“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with host Jenna J to discuss all the latest news and stories in the sport boxing. In this weeks episode I will talk about the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana match up and the recent venue announcement for the event. I will discuss the fight and the clash of styles between both men. Also on the show I will preview this Saturday’s SHOWTIME PPV event which is headlined by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Alfredo ‘El Perro’ Angulo in a light middleweight bout. I will also be giving my thoughts on the stacked undercard which features two title fights, Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cristian Mijares and Carlos Molina vs. Jermall Charlo. Just click on the audio player to listen to the show!
The first guest this week is 19-0 lightweight prospect and sparring partner of Manny Pacquiao, Lydell Rhodes. Rhodes shares his experiences in the Pacquiao camp and what role he had in the preparation of Pacquiao. He also gives his views on how he thinks the Pacquiao-Bradley rematch will pan out, as well as the Mayweather-Maidana bout.
Additionally Rhodes talks about his time at the Mayweather gym and what training was like there. Lastly, Lydell talks about his future in the sport as he continues to rise through the ranks as a professional boxer.
The main guest on this weeks show is brother Naazim Richardson, trainer of IBF Light heavyweight champ, Bernard ‘Alien’ Hopkins. Naazim talks about Hopkins’ upcoming title unification bout with Beibut Shumenov. Richardson also gives his views and predictions on Pacquiao-Bradley 2 as well as Mayweather-Maidana.
Naazim also talks about Vasyl Lomachenko’s recent defeat and what he drew from that performance. Richardson also discusses the scheduled match between Steve Cunningham’s and heavyweight slugger, Amir Mansour.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Chavez Jr. potential match with Gennady Golovkin
Vasyl Lomachenko’s road after his first loss
Possible Andy Lee vs Mathew Macklin bout
What will be the best PPV of 2014
Amir Khan’s twitter exchanges
Be sure to tune in!