A rare (success) story: Top talent Tommy Punch was fighting on the same night as his discoverer Marco Huck- in the main fight of the event on May the 20st.
This was not expected at all. But the return of Marc Huck allows them to turn a new page together. More precisely: without 15 times 90.7 kg. Cruiserweight World Champion Tommy Punch will also step into the ring on May 20st. In Braunlage- Germany “Ice Arena” with a capacity of 3,200 fans. They fought for the first time at the same arena the 29th of August 2020.
Captain Huck once recognized the great talent of the Hessian native of Serbian roots. In 2016, when he was still the IBO world champion, he hired Tommy Punch as his sparring partner and was so enthusiastic about him that he immediately signed him to his then-newly formed team, MH Boxing. “The guy has such ambition, such strong will and extremely good ability, so we had no choice but to sign him,” enthuses the current heavyweight. His brother Kenan Hukic, CEO of MH Boxing, adds: “I looked Marco in the eye after the sparring and without saying anything we agreed implicitly to add Tommy to our team.”
Tommy Punch prepares for his main fight against Hesse trainer Valentin Tchepenko at his Art of Boxing gym in Frankfurt. I learned from him,” says the 26-year-old Magdeburg. Tommy Punch still shows greatness: “I hope Dirk will be happy. I sincerely wish him continued success.”
The co-headlining fight night between Marc Huck and Tommy Punch will be broadcast by live streaming service DAZN in over 200 countries with more and 42 more on Prime Fight TV as well as www.primefightplay.com.
In the photo, Marco Huck