Hernandez breaks hand, won’t fight against Fields

Updated at: 01/17/2013 6:07 PM

(AP) FRANKFURT, Germany - Yoan Pablo Hernandez has called off his IBF cruiserweight title defense against Eric Fields of the United States after breaking his left hand while sparring.

The Cuban-born champion was scheduled to fight Fields in Berlin on Feb. 2.

Hernandez’s management says no new date for the fight has been set.

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