“On the Ropes” Boxing Radio is back this week in the midst of a world wide fight promotion, action packed fights, and exciting fight announcements. I will cover all the latest news and recap the recent Premier Boxing Champions card that saw Omar Figueroa score a stunning knockout win over the tough veteran, Robert ‘The Ghost’ Guerrero. I will also talk about the much publicized Mayweather-McGregor press tour that has captured the attention of many boxing and MMA fans, as the two polarizing stars continue to spar verbally in the lead up to their fight. Additionally, I will preview several upcoming fights, as well as some rumors swirling in the boxing world. Click play on the audio player to listen to the latest edition of “On The Ropes”.
Opening up this show is the vice president of boxing operations for Top Rank promotions, Carl Moretti. Moretti speaks about the ESPN deal that brought the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn fight, as well as several other fights to the popular sports network, and the success that was attained from the Pacquiao-Horn bout. Carl also shares his views on the backlash to the decision that gave Jeff Horn a shocking win over the legendary Pacquiao, and where he feels Pacquiao goes next following this latest defeat. Additionally, Moretti discusses the future for Top Rank stars, Vasyl Lomachenko and Terence Crawford.
The second guest on the program is Steve Farhood, a long time boxing commentator and recent Hall of Fame inductee. Farhood shares his analysis of the upcoming light welterweight showdown between Mikey Garcia and Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner. Steve also talks about the Mayweather-McGregor crossover event and if he feels McGregor stands a chance against ‘Money’ Mayweather. Lastly, Steve Farhood comments on the September bout that will see reigning middleweight champ, Gennady Golovkin face off against Mexican superstar, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.
The main guest on this edition of ‘On The Ropes’ is the show’s all-time appearance record holder, Floyd Mayweather Sr. Senior recap’s the recent press tour between his son and MMA champion, Conor McGregor. Floyd talks about the constant stream of back and forth trash talk between his son and McGregor and if anything McGregor said bothered him. I also get Mayweather’s opinions on Manny Pacquiao’s surprising defeat to Jeff Horn and what he feels is next for ‘Pacman’. Lastly, Floyd Sr. gives his prediction for the Canelo-Golovkin middleweight bout.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Chris Eubank’s win over Arthur Abraham
World boxing Super Series
Should Manny Pacquiao retire
Will Mayweather vs. McGregor hurt GGG vs. Canelo
and much more!
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