“On The Ropes” boxing radio returns once more this week with host Jenna J to discuss all the latest news going on in the sport of boxing. In this episode I will focus on the upcoming Showtime PPV event “The One” which will feature the return of the best p4p fighter in the world, Floyd Mayweather Jr, who will be taking on the young and popular Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. I will talk about all the pre fight build up that has led up to this point, from the controversial catch weight to the “All Access” series. I will also cover the co-main event for that September 14 card, Danny Garcia vs. Lucas Matthysse, which is a fight that will decide who the best junior welterweight is. Both fighters are at the peak of their career’s and fans are expecting to see a potential fight of the year candidate. I will be breaking down all the fights and I will also give my official predictions. Just click on the audio player to listen to the show!
This week’s first guest is former world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley. Shane makes his 11th appearance to the show to talk about his upcoming fight against veteran fighter Anthony Mundine. He discusses the preparations he has made so far and talks about how far he believes he can go at 42 years of age. Mosley also talks about Canelo Alvarez using his training facility in Big Bear, California and why he chose not to spar with Canelo as he got ready for his fight with Floyd Mayweather. The main guest for this week’s show is none other than Floyd “Joy” Mayweather Sr. Floyd comes on the show to talk about his son’s preparations for the big fight against Canelo Alvarez and tells us what things he has been working on with Floyd Jr. to help prepare him for this upcoming bout. Floyd also talks about Oscar De La Hoya’s prediction that Canelo will be the one to knock out Mayweather Jr. Lastly, Floyd gives his views on the fight between Danny Garcia and Lucas Matthysse and if he believes either man could pose a threat to his son in the near future.
The mailbag segment returns by popular demand. Fans have been sending questions in and today they get answered. Some of the topics included this week are:
Abner Mares electing to take an immediate rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez
David Haye training with Deontay Wilder for the fight with Tyson Fury
Kubrat Pulev’s win over Tony Thompson and where Pulev goes from here
A potential match up between Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah
Garcia/Matthysse fight being overshadowed by Mayweather and Canelo
And much more!
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Click play on the audio player to listen to the full interviews with Floyd Mayweather Sr. & “Sugar” Shane Mosley. - "On The Ropes", with Jenna J.