Exclusive interviews with Andre Ward, Gennady Golovkin and Deontay Wilder ~ “On The Ropes” Boxing Radio #207!
By Jenna J – “On The Ropes” Boxing Radio makes a return this week with host Jenna J to discuss all the hottest news in the sport. In this weeks episode I will be talking about a division in the sport that has the potential to make some buzz in 2014, that being the middleweight division. There are a lot of talented fighters who can move up the ranks and face the current champions, there is also the possibility of the titles being unified by the end of the year.
Also on the show, I will preview the fight between Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal, which is set to happen this Saturday, January 18th at the Bell Centre in Quebec, Canada. The bout is being billed as the “Canadian Superbowl” and will be for the NABF light heavyweight title. I will breakdown the fight and give my official prediction. Just click on the audio player to listen to the show!
The first guest joining the show is IBO middleweight champion, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. Gennady makes his debut to “On The Ropes” to talk about the impressive year he had in 2013, in which he won 4 fights via TKO. “GGG” also talks about his upcoming bout with Osumanu Adama which is set to go down on February the 1st. Additionally, Golovkin speaks about wanting to fight Sergio Martinez in order to unify the middleweight title and what his dream fights are.
Also joining the show this week is the reigning world super middleweight champ, Andre “S.O.G.” Ward. Ward talks about his successful comeback fight in which he took on Edwin Rodriguez, and won by a wide unanimous decision. Andre Ward also gives his views on the controversial Froch-Groves fight and if he would be like being paired with either man. Aside from this, Ward gives his thoughts on Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the possible rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley.
The final guest on this weeks show is unbeaten heavyweight contender, Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder. Deontay talks about his current run of success, and when he plans on making his return to the ring. Wilder also talks about a potential bout with Tyson Fury and the feud the pair are engaged in. Additionally he gives he gives his views on the Arreola-Stiverne fight that will be contested for the vacant WBO title, and him possibly facing the winner of the match. Lastly, Deontay Wilder talks about all the critics who diminish his current accomplishments.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Alfredo Angulo vs Saul “Canelo” Alvarez match
Freddie Roach’s comments about Alex Ariza giving Pacquiao suspicious drinks
Yuriorkis Gamboa training with Floyd Mayweather Sr.
The future of Erislandy Lara
Roy Jones Jr. being in the corner of Jean Pascal
And much more!
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