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On Saturday in Madison Square Garden, Tyson Fury backed up his pre-fight (and mid-fight) boasting and boisterous actions, taking out Steve Cunningham in an entertaining fight televised live in the afternoon on NBC. However, it wasn't all easy, and he had to survive a second round knockdown that left him badly hurt.
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The action picked up right away in the first man, and Fury was shouting and taunting Cunningham throughout. After the bell, he pushed Cunningham, looking to intimidate him further.
The action backfired, as at the start of round 2, Cunningham launched a huge overhand right which connected flush and sent Fury straight down on his butt. Still hurt, Fury got up and absorbed some more punishment as he found his legs, eventually settling back in and landing a few shots of his own before the round ended.
In the third, Fury looked to reestablish his size as Cunningham worked to get inside and continue doing damage. He was effective to the...
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Tyson Fury stopped Steve Cunningham with a right hook five seconds before the end of the seventh round of their heavyweight bout to win his United States debut on Saturday.
It was the 15th knockout for the Briton, who is 21-0. Cunningham fell to 25-6.
Nineteen of Fury's first 20 fights were in the United Kingdom. His only other North American fight was an eight-round defeat...
The first round between Tyson Fury and Steve Cunningham started off with Fury pressing the action in round 1 along with massive taunting, Fury was bringing a WWE show to boxing. As round 1 closed Fury followed Cunningham to his corner and furthered the intimidation factor with a shove. Steve Cunningham would show he was not intimated [...]
(Tyson Fury, left, tries to connect on Steve Cunningham)
Steve “USS” Cunningham had chided Tyson Fury for being more like a one-man talk-show than a fighter before their NBC televised heavyweight clash at The Theatre in Madison Square Garden, New York, on Saturday. After an extreme yet strangely enthralling episode, Fury came across more Jerry Springer than Dick Cavett...
On April 20, Steve “USS” Cunningham will port in New York City to welcome England’s Tyson Fury across the pond and into the historic realm of Madison Square Garden. The 12-round heavyweight bout is the 2013 debut of boxing programming on basic NBC.
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by Alex Neely
Within a fifteen second span in the Theater at Madison Square Garden Saturday, boxing fans witnessed Steve Cunningham knocked down with a right hook, listened to referee Eddie Cotton count to ten, and watched as the 257 pound, 6′ 9″ Tyson Fury leapt in the air like an overgrown child.
The series of events was almost too much to digest. And apparently, the truth...
Tyson Fury bullied his way to a win against Steve Cunningham at Madison Square Garden earlier today. Fury pushed, forearmed, held, and leaned his way to a knockout victory over his much smaller opponent. The first four rounds of the fight were controlled by Cunningham. In the second, he rocked Fury with a right as [...]
Today's Tyson Fury vs. Steve Cunningham weigh in aired nationally on NBC Sports Network's The Crossover with Michelle Beadle and Chris Mannix. Right here, you can find the full rundown of the Fury vs. Cunningham weigh-in results, including their official weights, photos of the event, a video of the weigh-ins, and other notes. Take a look.
Fury weighed in at 254 lbs....
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