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  • 25 June 2019
    Former cruiserweight titleholder Marco Huck is returning to the ring two months later than he had hoped.Germanys Huck will face Dmytro Kucher, of Ukraine, in a scheduled 12-round bout for a minor title on Nov. 19 at TUI Arena in Hannover, Germany, promoter Kenan Hukic announced at a news conference on Monday.Huck was supposed to face Englands Ovill McKenzie on Sept. 24 at the Festhalle Arena in Frankfurt, Germany, but the fight was canceled four days beforehand when McKenzie withdrew, claiming he was ill.The 31-year-old Huck (39-3-1, 27 KOs) will face Kucher (24-1-1, 18 KOs), 32, who won the European cruiserweight title in his most recent bout when he knocked out former world titleholder Enzo Maccarinelli in the first round on June 10.The last time I fought in Hannover was June 3, 2006, against an opponent [Nuri Seferi] from Switzerland, Huck said at the news conference. The crowd cheered me on and I won comfortably. Hence, I was very excited to be fighting here again. I chose an extremely difficult opponent in Kucher. I am convinced that a knockout is guaranteed. We have two strong punchers facing each other. We will just start hitting one another. As long as I have prepared well, I know I am the better out of the two of us.Huck will be seeking his second win in a row since Polands Krzysztof Glowacki took his world title in a major upset in August 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. He rallied for an 11th-round knockout to keep Huck from breaking the all-time division record for title defenses. Huck entered the fight tied with Englands Johnny Nelson for the most title defenses (13) in division history.Huck rebounded in February to knock out rival Ola Afolabi in the 10th round of their fourth meeting.I am preparing for the toughest fight of my career, Kucher said. This will be the first fight in Germany for me, so I am excited. But it doesnt really matter to me if Im fighting at home or abroad. I see this as a 50-50 fight. Everything is possible. Marco has a strong will, character and is tough. He has everything a champion needs.Huck-Kucher will air on German terrestrial network RTL, which Hukic said drew 4.38 million viewers for Hucks February bout against Afolabi. Panthers Jerseys Outlet . "Were just throwing s--- at the wall hoping something sticks," said Tortorella about the possible line combinations for Fridays game against Columbus. The Canucks have lost five straight games and six of their last seven, leaving them in a logjam in the Pacific Division, currently sitting fifth - good for ninth in the Western Conference. Panthers Jerseys Sale .Y. -- Bills receiver Stevie Johnson has a bone to pick with the NFL schedule maker. . Despite the cost, effort and an improved steroid test, its possible that very few -- if any -- positives will be detected, Dr. Richard Budgett told The Associated Press in an interview. "We just dont know what the results from Torino will be," Budgett said. Black Panthers Jerseys Online .S. Open champion Justin Rose birdied the first hole with a blind shot he hit to a foot of the pin, and he stayed in front Tuesday until he completed a 4-under 67 for a two-shot lead over Jason Dufner in PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Cheap Panthers Jerseys China . The Olympic champion curler and TSN curling analyst immediately went online to look at the Halls long list of honoured members. Thats when the enormity of the honour sunk in. NYON, Switzerland -- Legia Warsaw must play Real Madrid in an empty stadium as punishment for fan violence and racist behavior at a Champions League match.UEFA said Thursday its disciplinary panel ordered the sanction to apply when Madrid visits the Polish Army Stadium on Nov. 2. Legia was also fined 80,000 euros ($90,000).UEFA charged Legia over incidents during a 6-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund two weeks ago. It was the Polish champions first home game in the group stage of the Champions League in 20 years.Fans clashed with stadium security staff, threw objects and lit fireworks, and discrimination monitors reported anti-Semitic abuse.Legia lost 2-0 at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesdayy and is in last place in Group F.dddddddddddd It next plays at Madrid on Oct. 18.UEFAs severe sanction is the latest in a series of disciplinary cases involving Legia in recent seasons. The club has previously been punished for offensive banners, including one in Arabic script displayed before a match against an Israeli opponent and one mocking UEFA as a pig hungry for money.Before the Dortmund game two weeks ago, Legia fans unfurled a giant banner of a masked figure picking the clubs name from a draw pot with the slogan in English: Guess Whos Back? Cheap Jerseys China NFL Jerseys Cheap NBA Jerseys Wholesale NHL Jerseys Wholesale MLB Jerseys Cheap Soccer Jerseys China Wholesale NCAA Jerseys Wholesale Football Jerseys Wholesale Basketball Jerseys Wholesale Baseball Jerseys ' ' '