Boxing News Podcast

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Episode 141

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THE Boxing News team is back, considering how much credit Kell Brook deserves for fighting Errol Spence, Chris Eubank Jr's foray on to pay-per-view, whether it's over for David Price and what to make of Adrien Broner's next fight. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 140

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The Boxing News team assemble for the first podcast of 2017. Matt Christie and John Dennen look forward to James DeGale vs Badou Jack, consider what's going on with the Eubanks and much more. (Please forgive the ethereal sound of Dennen's voice, it's an issue with the recording equipment. John is not haunting the broadcast from another dimension.

Episode 139

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The Boxing News Opening Bell podcast returns as Matt Christie and John Dennen look forward to what's coming up in 2017.

Episode 138

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THE Boxing News team discusses the big events in the boxing world, considering the tragic passing of Mike Towell, the chaotic week of Tyson Fury, action involving Nathan Cleverly and Joseph Parker, upcoming fights and much, much more. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 137

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JOHN DENNEN and Matt Christie discuss all the latest boxing news, breaking down Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko and the likelihood of that fight taking place, as well as our experiences at Anthony Crolla vs Jorge Linares and Canelo Alvarez vs Liam Smith. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 136

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BOXING NEWS' John Dennen and Nick Bond reflect on the aftermath of Kell Brook's audacious battle with Gennady Golovkin, what it means for Brook and what it says about middleweight champion 'GGG'. Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez will always be linked until the answer the questions and finally fight but the Mexican superstar has more pressing matters to consider, taking on WBO super-welterweight boss Liam Smith. We consider the prospects of the latest British boxer to take on a global superstar. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 135

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AFTER the summer break, Matt Christie and John Dennen are back on the Opening Bell podcast. All week they've been charting the course of the build up to Gennady Golovkin versus Kell Brook and now they deliver their verdicts on the fight, how to beat 'GGG', how special the 'Special One' would need to be and ponder what it all means for the sport. Just boxing, no politics, get involved

Episode 134

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JOHN DENNEN is joined by George Gigney as the Boxing News team discuss Carl Frampton's exploits in New York, the thrilling victory over Leo Santa Cruz and what might be next for him. As well as rounding up the rest of the recent UK action, we mull over Gennady Golovkin's visit to London. The team preview the impending Olympic Games and what the draw means for the GB boxing team and much, much more. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 133

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BOXING NEWS' John Dennen and Nick Bond present the latest edition of the Opening Bell podcast. Kell Brook's shock challenge to middleweight king Gennady Golovkin comes under the microscope, as well as all this week's action featuring Jazza Dickens' impetuous bid for glory against Guillermo Rigondeaux and much more. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 132

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John Dennen and Boxing News editor Matt Christie discuss a packed week in the sport: what to make of Anthony Joshua's latest performance, knocking out Dominic Breazeale inside seven round, George Groves getting back in business against Martin Murray, whether Chris Eubank Jr really will take on Gennady Golovkin (and what will happen), Liam Smith's showdown with Canelo Alvarez and Tyson Fury's latest escapades. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 131

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AFTER the death of Muhammad Ali, the greatest champion boxing has ever seen, Boxing News editor Matt Christie and John Dennen discuss the man, his fights and how Muhammad Ali will be remembered.

Episode 130

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John Dennen and Matt Christie are reunited in for the latest edition of the Opening Bell podcast. The Boxing News team reflect on momentous weekend for British boxing, with Ricky Burns becoming a three-weight world champion and Tony Bellew triumphing at Goodison Park. They consider what should come next for both men and whether taking on David Haye really is a viable fight for Bellew. As well as previewing the weekend's upcoming action, reviewing the latest Olympic qualification event, we discuss a big change for boxing as pros become eligible to enter Rio 2016.

Episode 129

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THE Boxing News team reflect on Amir Khan's knockout loss to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in Las Vegas and what the British star should do next. Canelo has rosier future and Matt Christie and John Dennen discuss whether the Mexican hero will fight Gennady Golovkin next, plus they ponder Anthony Crolla and looming weekend of heavyweight action featuring David Haye, Deontay Wilder and Joseph Parker.

Episode 128

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JOHN DENNEN and Matt Christie reflect on Anthony Joshua's world title win over Charles Martin and consider Dominic Breazeale as the opponent for the new IBF heavyweight champion's first defence. Looking at what Gennady Golovkin should do next, they explain why the ferocious Kazakh can't keep waiting for Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 127

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In a big week for boxing, Matt Christie and John Dennen discuss Anthony Joshua's IBF world heavyweight title fight with Charles Martin and the whole build-up this fight week, as well as Manny Pacquiao's 'last' stand with Tim Bradley and more. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 126

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BOXING NEWS editor Matt Christie and erstwhile sidekick John Dennen are on this week's Opening Bell podcast, reflecting on Derry Mathews world title fight with Terry Flanagan, Shannon Briggs' antics in the UK and what to make of pro boxers potentially entering the Olympic Games. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 125

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The Boxing News team reunite to discuss the fallout from Carl Frampton's victory over Scott Quigg and what lies ahead of either fighter. Amir Khan and Canelo Alvarez have been in town. The team looks forward to Terry Flanagan's world title defence against Derry Mathews. We consider the unique approach of Chris Eubank Senior and Junior, Guillermo Rigondeaux's vanishing act, WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders' next fight and much, much more. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

Episode 124

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THE Opening Bell podcast is back. The Boxing News team, editor Matt Christie and web editor John Dennen, analyse the Carl Frampton versus Scott Quigg showdown and discuss the fractious build up. Plus we consider Amir Khan's shock mission to move up two divisions to try to wrest the world middleweight title from Saul Alvarez. Anthony Joshua's IBF title challenge against Charles Martin also comes under the spotlight. Just boxing, no politics, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 123

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THE OPENING BELL podcast is back. Matt Christie and John Dennen consider whether David Haye’s comeback will lead him to a fight with Anthony Joshua. We discuss how George Groves can get his career back on track and ponder if the Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal rematch can go any differently to the first fight. Just boxing, no politics, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 122

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THE Boxing News team returns for our first podcast of the new year. We consider Manny Pacquiao’s choice of opponent for his April 9 comeback and whether complacency will affect him, if Tim Bradley is newly vulnerable or if Teddy Atlas will be a wild card. We analyse the return of David Haye and how he can become a factor in the heavyweight division once again. We look at the pretenders to Tyson Fury’s throne in Vyacheslav Glazkov-Charles Martin and Deontay Wilder’s next defence. Plus we weigh up what Wladimir Klitschko can do differently in the Fury rematch. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 121

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JOHN DENNEN and Matt Christie reunite for the final Opening Bell podcast of 2015. In an emotional rollercoaster they discuss the big shows, featuring Anthony Joshua-Dillian Whyte and Billy Joe Saunders-Andy Lee, that closed out the year and peer ahead to what lies await in 2016. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 120

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ANOTHER big heavyweight fight looms. John Dennen and Matt Christie discuss Anthony Joshua versus Dillian Whyte, looking at where the grudge began (this was our fault by the way), how the fight might go and what lies ahead for the victor. We update you on all the latest news from the last few days before the clash and examine what’s in store on the undercard. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 119

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BOXING NEWS editor Matt Christie and John Dennen reunite to discuss the seismic shift in the boxing landscape as Tyson Fury topples world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. We recount the crazy night in Dusseldorf, what next for Fury and Klitschko and what to make of the new heavyweight king. Plus we look forward to the weekend's upcoming action and more. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 118

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BOXING NEWS editor Matt Christie and John Dennen debate the Miguel Cotto-Saul Alvarez, wondering who will win, how they'll do it and whether the WBC middleweight title fight will become everything it's cracked up to be. We also round up the latest action, including the remarkable feats of the Smith brothers, the Tim Bradley-Teddy Atlas partnership and what's eating Vasyl Lomachenko. Plus we look forward to some more major upcoming fights, considering whether Martin Murray has what it takes to dethrone Arthur Abraham in Germany and whether Anthony Crolla can seize the world title in his rematch with Darleys Perez. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 117

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ON the latest edition of the Opening Bell podcast, Matt Christie and John Dennen discuss Terence Crawford's latest performance and what he needs to do to get Manny Pacquiao's, and the rest of the world's, attention. The Boxing News team also considers what to make of Tony Jeter's tame showing against Chris Eubank Jnr, the latest news in the sport, including new additions to the Miguel Cotto-Saul Alvarez undercard, the Carl Frampton-Scott Quigg negotiations and whether Anthony Joshua-Dillian Whyte should be on pay-per-view. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 116

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BOXING NEWS editor Matt Christie and John Dennen are back. They appraise Gennady Golovkin's lastest performance and wonder where 'GGG' should go from here. As Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders announce the new date for their WBO middleweight title fight we consider whether the winner should be next for Golovkin. Looking forward to the weekend's action we discuss what Terence Crawford must do to become boxing's next superstar and Chris Eubank Jnr's latest showcase. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 115

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FROM the ridiculous to disaster, the Boxing News team considers the fall out of Wladimir Klitschko's fight with Tyson Fury being postponed. We look over the progression from a mad press conference, to Klitschko's sudden withdrawal and how the postponement will impact the fight, the fighters' preparation and their state of mind. Plus we round up the rest of the recent action, including Frank Buglioni's brave effort against Fedor Chudinov and we wonder in what direction Deontay Wilder is taking his career. The team looks ahead to the weekend's title fights and we ponder what to make of the enigmatic Adrien Broner. Just boxing, no politics, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 114

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IN a bumper edition of the Opening Bell podcast, Boxing News editor Matt Christie returns from Las Vegas to discuss all the events surrounding Floyd Mayweather's latest, and possibly last, fight as we wonder just how long "Money" will be able to stay retired. We also consider what next for George Groves after defeat in his third world title fight and whether a rematch with James DeGale can, or should happen. With Anthony Joshua causing a stir in London, we weigh up his grudge match with Dillian Whyte and wonder how far the Olympic gold medallist can go in the heavyweight division. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 113

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LEO SANTA CRUZ has put him right into the featherweight mix with a stirring victory over Abner Mares. The Boxing News team considers what lies ahead for him and the more perplexing path ahead of Shane Mosley after his recent victory over Ricardo Mayorga. We preview the weekend's action, as Jamie McDonnell aims for a rematch win over Tomoki Kameda in Texas and Josh Warrington takes on what could prove a tough test against Joel Brunker in Leeds. We digest the latest news including whether Diego Chaves is a good enough challenger for Kell Brook and when the welterweight division is going to produce the big fights just waiting to be made. All this and much more on the latest edition of the Opening Bell podcast. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 112

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WITH new boxing season at hand, a new dawn could be approaching for the sport. The Boxing News team looks at an exhilarating middleweight division with Gennady Golovkin, Saul Alvarez and Miguel Cotto taking centre stage and ponder who will take over from Floyd Mayweather as the welterweight kingpin. Under discussion are the fights coming up over the next couple of weeks, the wild fighters who keep on going too long and much more. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 111

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BOXING'S next mega-fight, Miguel Cotto versus Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, has been made. Boxing News editor Matt Christie and John Dennen discuss the comparative merits of the two combatants, make early predictions for who they think will win and look at how this fight manages to put even Floyd Mayweather's next outing in the shade. The BN team ponders what chance Andre Berto has against 'Money' Mayweather (not much) and whether Amir Khan versus Manny Pacquiao is edging closer to becoming a reality. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 110

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THIS week the Boxing News team wonders why Sergey Kovalev and Adonis Stevenson aren’t unifying the light-heavyweight division and considers where they go from here. We discuss how Andre Ward fits into the picture and herald the explosive combination of Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux. We look forward to a weekend of action that sees Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle headline in Hull and Danny Garcia and Paulie Malignaggi box in Brooklyn. Plus, we maintain our eternal vigil, waiting for the announcement of Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 109

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SO it looks like Andre Berto is going to fight Floyd Mayweather on September 12. The Boxing News team discuss the showdown, and attempt to understand why Mayweather has chosen such an apparently unthreatening foe. There was heartbreak in Manchester for Anthony Crolla in his bid for world glory, while Scott Quigg scored the most impressive win of his career to leave fans desparate to see a showdown with Carl Frampton – who survived an American crisis in Texas. All these contests and their ramifications are discussed at length. We also look back on David Price’s latest disaster. Is there is any way back for the heavyweight now? All the upcoming action is previewed, featuring Sergey Kovalev, Frank Buglioni, Billy Joe Saunders and Dereck Chisora. No politics, just boxing. Get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 108

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WITH the announcement of Carl Froch's retirement, the Boxing News team discuss his career, achievements and how he ranks among Britain's great fighters. We consider Floyd Mayweather's fight on September, the gathering mystery about his opponent and where it leaves Amir Khan. Terry Flanagan made history for England winning the WBO world title and joins the thriving British lightweight scene. We preview this weekend's action with Anthony Crolla recovering from a life threatening attack to fight for a world title in Manchester. Also on the bill Scott Quigg is expected to be in a thriller with Kiko Martinez, Carl Frampton sets out to conquer America and David Price could return to the big time with a European heavyweight title fight in Germany. No politics, just boxing, get involved.

The Opening Bell Episode 107

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WHO is the best fighter from the last 25 years? Floyd Mayweather? Oscar De La Hoya? Evander Holyfield? The Boxing News team discuss this issue while looking back on the last quarter century in the sport. The cases of De La Hoya and Holyfield are looked at in detail as their merits are debated. The other hot topic is the recently announced Wladimir Klitschko-Tyson Fury showdown at heavyweight. What chance does Fury have? How big an event will this be, and is Klitschko – approaching 40 years old – starting to slip from his perch? We attempt to answer all these questions and more. There is also a nod to Jamie Conlan’s incredible showing in Dublin, and the career of former WBO super-middleweight boss Steve Collins is also discussed. No politics, just boxing. Get involved.