Canada based author Jimmy Tobin looked long and hard at the death of Arturo Gatti, a fighter who positively exemplified a 'never say die' attitude. Under curious circumstances, the pugilist perished in 2009. Did he kill himself? Was he offed? Will we every truly know? Talkbox digs in with Tobin about the Gatti legacy, which he examined in the forthcoming book "Killed in Brazil: The Mysterious Death of Arturo 'Thunder' Gatti."
2018 National Golden Gloves Heavyweight Champion.USA Boxing Olympic Trials heavyweight champion who is working toward the Tokyo Olympics of 2021 as his fellow nursing school graduates from Prairie View A&M University are on the front lines of the new coronavirus pandemic.
Shannon Briggs joins Talkbox to chat Mike Tyson, bareknuckle, his future and the world today. Shannon Briggs a veteran of the sport since 1992, he has held a world championship twice, including the lineal title from 1997 to 1998, and the wbo title from 2006 to 2007.
Bruce Silverglade from Gleason's Boxing Gym in NYC brings us some discussion around NYC, the pandemic and NYC having a history of winning fights.
Regular guest Art Lovely joins Woods for episode 208, and Art's 92nd Birthday. Art remembers his parents talking about the difficulties that came in dealing with the 1918 flu pandemic, and he reminds Talkbox community that we shall overcome.
Dr. Andrew Foy is a cardiologist, and the only cardiologist/boxing promoter in the US, and maybe the world. The Pennsylvania resident spoke to TALKBOX coming to the table with an intriguing skill set. His specialty is appraising research that has already been done. This seems a useful ability right now, as people sift through mountains of information on COVID-19 and try to make sense of their own best strategy to operate during this challenging time. Foy doesn't pull punches, regarding the risks of infection, but he is among the voices who belief opening up the nation for business is advisable. We ask Dr. Foy his take on when live boxing could and should come back to life in America and to give a thumb up or thumb down on UFC's return to action, May 9 in Florida.
Talkbox is back on this Tuesday and coming up this week is Woodsy catching up with ESPN's Mark Kriegel. Mark shares the book projects he's on and their own views of how times have changed.
Just in time for the weekend, Woodsy phones Larry Merchant on today's pod. Catch the conversation with legendary commentator who has years of wisdom to share on these tough times.
Talkbox is back on this Thursday. We are all getting through these tough times together and for this week, boxing promoter Lou Dibella joins the show! Lou promotes the likes of Regis Prograis, Richard Commey, and others. He also gives us an update on how boxers need to navigate these times.
Talkbox is here and not going anywhere! Woodsy and Heather Hardy talk all things New York, Covid-19, its impact, and more via the magical skype. Be sure to keep an eye out for more content on its way for Talkbox in the coming weeks as well.
Talkbox Quarantine edition! No one in studio, but Woodsy still brings it with Art Lovely over the phone. At 91 years young, Art shares some wisdom and still talks boxing.
Breadman is up next. He's the trainer to Julian Williams. Always full of wisdom as well, he talks Deontay mentality and other things boxing.
Talkbox back after turning 200 episodes old. Chief editor of The Ring magazine, Doug Fischer, starts the new era. Him and Woodsy talk horror stories in transportation, Fury glove conspiracy, and future of the sport.
Kathy Duva is up next. She is the CEO of Main Event Promotions and worried about the coronavirus. Her and Woodsy talk Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev and some other prospects coming up the pipeline for them.
Last but not least, Ali Watkins from the NY Times phones in. She talks about her new piece "How New York City Lost Boxing".
Talkbox turns 200 today! And leading off the podcast is the 200+ weight class, heavyweight star in the making, Adam Kownacki. Adam talks strategy and selling out the arena for his upcoming show in Brooklyn, NY.
Next up is the son of a legend, Young Holy, Evan Holyfield. He talks about writing a book and coming up as a prospect that was the son on of a legend.
Lamont Roach catches up with us third. He'll talk about the comeback fight he has coming up soon.
Terence Crawford's head trainer, BoMac, talks all things his fighter. When are we going to see Terence in the ring and talk about the always desired Crawford-Spence dream fight.
Finally, Rafe Bartholomew talk about everything! From good food, to living in Detroit, to of course, boxing.
Filmed during fight week before Wilder Fury, here is a grouping of the fight week conversations with cornermen Mark Breland and Sugarhill Lewis, legends like George Foreman and Bob Arum, and more! Also in this bonus episode is kicked off by David Benavidez's trainer/father, Jose Benavidez.
Part 2 of Everlast Talkbox. Gene Kilroy is on the line and he was the former trainer to Muhammad Ali. We get his perspective on the Wilder Fury fight as he compares Wilder's first loss to the late great Muhammad Ali's first loss.
Joet Gonzalez is back on the show! Woodsy got to know him more his last fight with Shakur. Now Joet gives us an update on a new fight coming up for him and the mentality to get back on the title hunt.
Ron Borges is next and he shares a bit of his take on the Wilder Fury card, and 12-0 prospect, Jamaine Ortiz, calls in to give us the scoop that he's a name to watch.
LETS GO CHAMP! Everlast Talkbox podcast with episode 199 on deck for you. Leading off the pod is Top Rank leader, Bob Arum. He talks possible matchups for Terence Bud Crawford and also recaps for us the big weekend in Las Vegas.
Teofimo Lopez is next, and he talks his upcoming bout with Lomachenko. Hear from Teo's point of view of #theTakeover.
Last but not least, Lets Go Champ CEO and two-time heavyweight champ, Shannon Briggs is in studio. Catch up with Shannon, who's fighting in BKFC soon and more.
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!