Marco Huck

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Marco Huck
Marco Huck 2008.jpg
Statistics
Real name Muamer Hukić
Nickname(s) Käpt'n
Rated at Cruiserweight
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Reach 195 cm (77 in)
Nationality German
Born (1984-11-11) 11 November 1984 (age 29)
Sjenica, Serbia
Boxing record
Total fights 41
Wins 38
Wins by KO 26
Losses 2
Draws 1

Marco Huck (born 11 November 1984) is a German professional boxer. He is the current WBO Cruiserweight champion.

Career[edit]

Muamer started Taekwondo and Kickboxing at the age of ten. As an amateur kickboxer, he won a gold medal at the W.A.K.O European championships in 2002 and 2003. He then decided to switch to boxing, having participated in the sport since he was 15.[1]

Huck has notable victories over opponents such as Michael Simms,Claudio Rîşco, Pietro Aurino and Vadim Tokarev. Huck challenged Steve Cunningham on December 29, 2007 for his first world title, the IBF Cruiserweight title, but lost by twelfth-round knockout.

After the loss to Cunningham, Huck won six straight fights by knockout. On March 13, 2010, Huck won the WBO Cruiserweight title from Victor Emilio Ramírez. Huck challenged Alexander Povetkin for the WBA Heavyweight title on February 25, 2012. but lost by majority decision.

Huck matched the record for most consecutive world title defenses at Cruiserweight, held by Johnny Nelson, when he successfully retained the WBO Cruiserweight title against Mirko Larghetti on August 30th, 2014, his thirteenth successful consecutive title defense.[2]

Titles[edit]

Pro Boxing

  • 2009–present WBO Cruiserweight Champion (13 title defenses)
  • 2008–09 European Cruiserweight Champion (3 title defenses)
  • 2007 IBF Inter-Continental Cruiserweight Champion
  • 2006–07 European Union Cruiserweight Champion (1 title defence)

Amateur Kickboxing

Professional Record[edit]

38 Wins (26 knockouts), 2 Losses, 1 Draw
Result Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Win 38–2–1 Italy Mirko Larghetti UD 12 2014-08-30 Germany Gerry Weber Stadion, Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 37–2–1 Germany Firat Arslan TKO 6 (12), 1:56 2014-01-25 Germany Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 36–2–1 United Kingdom Ola Afolabi MD 12 2013-06-08 Germany Max-Schmeling-Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 35–2–1 Germany Firat Arslan UD 12 2012-11-03 Germany Gerry Weber Stadion, Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Draw 34–2–1 United Kingdom Ola Afolabi SD 12 2012-05-05 Germany Messehalle, Erfurt, Thuringia Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Loss 34–2 Russia Alexander Povetkin MD 12 2012-02-25 Germany Porsche-Arena, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg For WBA Heavyweight title.
Win 34–1 Argentina Rogelio Omar Rossi KO 6 (12), 1:09 2011-10-22 Germany Arena Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 33–1 Argentina Hugo Garay TKO 10 (12), 1:10 2011-07-16 Germany Olympia-Eissportzentrum, Munich, Bavaria Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 32–1 Israel Ran Nakash UD 12 2011-04-02 Germany Gerry Weber Stadion, Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 31–1 Russia Denis Lebedev UD 12 2010-12-18 Germany Max-Schmeling-Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 30–1 United States Matt Godfrey TKO 5 (12), 2:18 2010-08-21 Germany Messehalle, Erfurt, Thuringia Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 29–1 United States Brian Minto RTD 9 (12), 3:00 2010-05-01 Germany Weser-Ems-Halle, Oldenburg, Lower Saxony Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 28–1 United States Adam Richards KO 3 (12), 2:30 2010-03-13 Germany Max-Schmeling-Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 27–1 United Kingdom Ola Afolabi UD 12 2009-12-05 Germany Arena Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg Retained WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 26–1 Argentina Victor Emilio Ramírez UD 12 2009-08-29 Germany Gerry Weber Stadion, Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia Won WBO Cruiserweight title.
Win 25–1 Ukraine Vitaliy Rusal TKO 5 (12), 2:58 2009-05-09 Germany Jako Arena, Bamberg, Bavaria Retained EBU (European) Cruiserweight title.
Win 24–1 Belgium Geoffrey Battelo TKO 3 (12), 2:57 2009-01-24 Germany Erdgas Arena, Riesa, Saxony Retained EBU (European) Cruiserweight title.
Win 23–1 Italy Fabio Tuiach TKO 2 (12), 2:22 2008-10-25 Germany Weser-Ems-Halle, Oldenburg, Lower Saxony Retained EBU (European) Cruiserweight title.
Win 22–1 France Jean Marc Monrose TKO 12 (12), 1:17 2008-09-20 Germany Seidensticker Halle, Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia Won EBU (European) Cruiserweight title.
Win 21–1 Slovenia Frantisek Kasanic TKO 9 (12), 2:52 2008-05-17 Germany Oberfrankenhalle, Bayreuth, Bavaria Won vacant IBF Inter-Continental Cruiserweight title.
Win 20–1 Zambia Leon Nzama TKO 5 (8), 1:06 2008-04-12 Germany Jahnsportforum, Neubrandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Loss 19–1 United States Steve Cunningham TKO 12 (12), 1:56 2007-12-29 Germany Seidensticker Halle, Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia For IBF Cruiserweight title.
Win 19–0 Russia Vadim Tokarev UD 12 2007-05-26 Germany Jako Arena, Bamberg, Bavaria IBF Cruiserweight title eliminator.
Win 18–0 Morocco Ismail Abdoul UD 12 2007-01-20 Switzerland St. Jakob Halle, Basel, Switzerland Retained EBU-EU (European Union) Cruiserweight title.
Win 17–0 Italy Pietro Aurino TKO 2 (12) 2006-12-16 Germany BigBox, Kempten, Bavaria Won EBU-EU (European Union) Cruiserweight title.
Win 16–0 France Rachid El Hadak KO 8 (8), 2:24 2006-09-23 Germany Rittal Arena Wetzlar, Wetzlar, Hesse
Win 15–0 Albania Nuri Seferi UD 10 2006-06-03 Germany TUI Arena, Hannover, Lower Saxony
Win 14–0 United Kingdom Lee Swaby RTD 6 (8), 3:00 2006-03-04 Germany EWE Arena, Oldenburg, Lower Saxony
Win 13–0 Romania Claudio Rîşco KO 7 (8), 2:15 2006-01-28 Germany Tempodrom, Kreuzberg, Berlin
Win 12–0 United States Michael Simms UD 8 2005-12-17 Germany Max-Schmeling-Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin
Win 11–0 Germany Ruediger May UD 10 2005-09-03 Germany International Congress Center, Charlottenburg, Berlin
Win 10–0 Georgia (country) Leri Okhanashvili TKO 2 (8), 2:19 2005-07-02 Germany Karl Eckel Halle, Hattersheim am Main, Hesse
Win 9–0 United States Tipton Walker TKO 2 (8), 1:50 2005-06-11 Germany BigBox, Kempten, Bavaria
Win 8–0 Slovenia Stefan Kusnier KO 1 (6) 2005-05-21 Poland Zdzieszowice, Poland
Win 7–0 Germany Muhammed Ali Durmaz TKO 4 (6) 2005-04-23 Germany Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia
Win 6–0 Latvia Aleksandrs Borhovs TKO 4 (6) 2005-03-12 Germany Stadthalle, Zwickau, Saxony
Win 5–0 Czech Republic Ervin Slonka TKO 4 (6), 1:23 2005-01-15 Germany Boxtempel, Weissensee, Berlin
Win 4–0 Czech Republic Tomas Mrazek TKO 3 (6) 2004-12-18 Germany Oberfrankenhalle, Bayreuth, Bavaria
Win 3–0 Poland Wlodek Kopec TKO 1 (4), 2:26 2004-12-04 Germany Estrel Convention Center, Neukoelln, Berlin
Win 2–0 Czech Republic Pavel Zima TKO 1 (4), 1:48 2004-11-20 Germany BigBox, Kempten, Bavaria
Win 1–0 Czech Republic Pavel Cirok TKO 1 (4) 2004-11-07 Germany Rockfabrik, Nuremberg, Bavaria Professional debut.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Q & A With German Cruiser Marco Huck (Info on early career/kickboxing)". www.eastsideboxing.com. Retrieved 2011-06-02. 
  2. ^ "Marco Huck keeps cruiserweight belt". Retrieved 30 August 2014. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Victor Emilio Ramírez
WBO Cruiserweight Champion
August 29, 2009–present
Incumbent