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Szpilka Looking Forward to Putting His Improved Skills on Display Next Friday

by on Aug.09, 2015, under Boxing News

Polish Heavyweight Contender Faces Cuba’s Consuegra at the Prudential Center in Newark Next Friday

Szpilka, at right, shown dispatching Manuel Quezada last June in Chicago (photo by Efren Gutierrez)

Szpilka, at right, shown dispatching Manuel Quezada last June in Chicago (photo by Efren Gutierrez)

When he enters the ring next Friday, August 14, Polish heavyweight hero Artur Szpilka says he is eager to show off the improvements he has made working with trainer Ronnie Shields.

Szpilka (19-1, 14 KOs) will face Cuba’s Yasmany Consuegra (17-1, 14 KOs) in the chief supporting bout of the Premier Boxing Champions on Spike doubleheader featuring Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) facing Philadelphia’s Steve “USS” Cunningham (28-7, 13 KOs) and cruiserweight champion Marco “Captain” Huck (38-2-1, 26 KOs) defending his title against Szpilka’s countryman Krzyzstof Glowacki (24-0, 15 KOs) at the Prudential Center, in Newark, New Jersey. (continue reading…)

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Steve “USS” Cunningham chimes in on controversial decision in Glazkov fight

by on Mar.17, 2015, under Boxing News


PHILADELPHIA, March 17, 2015 — In the aftermath of his IBF elimination bout this past Saturday at the Bell Centre in Montreal, former two-time cruiserweight world champion and current heavyweight contender Steve “USS” Cunningham wants to state his case to what the boxing world saw, and that is the wrong man had his hand raised.

The viewing public saw that Cunningham controlled the bout and out landed Vyacheslav Glazkov in eight of the twelve rounds with jabs being virtually even and Cunningham landing more power shots to the tune of 123-84. (continue reading…)

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Tonight! The Boxing Show on ESPN Radio Returns to Philadelphia Airwaves for Year Two

by on Feb.16, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 16, 2012 – Tonight on ESPN Radio 950 in Philadelphia, Year two of The Boxing Show powered by Bucci’s Jewelry & Design returns with a jam packed lineup.

The show, which is on 950 AM in Philadelphia begins at 7pm eastern and runs to 9pm with hosts Joe Krause and Henry Racich who return after a powerful year one on 950-AM. (continue reading…)

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IBF Cruiserweight Champion Steve “USS” Cunningham & Number-One Ranked Welterweight Mike Jones Sign Endorsement Deals with Cov Glove

by on Jul.26, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Two of Philly’s Finest Sign with Cov Glove, Plus Cov Glove Is Now USA Boxing Certified

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 25, 2011 — Boxing’s latest innovation, Cov Glove has signed IBF Cruiserweight champion, Steve “USS” Cunningham and number-one ranked Welterweight Mike Jones to endorse the product.

Cov Glove has all been certified by USA Boxing and the product was worn by all competitors in the just completed United States National Championship tournament. (continue reading…)

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IBF Cruiserweight Champion Steve “USS” Cunningham Congratulates New IBO Beltholder Antonio Tarver

by on Jul.22, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 21, 2011 — Reigning IBF Cruiserweight champion Steve “USS” Cunningham watched yesterday’s fight that saw Antonio Tarver score a ninth round stoppage over IBO champion Danny Green in Australia.

“I would like to congratulate Tarver on going down there and winning the belt.  It takes a lot to go to another man’s home country to win a championship,” said Cunningham, who is known as boxing’s ultimate visitor as he has gone all over the world to both win and defend his world championship. (continue reading…)

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