“On the Ropes” Boxing Radio is back again this week with host Jenna J to talk about all the recent fights and fight news going on in the sport. In the 259th edition, I will be discussing the recent welterweight bout between Shawn Porter and Andre Berto. In addition, I will talk about Porter’s future after the win and if he will get the rematch with Keith Thurman. Lastly, I will break down this weekend’s IBO heavyweight title clash between undefeated champion Anthony Joshua and former undisputed champion Wladimir Klitschko, giving my official prediction for the fight. Click play on the audio player to listen to the latest edition of “On The Ropes”.
In this episode, I will have the debut appearance of #1 ranked welterweight contender, Errol Spence to discuss his upcoming world title fight against IBF champion, Kell Brook. Errol will discuss having to travel to the United Kingdom for the fight and will give his thoughts on if he needs a Knockout to win the bout. Spence also speaks about his career so far and if he believes now is the right time for his world title shot. Additionally, Errol Spence talks about possibility fighting Manny Pacquiao in the future, how he would go about fighting that style and gives his prediction for his May 27th fight against Kell Brook.
The second guest on the show is well known and respected trainer Naazim Richardson. Naazim comes on to talk about Travis Kauffman’s recent defeat to Amir Mansour and also gives his thoughts on the future of Steve Cunningham. Additionally, Naazim will discuss his falling out with Bernard Hopkins and give his thoughts on Hopkins loss to Joe Smith. Closing out the interview, Richardson will share his views on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor, Klitschko vs. Joshua and talk about his current stable of fighters.
The main guest of this week’s show is former IBF welterweight champion, “Showtime” Shawn Porter who comes on to talk about his dominant win over Andre Berto. Porter breaks down his performance and talks about a potential rematch with Keith Thurman. Shawn also talks about Spence vs. Brook and who he would prefer to fight if he were to face the winner. Additionally, Porter gives his thoughts on fighting Manny Pacquiao,
talks about when he hopes to return to the ring and shares his predictions for Joshua vs. Klitschko and Canelo vs Chavez Jr.
The mailbag segment returns this week. Fans have been submitting questions and today they get answered. Topics covered in this episode include:
Jermell Charlo vs. Erickson Lubin. Is Lubin ready for a title shot?
Will Kovalev vs. Ward II play out different then the first fight?
Chavez Jr’s rumored lack of training for Canelo Alvarez
Wladimir Klitschko’s legacy if he defeats Anthony Joshua
Gennady Golovkin’s decision to wait for a Saul Alvarez fight
and much more!
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