OTR #233 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Floyd Mayweather Sr, Joel Diaz & Al Bernstein

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 233 features A guest interview highly regarded trainer Floyd Mayweather. Also with trainer Joel Diaz & commentator Al Bernstein.
 

 
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OTR #232 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Keith Thurman, Sullivan Barrera & Ronnie Shields

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 232 features A guest interview interview WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman. Also contender Sullivan Barrera & trainer Ronnie Shields.
 

 
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OTR #231 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Freddie Roach, Terence Crawford and Tony Harrison

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 231 features A guest interview interview with hall of fame trainer Freddie Roach. Also featuring former champion Terence Crawford and contender Tony Harrison.
 

 
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OTR #230 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Floyd Mayweather Sr, Abel Sanchez and Ruslan Provodnikov

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 230 features guest interviews interviews with world renowned trainers Floyd Mayweather Sr and Abel Sanchez. Also featuring former WBO light welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov.
 

 
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OTR #229 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Brandon Rios & David Lemieux

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 229 features a guest interview interview world ranked middleweight contender David Lemieux. OTR# 229 also features a interview with former lightweight champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios.
 

 
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OTR #227 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH JEAN PASCAL & ROY JONES JR

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 228 features a guest interview interview former light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal. OTR# 228 also features a interview with boxing legend Roy Jones Jr to discuss Pascal’s upcoming Sergey Kovalev fight.
 

 
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OTR #227 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH SHANNON BRIGGS, SUGAR HILL & VIRGIL HUNTER

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 227 features a guest interview interview former 2 times heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs. OTR# 227 also features boxing trainers Sugar Hill & Virgil Hunter discussing their main fighters futures, and Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
 

 
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OTR #226 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH JESSIE VARGAS & JOEL DIAZ

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 226 features guest interviews with WBA Junior welterweight champion Jessie Vargas and boxing trainer Joel Diaz discusses Timothy Bradley & Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

 

 

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OTR #225 FEATURING AN INTERVIEW WITH FLOYD JOY MAYWEATHER SR

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 225 features a guest interview interview with boxing trainer Floyd Joy Mayweather Sr who makes his 32nd appearance. Floyd discusses the recent Pacquiao win and a possible Mayweather-Pacquiao fight.

 

 

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OTR #224 FEATURING interviews with Terence Crawford, Danny O’conner & John David Jackson

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 224 features 3 guest interviews. Reigning light weight world champion Terence Crawford makes his debut appearance. Also with contender Danny O’conner and trainer John David Jackson.

 

 

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OTR #223 FEATURING interviews with Timothy Bradley, Edwin Rodriguez & Amir Mansour

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 223 features 3 guest interviews. Former 2 division world champion Timothy Bradley makes his 13th appearance. Also with contenders Edwin Rodriguez and Amir Mansour.

 

 

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OTR #222 FEATURING interviews with Naazim Richardson, James De La Rosa & Karl Dargan

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 222 features 2 guest interviews. Trainer Naazim Richardson returns to discuss Hopkins-Kovalev & Mayweather’s recent win. Also with James De La Rosa discussing his upset win over Alfredo Angulo.

 

 

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OTR #221 FEATURING interviews with Robert Garcia, Keith Thurman & Lydell Rhodes

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 221 features 3 guest interviews. Trainer Robert Garcia returns to discuss his Mayweather-Maidana II. Keith Thurman talks about his future. Also with undefeated contender Lydell Rhodes

 

 

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OTR #220 FEATURING interviews with Brandon Rios, Bryant Jennings & James Stevenson

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 220 features 3 guest interviews. Brandon Rios returns to discuss his upcoming bout. Bryant Jennings talks about recent win. Also with undefeated James Stevenson

 

 

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OTR #219 FEATURING interviews with Floyd Mayweather Sr, Ronnie Shields & Shannon Briggs

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 219 features 3 guest interviews. Floyd Mayweather Sr makes his 30th appearance, Ronnie Shields discusses Canelo Lara. Also with 2 time champ Shannon Briggs

 

 

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OTR #218 FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CARL ‘THE COBRA’ FROCH

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 218 features an exclusive interview IBF/WBA Super middleweight champion CARL “THE COBRA” FROCH. Carl speaks on his recent win, his future and where he believes he ranks all-time among UK fighters

 

 

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OTR #217 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH sergio martinez, Naazim Richardson & Rocky Juarez

On The Ropes” Episode 217 featuring 3 exclusive interviews. Middleweight Sergio Martinz returns to discuss his fight with Cotto. Naazim Ricahrdson speaks on Hopkins vs. Stevenson. Also featuring former title challenger Rocky Juarez

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OTR #216 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH TIMOTHY BRADLEY, RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV & DEONTAY WILDER

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 216 featuring 3 exclusive interviews. Timothy Bradley returns for the 11th time to discuss his future. WBO light welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov discusses his upcoming bout. Also featuring Deontay Wilder

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OTR #215 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR & KEITH THURMAN

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 215 featuring exclusive interviews with Floyd Mayweather Sr to discuss his son’s latest wins. Also with interim WBC welterweight champion Keith Thurman

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OTR #214 FEATURING A INTERVIEW WITH Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins

On The Ropes” boxing radio Episode 214 features an exclusive guest interview with IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins.

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OTR #213 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Roy Jones Jr, Peter Quillin, Bryant Jennings & Brandon Gonzales

On The Ropes” Episode 213 features 4 exclusive guest interviews. 4 division world champion Roy Jones Jr returns. Also with WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin, and contenders Bryant Jennings & Brandon Gonzales

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OTR #212 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Thomas Hearns, Floyd Mayweather Sr & Steve Cunningham

On The Ropes” Episode 212 features 3 exclusive guest interviews. Hall of fame boxing legend Thomas Hearns talks about his career. Floyd Mayweather Sr. returns to the show. Also with Steve “USS” Cunningham.

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OTR #211 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Freddie Roach, Deontay Wilder, Sergey Kovalev & Mauricio Herrera

On The Ropes” Episode 211 features 4 exclusive guest interviews. Trainer Freddie Roach returns to the show. Also with undefeated Heavyweight Deontay Wilder, WBO champion Sergey Kovalev & Light welterweight contender Mauricio Herrera

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OTR #210 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH NAAZIM RICHARDSON & LYDELL RHODES

On The Ropes” Episode 210 features 2 exclusive guest interviews. Trainer Naazim Richardson returns for the 11th time to discuss Hopkins, Pacquiao, Mayweather & More. Also with undefeated lightweight Lydell Rhodes talking about Pacquiao’s camp

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OTR #209 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH CARL FROCH, BRIAN VERA & ABEL SANCHEZ

On The Ropes” Episode 209 features 3 guest interviews. IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch returns to the show for his 12th guest appearance. Also middleweight contender Brian Vera and Trainer Abel Sanchez

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OTR #208 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Timothy Bradley & Floyd Mayweather Sr

On The Ropes” Episode 208 features 2 guest interviews. WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley returns to the show for his eleventh guest appearance. Also with 2013 trainer of the year Floyd Mayweather Sr appearing for the 27th time

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OTR #207 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Andre Ward, Gennady Golovkin & Deontay Wilder

On The Ropes” Episode 207 features 3 guest interviews. RING/WBA Supermiddle weight champion Andre Ward returns to the show. Also featuring IBO/WBA Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin & heavyweight Deontay Wilder

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OTR #206 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Bernard Hopkins, Dereck Chisora & Jean Pascal

On The Ropes” Episode 206 features 3 guest interviews. IBF Light heavyweight champion, and boxing legend Bernard Hopkins returns. Also featuring Heavyweight contender Dereck Chisora & former Light Heavyweight champion Jean Pascal

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OTR #205 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Tyson Fury, Amir Mansour & Floyd Mayweather Sr

On The Ropes” Episode 205 features 3 guest interviews. Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury returns to the show. Also featuring OTR 2013 trainer of the year Floyd Mayweather Sr & heavyweight Amir Mansour

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OTR #204 FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH Marvin Hagler, Wladimir Klitschko & Peter Fury

On The Ropes” Episode 204 features 3 guest interviews. Middleweight boxing legend Marvelous Marvin Hagler return to the show. Also featuring reigning World/IBO Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko & trainer Peter Fury

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