RingTV presents the highlights from the Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal kickoff press conference in New York City. Hear from Steve Cunningham, Czar Glazkov, Jean Pascal and, of course, “The Krusher,” who defends his IBF, WBA and WBO light heavyweight titles on the March 14 HBO-televised card in Montreal.
Former IBF cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham will face unbeaten heavyweight contender Vyacheslav Glazkov in an IBF title-eliminator bout on the March 14 undercard of Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal fight at the Montreal Bell Centre in Montreal.
Light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev could possibly face fellow contender Isaac Chilemba on March 14, according to Kathy Duva of Main Events.
Despite a peculiar ending to his bout against Roberto Feliciano Bolonti last Saturday, negotiations are still very much alive for Jean Pascal to meet Sergey Kovalev next year.
Kennedy Cunningham, the 9-year-old daughter of former IBF cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham, has undergone successful heart transplant surgery, according to a press release from Main Events CEO Kathy Duva.
Steven Cunningham overcame a 73-pound weight disadvantage and a fifth-round knockdown to bust up Natu Visinia to a seventh-round TKO in the main event of an NBC Sports Net “Fight Night” show on Saturday in his native Philadelphia.
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.
The boxing community and its fans are nothing if not tight. This couldn’t be truer in the case of coming together to help Steve Cunningham, his wife, Livvy, and daughter, Kennedy.
Garrett Wilson takes on cruiserweight contender Thabiso Mchunu in a special afternoon edition of NBC Sports’ “Fight Night” today. Wilson is one of the sport’s reliable gatekeepers, according to RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer, who lists other gatekeepers in each weight class.
Still marching forward in his quest for heavyweight glory is Steve Cunningham, who faces undefeated prospect Natu Visnia on October 18.
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.