“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with host Jenna J to breakdown all the latest fights and fight news in boxing. In this episode I will be recapping last Saturday’s PPV event which saw the return of Mexican star, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez as he took on Amir ‘King’ Khan at a catch weight of 155lbs. I will discuss the future of Saul Alvarez, who is now mandated to defend his title against Gennady Golovkin by the WBC. Additionally, I will be looking forward to the highly anticipated fight between Badou Jack and James DeGale in the super middleweight division. Click play on the audio player to listen to the latest edition of “On The Ropes”
The first guest is reigning WBC super middleweight champ, Badou ‘The Ripper’ Jack. Badou speaks about the fight with Lucian Bute, and his disappointment with the result. Jack also breaks down DeGale’s last performance and looks ahead to their innevitable title unification bout. ‘The Ripper’ also discusses his preferences in terms of where the fight with DeGale should take place. Lastly, Badou Jack shares his thoughts on Amir Khan’s loss to Saul Alvarez and if he thinks the Brit can recover from the knockout.
Also joining this week’s show is current IBF super middleweight champion, James DeGale. James talks about his recent win over Rogelio Medina and his upcoming title unification clash against Badou Jack. DeGale shares his views on Badou Jack’s controversial draw with Lucian Bute and how he thought the fight should have been scored. DeGale also talks about his career and not getting a Carl Froch bout. Additionally, James DeGale gives his thoughts on the boxing scene, including the future of Floyd Mayweather.
The main guest on this edition of “On The Ropes” boxing radio is respected trainer, Abel Sanchez. Residing in Big Bear, California, Abel is now most known for his work with undefeated IBO/WBA/IBF middleweight champion, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin. Sanchez talks about the ongoing negotiations for a potential Saul Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin title unification match. Abel also gives his thoughts on Canelo Alvarez’ knockout win over Amir Khan and the rumors that Canelo may fight Manny Pacquiao. Lastly, Abel Sanchez gives an update on Sullivan Barrera and the rest of his stable of fighters.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
The future of Amir Khan
Tyson Fury recent controversy
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
Canelo’s path without Golvokin
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