In this week's episode of Talkbox, Ring Magazine's editor in chief, Doug Fischer, phones in to speak with Michael Woods. The two longtime boxing media members reminisce about the good old days when they talk about the changes in the media landscape, how PED accusations being thrown around, and even give a little news update on current fighters, such as GGG. Two great boxing insiders share a lot with you, the boxing fan, and you won't want to miss it. Episode 149 is live!
Three active boxers and Terence Crawford’s trainer phone in on this week’s episode of Talkbox.
Former Olympian and undefeated prospect, Karlos Balderas joins us during his fight week. The former Olympian talks all things such as legally changing his name, what he thinks of the rest of his peers in the 130 pound division, and some previous conflict he’s had with rising star Teofimo Lopez.
Next up is former two-time Olympian Mick Conlan. Mick is 27 years old and talks about where he is in his career. Is he a prospect at that age? Has he arrived or in his prime? Listen in on his mentality to stay humble, where he’s at, and maybe even where you can grab a pint with him after his next fight.
If you didn’t catch the winner of this weekend, Talkbox will refresh you with Andrew Cancio. Andrew won the WBA belt off a huge upset victory against Alberto Machado. He joins Talkbox on his coffee break from his day job to talk what it’s like going back to jackhammering, his routine while working two jobs, and who wants next after becoming the champ.
Setting our sights to the upcoming Crawford-Khan fight, Brian McIntyre phones in to close the show. He’s talking about how Crawford’s camp is going so far. Does he think Khan has a chance against his fighter on April 20? Brian is pretty honest about his thoughts.
Another Talkbox podcast on this Tuesday with phone calls from Teofimo Lopez and Jolene Mizzone! But first, 90 year old boxing enthusiast and returning guest, Art Lovely, joins the Everlast studio to give an update on the Tony Demarco Hall of Fame mission update, boxing in today's landscape, and other stories he's gathered from his 90 year old life.
Next, fresh off another highlight knockout, Teofimo Lopez phones in to walk us through his perspective on his fight. The boxing community felt that there were a few different angles of controversy that arose from his knockout win over Diego Magdaleno. Was there too much talking before the fight? Was it too much? Could this have been avoided? Teofimo goes into his honest thoughts, and you won't to miss his side of the fight.
Finally, Main Events matchmaker, Jolene Mizzone joins us to talk about the Kovalev/Alvarez fight this past weekend. Was Alvarez toying with Main Events by using their beloved Arturo Gatti's walkout song? All that and more, Talkbox episode 147 starts now!