WBC cruiserweight titleholder Krzysztof Wlodarczyk knocked out Giacobbe Fragomeni in the seventh round of their third meeting on Friday in Chicago. Local light heavyweight standout Andrzej Fonfara stopped Samuel Miller in the co-featured bout.
Promoter Artie Pelullo calls newl WBO 140-pound titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov “the most exciting fighter in the business.” He wants the Russian bomber to face Tim Bradley in a rematch or the winner of Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios.
WBC cruiserweight titleholder Krzysztof Wlodarczyk will have his third fight with Giacobbe Fragomeni, whom he has stopped and battled to a draw.
As part of the wrap-up to last Saturday’s majority decision by Floyd Mayweather Jr. over Canelo Alvarez, Showtime will air the final episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo.
WBC cruiserweight titleholder Wlodarczyk overcome an ugly gash over his right eye in round one and a knockdown in round three to stop previously unbeaten Rakhim Chakhkiev in eight rounds on Friday in Moscow, Russia. Wlodarczyk scored four knockdowns.
Former Ring cruiserweight champion Steve Cunningham will make his first appearance as a heavyweight on the undercard of a Sept. 8 main event matching Tomasz Adamek and Travis Walker.
Former cruiserweight beltholder Steve Cunningham, who recently signed with Main Events, willl likely make his heavyweight debut in September.
Philadelphia-based cruiserweight Steve Cunningham, who is promoted by a German company, is better known in Germany than he is in America. He will fight Yoan Pablo Hernandez in Germany on Saturday in a rematch with THE RING’s vacant title on the line.
Steve Cunningham: “I have defeated all reigning cruiserweight champions, and I will clinch another victory on Saturday night. The weapons are oiled and I am ready to go to war.”
Having successfully gained an immediate rematch for Steve Cunningham against Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, Don King has cause for optimism in seeking the same after Abner Mares-Joseph Agbeko