslan (34-7-2, 21 KOs). The pair will meet on August 16 at the Erfurt Exhibition Hall in Thuringia, Germany. Hernandez returns in what will be his first fight of 2014. The Cuban cruiserweight last defended his belt with a spectacular knockout victory over Alexander Alekseev in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
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

Tony Conquest previews the rematch between Marco Huck and Firat Arslan

Arguably the two most rugged operators in the cruiserweight division renew acquaintance this Saturday when WBO king Marco ‘Kapt’n’ Huck 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...
Via Ringnews24
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marco Huck vs Firat Arslan Fight Preview

WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck (36-2-1) returns to his adopted homeland this Saturday (January 25th) when he defends his world title against Firat Arslan (33-6-2) in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle Arena in Stuttgart, Germany in a rematch of the pair’s controversial 2012 encounter. Sauerland promote. Bookmakers William Hill have Marco Huck a clear favourite at 1/6 while...
Via Ringnews24
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Huck (elbow) pulls out of Arslan bout

German cruiserweight Marco Huck has pulled out of the defense of his WBO title against Firat Arslan because of a hairline fracture in his left elbow. Huck was due to fight Arslan in Stuttgart on Saturday in a rematch following his unanimous decision win over the 42-year-old German in November 2012. Huck says ''I'm really disappointed. I was in such good shape and now...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Braehmer & Arslan victorious in Germany, Culcay & Dirks lose

Juergen Braehmer is still the European Light Heavyweight Champion. The prodigy of coach Karsten Roewer saw-off his challenger Tony Averlant in two rounds on Saturday. 3,200 fans inside the Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany witnessed a vastly improved Braehmer, who is seemingly getting back to the top of his game. “We said after my last fight that there was still some room for improvement...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Firat Arslan returns April 27, seeking another world title at age of 42

Firat Arslan (32-6-2, 21 KOs) is the newest addition to Team Sauerland. The former WBA Cruiserweight Champion, who is currently ranked at number two by the WBO, will have his first fight under the banner of Sauerland Event on April 27 at the Sporthalle Hamburg against an opponent to be announced. Credit: Team Sauerland The 42-year-old Arslan has a dream - being a world champion...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Huck beats Arslan to retain WBO cruiser belt

German cruiserweight Marco Huck successfully retained the WBO title for the 10th time with a unanimous decision win over compatriot Firat Arslan on Saturday. The decision was greeted by a chorus of boos, as the crowd felt the 42-year-old Arslan had done more than enough to beat a man 15 years younger. ''This fight was the biggest scam that I've ever seen. It's a...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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