“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio is back this week with host Jenna J to talk about the most recent fights and news in boxing. In this episode, I will be discussing the fight that created an exciting 3 round war for boxing fans, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. James Kirkland. I will be talking about Canelo’s big knockout win and what this win does for him and the sport of boxing. Additionally, I will be talking about the aftermath of the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight and the record breaking numbers that the event generated. Lastly, I will be previewing this Saturday’s upcoming HBO title bout between IBO/WBA middleweight champ, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and boxcino tournament champion, Willie Monroe Jr. Just click on the audio player to listen to the show!
The first guest on this weeks show is former super welterweight champion, Austin ‘No Doubt’ Trout, to discuss his seventh round TKO win over Luis Galarza. Trout also speaks about the three fight win streak that he is currently on and his road back to the top of the 154lb division. Austin also gives his views on Floyd Mayweather’s win over Manny Pacquiao and what he enjoyed from the big event. Additionally, ‘No Doubt’ talks about his future goals and how far he feels he is from reaching them.
Making his debut appearance to ‘On The Ropes’ is Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini. The former lightweight champ had an illustrious career in the 80’s that saw him amass a record of 29-5. Ray shares his thoughts on his upcoming induction into the boxing Hall of Fame and what it means to him at this stage of his life. Mancini also talks about his recent work as a commentator for the Friday Night Knockout boxing series on truTV, and the exposure that boxing has been receiving on network television. Lastly, Ray gives his views on the outcome of the Mayweather-Pacquiao event and his take on Floyd Mayweather’s fighting style.
The main guest on this week’s show is none other than ‘Black Mamba’ Roger Mayweather. The long time trainer of Floyd Mayweather Jr. talks about his nephew’s performance in the ring with Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd. Roger expresses his desire to see a rematch between Floyd and Manny Pacquiao to eliminate all the doubts that remained after their first encounter. Roger Mayweather also comments on the aftermath of the fight and the revelation of Pacquiao’s shoulder injury. In conclusion, ‘Black Mamba’ talks about the legacy of Floyd Mayweather and when he expects him to hang up the gloves.
The fan mailbag segment returns once more. Fans have submitted questions and today I answer them. Topics covered in this episode include:
The absence of Ann Wolfe from James Kirkland’s corner
Carl Froch being stripped of his title
Timothy Bradley vs. Jessie Vargas upcoming bout
Shawn Porter vs. Adrien Broner catch weight bout
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s future PPV drawing potential
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