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Licina Vows To Do a "Rocky Balboa" on Cunningham

By Raphael Kyc

On February 12 in Mulheim, Germany, cruiserweight Enad Licina (19-2, 10 KOs) will get the biggest opportunity of his pro career. The Serbian boxer will face IBF champion Steve Cunningham (23-2, 12 KOs) of America. Although experts do not give Licina any chance of victory, he intends to pull off a big upset in order to fulfill his dreams.

"I'm well prepared to fight with Cunningham. I can not wait to fight. Initially we had a fight that was set for January 22 but due to the incapacity of Sebastian Sylvester, the event was canceled. I was devastated, but when I learned that the duel was postponed to the beginning of February I breathed a sigh of relief. Now I feel like Rocky Balboa. He, like me, was condemned to failure, but he didn't give up and fought. I hope that my story will be similar," he concluded.

Raphael Kyc covers the Polish boxing scene for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Freedom. on 02-05-2011

[QUOTE=giacomino;10060098]Blah, blah, blah, cheating Americans, blah, blah, blah, cheating Americans. Really old, 3rd-grader trolling Tunney. Not to let facts get in the way of your trolling, but if you had actually read my previous posts, you would have noticed that…

Comment by giacomino on 02-04-2011

[QUOTE=Freedom!;10059517]I'd love to see Licina win this, but I don't think he's quite good enough to beat Cunningham. Cunningham should give Troy Ross the rematch he deserves. Troy was winning their previous fight - he put the American on his…

Comment by Freedom. on 02-04-2011

I'd love to see Licina win this, but I don't think he's quite good enough to beat Cunningham. Cunningham should give Troy Ross the rematch he deserves. Troy was winning their previous fight - he put the American on his…

Comment by giacomino on 02-04-2011

Yes, Licina is a lot like Rocky. Except that he can't really punch, he lost a big fight and then was put into a fake, easy eliminator against Cora because of his connections, and he is promoted by the corrupt…

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