“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio is back once again this week with host Jenna J to cover all the hottest news in the sport of boxing. In this episode I will talk about the recently announced rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, which is set to take place on April 12th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout is highly anticipated, as the first fight was shrouded with controversy, and now two years later both fighters are out to leave no doubt as to who the better fighter is.
I’ll be talking about the different factors that will make this fight different than the first, and who has the advantage going into the rematch. Aside from that, I will be previewing upcoming bouts between Victor Ortiz and Luis Collazo, as well as the return of IBO/WBA middleweight champ, Gennady Golovkin, as he takes on Osumanu Adama this Saturday. Just click on the audio player to listen to the show!
The first guest on this episode is WBO welterweight champion, Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley. Bradley is one of the top pound for pound fighters in the world, and is coming off an impressive year in which he defeated both Ruslan Provodnikov and Juan Manuel Marquez. Timothy comes on the show to give his initial thoughts now that he is officially set to fight Manny Pacquiao. He discusses the negotiations that took place to get the deal done, as well as the significance that this fight has to him and his career. “Desert Storm” also talks about how he plans to emerge victorious a second time over Pacquiao.
The second guest on the show is one of the most well known trainers in the sport, that being Floyd Mayweather Sr. Floyd talks a little about the new boxing reality show he is currently filming titled, “Knockout.” Aside from this, Mayweather gives his views on Pacquiao-Bradley II and also talks about Adrien Broner and his desire to get an immediate rematch with Marcos Maidana. Lastly, Floyd Sr. speaks on Freddie Roach winning the BWAA trainer of the year award, and if he feels Roach deserved the award.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
– Lamont Peterson’s win over Dierry Jean
– Mikey Garcia as a potential opponent for Manny Pacquiao
– Potential Rios-Provodnikov fight
– Deontay Wilder vs. Malik Scott
– Jermell Charlo’s future in boxing
and much more!
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