Antonio Tarver and Steve Cunningham trade heavy words ahead of Aug. 14 showdown on Spike

Antonio Tarver and Steve Cunningham face off on Aug. 14 


By Chris Robinson

On Aug. 14, a pivotal showdown in the heavyweight ranks will take place when former world champions Antonio Tarver and Steve Cunningham lock horns inside of the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Spike.

Taever (31-6, 22 KO’s) is as confident as ever at age 46 and he is also coming off of a 7th round knockout over Jonathan Banks this past December. In Cunningham (28-7, 13 KO’s), he will be taking on a rugged and proven customer, and each man’s bravado was on full display during a recent conference call ahead of their Premier Boxing Champions clash.

Check out the audio clip below for more from both men, as they show respect to one another while still showcasing their inner fighting spirit and bravado.

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