Ola Afolabi entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 22-4-4 (11 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.7 cruiserweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Grigory Drozd). He fought twice last year losing to Victor Emilio Ramirez (=Afolabi vs Ramirez) but then he beat Rakhim Chakhkiev in one of the best boxing fights of the year 2015 (=Chakhkiev vs Afolabi).
His opponent, the former Wbo Cw champion Marco Huck, has an official record of 38-3-1 (26 knockouts) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against Krzysztof Glowacki (=Huck vs Glowacki). In their first and third previous bouts Huck defeted Afolabi (=Huck vs Afolabi 3) while their second fight ended in a draw (=Huck vs Afolabi 2). Afolabi vs Huck 4 is valid for the IBO World cruiserweight title (Afolabi’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle, Germany
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: IBO World cruiserweight title
Afolabi’s previous fight: Rakhim Chakhkiev vs Ola Afolabi
Huck’s previous fight: Marco Huck vs Krzysztof Glowacki
Huck’s next fight: Marco Huck vs Dmytro Kucher
Afolabi’s next fight: Mario Daser vs Ola Afolabi
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