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Tomasz Adamek looks to take IBF heavyweight belt

ImagePolish boxer Tomasz Adamek will be taking a step towards a shot at the IBF heavyweight title in Pennsylvania on Saturday against US challenger Steve Cunningham.

“What’s important for me is not that I have to win,” Adamek told the TVN24 news channel.

“On the contrary, I want to win,” he said.

The fight is in fact a belated rematch that was stalled after Adamek moved up to heavyweight.

The two boxers last faced each other some four years ago in a fight for the IBF cruiserweight title.

Adamek, who is nicknamed ‘Goral’ (Highlander) owing to his roots in the Polish highland town of Zywiec, scraped a victory by split decision.

“This time we’re meeting in heavyweight, where you fight differently,” Adamek affirmed.

The 36-year-old has won all three of his fights this year, taking in clashes with Americans Travis Walker and Eddie Chambers, as well as Dominican star Nagy Aguilera.

December 18, 2012 Posted by | Sport | , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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