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Don King wins purse bid for Huck vs. Afolabi III


By Malte Müller-Michaelis

Don King shocked Sauerland Event and K2 Promotions by not only surprisingly showing up for the purse bid for the WBO cruiserweight championship between Marco Huck and Ola Afolabi in Miami on Tuesday morning but winning the bid by a wide margin. King’s 1,500,000.- US$ easily outpriced Huck’s promoter Sauerland (914,000.- US$) and Afolabi’s promoter K2 (375,000.- US$). Apparently, DK is planning to stage the world title fight in Huck’s home country Germany on May 25th.

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