Ola Afolabi’s rise to contender status has included long layoffs and disappointing decisions, but on Saturday in Berlin he’ll have the chance for redemption against No. 1 cruiserweight Marco Huck, who he has faced twice already, resulting in a loss and a draw.
Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin would each earn career-high purses if a proposed Aug. 31 clash comes to fruition in Moscow. A Russian promoter has bid more than $23 million to host the bout.
Former Ring cruiserweight champion Steve Cunningham will make his first appearance as a heavyweight on the undercard of a Sept. 8 main event matching Tomasz Adamek and Travis Walker.
Former cruiserweight beltholder Steve Cunningham, who recently signed with Main Events, willl likely make his heavyweight debut in September.
Former three-time welterweight beltholder Antonio Margarito will face Abel Perry on May 26 in Tucson Ariz.
Philadelphia-based cruiserweight Steve Cunningham, who is promoted by a German company, is better known in Germany than he is in America. He will fight Yoan Pablo Hernandez in Germany on Saturday in a rematch with THE RING’s vacant title on the line.