ANTONIO TARVER NEWS

Results & photos: Tarver vs. Cunningham ends in draw; Glowacki scores huge upset with TKO over Huck

Heavyweights Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) and Steve “U.S.S.” Cunningham (28-7, 13 KOs) fought to a split decision draw in the main event of tonight’s Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Both Tarver and Cunningham fought at a consistent pace throughout the bout, exchanging punches evenly in the early...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for August 14, 2015

All Times Eastern Arena Football PlayoffsQuarterfinal Portland Thunder at San Jose SaberCats — ESPN2, 11 p.m. Australian Rules Football Sydney Swans vs. Collingwood Magpies — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. AFL Highlights — Fox Soccer Plus, 4:30 p.m. BoxingPremier Boxing Champions, Prudential Center, Newark, NJHeavweights Antonio Tarver vs. Steve Cunningham — Spike, 9 p.m. Bundesliga...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Friday’s Viewing Picks

Arena Football PlayoffsQuarterfinal Portland Thunder at San Jose SaberCats — ESPN2, 11 p.m. Australian Rules Football Sydney Swans vs. Collingwood Magpies — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. AFL Highlights — Fox Soccer Plus, 4:30 p.m. BoxingPremier Boxing Champions, Prudential Center, Newark, NJHeavweights Antonio Tarver vs. Steve Cunningham — Spike, 9 p.m. Bundesliga Bayern Munich...
Via Fang's Bites
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Weekend in Combat Sports

  As always, programming is listed in EST Live fights are in BOLD. Premiere programming is in ITALICS. MMA programming is in ORANGE. Boxing programming is in RED. Kickboxing/Muay Thai/Karate programming is in BLUE. Wrestling/Jiu Jitsu/Grappling programming is in PURPLE. Misc. combat sports programming is in GREEN. Movies are in AQUA.   Friday August 14 2:00am: UFC Tonight (Fox...
Via Undercard Superstar
16 days ago  |  Discuss

PBC: Tarver vs. Cunningham Official Weights/Photos

Aug. 14 PBC on Spike TV  Official weights & pictures Photos From Ed Diller/DiBella Entertainment: Antonio Tarver Steve Cunningham Tarver & Cunningham MAIN EVENT – HEAVYWEIGHTS – 12 ROUNDS ANTONIO “The Magic Man” TARVER (31-6, 22 KOs), Tampa, FL 217 lbs. STEVE “USS” CUNNINGHAM (28-7, 13 KOs), Philadelphia, PA 204lbs. Tickets for the event, which is promoted...
Via BadCulture
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos & weights: Antonio Tarver-Steve Cunningham weigh-in results

The weigh-ins were held today for tomorrow night’s Spike TV card from Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, headlined by Antonio Tarver vs. Steve Cunningham. Find the full Tarver vs. Cunningham weigh-in results and photos here. HEAVYWEIGHTS Antonio Tarver — 217 lbs vs. Steve Cunningham — 204 lbs (31-6, 22 KO’s Tampa, FL) (28-7, 13 KO’s Philadelphia, PA) CRUISERWEIGHTS...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
17 days ago  |  Discuss

PBC: Tarver v Cunningham Final Presser Quotes

Photos credit: Ed Diller/DiBella Entertainment NEW YORK – On Saturday night, Premier Boxing Champions takes the show to New York for a heavyweight showdown that has predictors divided. I’m not sure why but they are. In the main event, former champion Antonio Tarver looks to continue a late career serge when he steps in the ring against former cruiserweight champion “USS...
Via BadCulture
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarver vs. Cunningham final presser photos & quotes

With just two days to go until their Premier Boxing Champions on Spike showdowns on Friday, August 14 at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, a press conference was held today. The card is headlined by Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) and Steve “U.S.S.” Cunningham (28-7, 13 KOs). Also featured on Spike is cruiserweight Marco “Captain” Huck (38-2-1, 26 KOs) defending...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver-Steve Cunningham workout photos & quotes

Fighters participating on Friday’s Premier Boxing Champions on Spike event held a workout Tuesday at Global Gym in North Bergen, N.J. before their August 14 fights at Prudential Center in Newark. Friday’s main event pits Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) against Steve “U.S.S.” Cunningham (28-7, 13 KOs) in a 12-round heavyweight bout with televised coverage...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Antonio Tarver, Marco Huck And Lucian Bute

These days it seems like Al Haymon is the only thing keeping boxing ticking along. Thanks to “Premier Boxing Champions” offerings on various networks, fans of the sport have avoided the kind of summer off season we’ve seen in past years, even if the fights haven’t always been dazzling.  This week is a microcosm of summer, then, with two okay PBC shows and virtually nothing...
Via Bloguin Best
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Antonio Tarver, Marco Huck And Lucian Bute

These days it seems like Al Haymon is the only thing keeping boxing ticking along. Thanks to “Premier Boxing Champions” offerings on various networks, fans of the sport have avoided the kind of summer off season we’ve seen in past years, even if the fights haven’t always been dazzling.  This week is a microcosm of summer, then, with two okay PBC shows and virtually nothing...
Via The Queensbury Rules
19 days ago  |  Discuss

More trash talk from Antonio Tarver as Steve Cunningham fight nears

Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) says he’s looking through Steve “USS” Cunningham (28-7, 13 KOs) on Friday night, Aug. 14, in their 12-round heavyweight showdown at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Tarver is on a mission to become the oldest heavyweight champion of the world in boxing history. The 46-year-old southpaw realizes he has to get past Cunningham...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver-Steve Cunningham trash talk continues

Antonio Tarver and Steve Cunningham are prepping their big showdown, which has been heating up with a war of words. Here, find a full transcript from a conference call they hosted. Krzysztof Glowacki I am very happy to fight in the United States. I’m very thankful to my promoters who gave me the chance to do it but I also did it myself winning elimination fights. I just hope that...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver-Steve Cunningham heating up with trash talk

Former world champions Antonio Tarver and Steve Cunningham exchanged heated words today on a media conference call that escalated into a back-and-forth dialogue about mutual respect and ring generalship. The call became escalated between the two main event stars with the first media question and continued for nearly 20 minutes. One thing is for sure, there will be fireworks at the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver: I’ll knock out Deontay Wilder & I’ll beat Wladimir Klitschko

Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) honestly believes that he is destined to become the oldest world heavyweight champion in boxing history. Before he gets a world title shot against fellow 1996 Olympian Wladimir Klitschko, the universally recognized world heavyweight champion, Tarver realizes that he has to get past former two-time IBF champion Steve “USS” Cunningham...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Thurman vs Collazo Showdown

Photos courtesy Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions BLUE CORNER RED CORNER   BANTAMWEIGHTS — 6 Rounds Gary Antonio Russell  Washington, DC 2-0 (2 KOs) 117.8 lbs. vs. Jaxel Marrero San Juan, PR 1-5-1 119 lbs.       SUPER WELTERWEIGHTS — 6 Rounds Manny Woods St Petersburg, FL 13-3-1 (5 KOs) 154.8 lbs. vs. Carlos Garcia Aguada, PR 7-14-1 (7 KOs) 153.8 lbs. SUPER LIGHTWEIGHTS...
Via BadCulture
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver Jr eager to move up the ladder while learning from father in the gym

Junior middleweight prospect Antonio Tarver, Jr. (2-0, 2 KOs), son of Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver, continues to fight out of his famous father’s shadow this Saturday night in Tampa. The 27-year-old Tarver faces Julian Valerio (2-3) in a four-round bout off-television on the Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN show, headlined by Keith Thurman vs. Luis Collazo, at USF Sun Dome. Tarver...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver vs. Steve Cunningham August 14 in Newark; Marco Huck also in action

Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) takes on Steve “U.S.S.” Cunningham (28-7, 13 KOs) in a 12-round heavyweight showdown as Premier Boxing Champions on Spike comes to Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Friday, August 14. Televised coverage on Spike begins at 9 p.m. ET/PT with cruiserweight world champion Marco Huck (38-2-1, 26 KOs) squaring off against undefeated...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Thurman-Collazo, Harrison-Nelson workout photos & quotes

Fighters competing on Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN card held workouts in Tampa today before their July 11 showdowns. The headlining event pits Keith “One Time” Thurman (25-0, 21 KOs) against Luis Collazo (36-6, 19 KOs). The opener sees undefeated Tony Harrison (21-0, 19 KOS) taking on Willie Nelson (23-2-1, 13 KOS). Also participating in the workout was the son...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Thuman & Collazo Media Workout

Photo credit: Przemek Garczarczyk TAMPA (July 8, 2015) -Fighters competing on Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN card held media workouts in Tampa today before their July 11 showdowns at the USF Sun Dome with televised coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.  The headlining event will pit undefeated Welterweight World Champion Keith “One Time” Thurman ...
Via BadCulture
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

PBC’s Recent Slide Continues: Erislandy Lara, Artur Beterbiev Win Mismatches

Even with a stable the size of boxing manager Al Haymon’s, even if you assume the most generous posture toward the PBC series, the frequency of the cards means that there are going to be some dead spots on the schedule. Friday’s Spike show was the second consecutive PBC card that was very nearly not worth even having, even if it was a slight step up from last weekend’s slate...
Via Bloguin Best
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

PBC’s Recent Slide Continues: Erislandy Lara, Artur Beterbiev Win Mismatches

Even with a stable the size of boxing manager Al Haymon’s, even if you assume the most generous posture toward the PBC series, the frequency of the cards means that there are going to be some dead spots on the schedule. Friday’s Spike show was the second consecutive PBC card that was very nearly not worth even having, even if it was a slight step up from last weekend’s slate...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Screenplay "Drago" has reportedly been filed with the US Copyright Office = Rocky 10?

A screenplay called 'Drago' has reportedly been filed with the US Copyright Office centering around Drago, played by Dolph Lundgren in the 1985 flick, Rocky IV.The plot synopsis, via Total Rocky: The premise? To save his mafia boss brother, Ivan Drago must fight his way through prison and defeat the heavyweight champion of the world, Mason “The Line” Dixon.Nick Vadala adds:Written...
Via Bob's Blitz
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Fights After Midnight: Antonio Tarver vs. Roy Jones Jr. II

  Fight: Antonio Tarver vs. Roy Jones Jr. IIDate: May 15, 2004Venue: Mandalay Bay Event CenterLocation: Las Vegas, NevadaNotes: For WBC, WBA, IBO, IBA, and The Ring Light Heavyweight titles.  
Via Undercard Superstar
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Weights From Hialeah Park Casino in Miami for tonight’s FNF

Tonight on a special Thursday night edition of Friday Night Fights, Fredrick Lawson takes on Breidis Prescott, and Rances Barthelemy makes his debut at lightweight. Check out the full weigh-in results & photos. Robert Alfonso 241 vs. Raymundo Lopez 252.6 Antonio Tarver Jr. 154.4 vs. Bruce Lutchmedial 156 Ahmed Elbiali 175.2 vs. Michael Stafford 173.4 Michael Seals 175.2...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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