Found April 19, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
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 to the network after a questionable split-decision loss in a rematch with Tomasz Adamek on Dec. 22. At heavyweight he is 1-1, having garnered an easy decision in beating Jason Gavern in September, but he now faces his tallest order yet.   Indeed tall—Tyson towers over most opponents at 6-foot-9—the Manchester native is undefeated with 14 knockouts in 20 bouts. He earned a wide decision over Kevin Johnson in December and stopped Vinny Maddalone by the 5th round in July. Against Cunningham, Fury steps into the squared circle for the first time on U.S. soil. All but one of his bouts had been fought in the United Kingdom, the lone exception an ...

Tyson Fury stops Steve Cunningham to win US debut

Tyson Fury stopped Steve Cunningham with a right hook five seconds before the end of the seventh round of their heavyweight bout to win his United States debut on Saturday. It was the 15th knockout for the Briton, who is 21-0. Cunningham fell to 25-6. Nineteen of Fury's first 20 fights were in the United Kingdom. His only other North American fight was an eight-round defeat...

Steve Cunningham vs. Tyson Fury: American Could Not Survive

The first round between Tyson Fury and Steve Cunningham started off with Fury pressing the action in round 1 along with massive taunting, Fury was bringing a WWE show to boxing. As round 1 closed Fury followed Cunningham to his corner and furthered the intimidation factor with a shove. Steve Cunningham would show he was not intimated [...]

Tyson Fury-Steve Cunningham results: Fury scores 7th round KO, survives knockdown

On Saturday in Madison Square Garden, Tyson Fury backed up his pre-fight (and mid-fight) boasting and boisterous actions, taking out Steve Cunningham in an entertaining fight televised live in the afternoon on NBC. However, it wasn't all easy, and he had to survive a second round knockdown that left him badly hurt. Credit: Rich Graessle / Main Events The action picked up right...

Car Crash TV: Tyson Fury Spills His Guts Before Hooking Steve Cunningham Off Stage

(Tyson Fury, left, tries to connect on Steve Cunningham)   Steve “USS” Cunningham had chided Tyson Fury for being more like a one-man talk-show than a fighter before their NBC televised heavyweight clash at The Theatre in Madison Square Garden, New York, on Saturday. After an extreme yet strangely enthralling episode, Fury came across more Jerry Springer than Dick Cavett...

Tyson Fury-Steve Cunningham final presser photos & video

Heavyweights Tyson Fury and Steve Cunningham met face to face at a press conference, Wednesday, at Legends Bar NYC in anticipation of their Saturday afternoon encounter at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. The 12-round official IBF eliminator will determine which competitor will move on to challenge for the World title. Right here, you can find a full collection of Fury vs....

Tyson Fury Bullys His Way To A KO over Steve Cunningham

Tyson Fury bullied his way to a win against Steve Cunningham at Madison Square Garden earlier today. Fury pushed, forearmed, held, and leaned his way to a knockout victory over his much smaller opponent. The first four rounds of the fight were controlled by Cunningham. In the second, he rocked Fury with a right as [...]

Tyson Fury-Steve Cunningham weigh-in results, photos & video

Today's Tyson Fury vs. Steve Cunningham weigh in aired nationally on NBC Sports Network's The Crossover with Michelle Beadle and Chris Mannix. Right here, you can find the full rundown of the Fury vs. Cunningham weigh-in results, including their official weights, photos of the event, a video of the weigh-ins, and other notes. Take a look. Fury weighed in at 254 lbs....

Viewing Picks for April 20, 2013

All Times Eastern Arena Football Chicago Rush at Utah Blaze -- CBS Sports Network, 10 p.m. Australian Rules Football West Coast Eagles vs. Carlton Blues -- Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. Boxing Fight Night, New York Tyson Fury vs. Steve Cunningham -- NBC, 4 p.m. Championship Boxing, San Antonio, TX WBA/WBC Super Welterweight World Championship Unification ...
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