Hernandez retains IBF cruiserweight title
08/16/2014 6:33 PM
08/16/2014 6:38 PM
Thuringen, Germany (SportsNetwork.com) - Yoan Pablo Hernandez successfully defended his IBF cruiserweight title with a 12-round split decision win over Firat Arslan on Saturday.
Hernandez (29-1) won 115-113 and 116-113 on two judges' scorecards while the 43-year-old Arslan (34-8-2) took one judge's card 115-113.
It was Hernandez's fourth successful defense of the title and Arslan's third unsuccessful challenge of a belt since November 2012.
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