Floyd Mayweather Sr on McGregor fighting his son & Manny Pacquiao needing to retire. Steve Farhood on Garcia vs. Broner. Also Carl Moretti discusses Pacquiao’s future. OTR #261

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“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”.

Guests

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.

Mailbag Segment

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!

Click play on the audio player to listen to the latest edition of “ON THE ROPES”

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8 Responses to "Floyd Mayweather Sr on McGregor fighting his son & Manny Pacquiao needing to retire. Steve Farhood on Garcia vs. Broner. Also Carl Moretti discusses Pacquiao’s future. OTR #261"
  1. GGGpower says:

    I find it funny that Senior thinks that Canelo will beat Triple g. I think it’s his way of pumping up what his son did in that boring points win. I think Canelo is really overrated and we will see the best triple G on the 16th of September.

  2. Haltoday says:

    Pacquiao did not lose the fight!!! I don’t care what anyone says. the man won clearly! Sr is a hater, and top rank is just trying to make the best out of a shitty situation.

  3. Ubox says:

    I love that top rank is going to ESPN, it’s a great platform. Though Teddy Atlas needs to take a chill pill lol

  4. Yesman says:

    I think Wilder put out that he might fight Ortiz as a play to look like he was not ducking everyone. He knows hes stuck with a rematch with Stiverne, so he is just acting like hes willing to fight Ortiz. It’s a bluff, because he knows its not a reality.

  5. Anonymous says:

    PACMAN WON AGAINST HORN. PERIOD. LOT OF MAFIA AROUND.

  6. Anonymous says:

    HORN IS VERY EASY TO BEAT. MARK MY WORD THIS COMING REMATCH HORN WILL KNOCKOUT. I BET MY HOUSE AND LOT. PACMAN CLEARLY WON,, LOT OF MAFIA AROUND, REFEREE, JUDGES, PROMOTER AND TRAINER CONNIVED

  7. Anonymous says:

    PLEASE DONT WATCH MAYWEATHER VS, MCGREGOR. BOGUS FIGHT AND ONLY DRAMA AND SCRIPTED SHOW. WE ALL KNOW MAYWEATHER WILL WIN AGAIN. DONT WASTE MONEY TO THIS KIND OF GARBAGE FIGHT. MAYWEATHER YOU ARE FAKE CHAMPION. PACMAN IS THE REAL GREATEST OF ALL PERIOD… PLAIN AND SIMPLE.

  8. Anonymous says:

    PLEASE DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY TO MAYWEATHER VS MCGREGOR. TOTALLY BULLSHIT FIGHT

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