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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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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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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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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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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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

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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Bernard Hopkins: “Time is everybody’s enemy that’s human, then why is it being so friendly to me? I’ll tell you November 8th!”

0 Submitted by on Sat, 25 October 2014, 19:32
The unification match between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev is now 2 weeks away, and with the anticipation growing and training camps winding down, the ageless warrior Bernard Hopkins took some time to answer questions from the boxing media during a 30 minute conference call. I had chance to participate, and got Bernard’s views on his light heavyweight title reign Continue Reading...
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Timothy Bradley: “I think Pacquiao does well with Mayweather. I think that the fight is a little more even now”

20 Submitted by on Fri, 24 October 2014, 23:30
Timothy Bradley is one of only a hand full of fighters to face Manny Pacquiao more than one time. In June of 2012, Bradley became the first fighter to defeat Pacquiao in more than 7 years, and while that decision was highly debated, Bradley ended up getting a rematch, losing over 12 rounds this past April. Having fought the most Continue Reading...
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Sergey Kovalev: “I need to get a victory, dirty fight or clean fight, for me it doesn’t matter”

5 Submitted by on Fri, 24 October 2014, 14:15
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Chauncy Welliver: “I’d fight Shannon Briggs anytime! I feel my pressure would drown him out and I’d beat him!”

4 Submitted by on Fri, 24 October 2014, 00:56
Recently I had the pleasure of speaking to perennial Heavyweight contender Chauncy Welliver. A number of topics were discussed including Welliver’s do or die battle against hard punching knockout artist Lucas Browne. Thoughts on the Shannon Briggs comeback, his desire to have that long awaited fight with Briggs, the futures of Manny Pacquiao and much more, here is what Chauncy Continue Reading...
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Edwin Rodriguez: “If Floyd Mayweather is able to beat Gennady Golovkin, I think that he would be the greatest of all time!”

18 Submitted by on Wed, 22 October 2014, 23:37
I recently had a chance to speak with light heavyweight contender, Edwin Rodriguez during the 223rd edition of “On The Ropes” boxing radio to talk about his return to the ring. Edwin talked about coming back in a new weight class and what he learned from his loss to Andre Ward. Rodriguez also gave his thoughts on Gennady Golovkin’s dominant Continue Reading...
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Timothy Bradley speaks on Diego Chaves bout and Pacquiao possibly beating Mayweather. Also with Edwin Rodriguez & Amir Mansour – OTR #223

8 Submitted by on Tue, 21 October 2014, 20:02
“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with host Jenna J to talk about all the recent fights and fight news. In this episode I will be recapping Saturday night’s HBO double header card which featured the return of IBO/WBA middleweight champion, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin as he defeated Marco Antonio Rubio by second round knockout, and also Nonito Donaire Continue Reading...
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Timothy Bradley: “I don’t have any problem going up in weight to face Cotto or Canelo!”

4 Submitted by on Sun, 19 October 2014, 23:26
During the 223th edition of “On The Ropes” boxing radio I had a chance to speak with former 2 division world champion Timothy Bradley to discuss his recently announced bout with Diego Chaves. Bradley spoke in detail about the upcoming fight and what he thinks of his opponent. Bradley also talked about what he learned from his Manny Pacquiao defeat, Continue Reading...
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Gennady Golovkin demolishes Rubio in just 2 rounds. Will Miguel Cotto be next?

1 Submitted by on Sun, 19 October 2014, 22:21
This past Saturday night at the StubHub center in Carson California, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin defended his IBO/WBA Middleweight title belts against the hard punching Marco Antonio Rubio. The bout was expected to be one of the toughest in Golovkin’s title reign, as Rubio had withstood heavy handed fighters like Julio Caesar Chavez Jr and David Lemieux, but as the fight Continue Reading...
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Nicholas Walters powers through a very game Nonito Donaire. What’s next for the Filipino Flash?

5 Submitted by on Sat, 18 October 2014, 23:35
Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, ‘The Filipino Flash’ Nonito Donaire made his return to the ring to defend his WBA Super world featherweight title against the unbeaten Jamaican power puncher, Nicholas ‘Axe Man’ Walters. Coming off of two stoppage wins, Donaire looked to regain his status as one of the top fighters in the sport. Despite Continue Reading...
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Nonito Donaire and Nicholas Walters ready to clash this Saturday night

2 Submitted by on Wed, 15 October 2014, 23:27
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John Scully: “I believe there are subtle signs that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is slipping”

5 Submitted by on Tue, 14 October 2014, 22:22
I had a chance to catch up with former light heavyweight boxer and current trainer, ‘Iceman’ John Scully, recently to discuss some recent events in the sport. In this interview I get Scully’s thoughts on one of his former fighters, Chad Dawson, and the recent loss that he suffered. John also talks about the Mayweather-Maidana fight and speaks about some Continue Reading...
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Floyd Mayweather Sr: “Floyd’s not gonna run from no Pacquiao. Manny Pacquiao will get beat the hell up!”

40 Submitted by on Sat, 11 October 2014, 23:40
In the history of the sport, there has never been a potential fight talked about more than Mayweather-Pacquiao, but even with all the discussion, we are no closer to it now than we were five years ago. In part 2 of my “On The Ropes” special interview with Floyd Mayweather Sr, we discuss the future options for his son, and Continue Reading...
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BJ Flores: “It just seems like Floyd Mayweather always has a reason not to fight Manny Pacquiao”

18 Submitted by on Fri, 10 October 2014, 02:22
Cruiserweight contender BJ Flores whose career was stunted by promotional issues and inactivity has made a move up the ranks in 2014, fighting 3 times, including a third round knockout win this past Wednesday on the undercard of Taylor-Soliman. Flores’ career move seems to be in part to his decision to sign with powerful boxing advisor Al Haymon, and it Continue Reading...
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Joshua Clottey: “I want the fight to be rescheduled because Canelo Alvarez signed a contract to fight”

14 Submitted by on Thu, 09 October 2014, 03:03
I recently had the chance to speak with former IBF welterweight champion, Joshua ‘The Grand Master’ Clottey. A veteran in the sport, Clottey has faced the likes of Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto and Zab Judah in the ring and is known as one of the most durable fighters in the sport. In this interview, Clottey talks about the recent news Continue Reading...
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Floyd Mayweather Sr: “What Floyd did with Leonard Ellerbe, I’ve been waiting for that to come for years because he’s nothing for real!”

9 Submitted by on Wed, 08 October 2014, 00:23
It’s been almost a month since Floyd Mayweather Jr. ended his two fight chapter with Marcos Maidana, winning a decisive decision and ending any doubts that lingered from the first bout. In the weeks after the event there has been some rumblings from the Mayweather camp that some long time members of the team might not have their role the next Continue Reading...
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BJ Flores: “I don’t know if Pacquiao can KO Algieri or not, but I think he definitely can put some hurt on him”

7 Submitted by on Tue, 07 October 2014, 02:06
I recently had a chance to speak with cruiserweight contender and NBC Sports analyst, BJ Flores, ahead of his upcoming bout with Kevin Engel that takes place this Wednesday on ESPN. In this interview, BJ talks about his last victory in the ring and discusses the challenge he has ahead of him this Wednesday night. BJ Flores also shared his Continue Reading...
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6 Submitted by on Sun, 05 October 2014, 12:53
MASHANTUCKET, CONN. (Oct. 4, 2014) – Rances Barthelemy defended his IBF Junior Lightweight World Championship against Fernando David Saucedowith a dominating unanimous decision, scored 120-108 by all three judges, Saturday on SHOWTIME from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. Rances Barthelemy (21-0, 12 KOs) controlled the bout from the opening bell and was the more active and accurate fighter, throwing Continue Reading...
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Tim Witherspoon: “The Klitschkos lack the art of boxing, even though they became champions, they don’t know how to fight inside”

2 Submitted by on Sat, 04 October 2014, 13:33
I recently had a chance to speak with former heavyweight champion, ‘Terrible’ Tim Witherspoon. Tim has a career that spanned 23 years and during that run he faced the top fighters of the 1980’s and 1990’s. In this interview I spoke to Witherspoon about his memorable fight with Larry Holmes, the fight in which he captured the heavyweight title, the Continue Reading...
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Paulie Maliganaggi: “I worry that Manny Pacquiao might be a little too sharp for Chris Algieri or just a little quicker”

12 Submitted by on Wed, 01 October 2014, 19:49
The 2014 boxing year is coming to a close and it’s hard not to look forward to the last few exciting and interesting fights left in the year. Boxing stars Bernard Hopkins, and Manny Pacquiao both have fights coming up against younger champions and boxing fans wonder if a loss by either of them could mark the end of their Continue Reading...
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Paulie Malignaggi: “Miguel Cotto is very dangerous, I don’t think he gets enough credit for the way he fought the first fight with Mayweather.”

57 Submitted by on Tue, 30 September 2014, 01:16
‘The Magic Man’ Paulie Malignaggi has not stepped in the ring since his April 19th bout with former champion, Shawn Porter. The fight started with Malignaggi working from the outside and trying to establish the jab, but quickly turned when Porter dragged Paulie into a rough fight and knocked the former 2 division champion down and eventually out. Since the Continue Reading...
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Mansour and Kassi Collide on Triple Header Edition of NBCSN Fight Night Nov. 8 Live from Sands

2 Submitted by on Mon, 29 September 2014, 16:15
Bethlehem, PA: Heavyweight powerhouse Amir “Hardcore” Mansour (20-1, 15 KOs) headlines the final Fight Night edition of 2014 with a ten-round heavyweight battle against Frederic “Big Fred” Kassi (18-2, 10 KOs) on Nov. 8live from Sands Resort Casino in Bethlehem, PA. The Mansour-Kassi match-up will serve as the main event on a triple header edition of Fight Night. Tickets are Continue Reading...
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Jeff Mayweather: “It’s gonna be Khan or maybe Pacquiao next for Floyd, because there’s no other options!”

13 Submitted by on Sun, 28 September 2014, 20:44
Jeff Mayweather is part of one of the most well known families in boxing, the Mayweather familiy. The Mayweather name is well known in the sport mostly due to current pound-for-pound king, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, but Jeff, alongside his two brothers Floyd and Roger, all established successful professional careers. ‘Jazzy’ Jeff Mayweather’s fighting career spanned nine years, during which he Continue Reading...
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Paulie Malignaggi: “If Chris Algieri beats Pacquiao, I guarantee you he gets the shot against Mayweather”

11 Submitted by on Sat, 27 September 2014, 21:25
When it comes to the sport of boxing, few people can have the same success out of the ring as they did in it. ‘The Magic Man’ Paulie Malignaggi has already established two successful careers, one as a 2 division world champion, and the other as award winning boxing commentator, who is highly sought after to call fights from around Continue Reading...
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Naazim Richardson: ” Mayweather is doing what B-Hop did, which is to fight the next generation”

3 Submitted by on Thu, 25 September 2014, 18:47
(transcribed by Michael Readman) In part 2 of my “On The Ropes” boxing radio interview with trainer Naazim Richardson, I get his thoughts on a potential Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, and what he thinks would happen if the two were to fight today. Naazim also talks about the possibility of Mayweather facing Miguel Cotto, and how he thinks that fight would go. Continue Reading...
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