“On the Ropes” Boxing Radio is back this week with host Jenna J to talk about all the recent fights and fight news going on in the sport. In this episode, I will recap Saturday night’s HBO Pay-Per-View event which was headlined by Mexican star, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez as he moved down to 154lbs to fight unbeaten WBO champion, Liam Smith. I will break down the performance from both fighters and talk about the future of Alvarez, as fans continue to call for a mega fight between him and IBO/WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight champ, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin. Click play on the audio player to listen to the latest edition of “On The Ropes”.
The first guest on this show is respected trainer, Abel Sanchez. Abel talks about leading Gennady Golovkin to a TKO victory over welterweight champ, Kell Brook. Sanchez gives his views on the fight, and if he felt the fight was stopped at the right time. Additionally, Abel Sanchez talks about the future of Golovkin, including a possible mandatory bout with WBA Regula champ, Danny Jacobs, or a title unification match with Billy Joe Saunders. Lastly, Abel talks about the boxing scene, including Manny Pacquiao’s return to face Jessie Vargas, the possibility of Floyd Mayweather coming back to face Golovkin, and the upcoming light heavyweight showdown between Andre ‘SOG’ Ward and Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev.
The main guest on this edition of “On The Ropes” is none other than Floyd Joy Mayweather Sr. to talk about the status of his son’s career and the likelihood of fans seeing Mayweather attempt to get his 50th professional win. Sr talks about the rumors that his son may return to face Danny Garcia next. Floyd also shares his views on Manny Pacquiao and his upcoming fight with Jessie Vargas. In addition, Mayweather Sr. talks about Gennady Golovkin fighting Kell Brook and if he thinks his son will ever face the middleweight champ. Lastly, Sr. gives his insight into the Ward-Kovalev bout.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Klitschko – Fury rematch
Alexander Povetkin vs. Bermane Stiverne
The future of Chris Eubank Jr.
Likelihood of Carl Froch returning to the ring
Kell Brook’s future at welterweight
and much more!
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