On The Ropes Boxing Radio Ep. #38 - 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler, Devon Alexander
-- Click here to listen to the show --by Geoffrey Ciani - Tonight’s special Thursday Edition of On the Ropes will begin at 7pm ET. You can listen live by clicking the “play” button on the player or click the link to chat in the blogtalk message board; you can also call into the show at (646)716-5404.
On the Ropes is back in action with our marvelous hostess, the ravishing Miss Jenna J, along with her co-host Nick Powers and her special weekly guest, yours truly (aka-Rummy). This week’s episode will kick off with a discussion on the latest boxing news. First, we will share our thoughts on the latest edition of HBO’s 24/7—a series dedicated to the upcoming mega-bout between former pound for pound King Floyd Mayweather Junior and Mexican warrior Juan Manuel Marquez. We will also talk about the newly signed welterweight contest between Sugar Shane Mosley and Joshua Clottey which is slated to take place on December 26.
Joining us this week will be special guest Devon Alexander. In his last fight on August 1, ‘Alexander the Great’ defeated Junior Witter for the vacant WBC junior welterweight championship.. We will discuss the 22 year old Alexander’s thoughts on this fight and what it means to become such a young champion. In addition to touching on various moment’s of the young champion’s career, we will also get his opinions on the current junior welterweight scene and discuss his future plans in boxing.
Highlighting this week’s episode will be an exclusive interview with legendary middleweight champion, Marvelous Marvin Hagler. The former undisputed champion is widely regarded as the greatest 160 pound fighter to ever lace up the gloves in the historically talented middleweight division. Be sure to tune in and listen to what the all-time great former champion has to say as we discuss various moments from his long and illustrious career. We will also be asking for his input on the current boxing landscape and discuss some of Hagler’s endeavors outside the ring from his life after boxing.
Finally, we will be discussing this week’s upcoming fights. Highlighting this week’s line up is the WBA super middleweight championship contest between champion Mikkel Kessler and challenger Gusmyl Perdomo. Also slated for this week is a contest between fellow super middleweights Andre Ward and Shelby Pudwill. We will give our thoughts and predictions on these upcoming fights, and also touch on the upcoming super middleweight tournament that Kessler and Ward will both play a part in. We will also briefly touch on match-ups between James Toney and Matt Greer, Julio Cesar Chavez Junior and Jason LeHoullier, and Ivan Calderon and Rodel Mayol.
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Article posted on 12.09.2009
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