“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio makes its return this week with host Jenna J to discuss all the recent fights and fight news in the sport. In this episode I will be recapping the SHOWTIME PPV event that just took place last Saturday in which Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez defeated Erislandy Lara by split decision. I will give my thoughts on the controversial decision, as well as talk about the future of both Alvarez and Lara, following this bout.
This week’s show also features the boxing mail bag segment ‘ASK JENNA’ in which I will be talking about the rumored Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri fight and what fans can expect from that bout. Lastly I will be previewing this weekend’s HBO even that is taking place in Macau, China. The card will feature the return of both Guillermo Rigondeaux and Zou Shiming as they continue with their professional careers. Just click on the audio player to listen to the show!
Joining the show this week is respected trainer, Ronnie Shields. Ronnie has trained multiple world champions, and is currently the head coach of Erislandy Lara. Shields talks about the controversial decision which saw Canelo walk away the victor over Lara this past Saturday and explains why he feels they did more than enough to win. Ronnie also talks about the future of Lara in the junior middleweight division. Lastly, Ronnie gives his thoughts on the current boxing landscape and some of the fighters he is currently working with.
The second guest joining the show this week is the last American heavyweight champion, Shannon ‘The Cannon’ Briggs. Briggs has been in the news as of late ever since he decided to make his comeback after a four year long hiatus from the sport. ‘The Cannon’ talks about his comeback and the four victories he has earned in the past few months. Briggs gives his thoughts on the top fighters in the division, Wladimir Klitschko, Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder. Additionally, Shannon Briggs talks about Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The main guest for this weeks edition of ‘On The Ropes’ is Floyd Mayweather Sr. Floyd makes a record 30th appearance to the show and talks about the recently announced Mayweather-Maidana rematch. Mayweather talks about the differences he thinks we will see in the second encounter. Mayweather Sr. also speaks about a possible rematch between his son and current middleweight champ, Miguel Cotto. Lastly, Floyd talks about Manny Pacquiao.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Mauricio Herrera’s victory over Johan Perez
Potential Pacquiao-Algieri fight
The future of Terence Crawford
Juan Manuel Lopez’ knockout loss
And Much more!
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