BERLIN (AFP) - Cuban-born Yoan Pablo Hernandez is the new IBF world champion in cruiserweight after his sixth-round stoppage of defending title-holder Steve Cunningham of the USA on a split technical decision. Hernandez, 26, who is now based in Germany, won the belt in Neubrandenburg, Germany, after English referee Mickey Vann stopped the fight before the seventh round because of two deep cuts to Hernandez following a clash of heads. Two of the judges, Pawel Kardyni (59-54) and Dave Parris (58-55), scored the bout for Hernandez while the third, John Foster (56-57), opted for the defending champion on Saturday night.