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Episode #212: Kieran Mulvaney (HBO Boxing)

Kieran Mulvaney (HBO Boxing) returns to the show. We discuss how Gennady Golovkin’s meteoric rise continues this weekend as he faces off against David Lemieux on PPV. Additionally, we look at some upcoming matchups on HBO this fall.   Show

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Episode #202: Bill Dettloff (“Ezzard Charles”, Ring Theory)

Bill Dettloff (“Ezzard Charles: A Boxing Life”) joins the show. We discuss the remarkable career of boxer Ezzard Charles who despite being an all-time great in his era, largely has gone ignored.     Show Notes You can purchase Ezzard

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Episode #196: Brin-Jonathan Butler (“The Domino Diaries”)

Brin-Jonathan Butler (“The Domino Diaries: My Decade Boxing with Olympic Champions and Chasing Hemingway’s Ghost in the Last Days of Castro’s Cuba”) joins the show. We discuss his time in Cuba and his exploration of what makes some prominent athletes

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Episode #193: Graham Houston (Boxing Monthly, IBHOF)

Graham Houston (Boxing Monthly, fightwriter.com, IBHOF) returns to the show. We preview the Super Fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Also, we discuss the rest of the boxing action coming up in the month of May. Show Notes You

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Episode #184: William Trillo (Boxing Journalist, Pound4Pound.com)

William Trillo (Pound4Pound.com) returns to the show. We discuss Gennady Golovkin’s return to the ring, as well as some upcoming televised boxing cards.   Show Notes Check out more of William’s work. Follow him on Twitter. Gennady Golovkin – Martin

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Episode #182: Mark McClusky (Wired, “Faster, Higher, Stronger”)

Mark McClusky (Wired editor, “Faster, Higher, Stronger: How Sports Science Is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes—and What We Can Learn from Them”) joins the show. We discuss the fascinating and comprehensive breakthroughs that are changing our understanding of what

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Roc Nation’s throne boxing series crowns new champion

Chris van Heerden reigned in Roc Nation’s throne boxing series debut with a split decision victory over Cecil McCalla (97-93, 96-94, 91-99). Van Heerden, originally from South Africa, is now the IBF International Welterweight Champion. The 27 year old felt he

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Episode #175: Margaret Goodman

Margaret Goodman (“Death in Vegas”, President/Chairperson VADA) joins the show. We discuss the neurologist’s background as a ringside doctor and what can be done to protect fighters. We also cover her new book that’s been described as part Million Dollar Baby,

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Episode #173: Bob Ryan

Bob Ryan (“Scribe: My Life in Sports”, Boston Globe) joins the show. We discuss Bob’s extensive background in sports and some of the memorable moments he’s been able to cover over the years.     Show Notes You can purchase

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Episode #169: Graham Houston

Graham Houston (Boxing Monthly, fightwriter.com, IBHOF) joins the show. We preview this weekend’s Light Heavyweight Unification bout between Sergey Kovalev and Bernard Hopkins as well as other boxing news to round out the year. Show Notes You can see Graham’s

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