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.
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.
RING cruiserweight champ Yoan Pablo Hernandez will make his fourth defense against unbeaten Polish contender Pawel “Hamas” Kolodziej on March 8 at Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany, promoter Sauerland Events announced on Wednesday.