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TalkBox Boxing Podcast

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TalkBox Boxing Podcast
TalkBox Boxing Podcast

TalkBox Boxing Podcast

#TeamEverlast

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Taped at the Everlast Studio in the heart of NEW YORK CITY TALKBOX is your pound for pound podcast prime destination for all matters boxing...News, analysis, interviews, and so much more...60 minutes of championship grade material. Hosted by Michael Woods (@Woodsy1069 on Twitter). The Brooklyn-based journalist Woods has covered the sport since 1990, for ESPN The Magazine, ESPN.com, ESPN New York, RING, and he was editor of TheSweetScience.com from 2007-2015. Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and numerous other organizations.

Latest Episodes

EP 182: Mark Kriegel

EEvery pod is a good one! Today we have ESPN journalist and commentator, Mark Kriegel, phone in to talk boxing today. Mark and Woodsy chat on the things going on such as the Patrick Day incident, some different fight cards coming up, and much more. Our thoughts and prayers are with Patrick Day and his family at this time.

45 MIN1 d ago
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EP 182: Mark Kriegel

EP 181: Ron Borges and Jinji Martinez

ETalkbox! Live and well. Episode 181 gets kicked off with a nominee from this year's Boxing Hall of Fame ballot, Ron Borges. The Hall of Fame nominee gives his two cents on the Golovkin fight this weekend. He also talks about the crazy incident with Claressa Shields and what makes a great fighter. Second on the podcast is one of Everlast's Be First campaign subjects, Jinji Martinez. Jinji Martinez is an amputee boxer with more than just a story. After losing his leg in a car accident before his pro debut, Jinji is a living embodiment of never giving up. Hear his story and more on today's Talkbox episode!

62 MIN1 w ago
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EP 181: Ron Borges and Jinji Martinez

EP 180: Steve Farhood

EBoxing historian, Showtime analyst, and Woodsy certified good guy, Steve Farhood joins the podcast. In studio, Steve Farhood and Woodsy talk history of boxing, the future of Shotime boxing, and what's going on in the sport today. All that and then some right here on Talkbox!

45 MIN2 w ago
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EP 180: Steve Farhood

EP 179: Brin Butler and Anson Wainwright

EBrin Butler joins Michael Woods in studio for a chit chat of all things boxing. Brin is an award winning documentary filmmaker, writer, and favorite of Woodsy. He has some great insight to the Peter Quillin loss last week and other amazing stories to tell from his journalism journey. Anson Wainwright is a writer for the Ring Magazine. He gives a perspective from the UK on the big Spence vs Porter showdown this weekend. He also gives us a good look at the landscape of boxing in the UK.

71 MIN2 w ago
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EP 179: Brin Butler and Anson Wainwright

EP 178: Ruben Villa, Jose Balderas, Heather Hardy, Art Lovely

ETalkbox back at ya on this Tuesday. Opening up the show is this Saturday's ShoBox attraction, Ruben Villa. Ruben Villa will be defending his WBO international title. He also talks about being the A-side and his origins of being a boxer. Next up, Jose Balderas joins the show. He will be fighting on a separate card on Fox. He is currently undefeated in the bantamweight division and looks to make a statement this Saturday. The always requested, American Treasure, Art Lovely is back on the show! He will be in an out of the show talking about heavyweight boxing, who his pick is for the Joshua-Ruiz 2 show, and as always, brings a history lesson for all you young folks. Finally, Heather Hardy joins and talks with Woodsy on her last fight. She did not get her hand raised but she talks about how her fight stole the show on the DAZN card. All that and then some, right here for you on Talkbox.

82 MINSEP 18
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EP 178: Ruben Villa, Jose Balderas, Heather Hardy, Art Lovely

EP 177: Ryan Garcia, Brian Dillon, Troy Fox, and Kelsey McCarson

EKing Ryan Garcia is on the show! Ryan Garcia is the instagram star and boxing super prospect that is co-headlining the Mexican Independence day card. He phones in and talks all things from his opponent, being a part of Canelo's camp, and life as a star in boxing. Next up, Brian Dillon and Troy Fox call Woodsy to explore what it's like to be the B-side fighter and selling tickets to a fight for the actual fighter. A few economics here, and a few personal takes, we get the promoter and fighter's side of the debate here on Talkbox. Last but not least, award winning sports writer and Woodsy's favorite Texan, Kelsey Mccarson joins the show. Him and Woodsy talk all things like Ruiz-Joshua 2, drug testing in the sport, and the inside scoop from all the betting odds and tips. It's all here for you on Talkbox!

73 MINSEP 11
Comments
EP 177: Ryan Garcia, Brian Dillon, Troy Fox, and Kelsey McCarson

EP 176: Former Unified Heavyweight Champ, Hasim Rahman

EFormer unified heavyweight champion of the world, Hasim Rahman Sr., joins the show today. Him and Woodsy reminisce about the good ol' days of people counting him out against the legendary, Lennox Lewis, and then winning via upset KO. They talk all things of that bout, from the controversial location, to the negotiations with the promoter, and the aftermath. You won't want to miss this one! Talkbox back at you with a good one!

48 MINSEP 4
Comments
EP 176: Former Unified Heavyweight Champ, Hasim Rahman

EP 175: George Foreman, Blair Cobb, Alicia Napoleon, Malissa Smith

EComing at you from all angles, Talkbox is back with episode 175 and big George Foreman kicks things off. Woodsy catches up with George while he's in Iceland checking on his horses?? George also shares his thoughts on the Ruiz-Joshua fight in Saudi Arabia. Blair "the Flair" Cobb does his Ric Flair "WOOO" and takes us through his KO victory last Thursday. He also shares on the crazy story of his upbrining, being a fugitive since he was young, and rising above it all to be a top prospect. Alicia Napoleon, co-founder of Overthrow and WBC silver champ, has a fight this weekend. She also has an epic conversation on where women's boxing is currently and the ways we can all fight for unity in the sport. Finally, Malissa Smith, expert on women's boxing history, shares with us her knowledge of women's boxing history. Some cool stories from her and also some info on the Women's Boxing HOF induction!

63 MINAUG 28
Comments
EP 175: George Foreman, Blair Cobb, Alicia Napoleon, Malissa Smith

EP 174: Bob Arum, Brandon Figueroa, Mike Coppinger, and Abraham Nova

EHello everyone! Talkbox here with Woodsy bringing another stacked card on this show. Leading off, legendary promoter, Bob Arum, speaks with Woodsy about EVERYTHING! Bob shares when you can expect your favorite fighters (Shakur, Bud Crawford, and others) to have their next fight, the Lomachenko card, and even some of the election news. Always good banter and insight to what might be going on in the boxing world. Next up, the heartbreaker! WBA World Champion Brandon Figueroa makes his homecoming fight with his belt on the line this Saturday. He stops by to talk about how special it is fighting in his hometown and you also get to know a little more about what makes Brandon the Heartbreaker. Fellow journalist and news-breaking specialist, Mike Coppinger joins the show. He and Woodsy have a good talk about what it takes to make it in the journalism gig. Specifically in boxing. He also shares his thoughts on who runs the boxing game and who's actually influential today. Last but not least...

72 MINAUG 21
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EP 174: Bob Arum, Brandon Figueroa, Mike Coppinger, and Abraham Nova

EP 173: Andrew Cancio, Vergil Ortiz, and Mark Fratto

ETalkbox joins you on this rainy day from New York. Andrew Cancio is joining us from his gig at the Southern California gas company! The super featherweight champ shares how life is after cementing his place as a world champ and shares some possible opponents for the future. After Cancio goes back to work, Vergil Ortiz Jr phones in to talk his last fight. Ortiz Jr. recently defeated Antonio Orozco within the distance. He takes us through that fight, what life is like being a top prospect out of Grand Prairie, TX, and maybe gives us a name of someone he'd like to share the ring with! Finally, last but not least, head of Facebook Fight Night Live, Mark Fratto joins the show. Mark is not only the voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones, but he puts together great fight cards for the people! Catch some of his previews for the cards coming up and how he is giving fighters a shot.

39 MINAUG 14
Comments
EP 173: Andrew Cancio, Vergil Ortiz, and Mark Fratto

Latest Episodes

EP 182: Mark Kriegel

EEvery pod is a good one! Today we have ESPN journalist and commentator, Mark Kriegel, phone in to talk boxing today. Mark and Woodsy chat on the things going on such as the Patrick Day incident, some different fight cards coming up, and much more. Our thoughts and prayers are with Patrick Day and his family at this time.

45 MIN1 d ago
Comments
EP 182: Mark Kriegel

EP 181: Ron Borges and Jinji Martinez

ETalkbox! Live and well. Episode 181 gets kicked off with a nominee from this year's Boxing Hall of Fame ballot, Ron Borges. The Hall of Fame nominee gives his two cents on the Golovkin fight this weekend. He also talks about the crazy incident with Claressa Shields and what makes a great fighter. Second on the podcast is one of Everlast's Be First campaign subjects, Jinji Martinez. Jinji Martinez is an amputee boxer with more than just a story. After losing his leg in a car accident before his pro debut, Jinji is a living embodiment of never giving up. Hear his story and more on today's Talkbox episode!

62 MIN1 w ago
Comments
EP 181: Ron Borges and Jinji Martinez

EP 180: Steve Farhood

EBoxing historian, Showtime analyst, and Woodsy certified good guy, Steve Farhood joins the podcast. In studio, Steve Farhood and Woodsy talk history of boxing, the future of Shotime boxing, and what's going on in the sport today. All that and then some right here on Talkbox!

45 MIN2 w ago
Comments
EP 180: Steve Farhood

EP 179: Brin Butler and Anson Wainwright

EBrin Butler joins Michael Woods in studio for a chit chat of all things boxing. Brin is an award winning documentary filmmaker, writer, and favorite of Woodsy. He has some great insight to the Peter Quillin loss last week and other amazing stories to tell from his journalism journey. Anson Wainwright is a writer for the Ring Magazine. He gives a perspective from the UK on the big Spence vs Porter showdown this weekend. He also gives us a good look at the landscape of boxing in the UK.

71 MIN2 w ago
Comments
EP 179: Brin Butler and Anson Wainwright

EP 178: Ruben Villa, Jose Balderas, Heather Hardy, Art Lovely

ETalkbox back at ya on this Tuesday. Opening up the show is this Saturday's ShoBox attraction, Ruben Villa. Ruben Villa will be defending his WBO international title. He also talks about being the A-side and his origins of being a boxer. Next up, Jose Balderas joins the show. He will be fighting on a separate card on Fox. He is currently undefeated in the bantamweight division and looks to make a statement this Saturday. The always requested, American Treasure, Art Lovely is back on the show! He will be in an out of the show talking about heavyweight boxing, who his pick is for the Joshua-Ruiz 2 show, and as always, brings a history lesson for all you young folks. Finally, Heather Hardy joins and talks with Woodsy on her last fight. She did not get her hand raised but she talks about how her fight stole the show on the DAZN card. All that and then some, right here for you on Talkbox.

82 MINSEP 18
Comments
EP 178: Ruben Villa, Jose Balderas, Heather Hardy, Art Lovely

EP 177: Ryan Garcia, Brian Dillon, Troy Fox, and Kelsey McCarson

EKing Ryan Garcia is on the show! Ryan Garcia is the instagram star and boxing super prospect that is co-headlining the Mexican Independence day card. He phones in and talks all things from his opponent, being a part of Canelo's camp, and life as a star in boxing. Next up, Brian Dillon and Troy Fox call Woodsy to explore what it's like to be the B-side fighter and selling tickets to a fight for the actual fighter. A few economics here, and a few personal takes, we get the promoter and fighter's side of the debate here on Talkbox. Last but not least, award winning sports writer and Woodsy's favorite Texan, Kelsey Mccarson joins the show. Him and Woodsy talk all things like Ruiz-Joshua 2, drug testing in the sport, and the inside scoop from all the betting odds and tips. It's all here for you on Talkbox!

73 MINSEP 11
Comments
EP 177: Ryan Garcia, Brian Dillon, Troy Fox, and Kelsey McCarson

EP 176: Former Unified Heavyweight Champ, Hasim Rahman

EFormer unified heavyweight champion of the world, Hasim Rahman Sr., joins the show today. Him and Woodsy reminisce about the good ol' days of people counting him out against the legendary, Lennox Lewis, and then winning via upset KO. They talk all things of that bout, from the controversial location, to the negotiations with the promoter, and the aftermath. You won't want to miss this one! Talkbox back at you with a good one!

48 MINSEP 4
Comments
EP 176: Former Unified Heavyweight Champ, Hasim Rahman

EP 175: George Foreman, Blair Cobb, Alicia Napoleon, Malissa Smith

EComing at you from all angles, Talkbox is back with episode 175 and big George Foreman kicks things off. Woodsy catches up with George while he's in Iceland checking on his horses?? George also shares his thoughts on the Ruiz-Joshua fight in Saudi Arabia. Blair "the Flair" Cobb does his Ric Flair "WOOO" and takes us through his KO victory last Thursday. He also shares on the crazy story of his upbrining, being a fugitive since he was young, and rising above it all to be a top prospect. Alicia Napoleon, co-founder of Overthrow and WBC silver champ, has a fight this weekend. She also has an epic conversation on where women's boxing is currently and the ways we can all fight for unity in the sport. Finally, Malissa Smith, expert on women's boxing history, shares with us her knowledge of women's boxing history. Some cool stories from her and also some info on the Women's Boxing HOF induction!

63 MINAUG 28
Comments
EP 175: George Foreman, Blair Cobb, Alicia Napoleon, Malissa Smith

EP 174: Bob Arum, Brandon Figueroa, Mike Coppinger, and Abraham Nova

EHello everyone! Talkbox here with Woodsy bringing another stacked card on this show. Leading off, legendary promoter, Bob Arum, speaks with Woodsy about EVERYTHING! Bob shares when you can expect your favorite fighters (Shakur, Bud Crawford, and others) to have their next fight, the Lomachenko card, and even some of the election news. Always good banter and insight to what might be going on in the boxing world. Next up, the heartbreaker! WBA World Champion Brandon Figueroa makes his homecoming fight with his belt on the line this Saturday. He stops by to talk about how special it is fighting in his hometown and you also get to know a little more about what makes Brandon the Heartbreaker. Fellow journalist and news-breaking specialist, Mike Coppinger joins the show. He and Woodsy have a good talk about what it takes to make it in the journalism gig. Specifically in boxing. He also shares his thoughts on who runs the boxing game and who's actually influential today. Last but not least...

72 MINAUG 21
Comments
EP 174: Bob Arum, Brandon Figueroa, Mike Coppinger, and Abraham Nova

EP 173: Andrew Cancio, Vergil Ortiz, and Mark Fratto

ETalkbox joins you on this rainy day from New York. Andrew Cancio is joining us from his gig at the Southern California gas company! The super featherweight champ shares how life is after cementing his place as a world champ and shares some possible opponents for the future. After Cancio goes back to work, Vergil Ortiz Jr phones in to talk his last fight. Ortiz Jr. recently defeated Antonio Orozco within the distance. He takes us through that fight, what life is like being a top prospect out of Grand Prairie, TX, and maybe gives us a name of someone he'd like to share the ring with! Finally, last but not least, head of Facebook Fight Night Live, Mark Fratto joins the show. Mark is not only the voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones, but he puts together great fight cards for the people! Catch some of his previews for the cards coming up and how he is giving fighters a shot.

39 MINAUG 14
Comments
EP 173: Andrew Cancio, Vergil Ortiz, and Mark Fratto