“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with host Jenna J to discuss all the recent fights and fight news in boxing. In the 265th edition, I will be discussing the recent cancellation of the highly anticipared rematch between Saul Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. I will talk about the positive drug test that caused Canelo to pull out of the bout and how his future can be affected. I will also talk about IBO middleweight champion, Gennady Golovkin’s, new opponent for May 5th and the chances that we eventually see a rematch between Alvarez and Golovkin. Additionally, I will be breaking down this weekends’ Showtime boxing card featuring Erislandy Lara vs. Jarrett Hurd and Caleb Truax vs. James DeGale. Click play on the audio player to listen to the latest edition of “ON THE ROPES”
First on the show is Hall of Fame boxing commentator, Al Bernstein. I get Al’s thoughts on the cancellation of Canelo vs. GGG II and talk about the chances that we see that fight made again in 2018. Bernstein also speaks on Anthony Joshua’s recent heavyweight title unification win against Joseph Parker. He breaks down the performances and talks about the chances we see a Deontay Wilder fight this year. Additionally, Al shares his views on Manny Pacquiao’s upcoming fight against Lucas Matthysse and gives a rundown of the Showtime boxing schedule.
The second guest on this weeks edition of the show is world class boxing trainer and former world title challenger, Ronnie Shields. Shields talks about the upcoming fight that Jermall Charlo has ahead of him later this month and if they are targeting a match up with Gennady Golovkin. Shields also talks about his weekend unification bout between Erislandy Lara and Jarrett Hurd. Additionally, Shields speaks on the state of the heavyweight division and who he would favor in a fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder.
The final guest of this week show former IBF welterweight champion, Shawn Porter. Shawn talks about the chances that they will get a vacant title belt shot against Danny Garcia and when he plans to return to the ring. Porter also speaks on his career goals right now and what drives him to keep fighting. In addition, Porter gives his thoughts on Manny Pacquiao’s upcoming match against Lucas Matthysse.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Anthony Joshua’s recent unification win
Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua’s latest performances
The high stakes match between Adrien Broner and Jessie Vargas
Sergey Kovalev’s status in the light heavyweight division
Thoughts on Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse
and much more!
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