Madison Square Garden, New York – On the undercard of the Golovkin-Stevens middleweight title fight at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden Ole Afolabi won his first world title winning a 12-round majority decision over Lukasz Janik for the IBF cruiserweight championship.
The 27 year old Janik, (26-2-0) of Jelenia Gora Poland had won his last 11 fights, three this year.
Afolabi, (20-3-4) born in London and residing in Los Angeles California, with no amateur bouts to his credit, lost a controversial majority decision on June 8th to current champion Marco Huck and before that fought the champion to a draw.
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