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Episode #166: Kieran Mulvaney

Kieran Mulvaney (HBO Boxing Reporter, freelance writer, “The Great White Bear: A Natural and Unnatural History of the Polar Bear”) joins the show. We discuss the upcoming slate of bouts happening on HBO and other boxing topics. Show Notes This

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Episode #157: Eric Raskin

Eric Raskin (“The Moneymaker Effect”, All In Magazine, Grantland, HBO Boxing, Ring Theory) joins the show. We discuss how the year 2003 changed poker forever. We then wrap up with the highs and lows of the year in boxing.  

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Episode #155: Rafe Bartholomew

Rafe Bartholomew (Editor at Grantland, “Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin’ in Flip-Flops and the Philippines’ Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball”) joins the show. We preview the upcoming slate of boxing action, and discuss Rafe’s past travels to the Philippines.   Show

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Episode #148: William Trillo

William Trillo (Pound4Pound.com) joins the show. We discuss the aftermath of Froch – Groves II, look ahead to Cotto – Martinez, cover the return of boxing to The Forum, and examine what lies ahead for Andre Ward, Ruslan Provodnikov, and

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Episode #140: Steve Weisfeld

Steve Weisfeld (Rules Expert for HBO Boxing) joins the show. We discuss Steve’s extensive background in the sport of boxing and preview some of the exciting upcoming action on HBO. Show Notes Pacquiao – Bradley II airs live on HBO

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Episode #134: Steve Farhood

Steve Farhood (On-air analyst for Showtime’s ShoBox series, Showtime Championship Boxing) joins the show. We discuss past and upcoming ShoBox telecasts, the Canelo vs. Angulo “Toe to Toe” PPV card, as well as other upcoming boxing events.   Show Notes

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Episode #131: Christopher Klein

Christopher Klein (“Strong Boy: The Life and Times of John L. Sullivan, America’s First Sports Hero”) joins the show. We discuss the remarkable boxing career of Sullivan, who helped usher in a new era for the modern sports star.  

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Episode #122: Kieran Mulvaney

Kieran Mulvaney (ESPN, HBO, “The Great White Bear”) joins the show. We discuss Manny Pacquiao – Brandon Rios in Macau, recap the year in boxing, and what to expect headed into 2014. Show Notes More information about Kieran available on

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Episode #113: Paul Gallender

Paul Gallender (“Sonny Liston – The Real Story Behind the Ali-Liston Fights”) joins the show. We discuss the often marginalized but exceptional boxing career of Sonny Liston.         Show Notes You can purchase Sonny Liston wherever books

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Episode #79: Kieran Mulvaney

Kieran Mulvaney (“The Great White Bear”, ESPN, HBO Sports) joins the show. We cover the year in boxing, Mitt Romney sitting ringside, potential rematches in 2013, and polar bears. Among other things… Show Notes You can purchase The Great White Bear wherever books

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