Steve Cunningham says he’ll stick to his game plan and ignore those who say he’ll have an age advantage over Antonio Tarver on Aug. 14.
At age 46, former RING light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver might be working the ringside microphone for “Premier Boxing Champions” but he’s still hanging on to the idea of one last title run at heavyweight.
RingTV.com’s Lee Groves was on the scene for WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev’s defense against Jean Pascal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As always, the ‘Travelin’ Man’ provides a front row seat to his unique brand of observation.
In the co-featured bout to the Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal light heavyweight showdown, heavyweight contender Vyacheslav Glazkov defeated Steve Cunningham by unanimous decision to become the mandatory challenger to RING champ Wladimir Klitschko’s IBF title.
Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov admits the unrest in his native Ukraine took away from his focus on boxing last year. However, the unbeaten heavyweight contender knows he has a huge opportunity in front of him on Saturday when he faces Steve Cunningham in the HBO-televised co-feature to the Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal light heavyweight showdown.
Heavyweight combatants Steve Cunningham and Vyacheslav Glazkov, who will fight on March 14 in Montreal, both find fuel for the fire in struggles outside the ring.
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.