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Steve Cunningham congratulates the Philadelphia Soul

IBF Cruiserweight champion, Steve “USS” Cunningham wants to send congratulations to John Bon Jovi & The Philadelphia Soul for winning the Arena League world championship on Sunday and joining Cunningham as the only currant world champions in the sports-crazed city..

“I watched the game on Sunday and they showed great resiliency that it takes to become a world champion and I want to send them my congratulations for that great game.” Cunningham said.

“I have met a few of the players that are involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and they are class guys so I am very happy for their success. It’s great that a man such as Jon Bon Jovi can bring such excitement to the city and it culminated on Sunday. I know what it takes with hard work which is a great feeling when the end result is being crowned world champion.”

Cunningham, 21-1 with eleven knockouts won The IBF Cruiserweight title fourteen months ago with a majority decision over Krysztof Wlodarczyk in Poland and then defended the crown last December 28th with a twelfth round knockout of Marco Huck in Germany.

Full details on Cunningham’s next title defense should be announced shortly

Article posted on 26.07.2008



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