Matthew "Mack The Knife" Macklin discusses his boxing career from amateurs to the last rounds of his last fight. He reveals the thoughts that went through his head through the ups and downs of his career, and gives tremendous insight into the life of a boxer. Macklin proudly talks about his management company where they manage over 100 fighters, including Michael Conlan. Conlan will be making his debut at MSG 3/17, just 5 years after Macklin fought Sergio Martinez in the very same venue.
Host Mike Woods covers all angles of the fights at Barclays this past Saturday. First, Gervonta Davis' long time trainer, Calvin Ford, shares his personal story of growing up in Baltimore, including how one of the characters from "The Wire" was based on him. Ford sheds light on Davis as a future world champion, his TKO against Jose Pedraza, working with Mayweather, and much more.
Next, match maker and VP, Operations of Main Events, Jolene Mizzone, calls in to comment and talk about the upcoming fight between Curtis Stevens and David Lemieux.
The notorious Eric Kelly says he is "not impressed" by Davis VS Pedraza, and comments on the fight card, as well as future fights for Davis, and rematches for Degale VS Jack and Kovalev VS Ward.
NYFights.com writer, John Gatling, recaps the fights and brainstorms with Woodsy to create a better way to select judges.
The crew sits down to bring listeners a bonus award show episode of TalkBox called "The Boxy's."
Mike Woods, Johnny Southpaw, and Sixto look back on some of the best boxing moments of 2016. Listen in to hear their picks for 2016's highlights including best fight, most cringe-worthy moment, fighter of the year and more!
On this week’s episode of TalkBox, host Michael Woods chats with Tim Smith, Lou Dibella, and Zab Judah!
First, sports journalist Tim Smith weighs in on past fights, future fights, and the state of the boxing industry. He shares his personal experiences with TalkBox listeners, including a phone call from Don King and an apology he received from Mike Tyson!
Next up is Lou Dibella. The founder and CEO of Dibella Entertainment calls in and discusses some upcoming fights boxing fans can expect to see in 2017.
Lastly, 39 year-old Zab Judah chats with Woodsy about his 20 year career and his upcoming fight against Jorge Luis Munguia on January 21 at the Sun National Bank Arena in Trenton, NJ.