Weekend Afterthoughts On Quality/Controversial NBC Sports Show, Flyweight Excellence And More

That’s the heavyweight fight people were gaga about this weekend: Steve Cunningham winning a tight battle against Amir Mansour on NBC Sports, one bloody, the other swollen, a power puncher vs. a boxer,  both men on the canvas, a close decision win for Cunningham. It was more consistently good than the undercard bout, between middleweights Curtis Stevens and Tureano Johnson, which...
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Mansour & Cunningham Ready To Clash

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Photo credit: Darryl Cobb Saturday night the heavyweights collide in Philadelphia on NBCSports as Amir Mansour seeks to continue his climb up the heavyweight ladder at the expense of ‘USS’ Steve Cunningham. The fighters met at the Liacouras Center for the final press conference ahead of Saturday night’s actions. Below are quotes and photos from the combatants...
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The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Giovani Segura, Carl Frampton And Steve Cunningham

Mike Tyson and Street Fighter: it’s the best of the ’90s all in one place! The week ahead in boxing might not provide as much entertainment as Tyson with sound effects, but there’s a lot on. I guess you could describe the schedule this week as wide, not deep. As always, it’s a testament to boxing’s global reach, with fights in the US, Japan, Mexico, Northern Island and...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cunningham vs. Mansour fight analysis & tale of the tape

Steve "USS" Cunningham (26-6-0, 12 KOs) has been boxing professionally for almost 14 years and has 32 professional fights under his belt, his opponent Amir "Hardcore" Mansour (20-0-0, 15 KOs) has much less professional experience but honed his boxing skills while serving time in a federal corrections facility and has "Hardcore" knockout power. When these...
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Amir Mansour training camp photos & notes

Yesterday at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Philadelphia, PA Amir "Hardcore" Mansour (20-0-0, 15 KOs) held a workout session where the heavyweight claimed to be in the best shape of his career as he gears up to face Philadelphia's own Steve "USS" Cunningham (26-6-0, 12 KOs). Cunningham vs. Mansour takes place on Friday, April 4 on NBCSN Fight Night live from...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Cunningham: At The Crossroads

By: Darryl Cobb, Contributing Writer Photo Credit: Darryl Cobb/Main Events There’s two stories about the USS Cunningham.  One side is the amount of heroic medals it has received in World War II, Vietnam and Korea. The other story is how it was unceremoniously decommissioned and used for target practice. It seems history is repeating itself in boxing as well. Just like the USS...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Cunningham and Amir Mansour collide on April 4th

Steve "USS" Cunningham (26-6-0, 12 KOs) has more motivation than ever to defeat Amir "Hardcore" Mansour (20-0-0, 15 KOs) on Friday, April 4th at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA and live on NBCSN Fight Night. Cunningham said, "This isn't about a belt or about winning, this time I need this for my family. I need to make money. I have to get a new...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cunningham Open Media Workout

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Video credit: Ryan Bivins/Sweetboxing Video from the Steve Cunningham open media workout at Rock Ministries Gym in Philadelphia. Holding court for the media, Cunningham (joined by trainer Brother Naazim Richardson and stable mate Khalib “Bigfoot” Whitmore) put his conditioning on display for the April 4th match up against Amir Mansour. The fight will be broadcast...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Cunningham Media Day

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Photo credit: Darryl Cobb/Main Events With roughly two weeks remaining until the April 4th collision with Amir Mansour in Philadelphia, USS Steve Cunningham held an open media workout at the Rock Ministries Gym in Philadelphia. Under the guidance of trainer Brother Naazim Richardson, Cunningham, who’s most recent outing resulted in a win against Manuel Quezeda...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Cunningham vs. Amir Mansour presser quotes & notes

Monday at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Philadelphia, PA, the kick-off press conference for the Friday, April 4th fight at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA between Steve "USS" Cunningham (26-6-0, 12 KOs) of Philadelphia, PA and Amir "Hardcore" Mansour (20-0-0, 15 KOs) of Wilmington, DE was held. The fight will be broadcast live on NBCSN Fight Night at 10...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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