(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME) Adrien Broner (30-2, 22 KOs) and Khabib Allakhverdiev (19-1, 9 KOs) held a media workout at The Punch House in Cincinnati on Wednesday as they prepare for this Saturday’s WBA Super Lightweight World Championship, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) from U.S. Bank Arena. … Read Article
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… Read Article
Philadelphia, PA- Osumanu Akaba, of Ghana, who had a nine-fight knockout streak snapped in his most recent fight, steps in against Edner Cherry in a 10-round junior lightweight contest on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.
Akaba replaces Jerry Belmontes, of Corpus Christi, TX, who injured his right wrist in training last Thursday.… Read Article
Edner Cherry is not the only boxer frustrated with his career progress. Jerry Belmontes, who takes on Cherry in a 10-round lightweight fight on Saturday evening, Oct. 18, at the 2300 Arena here, knows the feeling.
The Cherry-Belmontes fight, as well as the 10-round heavyweight main event between Steve “USS” Cunningham of Philadelphia, and Natu “The Truth” Visinia, of Lakewood, CA, tops a seven-bout card at the 1,200-seat building at 2300 South Swanson Street. NBCSN … Read Article
Philadelphia, PA–He has not lost a fight since 2008, but junior lightweight contender Edner Cherry remains a fighter in limbo.
Few fighters understand frustration like Cherry, who gets a long-overdue nationally televised 10-round fight against Jerry Belmontes on Oct. 18 at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. It will mark Cherry’s second fight in 2014 and only his third in the last 20 months.… Read Article
Philadelphia, PA: A little over a year ago super featherweight sensation Edner Cherry (31-6-2, 17 KOs) knocked out Vicente Escobedo in the sixth round at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and since then his fans have been anxiously awaiting his return to the ring; Friday night at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia that wait will finally be over when he takes on Rober Osiobe (14-8-4, 6 KOs).
Despite being only 31, Cherry, a native of … Read Article
St, Petersburg, FL (4/1/14) – Former World Title challenger, Junior Lightweight, Edner “Cherry Bomb” Cherry has teamed-up with 2-time Trainer of the Year, Dan Birmingham. Cherry has spent the last 10 weeks at Birmingham’s St. Pete gym.
“I’m so happy to be working with Dan,” said Chery after a recent workout. “I’ve learned a lot and have improved so much over the last few months.”… Read Article
Philadelphia, PA—Junior lightweight and lightweight contender Edner “Cherry Bomb” Cherry has signed an exclusive promotional agreement with Peltz Boxing Promotions, Inc.
The 31-year-old Cherry, of Wauchula, FL, has not lost a fight in more than five years and is unbeaten in eight fights in that time span. A pro since 2001, Cherry has a record of 31-6-2, 17 K0s, and is on the verge of another world rating at 130 or 135 pounds.… Read Article