Posted: Thu January 17, 2013 10:24AM; Updated: Thu January 17, 2013 11:38AM

Hernandez breaks hand, won't fight against Fields

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Yoan Pablo Hernandez
Yoan Pablo Hernandez (left) fights Steve Herelius during a 2011 WBA cruiserweight title bout.
AP

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- 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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