Yoan Pablo Hernandez fight pushed back to March 29

Boxing fans will have to wait three weeks longer for Yoan Pablo Hernandez' title defense against Pawel Kolodziej. The cruiserweight world championship, actually planned to be staged on March 8, has to be shifted to March 29 due to the IBF Champion currently suffering from a minor viral infection. In addition, the whole event moves from the Max-Schmeling-Halle to the Velodrom...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 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....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Yoan Pablo Hernandez in action March 8 in Berlin

The first voluntary title defense for Yoan Pablo Hernandez is set to be held on March 8. However, the task ahead for the IBF Cruiserweight World Champion is anything but easy. At the famous Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany, Hernandez will collide with Pawel Kolodziej. "Since becoming a world champion, Pablo exclusively had to fight the top-rated contenders of the IBF,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 15, 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

Wegner sees Hernandez and Gutknecht in shape ahead of November 23 fights

Ulli Wegner still enjoys forming fighters into champions. Therefore, the 71-year-old signed a contract extension with Team Sauerland last week. On November 23, two of his fighters can validate Wegner's decision: IBF and RING Cruiserweight World Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez (27-1, 13 KOs) has a mandatory defense against Alexander Alekseev (24-2-1, 20 KOs) lined up and Eduard...
Via Ringnews24
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

IBF World Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez faces mandatory Alexander Alekseev on November 23

The wait is over. After having won the rights to stage Yoan Pablo Hernandez' (27-1, 13 KOs) mandatory against Alexander Alekseev (24-2-1, 20 KOs), Team Sauerland is proud to announce that the IBF Cruiserweight World Championship is going to take place on November 23 at the brose Arena in Bamberg, Germany."This is going to be an instant classic," promises Ulli Wegner...
Via Ringnews24
October 11, 2013  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
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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