Cheating? If you believe in that honour BS. Cowardly runt? Nope, he never runs away, unlike the City Hunter, he's even defiant while half dead and getting hit with an axe repeatedly.
Berserker kicked Classic's ass big-time, and still would have if he wasn't injured. Oh, and Berserker was injured himself IIRC.
Plus the Super Predators are an interesting concept and are designed to be different, where the AVP Preds just look plain stupid, or at least the costumes in the movie do.