“On the Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with the 260th edition of the show to cover all the recent fight action and fight news in boxing. In this edition of the show, I will recap Saturday night’s HBO card that saw Terence Crawford return to the ring with another phenomenal performance over Olympic gold medalist, Felix Diaz. I will speak about the future of Crawford and what match ups he could find himself in next. In addition, I will speak on Gervonta Davis’ dominating win over Liam Walsh in London, England. Lastly, I will preview the upcoming welterweight title match between Kell Brook and Errol Spence. Just click on the audio player to listen to the show!
The first guest of this show is lightweight contender, Ray Beltran, who comes on to speak about his devastating knockout victory over Jonathan Maicelo. Beltran talks about the fight and the challenges he faced early in bout, and how he was able to capitalize and get the win. Ray also shares his thoughts on the lightweight division and who he would like to face next. In addition, Ray Beltran talks about how this victory could help him get a green card so he can remain in the United States.
Also joining the show is Hall of Fame trainer, Freddie Roach. Freddie comes on to discuss the next fight in Manny Pacquiao’s storied career, as he takes on undefeated Australian, Jeff Horn. Roach talks about what kind of reception he expects Pacquiao to receive in Australia, as well as what the reception would be if Pacquiao is unable to score a knockout. Additionally, Freddie talks about the future of Pacquiao and if he sees a Mayweather rematch taking place. Lastly, I get Roach’s views on the mega match between Saul Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.
The main guest on this edition of “On The Ropes” is Abel Sanchez. Widely recognized as one of the top trainers in the sport today, Abel is credited for the rise of middleweight knockout artist, Gennady Golovkin. With the recent announcement that Saul Alvarez will be taking on Gennady Golovkin, Abel Sanchez gives his initial thoughts on the highly anticipated match. Sanchez also comments on Canelo’s performance over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Lastly, Abel gives his views on the boxing scene and comments on the Klitschko-Joshua fight, and gives his prediction for the welterweight shoot out between Keel Brook and Errol Spence.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Golovkin vs. Alvarez Pay-Per-View potential
Terence Crawford at welterweight
Miguel Cotto vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai
Andre Dirrell’s trainer punching Jose Uzcategui
and much more!
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I love Ray’s story. Beltran deserves his green card!
Freddie even knows PACS fame has faded due to lack of KO’s. He needs big KO here to have any chance of becoming PPV again