With everyone debating back and forth who was the victor this past Saturday, Woodsy sits down with a gaggle of boxing royalty to make sense of it all. First up legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum gives his two cents and goes on to discuss potential 2019 dream matches. Then the ever loquacious Eric Kelly asks "Where were the shots to the body?" Editor and Chief of The Ring Magazine calls in to give his analysis of the controversial decision. Don't miss episode 127 of TalkBox.
A controversial and guest filled episode brought to you by TalkBox host Michael Woods. First AC, Adrian Clark, stops by the studio to talk about his new book, Boxing Equals Life. Then 'The Brooklyn Rocky,' Frank Galarza, pops in to talk a little smack about his plans to smash the super welterweight division.
Woodsy then stirs up some contentious conversation with former professional boxer Jameel McCline who says, "Your out of your mind to call anyone who does PEDs a cheater. It is dedication beyond belief."
Promoter Tom Loeffler then rounds out the episode with some of his insights on GGG vs Canelo 2, including predictions.
Woodsy sits down with writer and journalist, who once covered a boxing match in a federal state penitentiary, Mark Jacobson. The two take a stroll down memory lane to discuss some of Mark's most memorable behind the scenes moments with boxing royalties like Joe Louis, Don King and more. They also take a look towards the future, setting some predictions for upcoming fights and introducing Mark's newest book, Pale Horse Rider.
What's the difference between Donald Trump and Don King? Find out the answer to this punchline and more on episode 125 of TalkBox.
Woodsy sits down with 40 year boxing veteran and Showtime analyst, Steve Farhood, to discuss upcoming fights and boxing then and now. Together they take a look at Porter vs Garcia, Fury vs Wilder and Canelo vs GGG part two. The two also look towards the future and discuss bouts they would like to see in 2019, including the highly anticipated and eminent Wilder vs Joshua fight.
Woodsy gets a call from former WBC champion Mia St. John to talk about her recent comments on twitter concerning PED's. Speaking from experience she touches on the drugs long term effects and shifting the focus from blaming the athletes to better testing from governing bodies.
Then Woodsy sits down with former HBO Sports executive Mark Taffet to get some insights on his new venture the MMA Pro League. Together with Hani Darwish, Taffet's new league reimagines MMA as a team sport.
Woodsy dials up the champ, Teofimo Lopez to talk about his recent win. He talks about fracturing his hand, his surgery, and the corner conversations during the fight. Teofimo gives us a taste of what we should expect for him, and names his top P4P fighter.
Then Woodsy calls Kevin Cunningham to get some fight predictions on his fighters like Robert Easter.
Woodsy heads to the media day for the August 4th New York card: Devon Alexander VS Andre Berto. He first talks to promoter Lou DiBella, touching upon his other fighter not on this card, Deontay Wilder.
Next up is Luis Collazo (37-7) fighting Bryant Perrella. He admits to having been suicidal and overcoming adversities to get back in the ring.
Finally, Woodsy talks to Peter Quillin, asking him about his inactivity. Quillin talks about having to step up as a husband and father, not just as a fighter. He says he's smarter, wise, and ready to fight again.
Woodsy chats with former WBC International Super Middleweight Champion, Maricela Cornejo before she goes up against Samantha Pill this Friday, July 13th. The Southern California native gives a fight preview, shares some of her personal struggles that lead her to boxing, and who she’d like to fight next...
Then, Woodsy calls 154 lb fighter Charles Conwell for his thoughts leading up to his fight against Travis Scott on the undercard of Prograis/Velasco in New Orleans this Saturday night.
Woodsy calls up boxing journalist Steve Kim to get his analysis of the Canelo/GGG rematch, the bad blood between the fighters, and why he thinks Canelo won't be so lucky this time...
Fighter Alicia Napoleon chats with Woodsy ahead of her fight this Thursday against former world title challenger Vashon 'Lady V' Living at the Melrose Ballroom in Astoria, Queens.
Alicia also shares her thoughts on the state of women's boxing, what she learned from her loss to Tori Nelson, fighting Claressa Shields, and more..
Woodsy calls up famed boxing promoter Russell Peltz to discuss the boxing hall of fame ceremony from this past weekend and get his insight on how to get boxing back to the glory days.
Plus, Tom Gray, editor/writer for The Ring Magazine, is in studio discussing the popularity of boxing in the UK, Wilder/Joshua & more..
Woodsy chats with fighter Jarett Hurd to get his thoughts on Charlo’s performance against Trout, moving up in weight and more..
Plus, promoter Bob Arum reviews Crawford/Horn and gives an update on Lomachenko...
The President of Showtime Sports Stephen Espinoza is in studio with Woodsy talking Wilder/Joshua, Mayweather in the UFC, representing Snoop Dogg & more!
Woodsy is in studio with the creator of Facebook FIGHTNIGHT LIVE, Mark Fratto!
Facebook FIGHTNIGHT LIVE live-streams boxing, MMA, and Muay Thai events from around the world and allows fans to interact with commentators and analysts before, after and throughout fights.
Boxing Trainer, Manager & Promoter, Tommy Gallagher, is in studio comparing old school boxing with present day, dishing on the original Contender TV series, new prospects and more...
Bobby Gunn (73-0), a legend on the underground Bare Knuckle circuit, and David Feldman, President of Bare Knuckle FC, are in studio for episode 112 of TalkBox!
Gunn & Feldman discuss the rules and regulations of Bare Knuckle fighting. Plus, the two discuss the first legal/sanctioned bare knuckle fight card since 1989 coming up on June 2nd in Wyoming. Bobby Gunn will be joined by former UFC Heavyweight Champion Ricco Rodriguez and former WEC Middleweight Champion Joe Riggs to compete on the card.
Woodsy calls up undefeated super welterweight boxer Jermell Charlo to get his thoughts on defending his 154lb WBC title against Austin Trout... He discusses his brother Jermall's beef with Gervonta Davis & Adrien Broner and more...
Legendary boxing promoter and CEO of TopRank, Bob Arum, is in the TalkBox studio talking all matters boxing... Lomachenko/Linares, Crawford, Pacquiao and more! Plus, Arum talks promoting Evel Knievel's Snake River Canyon Jump.
Heavyweight Boxer Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller joins Woodsy in the TalkBox Studio to tell TB listeners what we can expect from him next. He shares his thoughts on Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder, fighting at his current weight and... meeting Stormy Daniels?!
Yahoo Sports Boxing & MMA Writer Kevin Iole chats about his experience as a combat sports journalist, Dana White’s future in boxing, the possibility of the Joshua/Wilder fight this year... and so much more!
Plus, Woodsy shares his convo with Deontay Wilder’s manager, Shelly Finkel, regarding Eddie Hearn’s public mockery of his name.
GGG’s Promoter Tom Loeffler discusses the Canelo fallout and if the positive clenbuterol test was truly accidental. Loeffler also discusses GGG’s thoughts on Canelo, the tension between the two fighters and GGG’s new May 5th opponent, Vanes Martirosyan.
Plus, Woodsy chats with fighter Mickey Bey about his issues with Floyd Mayweather & Mayweather promotions.
Renowned Broadcaster & Showtime Championship Boxing Host Brian Custer joins Woodsy in studio for episode #106 of TALKBOX!
Custer talks prostate cancer diagnosis and how surviving cancer has changed the way he views boxing. Custer also discusses Broner/Vargas, the 'Broner Persona', he shares the advice he recently gave to AB and Gervonta Davis and so much more!
Woodsy and ESPN Boxing Chalk Insider Johnny Wilds talk odds in the Broner/Vargas fight. Wilds shares his pro analysis and which fighter has the better odds at a win on Saturday night.
Plus, Promoter Lou DiBella discusses Adrien Broner, his prep for the Vargas fight and addresses AB’s recent beef with rapper Tekashi69. DiBella also gives an update on Deontay Wilder and shares his thoughts on the $12.5 million offer to fight Joshua.
American boxer Rod Salka calls in to explain why he wore 'America 1st' wall trunks in his bout against Mexican boxer Francisco Vargas.
Salka discusses the backlash he's received since entering the ring sporting shorts with “America 1st” and a wall pattern to symbolize President Trump’s efforts to build a wall between Mexico and the United States.
First, Woodsy and sports/entertainment attorney and boxing manager Kurt Emhoff discuss some current boxing issues & events including Canelo's drug case and suspension.
Then, fighter Jessie Vargas calls in to talk about his headlining fight against Adrien Broner on April 21st at Barclays Center. Woodsy asks Vargas to share his thoughts on Broner and to reflect back on some past fights that have shaped his career.
Plus, Woodsy calls up the one and only Eric Kelly. The outspoken boxing personality shares his thoughts on Canelo, the Hurd/Lara fight & gives his prediction for Broner/Vargas.