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Yoan Pablo Hernandez wins title

Updated: October 1, 2011, 6:51 PM ET
Associated Press

NEUBRANDENBURG, Germany -- Yoan Pablo Hernandez of Cuba defeated champion Steve Cunningham on a controversial split technical decision after six rounds Saturday to take the American's IBF cruiserweight title.

Referee Mickey Vann stopped the bout because of two cuts sustained by the Cuban after the fighters twice clashed heads in earlier rounds.

Two judges scored it 58-55 and 59-54 for Hernandez while another had it 57-56 for Cunningham.

Ring doctor Walter Wagner said ...

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