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Steve Cunningham Biography
Steve Cunningham was born July 15, 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is an American professional boxer. Nicknamed USS Cunningham in reference to his 1994-1998 US Navy service on the aircraft carriers USS America and USS Enterprise.
Cunningham began his professional career in 2000 with a 19 fight winning streak including a split decision over Guillermo Jones.
On November 26, 2006, he challenged Krzysztof Włodarczyk for the Vacant IBF Cruiserweight Title but lost by a disputed split decision in front of Wlodarczyk's fans in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. Later, Cunningham challenged Wlodarczyk again in the summer of 2007. With a majority decision in his favor, Cunningham at last won the title. He stopped undefeated Marco Huck on the road.
Cunningham defended the IBF title and fought for the vacant The Ring Magazine Cruiserweight Championship against Tomasz Adamek in Newark, New Jersey, on December 11, 2008. He lost a split decision (116-110, 115-112, 112-114), in a fight that was close in spite of the fact that Cunningham was knocked down in the second, fourth, and eighth rounds.
Cunningham faced former WBC Cruiserweight Champion Wayne 'Bigtruck' Braithwaite, at the BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise, Florida on the July 11 2009, and won the fight via a twelve round unanimous decision (119-109, 117-111, 118-110). On June 5, 2010, Cunningham regained the IBF Cruiserweight title with a fifth round stoppage on cuts of Troy Ross in Germany. Cunningham is scheduled to return to Germany to defend his IBF title against challenger Enad Licina on February 12, 2011.
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