Hell Hath No Fury: Steve Cunningham Vs. Tyson Fury Preview

On April 20, Steve “USS” Cunningham will port in New York City to welcome England’s Tyson Fury across the pond and into the historic realm of Madison Square Garden. The 12-round heavyweight bout is the 2013 debut of boxing programming on basic NBC. Cunningham (25-5, 12 KOs), a career cruiserweight until two contests ago, returns […]

Evgeny Gradovich Roughs Up Billy Dib

(Evgeny Gradovich, left, Billy Dib, right; photo credit: Ed Diller, DiBella Entertainment) Evgeny Gradovich snatched the IBF featherweight belt from Billy Dib Friday in a fight dirtier than a 50 Cent verse. In its second consecutive week of title competition, ESPN Friday Night Fights aired a rough-and-tumble affair that resulted in a split decision in […]

Malik Scott And Vyacheslav Glazkov Fight To Puzzling Draw

(Malik Scott, left, Vyacheslav Glazkov, right; photo via Star Boxing) Nobody’s “O” actually, well, went. Boos reverberated within the Paramount Theater in Huntington, Long Island, N.Y., in response to a split decision draw between undefeated heavyweights Malik Scott and Vyacheslav Glazkov on NBC Sports Saturday. Low on knockout percentage and high on personality, Scott (35-0, […]

Ishe Smith Defeats Cornelius Bundrage In The Motor City

(Ishe Smith, emotional after his win, stands next to promoter Floyd Mayweather; photo credit: Tom Casino, Showtime) If every dog has his day, Saturday night wasn’t it for Cornelius “K9” Bundrage. Bundrage lost his IBF junior middleweight title on Showtime to Ishe Smith in the former’s hometown of Detroit. It was a tentative and at […]

Alejandro Perez Moves Up In Weight, Defeats Art Hovhannisyan

(Alejandro Perez lands a right againt Art Hovhannisyan; credit: Craig Bennett, Showtime) There wasn’t much relaxing at the Morongo Casino Resort and Spa on Friday. Showtime’s ShoBox series and Gary Shaw productions hosted an action-packed night of the sweet science from Cabazon, Calif. The main event was a closely contested outing between a pair of […]

Donovan George Eyes A New Division

(Mar 17, 2012; New York, NY, USA; Donovan George before his fight against Edwin Rodriguez at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports) Donovan George turned off the lights this weekend. His victim wasn’t the record-setting audience of Sunday’s Super Bowl, though. George decimated James Cook in 1:15 of the opening […]