“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with host Jenna J to discuss all the latest fights and fight news going on in the sport. In this installment of the show, I will be recapping Saturday night’s HBO boxing event in which WBO light welterweight champ, Terence Crawford dispatched of tough Canadian boxer, Dierry Jean. I will be discussing Crawford’s performance as well as the possibility of him facing Manny Pacquiao next, in what could be the last time Pacquiao graces the boxing ring. I will also be discussing the recent reports suggesting that Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are in talks to set up a potential rematch of their May 2nd encounter. Lastly, I will breakdown the upcoming Brandon Rios-Timothy Bradley clash set for November 7th. Just click on the audio player to listen to the show!
The first guest on this week’s show is trainer Abel Sanchez. Sanchez runs The Summit gym in Big Bear, California, where he trains the likes of Sullivan Barrera and IBO middleweight champion, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin. Abel discusses Golovkin’s recent pay-per-view debut in which he stopped David Lemieux in eight rounds. In addition, Sanchez talks about the future of Gennady Golovkin and the likelihood of ‘GGG’ taking on the winner of the Cotto-Alvarez bout.
The second guest is long time boxing commentator, Steve Farhood, who is known primarily for his work with Showtime boxing telecasts. Farhood comes on the show and talks about the recent ShowBox event, as well as the futures of boxing’s biggest stars, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Steve also shares his thoughts on Gennady Golovkin’s recent performance and the upcoming Miguel Cotto-Saul Alvarez clash. Lastly, Farhood speaks on a potential clash between Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter later this year.
The final guest is none other than reigning WBO light welterweight champion, Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford, who talks about his recent title fight in Omaha, Nebraska. Terence speaks about his performance against Dierry Jean and the probability of that match being the catalyst for a showdown with Manny ‘Pac-Man’ Pacquiao. Finally, Terence Crawford shares his views on Floyd Mayweather and where he ranks amongst the greats in the sport.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Roman Gonzalez’s recent performance
Roy Jones vs. Enzo Maccarinelli
Ruslan Provodnikov working with Joel Diaz
Possible Thurman-Porter clash
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