Marco Huck vs. Ola Afolabi (2nd meeting)

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Official Fight Poster

2012-05-05 : Marco Huck 198½ lbs drew with Ola Afolabi 199 lbs by MD in round 12 of 12


  • Marco Huck 34-2 (25 KOs) vs. Ola Afolabi 19-2-3 (9 KOs)
  • Huck entered as the #1 cruiserweight contender in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Afolabi, a 1.75/1 betting underdog, was ranked #5 by the same publication.[1] [2]
  • Huck won their previous meeting which occurred two and a half years prior by a close, but unanimous, decision.
  • Huck was coming off a majority decision loss to Alexander Povetkin, which took place two months prior. It was his first time fighting at heavyweight. Afolabi entered the winner of five consecutive bouts.
  • Despite heavy punches landed by both fighters throughout the match, neither man was knocked down.