Steve Cunningham: I Beat The Crap Out of Adamek

By Tim Kudgis

Last night, Steve "USS" Cunningham stopped by ATG Radio and was asked if he would be interested in a trilogy fight with Tomasz Adamek after the controversial split decision loss in their rematch from this past Saturday on NBC. Cunningham had this to say:

"The first fight I feel that should have been at least a draw.  I felt it could have went my way or I felt it could have went his way.  After that 12th round bell goes, I felt either way this fight goes I am content because I did my best off of the 3 knockdowns."

"Then after they awarded him the fight, for four years that was on the back of my mind.  You know after the fight I went after the rematch but didn't get it.  I went on to beat Wayne Braithwaite to become his #1 contender and he vacated and went to heavyweight."

"After that I got my belt back and the Tomasz Adamek fight was in the back of my mind.  We finally get the fight.  My whole goal was to show the world I can beat this man and I did it!  I did better than I expected actually.  Then they robbed me and took the fight from me."

Now from what I hear with all of this eliminator crap going on - there may not be an immediate rematch.  I did what I set out to do and beat the crap out of him.  A third fight isn't even in my thought pattern right now.  I beat the guy and he can't beat me but if the third fight did come up no doubt that I would take it.  It would be an even bigger foot forward."

To hear the Steve Cunningham interview in it's entirety which includes special guests Gary Payton & Roy Jones Jr, as well as interviews with Gabriel Campillo & Ava Knight you can click the link below:

Tim Kudgis is a ch-host & producer of ATG Radio which airs every Monday & Wednesday night from 7-9pm PST.  He also proudly covers the AZ Boxing Scene for  You can contact him at [email protected] or via twitter @BigTimeTimmyATG .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by White_Knight on 12-29-2012

It was a close fight. I had Cunningham edging it, but he certainly didn't "beat the crap out" of Adamek.

Comment by royjonesjrKTFO on 12-29-2012

115 - 113 for Adamek is how I scored it, or even a draw. Lots of close rounds where Cunningham would control the first half of a round only for Adamek to take control. So, who do you think should…

Comment by happyman on 12-29-2012

:lol1: delusional idiot, :lol1: but hey, most runners are.

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 12-29-2012

Have to remember Adamek didn't hold the belt in this minor title fight. The title was vacant. So IOW we aren't looking at a deal where Cunningham had to completely dominate. He did great though, and in fact pushed Adamek…

Comment by Slowhand on 12-29-2012

Cunningham was faster and slicker, but in the HW division his punches mean nothing even when he´s facing another blown up CW. USS, Adamek, Chambers, Banks, even Haye should all go back to cruiser and make it interesting again. Top…

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