Cunningham vs. Hernandez on Saturday

Two time International Boxing Federation (IBF) Cruiserweight Champion of The World Steve ‘USS’ Cunningham and TRAD Group Chairman Hayden Smith jointly announced today that the London headquartered TRAD Group are sponsoring Steve's title defense at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany on Saturday 1st October, which will be broadcast live in the UK on BoxNation (Sky Channel 456).

The sponsorship arrangement came about as Steve, who will be making the second defense of his second reign as IBF Champ against the World Boxing Association (WBA) Interim Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez on Saturday, has strong links with London and more specifically the TRAD sponsored TKO Boxing Gym in Canning Town.

On making the announcement Steve said, "I'm real excited that my fight will be shown live in the UK on BoxNation and more so to be working with TRAD.

The UK has great boxing fans and I hope to one day fight there."

Speaking from the TRAD headquarters in Bow, East London, Hayden Smith then added, “Steve is a great Champion, we are proud to be associated with him and his upcoming fight.

We’re really pleased that the fight is to be broadcast in the UK, on BoxNation. British fans will get to watch one of the World’s best boxers in action, live, for the first time. I know that they will become fans just as we all are.”

Steve ‘USS’ Cunningham versus Yoan Pablo Hernandez for the IBF World Cruiserweight title takes place at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany on Saturday 1st October 2011 and will be broadcast live in the UK on BoxNation (Sky Channel 456).

London boxing fans will also be able to watch the event live at the Boxers Bar, 9 Christopher Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 2BS

About TRAD Group

TRAD Scaffolding, established 40 years ago, is the market leading British scaffolding company.

TRAD Hire & Sales is one of the UK’s market leaders for the supply of scaffold tube, fittings, boards, system scaffolding, stair towers, temporary roofing systems and associated equipment.

TRAD Safety Systems was founded in 2003, and is an integral part of the TRAD Group of Companies.

All the products TRAD stock are of the highest quality and comply fully with all relevant British or European Standards. In addition, with their commitment to exceeding all safety standards, all their products, whether sourced internationally or within the UK, are subject to thorough testing by qualified external UK testing bodies.

The quality of TRAD's After-Sales service is also renowned, providing customer support throughout the life of their project. At TRAD Hire & Sales they only have one standard – the highest.

TRAD are one the first, along with only 19 other companies from across the UK to achieve FORS Silver accreditation.

In June 2011 Hayden Smith's TRAD Group became title sponsor of the TKO Gym in Canning Town, London.

For further information on TRAD Hire & Sales and other companies with the TRAD Group - TRAD Scaffolding, TRAD Hire & Sales and TRAD Safety Systems - see the TRAD Group website:

Article posted on 29.09.2011

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