A little Cajun seasoning to open up the show. Regis Prograis is currently the top ranked junior welterweight on BoxRec and he joined Woodsy to talk smack about the division. Also on the phone call, Regis shares his thoughts on Conor McGregor and the time he got in a fight at Big Five sporting goods.
Tiara Brown phones in as well. Tiara is an undefeated boxer representing, not only women, but here fellow brothers and sisters in blue. She is a cop in the Washington D.C. area who also has plans to fight for regional and world title belts.
After all of this, if you haven't checked out Facebook's Fightnight Live, Mark Fratto joins the show to tell you why you should. All while holding his new 7 month old child!
Stay tuned till the end! Woodsy also gives his take on the McGregor retirement. Talkbox Podcast episode 153 powered by Everlast is coming at you now!
Living legend George Foreman joins Michael Woods on this podcast. You'll want to hear what George shares since the recent tragic news of his daughter. He'll also chop it up with Woodsy on some boxing and the Spence v. Garcia fight.
Next up is PBC color commentator, boxing trainer, and owner of the best closet full of shirts in boxing, Joe Goossen. He'll also recap the Spence/Garcia fight, while also forecasting the upcoming Canelo v. Jacobs card and Crawford v. Khan.
Closing the show is up and coming prospect, Jarico O'Quinn. This Detroit fighter is joining fellow Michigan talents, Jermaine Franklin and Claressa Shields, on the April 13th Shotime card. Hear how this prospect got into boxing and how he got his do or die mentality.
There's a ton on this podcast for you today! Enjoy Talkbox podcast episode 152!
The lineup for todays show, Chris "the Heat" Van Heerden, Team OJ, Otto Wallin with his trainer Joey Gamache, and Mike Steadman.
Chris Van Heerden phones in and talks dedicating the rest of his career to his father who was tragically taken from him last December. He has a fight coming up on March 23rd, and you won't want to miss where he is in preparation for this one!
Next we have both OJ 2 and 3 phoning in from Soul City Toledo Ohio! Otha Jones III is coming off an impressive debut win against an opponent whom many thought was a tough opening act.
Huge heavyweight prospect and Swedish import, Otto Wallin joins the set live in the Everlast New York HQ. Otto is 20-0, has previous sparring experience with the likes of Anthony Joshua, and shares his thoughts on the current heavyweight division.
Last but not least, founder of Ironbound boxing gym, Mike Steadman, rejoins the studio to provide us an update from episode 128. Hear about the beautiful work he is doing helping the inner city youth and connecting large corporate companies together at his Iron bound gym.
A little bit of everything today! Tune in to Talkbox episode 151 now!
Talkbox turns 150 today, and it is a stacked card.
First off, we have former world heavyweight champion and subject of Netflix series "Losers" first episode, Michael Bentt. Michael talks trials and tribulations that has built his acting skills and character. The Queens native also goes into his honest feelings of how he won and lost the heavyweight title of the world.
Next we have a pair of boxers with some big fights coming up. Two weight world champ, Jessie Vargas, talks about challenging himself in a new division and wanting to be a three weight class world champ. Mayweather Promotions prospect, Rolando Romero, shows off some confidence and shares some good stories of how he met Floyd. We'll also hear what he is expecting for the future of his career as he talks a little smack about possible opponent, Ryan Garcia.
Closing episode 150 is author and character, Gabe Oppenheim. Gabe currently runs his own blog and shares how he fell in love with the sport of boxing in his first project in Philadelphia. He also has some insightful thoughts on where he stands in the sport he loves and hates. A lot of personality in this conversation!
Check out Talkbox podcast, which is live now! Thank you to all those loyal followers. Here's to 150!