“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with host Jenna J to talk about all the latest news and fights in the sport of boxing. In this episode I will recap all the events that took place this past Saturday, including the Premier Boxing Champions card which featured a catch-weight fight between Adrien Broner and Shawn Porter. I will also speak about the middleweight clash between David Lemieux and Hassan N’Dam. Additionally I will talk about the long awaited return of Andre Ward as he took on Paul Smith, and Lastly, I will preview the upcoming Timothy Bradley vs Jessie Vargas bout which will be contested for the interim WBO welterweight crown. Just click on the audio player to listen to the show!
The first guest on the show is undefeated rising contender, Jessie Vargas. Coming off of a win over Antonio Demarco, Vargas now is set to face the biggest test of his career, as he battles former welterweight champ, Timothy ‘Desert Storm’ Bradley. Jessie speaks about the preparations for this fight and the recent change in his training staff as he brought in Erik Morales as his new head coach after parting ways with Roy Jones Jr. Lastly, Jessie Vargas discusses the advantages he feels he holds over Bradley and how he expects the fight to play out.
The second guest joining the show is fast rising middleweight prospect, Tony Harrison. The undefeated star who was once trained by Emanuel Steward talks about his upcoming June 11th clash with Willie Nelson and how far he feels he stand from a title shot. Additionally, Tony gives his thoughts on Adrien Broner’s loss to Shawn Porter and Floyd Mayweather’s decision win over Manny Pacquiao, as well as a potential rematch between.
The main guest on this show is none other than ‘Desert Storm’ Timothy Bradley. Recognized as one of the best fighters in the stacked welterweight division, Bradley speaks about his task at hand, the June 27th bout with Jessie Vargas. Coming off of a highly controversial draw to Diego Chaves, Bradley looks to get back on the winning column by handing Vargas his first loss and also capturing the interim WBO belt. Tim also shares his thoughts on the super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Lastly, Tim gives his official prediction for his match up with Jessie Vargas.
Oscar De La Hoya ring return hints
Floyd Mayweather naming Berto and Mayfield as possible foes
Adrien Broner’s upbringing in the sport
The future of Errol Spence
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