Manny Pacquiao loses a unanimous decision in Brisbane and the boxing public is in uproar. We discuss ESPN’s role in how the public has perceived the fight. We also discuss Manny’s future, Freddie Roach possibly leaving him, and if he can ever land a Mayweather fight again. Plus, discussion on Easter Jr vs Shafikov, other fights that have recently been announced, and more about the Pacquiao fallout.
Jason joins me to discuss the growing and blossoming American domestic scene of boxing with a handful of solid fights this week. Plus, we discuss Jeff Horn’s chances against Manny Pacquiao, Gervonta Davis potentially facing Orlando Salido, and why Jason has been out of the loop in boxing. Plus, there are ominous signs regarding the Canelo-Golovkin fight, Mikey Garcia’s future after Adrien Broner, and which fighter we think is really a machine.
In one of the great rivalries of our generation Andre Ward cements his legacy at light heavyweight by stopping Sergey Kovalev… but not without any controversy. We go in depth on this fight and discuss the differences between Andre Ward and Marcos Maidana, the logical conclusion of the fight, subbing Adonis Stevenson in, low blows, Kovalev’s comparisons, the future for Kovalev and Ward, and why Main Events deserves to lose Sergey Kovalev. Plus, there was a deal Top Rank made with ESPN that we talk about, ripple effects of Mayweather-McGregor, the super flyweight triple header, and Manny Pacquiao’s next fight.
Jason joins me to discuss the upcoming rematch between the two best light heavyweights in the world. Jason explains why Ward will win while I give him scenarios of Kovalev winning. We discuss judging on the whole, the greatest venues to watch boxing at, and more in this Ward vs Kovalev special edition podcast. 100% no Mayweather-McGregor discussion!
After years of hype, Errol Spence Jr fulfills the prophecy and takes his first world title. We discuss Errol Spence Jr’s stoppage over Kell Brook in Sheffield this past weekend. We discuss implications on Amir Khan, Keith Thurman, and Danny Garcia. Plus, we discuss the rumored showdown between Mikey Garcia vs Adrien Broner, the Leo Santa Cruz vs Abner Mares rematch, a mega prospect showdown, and Adonis Stevenson’s upcoming rematch with Andrzej Fonfara.
Kell Brook will at long last face Errol Spence and we discuss this fight in depth. We break down the press conference, physical attributes, and built in excuses. We also discuss Miguel Cotto’s upcoming title fight (suppress your laughter) against Yoshihiro Kamegai. Other topics include George Groves, Orlando Salido vs Vasyl Lomachenko, HBO’s upcoming triple header headlined by Miguel Berchelt and Takashi Miura, and the return of Omar Figueroa vs Robert Guerrero.
We are back after a layoff nearly as long as Gary Russell Jr’s. We discuss Terence Crawford’s big win, controversy in multiple fights as Andre Dirrell was Andre Dirrell’d, Rances Barthelemy wins sort of, and Hassan N’Dam does a B&E on Ryota Murata. Plus we discuss Terence Crawford’s future, HBO’s commentary, love of Max Kellerman, and Gervonta Davis living in Floyd Mayweather’s shadow. We didn’t want to do a 3 hour long podcast so we’re going to be releasing another episode this week discussing all the things we missed.
Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko put on a show this past Saturday and we break the fight down and discuss it in-depth. We discuss the future for each fighter, whether the stoppage was early, and where the hell was Deontay Wilder? Plus, Joshua says all the right things, Klitschko has weird answers, and more. Also, we discuss the upcoming Canelo vs Chavez Jr fight and why there’s nothing like fighting in Las Vegas.
We’re back to discuss the upcoming Top Rank pay-per-view. Is Miguel Marriaga more than a paper opponent to pad Valdez’s resume? Is Gilberto Ramirez any good? Which fight on the undercard are we most anticipating? These questions are all answered plus we discuss the beef between Shawn Porter and Andre Berto, how Jermell Charlo will do, and sensational headlines about neutral judges.
Vasyl Lomachenko leads the charge on the Ukrainian invasion of HBO by beating pound-for-pound (on one publication) fighter Jason Sosa. Also, we discuss Aleksandr Usyk and Oleksandr Gvozdyk’s performances. Terry Flanagan was also in action. Find out why Graeme boycotted this fight. Plus, terrible refereeing in the Liam vs Liam fight. Then, we discuss all the big fight announcements like Pacquiao-Horn and Ward-Kovalev 2.