Category Archives: Interviews by Robert Brown

Bob Sheridan: “Manny Pacquiao can give Floyd Mayweather a better fight than he did the first time around when he injured his shoulder”

4 Submitted by on Sat, 26 November 2016, 01:28
Hall of Fame boxing commentator, Bob Sheridan, has called some of the most iconic fights from ringside. He has seen many of the best and closest bouts in the history of the sport from a vantage point not many get to experience. Having called so many bouts over a forty year period has given Sheridan a unique perspective of the Continue Reading...
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Kathy Duva: “Kovalev & Ward have their careers on the line. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather was two guys fortifying their retirement accounts!”

2 Submitted by on Tue, 15 November 2016, 02:13
Main events promoter Kathy Duva has been involved in boxing since 1979 and is now set to feature her company’s top star Sergey Kovalev in the toughest fight of his career against former super middleweight champion, Andre Ward. The match brings two of the top five pound for pound fighters in the world against each other, in a fight to Continue Reading...
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Nonito Donaire: “My objective is victory, but when I do see an opportunity to knock Magdaleno out, I’m going to go for that!”

4 Submitted by on Thu, 27 October 2016, 02:52
Former four division world champion and reigning WBO super bantamweight title holder, Nonito Donaire, is looking to continue his career resurgence as he is set to face off with undefeated contender Jessie Magdaleno. The fight is set to happen on November 5th, on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao’s comeback fight with Jessie Vargas. In part 1 of my interview with Continue Reading...
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Joe Smith: “I’m expecting the best of Bernard Hopkins, so I’m going to be at my best & prepared for anything”

3 Submitted by on Fri, 21 October 2016, 22:24
Light heavyweight contender, Joe Smith, is riding high in his career. Smith, 27, is coming off of a shocking first round knockout win over highly ranked former title challenger Andrzej Fonfara. Smith is following up that fight by taking on living legend, the 51 year old Bernard Hopkins, who has defied his age and looks to end his career with Continue Reading...
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John Scully: “I think Jessie Vargas is a risky fight for Manny Pacquiao because Pacquiao is no spring chicken”

3 Submitted by on Fri, 07 October 2016, 01:46
‘Iceman’ John Scully is a former super middleweight and light heavyweight contender who is best known today for his work as a trainer and boxing analyst. In part 2 of my interview with Scully, I get his thoughts about the comeback of Manny Pacquiao and how he thinks ‘Pacman’ will do against Jessie Vargas. John also breaks down the Andre Continue Reading...
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John Scully: “Gennady Golovkin is a monster, but Jacobs is young, he’s got the height, the jab and the power!

2 Submitted by on Tue, 04 October 2016, 01:19
‘Iceman’ John Scully is a highly respected trainer and boxing analyst who have worked with many of the young upcoming fighters from the sport. He has also he helped guide Chad Dawson to a world title with a win over living legend Bernard Hopkins. In part 1 of my interview with John Scully, I discuss with him his work with Continue Reading...
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Bob Sheridan: “Until I see Manny Pacquiao really defeated, I’m going to stick with him”

4 Submitted by on Sat, 17 September 2016, 01:03
Hall of Fame boxing commentator, Bob Sheridan, is one of the most known voices in the sport and he has called some of the biggest fighters in boxing history. I recently had a chance to speak with Sheridan and get his views on the upcoming Saul Alvarez-Liam Smith bout. ‘The Colonel’ also talked about Manny Pacquiao’s comeback fight against Jessie Continue Reading...
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Maurice Hooker: “I think I would knock Adrien Broner out. I’m ready to fight anybody and show the world my skills”

11 Submitted by on Thu, 25 August 2016, 00:45
Rising light welterweight prospect, Maurice Hooker, has a record of 21-0-2 with 16 KOs and is looking towards getting a title shot in the near future. Hooker is currently rated #9 by the WBO and #12 IBF, and is coming off a defense of his WBO/NABO light welterweight title against Ty Barnett in which he won in one round. In Continue Reading...
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Ed Levine: “It doesn’t get any better than Golovkin vs. Brook. Two undefeated superstars, both champions!”

3 Submitted by on Tue, 16 August 2016, 00:53
I recent had a chance to interview the president of the International Boxing Organization, Ed Levine. Ed is a partner of the IBO and has served as president since 1999. During the interview I discuss with Ed his thoughts on the belt organization and the some of the champions that hold the belt. Levine also talks about the IBO rules Continue Reading...
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Glenn McCrory: “Taking the fight with Crawford would have sent Manny Pacquiao straight back into retirement!”

11 Submitted by on Fri, 05 August 2016, 01:29
The boxing world was surprised when it was announced that IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook was going to move up two weight classes to face world recognized middleweight champion, Gennady Golovkin. While few in the boxing circles give Brook a chance, Sky announcer, Glenn McCrory, sees the fight differently. In part 2 of my interview with Glenn McCrory, I discuss Continue Reading...
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Bob Sheridan: “Manny Pacquiao still has a terrific punch, but can he go all out like Crawford?”

10 Submitted by on Mon, 25 July 2016, 01:43
Hall of fame boxing commentator, ‘The Colonel’ Bob Sheridan has been a sports Broadcaster for over 40 years and has seen many of the legends of this sport rise to become world champions and superstars during their careers. Sheridan sees another star today that has the potential for that same rise as Terence Crawford is quickly becoming one of the Continue Reading...
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Joe Smith Jr: “I want to get to the top as fast as possible and I would like to fight Adonis Stevenson next!”

2 Submitted by on Tue, 19 July 2016, 02:38
Light heavyweight contender Joe Smith Jr is riding high after his stunning upset win over Andrzej Fonfara. Smith Jr was listed as high as a 14-1 underdog by some betting outlets and overcame those odds by knocking down Fonfara twice in route to a first round knock out win. With the victory Smith now finds himself in line to get Continue Reading...
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Demetrius Andrade: “If Floyd Mayweather Jr does want to get that 49-1, he can definitely get in there with me!”

1 Submitted by on Sun, 10 July 2016, 10:43
Undefeated former light middleweight champion, Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade is ready to reclaim what he never lost in the ring, a world championship belt. Andrade was stripped of the WBO title when promotional issues caused him to be inactive for over a year, but now coming off an impressive knockout win over Willie Nelson, Andrade has positioned to get another Continue Reading...
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Lydell Rhodes: “I see Manny Pacquiao tearing Adrien Broner up. It’s not even a close fight”

1 Submitted by on Fri, 01 July 2016, 01:18
This past Tuesday night at the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the latest edition of FS1’s Toe-to-Toe Tuesday saw an interesting ring encounter between lightweight contenders Lydell Rhodes and Edner Cherry. At the end of a scheduled ten round bout, most people saw a clear winner with Rhodes controlling most of the fight with his boxing, but when the score Continue Reading...
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Bryan Vera: “If I don’t get Korobov out in the middle rounds, I think he’s going to wish that I did!”

1 Submitted by on Wed, 22 June 2016, 02:52
Middleweight fighter Bryan Vera is a fan favorite, win or lose as he always brings action to his fights. Vera has scored upset wins in his career against Andy Lee, Sergio Mora and most feel he was robbed in his first bout with Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. Vera is coming off a one year layoff since a TKO loss to Continue Reading...
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Chris Byrd: “I love Muhammad Ali, his talent was undeniable but his character was even more”

6 Submitted by on Tue, 14 June 2016, 01:08
Chris ‘Rapid Fire’ Byrd was a former two time heavyweight champion of the world and was known in the ring for his hand speed and awkward style. Byrd retired with a record of 41-5-1 (22KOs) and has since become a boxing trainer. I recently had a chance to speak to Byrd in the light of the great Muhammad Ali’s passing Continue Reading...
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Shawn Porter: “After I beat Keith Thurman, I will be the number one guy at Welterweight!”

2 Submitted by on Tue, 31 May 2016, 02:23
Former IBF welterweight champion ‘Showtime’ Shawn Porter is approaching the biggest fight of his young career as he is set to meet WBA welterweight champion Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman on June 25th, in one of the most highly anticipated bouts of 2016. I recently had a chance to speak to Shawn Porter and get his thoughts on the training for Continue Reading...
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John Scully: “Manny Pacquiao’s a older guy and he’s been knocked out before. Canelo’s a risk that’s unnecessary.”

6 Submitted by on Tue, 24 May 2016, 01:48
Trainer ‘Ice-man’ John Scully is a well known and respected member in the boxing world. He was a former title challenger as a boxer and trained ‘Bad’ Chad Dawson to a world title win over the legendary Bernard Hopkins. I recently was afforded a chance to speak to John and I got his thoughts on the current boxing landscape. Scully Continue Reading...
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Teddy Atlas: “I think Manny Pacquiao comes back, but I don’t think there’s any interest in a rematch with Mayweather”

3 Submitted by on Fri, 13 May 2016, 01:48
The boxing world waited for over five years for the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout to finally take place, and while people got the event they wanted, the fight itself did not live up to the hype. In the third and final part of my interview with Teddy Atlas, I discuss with him the possibility of a rematch between Mayweather & Pacquiao and Continue Reading...
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Teddy Atlas: “Amir Khan always makes mistakes and I think Canelo will get an opportunity to get to him”

3 Submitted by on Sat, 07 May 2016, 00:19
Teddy Atlas has served as a ringside commentator and analyst for ESPN since 1998, and is widely considered one of the best and most respected trainers in the sport. In part 2 of my interview with Teddy Atlas, I get his views on Timothy Bradley’s position in the welterweight division and his analyst perspective on the big fight tomorrow night Continue Reading...
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Teddy Atlas: “Manny Pacquiao is a freak. There’s very few athletes that can combine speed and power”

21 Submitted by on Tue, 03 May 2016, 23:51
Teddy Atlas is a trainer, author and boxing commentator for ESPN. Atlas also is the founder of the Dr. Theodore Atlas foundation which is a charity that was started in memory of his father. In part 1 of my interview with Teddy Atlas, he speaks in depth about the foundation and what programs it supports. Atlas also talks about Timothy Continue Reading...
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Joe Cortez: “I don’t think Mayweather wants to fight Pacquiao again, he would want to fight someone who is not as dangerous”

11 Submitted by on Sat, 23 April 2016, 02:57
Joe Cortez is a retired Hall of Fame boxing referee and a current ESPN analyst. Cortez has been involved in some of the biggest match ups in the sport and knows the boxing scene from not only a referees perspective, but also as a former judge and boxer. I recently had a chance to speak to Joe Cortez and got Continue Reading...
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Bob Sheridan: “People would be interested in seeing a Mayweather fight again with a healthy Manny Pacquiao”

6 Submitted by on Tue, 12 April 2016, 02:48
Legendary boxing commentator, ‘The Colonel’ Bob Sheridan joins the all-time greats of the sport in the boxing Hall of Fame this June. Sheridan has commentated on the sport for over forty years and has many of the greats come into the sport, rise to the top and then close out their careers by retiring. In this interview with Bob Sheridan, Continue Reading...
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Jeff Mayweather: “Floyd’s not going to allow Adrien Broner to make eight to ten million dollars off of him!”

5 Submitted by on Thu, 07 April 2016, 02:03
Former IBO featherweight champion, ‘Jazzy’ Jeff Mayweather is known his work as a boxing trainer and also for being the uncle of Floyd Mayweather Jr. Jeff has been referred to by fans and media as the quieter of the Mayweather brothers, but he has never been one to hold back on his opinion. In my interview with Jeff Mayweather, I Continue Reading...
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John Molina: “I think this time around Manny Pacquiao is ripe for the pickings, I think Bradley wins!”

0 Submitted by on Mon, 04 April 2016, 01:59
John Molina is a rugged light welterweight contender who has fought the likes of Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse and many other notable fighters. He is known for his aggressive, fan friendly style and has been getting prime time attention through the PBC boxing series. In part 2 of my interview with John Molina, I discuss with him the upcoming Pacquiao Continue Reading...
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