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Huck eyes new trainer, holds sessions with Booth and Montoya (photos)

Phil Jay 11/12/2014

WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck has been exploring coaching options in recent weeks as the German begins the groundwork for his record-breaking attempt in the New Year.

Huck, 30, is currently level with Sky Sports pundit Johnny Nelson on 13 WBO title defences and will surpass the Briton with one more victory – for which the ‘Cap-n’ hopes to have a new trainer in place.

A workout was held with former David Haye and George Groves coach Adam Booth recently, whilst WBN can confirm that Jimmy Montoya and Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez are also options for Huck going forward.

A decision is likely to be made in the next few weeks, although Huck did speak to WBN about his time with Booth as the world title holder mulls over his opponent options for a likely return in the spring.

“The work with Adam was great. It immediately becomes obvious that he knows exactly what he is doing,” Huck exclusively told World Boxing News.

“We will see what the future holds as I have some other trainers who are in contention, but I definitely enjoyed my time with Adam. He put me through my paces. We talked about what I am doing well and what I can improve on.

“I believe Adam would be able to teach me a few new tricks,” he added.

Fights with Tony Bellew and even Nelson himself have been mentioned as possibles over the last few weeks, although nothing can be ruled out for Huck at this stage after taking the bold decision to branch out on his own.

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