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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...
Via AP on Fox
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Yoan Pablo Hernandez: I’m stronger than ever, and will prove it against Arslan this Saturday

Earlier today, the final press conference ahead of the fight between IBF Cruiserweight Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez (28-1, 14 KOs) and Firat Arslan (34-7-2, 21 KOs) was held. The fight takes place this Saturday at the Erfurt Exhibition Hall in Thuringia, Germany.   Yoan Pablo Hernandez: "I have trained careful with my focus being completely on the task ahead this Saturday...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

David Price returns on March 8 on Yoan Pablo Hernandez undercard

The rebuilding process continues for David Price (16-2, 14 KOs) when he returns to action on March 8th at the Max-Schmelling-Halle in Berlin. ‘’I am looking forward to getting back into the ring and picking up where I left off in Stuttgart,’’ said Price. ‘’Obviously, I wouldn’t complain if the outcome is the same but I am hoping for a bit more resistance this time....
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hernandez KO's Alekseev, retains IBF cruiserweight title

Yoan Pablo Hernandez returned to the ring after a 14-month injury break and knocked out Alexander Alekseev in the 10th round Saturday night to retain his IBF cruiserweight title. Hernandez knocked down the Russian challenger in the second and fifth rounds, but was in trouble in the later rounds as he appeared to be running out of energy. Alekseev staggered Hernandez in the seventh...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Hernandez/Alekseev Set For Saturday’s IBF Cruiserweight Title Bout

BAMBERG, GERMANY - Adding to what is already a busy, title fight weekend,  IBF cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez puts the title on the line against the IBF mandatory contender Alexander Alekseev in a bout both are promising to bean action filled, big blow, barn burner. Hernandez, who’s been inactive over a year after suffering a hand injury says he’s ready to give...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Alexander Alekseev presser photos & quotes

Here are statements from today's press conference ahead of Saturday's showdown at brose Arena Bamberg, Germany for the IBF Cruiserweight World Championship between defending champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez (27-1, 13 KOs) and mandatory challenger Alexander Alekseev (24-2-1, 20 KOs). Yoan Pablo Hernandez: "I am in tremendous shape. 14 months away from the ring feels like...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hernandez vs. Ross results & photos from Germany

Hernandez wins close decision over Ross to retain cruiser title In boxing, close decisions often call for a rematch. Such could be the case following the fight between IBF Cruiserweight Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez and Troy Ross, who clashed in front of 3,000 fans at the Stechert Arena in Bamberg, Germany on Saturday night...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Hernandez retains cruiserweight belt

Cuba's Yoan Pablo Hernandez successfully defended his IBF cruiserweight title, unanimously outpointing Canada's Troy Ross on Saturday night. Hernandez received winning scores of 114-113, 115-112, 116-112 from the judges, drawing derisive whistles from the crowd. Apart from the opening round, which Hernandez dominated, Ross appeared livelier throughout and clearly thought...
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Hernandez beats Ross to keep IBF cruiser belt

Yoan Pablo Hernandez of Cuba successfully defended his IBF cruiserweight title with a unanimous decision against Troy Ross of Canada on Saturday. Apart from the opening round, which Hernandez dominated, Ross appeared livelier throughout and clearly thought he had done enough to win. But the judges awarded it 114-113, 115-112, 116-112. Hernandez was in serious trouble during an...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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