“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 be discussing the likely fight between Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan. With both fighters having agreed to the fight on social media, it appears that it’s only a matter of time before the deal is complete. I will also share my views on Deontay Wilder’s title defense win in which he stopped Gerald Washington after facing adversity early and talk about the WBC ordering Deontay Wilder to face Bermane Stiverne for a second time. Lastly, I will break down this weekend’s welterweight unification bout between Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia. Click play on the audio player to listen to the latest edition of “On The Ropes”.
In this episode, we have the debut appearance of rising lightweight prospect, Ryan Martin to discuss his upcoming fight which will be featured on the undercard of the Golovkin-Jacobs card. Ryan will be putting his unblemished record on the line when he faces Bryant Cruz to defend his WBC Continental Americas lightweight title and move up the ladder in the 135lb division. Martin speaks about his transition from the amateur ranks to the pros and what his goals are as he moves forward in his career. Additionally, Ryan Martin gives his views on the Golovkin-Jacobs fight and how he sees that fight playing out.
The second guest on the show is none other than Floyd Joy Mayweather Sr. to discuss the ongoing talks about a possible fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and MMA fighter, Conor McGregor. Mayweather also comments on the likelihood that his son has a rematch with Manny Pacquiao. Floyd also comments on some of the biggest upcoming bouts in boxing, including Thurman-Garcia, Canelo-Chavez and Pacquiao vs. Khan. Lastly, Floyd Sr. talks about his own future as a trainer and how long he feels he will continue working with fighters.
The main guest is the current WBA world welterweight champion, Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman to give an update on his preparations for his showdown with WBC welterweight champ, Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia. Thurman talks about Garcia and what he expects from him in the fight, as well as what he considers will be the keys to scoring a victory over the unbeaten Garcia. Keith also comments on his layoffs from the ring and his hopes to stay more active. Finally, ‘One Time’ gives his official prediction for Saturday night’s clash with Danny Garcia.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Adrien Broner’s future after facing Adrian Granados
Jarret Hurd’s win over Tony Harrison
Pacquiao’s decision to snub Jeff Horn
Angel Garcia insulting Keith Thurman
and much more!
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