Updated at: 12/22/2012 5:36 PM
(AP) BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Tomasz Adamek outpointed Steve Cunningham in a split decision Saturday in their IBF heavyweight title eliminator at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center.
Adamek (48-2) received winning scores of 115-112 from judge Debra Barnes and 116-112 from Dave Greer, while Tom Miller scored it 115-113 for Cunningham (25-5).
The fight was a rematch of a 2008 cruiserweight bout that Adamek also won. Cunningham got up from knockdowns three times in the first fight. But that time, Adamek weighed 198 to Cunningham’s 197. This time, Adamek weighed in at 223, and Cunningham 203 1/2.
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