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Ola Afolabi vs. Mario Daser – Official weights

Former IBO World Cruiserweight Champion Ola Afolabi doesn’t seem to take his upcoming fight against self-made millionaire Mario Daser too seriously. At the official weigh-in the 37-year-old Brit who lives in Hollywood, California, touched the scale at 92.5 kg (204 lbs.) way over the cruiserweight limit.  → read full article

Mario Daser takes on Ola Afolabi

On paper, it looks like a terrible mismatch: This Friday, unbeaten but untested cruiserweight contender Mario Daser (12-0) takes on former IBO world champion and multiple time world title challenger Ola Afolabi for the IBO International International and WBO European Championship.  → read full article

Ola Afolabi retires

By Jim Dower: 36-year-old former world title challenger Ola Afolabi (22-5-4, 11 KOs) has reportedly retired from the sport as of his birthday on March 15.  → read full article

Ola Afolabi: A British Boxing Fan’s Appreciation

By Paul Lam: On Saturday 27th February, one of contemporary boxing’s most underrated rivalries came to a conclusive end in Halle, Germany as Ola Afolabi was retired on his stool at the end of the tenth round of his fourth meeting with former WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck.  → read full article

Huck defeats Afolabi – results

By Jeff Aranow: Fighting each other for the fourth time, former WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (39-3-1, 26 KOs) stopped #4 IBF Olab Afolabi (22-5-4, 11 KOs) at the end of the 10th round on Saturday night to capture the 35-year-old Afolabi’s IBO cruiserweight title at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany.  → read full […]

Weights: Huck 198.4, Afolabi 200

By Allan Fox: Former WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (38-3-1, 26 KOs) made weight on Friday for his fight against Ola Afolbai (22-4-4, 11 KOs) this Saturday night on February 27 at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany.  → read full article

Marco Huck to face Ola Afolabi for fourth time

Exciting cruiserweights Marco Huck and Ola Afolabi clash for a fourth time, exclusively live on BoxNation in the UK, on Saturday 27th February at the Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle, Germany.  → read full article

Huck-Afolabi quotes

Halle, Germany (December 18, 2015) Legendary cruiserweight rivals Ola “Kryptonite” Afolabi and Marco “Kapt’ n” Huck will meet for the fourth time on Saturday, February 27 at Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany.  → read full article

Povetkin defeats Wach; Lebedev, Afolabi & Durodola also win – results By Jim Dower: Using his sharp punches to the head and body, #1 WBC heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22 KOs) dominated the bigger 6’7 1/2″ Mariusz Wach (31-2, 17 KOs) in beating him by a 12th round knockout on Wednesday evening at the Basket Hall Arena in Kazan, Russia.  → read full article

Afolabi stops Chakhkiev

By Allan Fox: #10 IBF Ola Afolabi (22-4-4, 11 KOs) weathered an early storm of hard head shots to come back and score a 5th round knockout win over #3 WBC, #4 IBF Rakhim Chakhkiev (24-2, 18 KOs) to win the IBO cruiserweight title on Wednesday night at the Basket-Hall Arena, in Kazan, Russia.  → read […]


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