Ep. 04 – Sweet Science

In today’s episode, Brandon & Erick discuss the sweet science of boxing. The guys get into some of their favorite fighters, explain the “simple” belt system, recap last weekends best fights and preview the top fights this weekend.

Podcast contents:

  • Favorite fighters growing up (00:44)
  • Has UFC taken over? (04:03)
  • Boxing Belt Breakdown (08:48)
  • Mayweather & Pacqauio: Retired or Not? (18:18)
  • Saturday Night Fight Recaps – 4/16/16
    • Earl Spence Jr vs Chris Algieri (22:38)
    • Gary Russell Jr vs Patrick Hyland (25:31)
  • Upcoming fights (28:04)
    • Gennardy Golovkin vs Dominic Wade
    • Roman Gonzalez vs McWilliams Arroyo

 

Top 10 Pound for Pound Rankings (as of 4/22/16)

  1. Roman Gonzalez, 44-0-0 (38 KO), Fly
  2. Sergey Kovalev, 29-0-1 (26 KO), Light Heavy
  3. Gennady Golovkin, 34-0-0 (31 KO), Middle
  4. Andre Ward, 29-0-0 (15 KO), Light Heavy/Super Middle
  5. Guillermo Rigondeaux, 16-0-0 (10 KO), Bantam
  6. Terence Crawford, 28-0-0 (20 KO), Junior Welter
  7. Canelo Alvarez, 46-1-1 (32 KO), Middle/Welter
  8. Shinsuke Yamanaka, 25-0-2 (17 KO), Bantam
  9. Naoya Inoue, 9-0-0 (8 KO), Junior Bantam
  10. Kell Brook, 36-0-0 (25 KO), Welter

Music by: “Colorful as Ever” by Broke for Free.

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