“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with host Jenna J to talk about all the latest news and stories in the sport of boxing. In this episode I will recap Saturday night’s HBO double header card which included a bout between Jessie Vargas and Sadam ‘World Kid’ Ali for the vacant WBO welterweight title. Jessie Vargas pulled off a surprising KO win and I will be discussing his future, one that could include a rematch with Timothy Bradley. I will also discuss the heavyweight encounter between rising heavyweight contender, Luis ‘The Real King Kong’ Ortiz and veteran Tony ‘Tiger’ Thompson. Additionally, I will cover the return of Antonio Margarito and Lucas Browne’s upset win over Ruslan Chageav.
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The first guest on the show is heavyweight slugger, Mike Mollo, who comes on following an impressive knockout victory over Krzysztof Zimnoch. Mollo speaks on the win and what it felt like to get back on the winning column following a long absence from the ring. Mike also shared his views on the heavyweight division and what he hopes to accomplish in his future in the sport.
Also joining in on this edition of the show is respected trainer, Abel Sanchez. Abel talks about the upcoming bout between his star pupil, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and Dominic Wade that is set to take place on April 23rd. Sanchez also gives an update on Sullivan Barrera, who is set to take on pound-for-pound star, Andre ‘SOG’ Ward. Lastly, Abel Sanchez gives his views on the boxing landscape, including Saul Alvarez’s upcoming bout with Amir Khan and the likelihood of fans getting to see a Mayweather-Golovkin bout in the future.
The main guest on this episode of “On The Ropes” is none other than Floyd Joy Mayweather Sr. Floyd joins the show for a record 38th time to give an update on his stable of fighters. Mayweather discusses his sons retirement from the sport and if he feels he will ever make a return to the ring. Floyd also talks about Gennady Golovkin and recent talk about a possible Mayweather-Golovkin showdown taking place sometime this year. Lastly, Floyd Mayweather Sr. Gives his views on Manny Pacquiao and the likelihood that we see Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Thurman vs. Porter postponement
Top matchups in the heavyweight division
Frampton vs. Quigg
Amir Khan’s weight gain for Canelo
Floyd Mayweather comeback versus Golovkin
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