Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/28/14
Madison Square Garden, branded the "Mecca of Boxing" ages ago, will once again be in the spotlight the afternoon of April 20 when it hosts yet another important world class fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Undefeated Irish behemoth Tyson Fury, 20-0, 14 KOs, faces the stiffest test of his boxing career when he takes on former two-time champion Steve Cunningham, 25-5, 12 KOs, of Philadelphia, in a 12 round IBF Title Elimination Bout that is expected to be a classic conflict of styles guaranteed to produce fistic fireworks. The first live fight in the theater will begin at 1:15PM ET. The main event and co-feature fights will be broadcast on NBC beginning at 4PM ET. The list of critical clashes in the Garden's storied history boggles the mind. Every great fighter in the sport's past has fought there, Dempsey, Louis, Marciano, Ali, Frazier, Tyson, Holyfield, Lewis, Klitschko and countless others. Chapter upon chapter of boxing history has been made at the legendary site. ...
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