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Photo: Wladimir Klitschko, Steve Cunningham Team Work

By Luke Furman

As previously reported, IBF cruiserweight Steve Cunningham (24-2, 12 KOs) is returning on August 26 in Germany, opponent to be announced. Cunningham is training in Austria, side by side with WBO/IBO/IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 49 KOs). The two champions have been sparring since last week. Cunningham is helping Klitschko get ready for his unification with WBA champion David Haye (25-1, 23 KO) on July 2.

Luke Furman covers the boxing scene for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jisi on 06-17-2011

Great sparrings partner. I enjoy his fight against Marco Huck! That was great. David Haye was not the undisputed Cruiser Champion because Cunningham holds the IBF. Maybe Haye refuses to fight him

Comment by Rick Grimes on 06-16-2011

[QUOTE=paulf;10704544]Haye's using Wilder?? Has that kid ever even thrown a jab in his life? The size I can understand, but overall Deontay sounds like a bad choice of sparring to get ready for Wlad. Then again, who is?[/QUOTE] Wilder has…

Comment by paulf on 06-16-2011

[QUOTE=Rick Grimes;10704527]Haye's also been sparring with Deontay Wilder, they're decent sparring partners because Haye will be mostly working on avoiding the jab.[/QUOTE] Haye's using Wilder?? Has that kid ever even thrown a jab in his life? The size I can…

Comment by Rick Grimes on 06-16-2011

[QUOTE=#1Assassin;10702766]sparring is about improving your skills not busting heads, its the most technical aspect of training and cunningham has some of the best skills at CW and HW. wlad wont be practising how to take a punch he will be…

Comment by FloydTBE on 06-16-2011

haye is faster n more powerful than uss, but decent sparrin

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