Round 3 of TalkBox Fight Week Coverage!
Woodsy welcomes legendary trainer, Don Turner, into the TalkBox studio at the Everlast HQ!
Don & Woodsy have a no holds barred conversation about the differences between past and present boxers.. specifically, Sugar Ray Robinson and Floyd Mayweather. Don claims no present day fighter could hang with a fighter from the past!
Check out all of the latest Fight Week episodes for exclusive TalkBox coverage of GGG vs. Jacobs!
The TalkBox Crew, Johnny Southpaw & Sixto, jump into the studio to analyze GGG & Jacobs just a few days before their highly anticipated fight this weekend at MSG. The guys highlight the keys to success for both fighters and debate the likelihood of each outcome.
It's quick and dirty, but this TalkBox Speedbag episode is entertaining and informative!
Stay tuned for more rounds of TalkBox during #GGGjacobs Fight Week!
Round one of Fight Week! Host Mike Woods heads to the GGG Jacobs Press Conference at Madison Square Garden in NYC. He captures exclusive interviews from Team Jacobs, Team GGG, and the fighters themselves!
First up is Team Jacobs. Woodsy talks to Danny Jacob's Manager, Keith Connolly, to get the inside scoop on Danny's training camp and how he sees the fight going. Woodsy also chats with Danny's trainer, Andre Rozier, for his thoughts on the upcoming throwdown!
Next, Woodsy heads on stage to chat with Abel Sanchez, GGG's trainer. Abel gives his opinion on GGG and evaluates each fighter leading into this weekend.
Rounding out the episode are exclusive one on one interviews with both GGG and Danny Jacobs!
Stay tuned for more rounds of TalkBox and our exclusive Fight Week coverage!
Eric Kelly joins Woodsy LIVE in the TalkBox studio! EK starts off helping Woods crown an a$$hole of the week but winds up making the list himself!
Woodsy and Eric call recently retired Paulie Malignaggi to recap his final fight and talk the end of his fighting career.
After the call, Eric and Woods debate match-ups, fighters, and recent results. EK shares his strong opinion on Thurman vs. Garcia and the two look ahead to GGG vs. Jacobs.
This week on TalkBox, Eric Kelly calls in to talk about his viral social media video with Fatboy SSE that got a repost from 50 cent! He also weighs in on the recent fights from Deontay Wilder and Jarrett Hurd.
Next up is Brian Adams. Brian is a former Professional Boxer and Golden Gloves Champ. Now, he serves as the Director of the Golden Gloves and comes to the studio to chat about amateur boxing, politics in the sport, and so much more!
Finally, Terri Moss, former pro boxer an owner of Buckhead Fight Club in Atlanta, GA, talks about how the "Travel Ban" is affecting her gym's business.
PLUS! Woodsy gives a special a$&hole of the week inspired by TalkBox friend, Eric Kelly!
Boxing journalist Mitch Abramson joins Woodsy in studio to talk about the latest boxing storylines inside and outside the ropes... Broner vs. Granados, Garcia vs. Thurman, Golovkin vs. Jacobs and so much more!
The TalkBox Crew weighs in on the confirmed fight between Errol Spence Jr. & Kell Brook... but not before sharing their big Valentine's Day plans!
Woodsy has a phone chat with boxing writer Steve Kim followed by a special segment called "A-Hole of the week!"
The CEO of Everlast, Neil Morton, opens up to Woodsy about Everlast to give TalkBox listeners a behind the scenes look into the historic fight sports brand.
Neil shares his thoughts on various boxing matters, gives his opinion on the TalkBox podcast and schools Woodsy on his English accent!
It's the episode of Harvard graduates this week on Talkbox! First up, Woodsy welcomes Peter Nelson, VP of HBO Sports Programming live in studio. Next, Woodsy pranks famed boxing promoter Lou DiBella before he gives Talkbox nation the inside scoop on an exclusive fight announcement!
Rounding out the lineup is the Talkbox crew... Southpaw calls out McGregor, Sixto talks Pacquiao, and Woodsy puts his vocal talent on display with a hilarious a cappella performance!
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.
Host Michael Woods scores an exclusive interview with arguably the #1 pound for pound fighter in the world, Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, at the WBC conference. He talks about his training, future fights, and family.
Woodsy then takes a trip to Brooklyn for Danny Jacobs' press conference, discussing his fight against Gennady "GGG" Golovkin coming up in March. Jacobs sits down with Woodsy for a 1 on 1, covering his love for boxing, his focus for his training camp, and much more.
Eric Kelly, boxing personality, calls in to place his bet on the March 18th fight.
Boxing Promoter, Tom Loeffler, manager of GGG, Klitschko, and Chocolatito, joins Talk Box to discuss the long negotiations for the GGG VS Jacobs fight, as well as other boxing news.
TalkBox host, Michael Woods sits down for live interviews with with boxers Miguel Cotto, Niko Valdes, Claressa Shields and Vitali Klitschko at the 2016 WBC Convention.
The World Boxing Council (WBC) is one of four major organizations that sanction world boxing championship fights. The 54th annual WBC convention was held in Hollywood, Florida from Dec 11-16, 2016.
Stephen Espinoza, Vice President of Showtime Sports, gives TALKBOX listeners his take on boxing trends, the current state of the sport, and what fans can expect to see in the future.
On the latest episode of TALKBOX, fighter and boxing analyst Paul Malignaggi drops by the studio to chat with host, Michael Woods!
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Malignaggi is a 2-time world champion fighter and a Showtime/CBS boxing analyst.
Kathy Duva, promoter to Sergey Kovalev and CEO of Main Events, and Eric Kelly, boxing personality and "entertrainer" call in to the Talkbox studio to discuss the Ward VS Kovalev fight this past weekend.
Doug Jacobs, Founder of Integrated Sports Media, joins the show to talk about Pay Per View and the boxing world.
Tim Ryan, Sportscaster and lead boxing announcer shares some of the highlights of his career. Notable fights Ryan called include Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier, Floyd Patterson vs. Oscar Bonavena, Bernard Hopkins vs. Glen Johnson, and Thomas Hearns vs. Sugar Ray Leonard.
In this installment of TALKBOX, Virgil Hunter, long time trainer to Andre Ward, and Kathy Duva, promoter to Servey Kovalev, call in to the studio from Las Vegas to weigh in on the upcoming Kovalev vs. Ward fight!
Eric Kelly dishes out his two cents on upcoming fights, the life of a fighter, and everything in between.
Eric Kelly is a four-time national amateur boxing champion, two-time NYC Golden Gloves champion, and was ranked #1 in America and #4 in the world wile he attended school at the United States Olympic Education Center. His amateur record is 104 wins, 14 losses. His professional career ended before it could even begin due to an eye injury. He is also known for his viral video "Boxing Lessons with Eric Kelly", which displays his outspoken coaching style.
Johnny Southpaw, Eric Kelly, and Brin Butler join TalkBox to talk about the latest boxing news. Host Michael Woods calls Carl Moretti, Top Rank VP of Boxing Operations; Steve Kim, internationally known boxing journalist, and Brandy D., a TalkBox and boxing fan to talk about the Pacquiao-Vargas fight this weekend (11/5) and other boxing matters.
Brin Butler recounts some of his top memories and takeaways from his interviews with numerous boxers such as Andre Ward, Teddy Atlas, George Foreman, and Shannon Briggs. He speaks about the fatality of boxing, and enlightens us with fighters’ views and reasons for boxing professionally.
Brin-Jonathan Butler is a freelance journalist, Amazon interviewer, and award-winning documentary filmmaker. Some of the notable subjects Butler has interviewed in his career include Mike Tyson, Slavoj Zizek, Gay Talese, Lance Armstrong, Gregorio Fuentes, Errol Morris, and Don Kin
Pastor James Roberson joins TalkBox to break down why he has an appreciation for fighters and the sport of boxing, but also why he finds many fights to be "uninteresting."
Roberson was a college football player and tried out for the NFL after graduation. Pastor James is the founder and lead Pastor at Bridge Church in Brooklyn, NY.
Shaun Assael is an American author and award-winning investigative journalist. A senior writer for ESPN The Magazine, Assael is a member of ESPN network's Enterprise & Investigations Group. He is the author of four books, each an ethnographic investigation into a sports culture.
Shaun sits down with TalkBox to discuss his latest book, The Murder of Sonny Liston: Las Vegas, Heroin And Heavyweights, published Oct. 18 2016.