Reigning Cruiser weight champion Marco Huck brought his WBO belt to the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ to face a hungry, then undefeated Krzysztof Głowacki. After being knocked down in the 6th, Glowacki came back and finished Huck in spectacular fashion to claim the WBO title.
In the first defense of his 200-pound title, Krzysztof Glowacki knocked down former champ Steve Cunningham four times to win by unanimous decision.
Glowacki twice floored Cunningham with second-round counters, then dropped him once more in the 10th and 12th rounds en route to a unanimous decision.
Krzysztof Glowacki floored Steve Cunningham multiple times en route to a unanimous decision.
NBC's pick for Fight of the Year goes to Huck vs Glowacki. Neither fighter had previously been dropped by an opponent in his professional career. That all changed when both fighters managed to knock the other down.
Marco Huck's power and Krzysztof Glowacki's heart highlighted an epic Round 6 in their memorable 200-pound war.
Antonio Tarver and Steve Cunningham fought to a split draw, while Polish southpaw Krzysztof Glowacki foiled Marco Huck’s attempt at a record 14th defense in the 200-pound division at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Krzysztof Glowacki controlled the action for the first three rounds, but Marco Huck roared back in the middle rounds and gained a sixth-round knockdown. After back-and-forth action throughout the next few rounds, Glowacki drove Huck through the ropes in the eleventh round before the referee David Fields waved an end to the bout.