“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with host Jenna J for the 251st edition of the show to breakdown one of the best fights of 2016, Thurman vs. Porter. I share my views on how both Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter preformed and give my thoughts on the official scoring of 115-113 by all 3 judges for Thurman. I also discuss the future of both fighters and talk about who they might fight next. Additionally I recap Anthony Joshua’s recent defense of his IBF heavyweight title, a dominate win over American Dominic Breazeale and talk about what fights might be in his future. Click play on the audio player to listen to the latest edition of “On The Ropes”
The first guest is the reigning WBA welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman who discusses his recent impressive win over Shawn Porter and talks about the possibility of having a rematch. Keith also talks about his future going forward and a potential fight with Danny Garcia. Additionally Thurman gives his thoughts on Floyd Mayweather making a return to the ring and a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner.
The next guest this week is former IBF welterweight champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter who gives his thoughts on his encounter with Keith Thurman, breaking down why he thinks he should of got the win and what he thinks the judges saw in the fight. Shawn also talks about his future and what fights might interest him if he does not get the rematch. In addition, Porter talks about possible a comeback from both Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
Also on this weeks show is reigning WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder. Wilder comes on to discuss his recent cancelled bout with Alexander Povetkin and speak on why he is disappointed that fight did not take place. Deontay also talks about his scheduled title defense with former title challenger Chris Arreola and what kind of fight fans can expect. Additionally Wilder shares his thoughts on Wladimir Klitschko vs. Tyson Fury II.
The final guest this week is Hall of Fame boxing trainer, Freddie Roach. Freddie speaks on the upcoming title defense for his fighter, Viktor Postol and the challenge ahead of them Terence Crawford. Roach also talks about the future of Manny Pacquiao and the rumor of an Adrien Broner bout. Finally Roach gives his thoughts on the chances that Floyd Mayweather gives Manny Pacquiao a rematch.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner
Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev taking interim bouts
Who Floyd Mayweather will select for a comeback bout
Canelo vs. Smith on PPV
Will a Golovkin-Alvarez bout happen in 2017
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