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Cunningham – Glazkov Undercard

An exciting evening from start to finish! Théroux, Ulysse, Mikhaylenko, Mohammedi and many others will take part in the event

Montréal, Tuesday February 17th, 2015 – Fight fans will have the chance to see high quality boxing on the undercard of the Light Heavyweight unified World Championship between Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal at the Bell Centre in Montreal on March 14th. Main Events and InterBox are happy to unveil the undercard fights that will complete this exciting evening.

Théroux vs Janik A Sorel-Tracy native, David Théroux (5-0-0, 3 K.O.) is the youngest rookie of the InterBox stable. At the Bell Centre, he will fight Lukasz Janik (13-9-1, 7 K.O.) in a 4 round matchup. This isn’t Janik’s first visit in Montreal. He fought Ulysse Junior and pushed Steven Butler to the limit in December. Théroux will try to win his 6th consecutive fight, which would be his 2nd with InterBox after signing a three year deal in December.

Dmitry Mikhaylenko vs TBD The Russian boxer Dmitry Mikhaylenko (18-0-0, 7 K.O.) only made his North American debut a year ago. He will come in Montréal with one idea in mind: winning in order to stay undefeated. His opponent has yet to be determined.

Bogdan Dinu vs TBD Bogdan Dinu who has a record of 12-0-0, 8 K.-O., will also be a part of this night in a 8 rounds fight. His opponent will be announce in the next few days.

Ulysse Junior vs Miguel Antoine The promising Ulysse Junior (5-0-0, 3 K.O.), who is still undefeated in five bouts, will try to keep his perfect record in an eight round fight versus Miguel Antoine (17-1-1, 9 K.O.), a competitive boxer from Barbados with an excellent record and much more ring experience than the young Ulysse.

Nadjib Mohammedi vs Lee Junior Campbell: A 10 rounds test The gentleman Nadjib Mohammedi (37-3-0, 22 K.O.), who gracefully accepted to let Jean Pascal take his place for Kovalev’s IBF title, will face Lee Junior Campbell (8-1-0, 4 K.O.). This bout will be Mohammedi’s first fight under the orders of the excellent trainer Abel Sanchez. Sanchez is also the trainer of highly rated World champion Gennady Golovkin. These ten rounds will be an excellent test and will help develop chemistry between Mohammedi and Sanchez.

Dierry Jean vs TBD After a pause to take care of a health concern, Dierry Jean is ready to get back in the ring. He doesn’t know who will be his opponent but that’s not what will stop him. The Eye of the Tiger boxer can’t wait to come into the ring to the Bell Centre roars and only desires one thing: To renew with ring action in order to win.

Cunningham vs Glazkov

On January 14th, Main Events and InterBox announced the undercard bout between Steve Cunningham (28-6-0, 13 K.O) and Vyacheslav Glazkov (19-0-0, 12 K.O.). Cunningham, a 38 year old with an 18 years career in professional boxing, will be fighting on HBO for the first time. Glazkov, who’s still undefeated, will try to protect his perfect record. The winner of this fight will become the mandatory challenger for the IBF Heavyweight title currently in the hands of Vladimir Klitschko (63-3-0, 53 K.O)

Tickets Tickets are on sale now at the Bell Centre ticket office, at www.evenko.ca, by telephone at 1-855310-2525 or through Club de Boxe Champion (514-376-0980). This event is a co-promotion of Main Events and InterBox, presented by Vidéotron in association with Mise-O-Jeu. About Main Events Main Events was founded in 1978 by the late Dan Duva and is now run by his widow Kathy Duva. As one of the top promotional companies in the world Main Events has promoted boxing legends Evander Holyfield, Arturo Gatti, Lennox Lewis, Pernell Whitaker and many more.

Currently Main Events promotes WBO, IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev who just defeated legendary light heavyweight Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins in one of the highest-rated fights of 2014 in November in Atlantic City, NJ. Main Events is committed to promoting quality fights that boxing fans want to see.

Cunningham stops Visinia; Cherry halts Akaba

2300 Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Steve Cunningham TKO 7 Natu “The Truth” Visinia
Edner Cherry TKO 2 Osumanu Akaba
DeCarlo Perez TKO 5 Tyrone Brunson
Victor Vasquez UD 6 Gerald Smith
Anthony Prescott UD 4 Anthony Abbruzzese
Darryl Gause UD 4 Ryan Bivins

NBCSN Fight Night Features Cunningham vs. Visinia in Heavyweight Battle

Philadelphia, PA: NBCSN’s Fight Night on Saturday, Oct. 18, live at 9 p.m. ET is highlighted by a heavyweight showdown between Steve “USS” Cunningham and new undefeated heavyweight Natu “The Truth” Visinia from 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pa. Saturday’s fight follows several great boxing events from earlier this year in the fighting city of Philadelphia, including the bout between heavyweights Cunningham and Amir “Hardcore” Mansour on NBCSN.

NBC Sports Group’s Fight Night team of play-by-play announcer Kenny Rice, analyst B.J. Flores and ringside reporter Chris Mannix will call the action. Continue reading

Cunningham vs Visinia: Scouting Report

Experience Meets Size and Power

Philadelphia, PA:   Veteran heavyweight Steve “USS” Cunningham has the advantage that comes from over 30 career professional fights as he heads into his Oct. 18 match-up with Natu “The Truth” Visinia, but Visinia has power and a significant weight advantage over the current USBA Heavyweight Champ when they meet at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA. The scouting report for this fight is below: Continue reading

Cunningham Stays Busy While His Daughter Waits for a New Heart

Philadelphia, PA: Steve “USS” Cunningham and wife Livvy were fighting for their daughter Kennedy’s life before she was even born. Now, as Kennedy awaits a heart transplant 300 miles away in Pittsburgh, PA, Cunningham prepares to step into the ring Saturday against a young, undefeated prospect with an 80 percent (8 of 10) knockout-to-win ratio. Continue reading

Thank You From the Cunninghams

Two-time Cruiserweight world champion & Current top-10 Heavyweight contender Steve “USS” Cunningham and his family would like to thank the boxing community for the contributions to the Kennedy Cunningham Fundraiser on www.heartbyfaith.com. Continue reading

Steve Cunningham back in action on Oct. 18 in Philly

Philadelphia, PA: Heavyweight contender Steve “USS” Cunningham (27-6, 12 KOs) takes on unbeaten Natu “The Truth” Visinia (10-0, 8 K0s) on Saturday evening, Oct. 18, at the 2300 Arena when NBCSN’s popular Fight Night boxing series returns to South Philadelphia.

Cunningham’s brutal battle with then-undefeated Amir “Hardcore” Mansour on April 4 in front of an electrified hometown crowd earned him the USBA Heavyweight Title and was an instant classic.

The Oct. 18 show also features a solid 10-round junior lightweight contest between Edner Cherry, of Wauchula, FL, and Jerry Belmontes, of Corpus Christi, TX. The Fight Night telecast will begin at 9 PM ET. The doors will open at 6.

Tickets priced at $50 and $75 are on sale at Peltz Boxing (215-765-0922) or online at www.peltzboxing.com. They also can be purchased through Wanamaker’s Tickets (215-568-2400). The event is sponsored by Rocco’s Collision. Continue reading

Steve Cunningham, Amir Imam, Derrick Lewis & Chris Beal on LAST CALL

This week as people attempt to cool off during the Summer heat, the Sport Swami is turning this up as he brings back this week some old faces & new debuts to headline this week’s show. Its all this plus recap of this weekend boxing matches and a preview of August 9th fights only on Wavlite.com presents; LAST CALL on www.Cyberstationusa.com. Friday August 8th from 10-12 a.m. Eastern time/ 7-9 p.m. Pacific time. Continue reading