In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, the seeds have been sown for a potential featherweight title unification bout between Vasyl Lomachenko and the winner of Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters.
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks’ hospitalization after a second operation for abdominal problems tops a notebook that includes items on former crusierweight titleholder Steve Cunningham and Saturday’s NBC Sports Net “Fight Night” card.
Steve Cunningham spoke to RingTV after his up-from-the-canvas victory over unbeaten heavyweight puncher Amir Mansour. “What’s a champion without overcoming something?” the two-time cruiserweight titleholder said.
Amir Mansour had no complaints and made no excuses after suffering his first loss to Steve Cunningham on April 4. The heavyweight puncher says the hard-fought 10-round loss was a blessing. “This was something that I probably needed,” he said.
Kathy Duva praised the fighters and her Main Events staff for making the April 4 NBC Sports Net “Fight Night” one to remember. Duva also provides an update on the Sergey Kovalev-Adonis Stevenson situation.
Former cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham got up from two fifth-round knockdowns to outpoint heavyweight puncher Amir Mansour on Friday in Philadelphia. Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens rallied to stop relentless Tureano Johnson in the final round of the “Fight Night” co-feature.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us news on Friday night’s NBC Sports Network broadcast featuring Amir Mansour vs. Steve Cunningham and much more.
Undefeated heavyweight Amir Mansour used boxing to escape his own personal hell, and now says this Friday’s matchup with Steve Cunningham is a kill-or-be-killed battle to reach a place where he can help others.
Redemption and opportunism were key words in the main event bouts of the final boxing card covered by RingTV.com’s “Travelin’ Man” Lee Groves, who worked the CompuBox keys for the NBC Sports Net Fight Night show that featured heavyweights Amir Mansour, David Rodriguez and Steve Cunningham.
Puerto Rico’s Roman “Rocky” Martinez will put his WBO junior lightweight belt on the line against RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia on Saturday.