Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Cunningham takes fighter of the yeatr award

Steve "USS" Cunningham, who is a two-time world cruiserweight champions, on Monday became the first fighter to win two Briscoe Award winner.

Cunningham takes fighter of the yeatr award

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Steve "USS" Cunningham, who is a two-time world cruiserweight champions, on Monday became the first fighter to win two Briscoe Award winner.

The award was announced at the fourth annual Briscoe Aawrds ceremony, which took place at  the VBA Club in Port Richmond.

Cunningham also was honored in 2007. The voting is done by boxig fans, the media and readers of the Web site PhillyBoxingHistory.com.

“Being voted Philly’s boxer of the year for 2010 means a lot to me," Cunningham said on Thursday. ``I don’t get to fight at home, and so my Philly fans don’t really get to see me fight. So to be recognized was special. The event was great, a lot of people came out to show support. I would like to thank John Di Santo, he works really hard keeping Philly’s boxing history alive, and organizing the awards, I appreciate all that he does for Philly boxing.”

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