Freddie Roach on Ward-Kovalev and Bradley vs Pacquiao III. Shawn Porter on Keith Thurman bout and future. OTR #247

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“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio is returns this week with host Jenna J to cover all the latest news going on in the sport of boxing. In this episode I will discussing the announcement of Saul Alvarez vs. Amir Khan and what I think will happen when the two fighters meet in the ring May 7th. Additionally, I will talk about the recent rematch between Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal. Kovalev stopped Pascal in only 7 rounds and I will talk what I saw in the fight and what could be next for both fighters. Click play on the audio player to listen to the latest edition of “On The Ropes”.


The first guest on this episode is former IBF welterweight champion, ‘Showtimes Shawn Porter. Shawn shares his thoughts on his upcoming Keith Thurman bout and talks about how it feels to finally have the fight official. Porter also discusses his strengths going into the fight and how he expects the bout to play out. Additionally Shawn gives his thoughts on the welterweight division, Mayweather making a comeback and the final bout of Pacquiao’s career.

The main guest on the show is Hall of fame boxing trainer, Freddie Roach who makes his 10th appearance to discuss the scheduled third bout between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley. Roach shares his thoughts on the rematch and what impact he sees Teddy Atlas making in the result. Roach also shares his thoughts on Jean Pascal’s recent defeat and what went wrong in the Sergey Kovalev bout. Additionally Freddie talks about the future of Miguel Cotto, Alvarez vs. GGG and his own future as a trainer.

Mailbag Segment

The fan mailbag segment returns once more. Fans have submitted questions and today I answer them. Topics covered in this episode include:

Danny Garcia’s future after the Guerrero win

Andy Lee vs. Peter Quillin 2

What would it take for a Pacquiao-Mayweather 2 bout to happen

Chances Canelo Alvarez fights Golovkin in the fall

and much more!

Click play on the audio player to listen to the latest edition of “On The Ropes”

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