Micky Ward! The Fighting Pride of Lowell is joining Woodsy on today's podcast. Micky gives us a bit of what he went through in the legendary Gatti-Ward fights and then shares his thoughts on the sport of boxing today.
Jerry Capobianco is the head trainer to Joe Smith and is next on the pod. He talks possible opponents for his fighter and tries to make sense of the championship title picture at the Light Heavyweight division.
Psychiatrist and Doctor, Johnny Lops, closes the show. Him and Woodsy talk white collar boxing and the preparation, aftermath, and conclusion of his journey into the ring.
Talkbox comes back and so is Jarrett Hurd! Jarrett is the former unified junior middleweight champ and he talks about his new approach and recent outing against Fransisco Santana.
Malik Hawkins is next, and he's a Baltimore fighter headlining his first ShoBox card. He gives us plenty of reasons to keep an eye out for his Showtime card and his journey from prospect to contendership status.
Ken Casey combines the classic DropKick Murphys and boxing for us on the pod, and Kyle Sarofeen gives us an insight so some great reading every boxing fan should have.
Part 2! is still loaded with some big names. Lou Dibella joins Woodsy from his pool in Miami. He talks about things that bother him in the fight game and the big fight card in Miami.
Austin Trout is a former world champ fighting from the Inn of Mountain Gods. He talks cutting weight and the come back.
Woodsy is back and so is Julian Williams' trainer, Stephen Breadman Edwards. Breadman has a great conversation about his fighter's recent bout, PED's in the fight game, and just over all wisdom.
Next is manager in the fight game, Rick Glaser. Rick is being inducted into the NY state boxing hall of fame and Woodsy congratulates him.
Wrapping up part one of EP 196, is the millennial wrap up with producer Andrew Cho. Cho shares the latest pop culture beef and tries to calm down Woodsy about the Stephen A-Joe Rogan debacle.
Woodsy is back with two great guests and his producer. Bob Arum phones in to give us an update on all things Top Rank. When is his new star signee, Inoue, debuting? What's the plan with Jarrell Miller? What does he think of Tyson Fury's testosterone regimen? It's all here for you and more!
The next event is Charles Conwell. Some of you may remember Conwell from the unfortunate fight that took Pat Day's life. This sport can be cruel, and Charles tells us what his mindset is into his next fight.
Closing the show is Woodsy and his producer Cho. Woodsy gives an update on his new year's resolution, and Cho talks about getting called out on Instagram.
Talkbox has a returning guest today. Art Lovely! Art is joining us in studio and is excited to "be back" in the 20's. Art is pushing 92 years old, so he has a lot of stories to tell as he shares his view on how women in boxing has changed so much.
Mike Hilton is the main attraction this weekend in Trenton. He shares where he's at in his undefeated career and also a little bit on the rough background he's had to overcome.
Frederick Julan is a boxer from France. He talks us through what it's like to be a prospect pushing towards contender status. Also what the move was like from France to New York.
Talkbox's first pod of the year! So many questions heading into 2020, we have a man who can answer a few of them, Derrick James, leading off the show. Derrick is the head trainer of Jermell Charlo, Errol Spence, and others. He'll talk about everything, even the biggest fight on everyone's mind, a possible Spence vs Crawford.
Jesse Hart is a light heavyweight fired up and headlining Top Rank's Atlantic City card this Saturday. He's fighting a man who beat his hero and he's sharing with us his mindset for the fight coming up.
Cem Kilic is the co-main event to the Jesse Hart card and he's also the co-main on this pod! The Turkish super-middleweight takes on Stephen Nelson.
In light of some anti-Semitic attacks in New York last week, Yuri Foreman has decided to help people learn self defense. The fighting rabbi is teaching this self-defense class for anyone who feels threatened by recent attacks and he'll be doing that over at the famed and fabled Gleason's Gym.
Perfecting Athletes is next up! They help elite athletes with their health and have done great works with champs such as Terence Crawford, Jamel Herring, the MMA super camp American Top Team, and more! Little bits of knowledge for everyone in their conversation with Woodsy.
Last on the list, just a small chat on New Year's resolution between Woodsy and Producer Cho.
A Happy New Year to all our listeners!
A new year brings us a new name to keep an eye on. Bruce "Shu Shu" Carrington shares with us how his name became "Shu Shu", how he's feeling after his Olympic Trials victory, and his background growing up in Brooklyn.
Also, the Everlast Talkbox podcast wishes everyone a safe and Happy New Year! See you in 2020.
Talkbox right before the holidays! We have Teofimo Lopez leading things off. The newly crowned champ graces us with his presence and also talks future bout with Lomachenko.
Karlos Balderas has a fight coming up in the more near future. He fights this Saturday and is looking to heat things up in the 130lb division.
BoMac is on! He had the best seat in the house for Crawford-Mean Machine. Hear from Bud's head trainer on how much credit he gives Mean Machine, and how he's doing after the big MSG card.
Lukie Boxing is the go to man in amateur boxing and is up next. Woodsy asks him to give us a strong watch list for next year's Olympic squad, and he also a recap of the Olympic trials this past weekend.
Randy Gordon is a contributor on NYFights. He shares his thoughts from this weekend. Joe Santoloquito is President of the BWAA. He gives us the ballots and nominees for this year's awards.
Coming at you from Everlast's podcast studio, Woodsy phones in with Mick Conlan during Mick's big fight week. His rematch is scheduled for this Saturday, and we get to hear from Mick on how his preparations are going.
George Foreman is making noise again! Not only does he have a new product hitting the market, but he has a great chat catching up with Mike Woods.
Ronald Ellis recently won a regional title this past Saturday on the Charlo-Hogan card. He shares his future outlook after coming back from injuries.
Ted Panagiotis is Dr. TKO. He shares the hot topic of marijuana, but from a boxing angle. Does it affect boxers and should it be tested for?
Mark Fratto is the architect of Facebook's Fight Night Live. He shares the upcoming shows and the voice that makes him the voice of the Washington Wizards.
The future of boxing, Jermall Charlo, opens things up on the podcast. He's the WBC middleweight champion and fighting this Saturday against Dennis Hogan in Brooklyn, NY.
Another star, Devin Haney, joins the podcast. He is also a WBC champion in the lightweight division. We look forward to the future and see who this young star wants in 2020.
Adam Lopez is coming off a break through performance. Despite the controversial TKO loss, Adam Lopez joins Talkbox to talk about bouncing back and building off his last minute efforts against Oscar Valdez.
Alantez Fox is the #1 ranked contender for the WBO. He's fighting in a title eliminator and shares his insight to fighting a British fighter in his home country.
Ryan O'Hara is the Senior editor for fightnights.com. Him and Woodsy will chop it up on Ruiz-Joshua and the big sparring rumour surrounding the Joshua camp.
Hard Knock Nights Live brings some exciting news as its founder, Quentin "Q", shares that the boxing world will get the game it is looking for. Hard Knock Nights Live is a video game in the works and keep an eye out for it in 2020!
Talkbox brings you Woodsy and Bob Arum this week! They get into a bit of everything as the legendary promoter and Woodsy talk politics, Deontay Wilder, and some upcoming fight cards.
Next up is bantamweight contender, Elton Dharry. Dharry is coming off of a very close loss for a world title, and he shares a little bit of how he is doing afterwards. He promotes his own shoes and shares his road to being a world title holder.
Army veteran and boxing connoisseur, Augustus Tyler phones in and is up third. He shares how the Army days were the best days of how life and how boxing was a part of it all.
Closing out the show is amateur standout, Charlie Sheehy. Despite the holidays, Charlie is still getting ready for the Olympic trials and has some key wins over current pros like Vergil Ortiz. Be sure to add him to your watch list for 2020 and beyond.
Part 2 of a stacked Talkbox podcast card kicks things off with Dennis Hogan. Dennis is fighting Charlo for the WBC Middleweight belt. He'll share how his camp is going in Florida and moving on from the controversial loss with Munguia.
Abe Gonzalez is a contributor for NYFights.com. He's the man to listen to when it comes to up and coming prospects. Hear who's on his radar for 2019 and beyond.
Marc Abrams is an announcer and PR man in the boxing world. Hear his conversation with Woodsy on how the game has changed and how he helps the fight game.
Last up, voice of the Washington Wizards, Mark Fratto, closes the show. There's a few cards coming up for Facebook Fight Night Live, and Mark is here to bring free boxing shows to the people.
Talkbox! Is back at you with Michael Woods. First up on the show is CEO of Mayweather promotions, Leonard Ellerbe. Leonard gives his two cents on the Wilder-Ortiz rematch and how his top fighter, Gervonta Davis, is doing leading up to his big Atlanta show.
Next up, The Ring Magazine contributor, Vladimir Lik, is able to interpret and share his insight on the Russian audio of Sergey Kovalev.
Match maker, Ron Katz, joins Woodsy to talk a little politics. But more importantly, we get a Hall of Famer's perspective on some of the fights coming up.
Finally, founder of Break Media, Jay Chaudry, joins the show as he has a few strong opinions on how fighters are currently being promoted.
This is just part one of a stacked card! And is now live!
Talkbox with a new first in its four year existence!
Michael Woods has a face off for two fighters with a scheduled rematch happening soon. It is Johnny Hernandez and Danny Gonzalez talking about their fight, history, and preparations to settle their beef once and for all. A bit of tension in the room, and Woodsy tries his best to manage these two hungry contenders.
Longtime promoter and Jersey native, Kathy Duva, phones in next. Kathy is CEO of Main Events Promotions and shares her perspective on her fighter, Sergey Kovalev. She even shares with us what Sergey told her in the ring about his future in the fight game.
Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship is still alive and well! CEO of the promotion, David Feldman phones in to talk upcoming fight cards and Paulie Malignaggi???
Jim Boone runs KO tickets and shares his forecast on the boxing industry from a tickets perspective. Some good information on how Canelo and Logan Paul businesses differ.
Last but certainly not least, Latavia Roberson phones in to the podcast. Latavia is a former member of hit group, Destiny's Child, and she shares what made her go into the boxing world as a manager.
Ton's of variety, a little bit of heat, and more on this week's Everlast Talkbox!
Talkbox is back at ya! Two champions and a hard hitting journalist for this A grade podcast.
Current junior lightweight champion and Marine veteran, Jamel Herring, joins us in the midst of fight week to talk his title defense. He fights this Saturday and defends his WBO title.
Fellow champion and current employee at the California Gas Company, Andrew Cancio, joins us next! He also makes a title defense soon on the DAZN platform. Hear from the champ as he takes a break from the day job. Who he wants next, what his camps are like, and more!
Finally, ESPN Magazine writer and author, Shaun Assael joins us to close the show. His most recent project focuses on Sonny Liston and what future lessons we can learn from the past of one of boxing's infamous character.
It's all that and then some right here on Talkbox!
The Talkbox podcast talks with Ring Magazine's chief editor, Doug Fischer. Doug and Woodsy talk all things like Canelo-Kovalev, Max Kellerman calling out Gvozdyk, and how if there are fellow sparring sessions between Doug and other writers??
Next up is world title contender and proud New Jersey-ian, Jason Sosa! Jason headlines a Top Rank show this Saturday and will be fighting for the WBC world title against top Mexican champion, Miguel Berchelt.
Our last guest from the show is Bronx native and 2020 Olympic hopeful, Stacia Suttles. Stacia shares the life of an amateur and the process of vying for a spot on the coveted Olympic roster.
Its all here and then some! We have a title contender, top journalist, and Olympic hopeful right here on Talkbox!
Six guests! on Everlast Talkbox with Michael Woods. First off we have legendary promoter Bob Arum on to talk about the recent fights and his promotion of the big Stevenson-Gonzalez card this weekend. We thank him for allowing us to catch up with him in his time in Cancun!
Next up, is one of the three faces of Everlast's Be First campaign, Patricio Manuel. Patricio competes under Golden Boy Promotions and is a transgender boxer in the pro ranks. He shares his story and journey through the amateurs and pros.
Dino Duva from RocNation boxing is up third. Dino shares where RocNation boxing is at now with its new crop of talent. Can't miss prospect, Xander Zayas, signed on with TopRank boxing at the age of 16. He makes his debut on Saturday and also comes on TalkBox to share what its like making his debut at 17.
Rounding out the show we have Woodsy following up on the possible next Beterbiev fight. Terry Lane manages Fanlong Meng and shares maybe the next big Chinese prospect in boxing. Fanlong will be the mandatory challenger to Beterbiev's IBF belt, and Tommy Lang phones in to put us all on notice. Finally, rounding out the show is the man behind Facebook Fight Night Live, Mark Fratto. Mark promotes some future fights that he brings to the people for free on Facebook.
A little bit of everything for you. Talkbox episode 183 is live!
Every pod is a good one! Today we have ESPN journalist and commentator, Mark Kriegel, phone in to talk boxing today.
Mark and Woodsy chat on the things going on such as the Patrick Day incident, some different fight cards coming up, and much more. Our thoughts and prayers are with Patrick Day and his family at this time.
Talkbox! Live and well. Episode 181 gets kicked off with a nominee from this year's Boxing Hall of Fame ballot, Ron Borges. The Hall of Fame nominee gives his two cents on the Golovkin fight this weekend. He also talks about the crazy incident with Claressa Shields and what makes a great fighter.
Second on the podcast is one of Everlast's Be First campaign subjects, Jinji Martinez. Jinji Martinez is an amputee boxer with more than just a story. After losing his leg in a car accident before his pro debut, Jinji is a living embodiment of never giving up. Hear his story and more on today's Talkbox episode!
Boxing historian, Showtime analyst, and Woodsy certified good guy, Steve Farhood joins the podcast. In studio, Steve Farhood and Woodsy talk history of boxing, the future of Shotime boxing, and what's going on in the sport today. All that and then some right here on Talkbox!
Brin Butler joins Michael Woods in studio for a chit chat of all things boxing. Brin is an award winning documentary filmmaker, writer, and favorite of Woodsy. He has some great insight to the Peter Quillin loss last week and other amazing stories to tell from his journalism journey.
Anson Wainwright is a writer for the Ring Magazine. He gives a perspective from the UK on the big Spence vs Porter showdown this weekend. He also gives us a good look at the landscape of boxing in the UK.
Talkbox back at ya on this Tuesday. Opening up the show is this Saturday's ShoBox attraction, Ruben Villa. Ruben Villa will be defending his WBO international title. He also talks about being the A-side and his origins of being a boxer.
Next up, Jose Balderas joins the show. He will be fighting on a separate card on Fox. He is currently undefeated in the bantamweight division and looks to make a statement this Saturday.
The always requested, American Treasure, Art Lovely is back on the show! He will be in an out of the show talking about heavyweight boxing, who his pick is for the Joshua-Ruiz 2 show, and as always, brings a history lesson for all you young folks.
Finally, Heather Hardy joins and talks with Woodsy on her last fight. She did not get her hand raised but she talks about how her fight stole the show on the DAZN card.
All that and then some, right here for you on Talkbox.
King Ryan Garcia is on the show! Ryan Garcia is the instagram star and boxing super prospect that is co-headlining the Mexican Independence day card. He phones in and talks all things from his opponent, being a part of Canelo's camp, and life as a star in boxing.
Next up, Brian Dillon and Troy Fox call Woodsy to explore what it's like to be the B-side fighter and selling tickets to a fight for the actual fighter. A few economics here, and a few personal takes, we get the promoter and fighter's side of the debate here on Talkbox.
Last but not least, award winning sports writer and Woodsy's favorite Texan, Kelsey Mccarson joins the show. Him and Woodsy talk all things like Ruiz-Joshua 2, drug testing in the sport, and the inside scoop from all the betting odds and tips.
It's all here for you on Talkbox!
Former unified heavyweight champion of the world, Hasim Rahman Sr., joins the show today. Him and Woodsy reminisce about the good ol' days of people counting him out against the legendary, Lennox Lewis, and then winning via upset KO. They talk all things of that bout, from the controversial location, to the negotiations with the promoter, and the aftermath.
You won't want to miss this one! Talkbox back at you with a good one!