Darren Cunningham Returns Feb. 25 In Arizona
Super bantamweight prospect, Darren “The Gift” Cunningham
(14-1, 7 KOS), will make his 2022 debut, on February 25th,
against battle tested veteran, Ernesto Guerrero (33-32, 19
KOs), on a card promoted by Ironboy Combat Sports. The
8-round bout will take place at the Celebrity Theater in
"This is chapter two of my redemption story," said Darren
Cunningham. "A lot of people have lost a lot outside of the
ring, especially since the pandemic, and I am not just
fighting for my career, but also to inspire others. Hope
starts with a belief, and I believe in my dream so much that
I know that I am going to make it work."
Cunningham last fought in November getting an eight-round
decision over Rob Diezel (14-9, 4 KOs), as it was his first
fight back after his lone career loss.
"I knew there would be doubt by some people, but I know who
I am and what I am," continued Cunningham. "I proved a loss
won't define me in my last fight, and now I am looking to
put myself in the conversation with the best in the
division, as those are the fights I want by the end of the
Rafael Ramos, a famed Las Vegas, Nevada, boxing coach who
comes from the school of Roger Mayweather, will again be
guiding the corner of Cunningham as he’s now the head
"I felt a big difference having Rafael Ramos in my corner in
the last fight, but obviously it takes two fights to see a
difference so this fight will show the improvement,”
Cunningham said about his new coach. “Coach Ramos has molded
new dimensions to my style without changing what I do well.
I feel very confident in his coaching and where my career is
currently. I just need to make a statement, so I can get to
where I want to go."