Angelo is joined by Tom and Leo to do a full breakdown of the weekend's action. The Charlo brothers werent the only ones in action as Luis Nery turned in an underwhelming performance in victory, Brandon Figueroa did what he does best which is eat punches while dishing them out, and John Riel Casimero steals the show for the undercard fighters. Plus, Josh Taylor demolishes his mandatory and there were cries of foul play. Mairis Briedis wins a decision of Yuniel Dorticos in a fight that showed...
Published 09/30/20
Angelo is joined by Lex and Fred to break down the Charlo double header pay-per-view. They give their instant reactions, break down how Jermell knocked Rosario out, and discuss the fight of the year contender between Jermell and Derevyanchenko.
Published 09/27/20
Angelo is joined by Rollins and Lex to breakdown the big Charlo Double Header PPV and tackles all the hard questions. Is there a media blackout? Will the buys be good? Who is in a tougher fight? Why are the betting lines the way they are? Which undercard fight might wind up stealing the show? And a whole lot more.
Published 09/22/20
Angelo is joined by Lex to recap the weekend of boxing. Erickson Lubin gets past Terrell Gausha, but first struggles. The guys question if Lubin has recovered from the knockout and what he might have learned from this fight. Plus, Jaron Ennis with a sensational KO victory against a rugged opponent, and Cobia Breedy loses the fight but wins some goodwill for a gutsy performance. Plus, Efe Ajagba makes his Top Rank debut and fails to impress.
Published 09/21/20
Angelo is joined by Tom and Fred to break down this weekend's Top Rank card. They discuss the set-up the broadcast was doing for a Crawford-Mean Machine rematch. They talk about whether or not Dillian Whyte should take a rematch with Povetkin so soon and if Canelo's lawsuit with Golden Boy and DAZN is really over. Plus, what happens next for Shawn Porter, Erickson Lubin's return and the importance of an undefeated record, and Julian Williams's split from his longtime trainer Breadman Edwards.
Published 09/15/20
Canelo Alvarez has filed a lawsuit against his promoter Golden Boy and their broadcast partner DAZN. The question is now what happens next? Angelo is joined by Tom, Fred and Lex to break down the claims Canelo's legal team is making and what this might mean for the future of Canelo, Golden Boy, DAZN, and boxing at large. They evaluate if Canelo can break free from the contract, if this case is strong, and when things might get resolved and we can see Canelo back in the ring again. Get access...
Published 09/10/20
Angelo is joined by Tom to break down what was an otherwise mediocre weekend of boxing. They question whether Jose Ramirez had a bad night or did Viktor Postol show up better than we thought. They talk about whether or not the end is in sight for Erislandy Lara and what could be next for him at 154. They discuss the legacy of Alfredo Angulo and if he should continue to fight. Other topics include Top Rank airing out Jessie Magdaleno on their broadcast, a conspiracy theory around Ivan...
Published 09/01/20
Angelo is joined by Tom to discuss Dillian Whyte's brutal knockout loss to Alexander Povetkin. They discuss whether or not Povetkin landed a lucky punch and where Dillian Whyte goes from here in his career. They discuss Shawn Porter's win over Sebastian Formella and whether he should have stopped him or not, plus the improvement of Sebastian Fundora. Lastly, they talk about Joe Smith Jr and whether or not his win was an upset or not. Also discussed is the recent signing of Regis Prograis and...
Published 08/24/20
Angelo is joined by Tom for a deep dive into this week's fights. Jamal James wins a unanimous decision over Thomas Dulorme, is he ready for the next level of welterweights? Is David Morrell worth getting excited about? Did the commentary do a good job covering the Omar Juarez fight? Plus, how Top Rank sorted out Mikaela Mayer's situation, who should take the blame in the event that Ryan Garcia and Luke Campbell doesn't come to fruition, Efe Ajagba heads to Top Rank, Jorge Linares tests...
Published 08/10/20
Angelo is joined by Lex to discuss PBC's return to Showtime. They examine the differences between the broadcasts each network have done and how they have learned from each other, whether or not Angelo Leo was impressive, how Stephen Fulton testing positive for COVID might have helped the 122 lb division, the trouble surrounding Lomachenko-Lopez, Matchroom's backyard shows, and more. Get access to more pods over at patreon.com/sundaypuncher
Published 08/03/20
Angelo is joined by Lex, Rollins, and Tom to breakdown the entire slate of the PBC schedule. They discuss the pros and cons of revealing several months at once, whether or not other promoters and networks will be inclined to change their plans in order to compete, will the concept of the double header pay-per-view work and plans for having a crowd. Plus, which Charlo is in a tougher fight, will fighting at 130 make Tank-Santa Cruz a tougher fight, which Mayweather Promotions fighters are...
Published 07/23/20
Angelo is joined by Tom for a packed episode on everything currently going on in boxing. They discuss where the middle tier promoters might wind up if the pandemic continues at the rate it has been in America and if they can come out on the other side. They discuss Lou Dibella's future in the sport and if he's in a favorable position or not. Canelo is rumored to be fighting Jason Quigley but Callum Smith is also in the mix according to sources. Will Canelo actually fight Quigley or is...
Published 07/20/20
Angelo is joined by Fred for another deep dive on the sport of boxing. 1:00 - Jermall Charlo appears set to face Sergiy Derevyanchenko, did Sergiy make the right move? 6:00 - Why was Sergiy brought up in the first place? 12:00 - The sticky situation DAZN has found themselves in regarding fighter pay 16:00 - Will Golden Boy deliver a pay-per-view caliber opponent for Canelo? 20:00 - Golden Boy in the boxing pecking order 31:00 - How will boxing respond if PBC doesn't ask fighters to take a...
Published 07/14/20
Angelo is joined by Lex and Rollins for their first pod together as a trio. 1min - what was enjoyable about Top Rank this week? 13min - Top Rank's schedule compared to other sports and the significance of boxing at a regular interval 28min - Moloney-Franco, were you surprised by the result? 40min - the return of PBC, when they might announce, what they might announce? 1hr 1min - How sanctioning bodies will behave when boxing fully resumes & what was going on with Oubaali v Donaire? 1hr...
Published 06/29/20
Angelo is joined by Fred and Tom to discuss the three Top Rank cards from this past week. They address the most fundamental question for all boxing fans: is this enjoyable? They discuss whether they are or are not entertained by the cards, discuss concerns surrounding the ratings, and guess when we will finally see bigger and more competitive fights. They also get into whether Top Rank is getting more money for the cards than they are letting on and the difficulties with putting the events...
Published 06/22/20
Angelo is joined by Lex to discuss the highs and lows of the return of boxing. They talk about Shakur Stevenson being pitched as the next Floyd Mayweather by the Top Rank broadcast and whether or not it's a good idea. Plus, how was the undercard, did the mismatches bother the guys, and will things get better. Plus, what is going on with Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua seemingly agreeing to face each other out of nowhere and what this can all mean, who on earth is Canelo going to fight in his...
Published 06/15/20
Angelo is joined by Fred to discuss the UFC's event this past weekend. Were there things to learn? Can boxing copy some of what the UFC did? Could boxing get away with some of the things UFC did this past weekend including the non-disparagement agreements? Can we expect similar numbers. All this and more discussed!
Published 05/12/20
Angelo is joined by Lex to play a game battling against each other to put together the best cards. They go 10 rounds picking a main event and co-main. The rules are simple. Two rounds of exclusive FOX/Showtime, ESPN, and DAZN cards. Four rounds of freestyle mix and match. No rematches. No crazy jumps in weight. Who wins after 10 rounds? Let us know!
Published 05/08/20
Angelo is joined by Rollins this week for a draft style pod. The premise is simple. With network and promotional politics out of the way, which fighters have the most value. The guys count down from 50 to 1 with plenty of surprises along the way you can't miss.
Published 04/06/20
Published 04/06/20
Angelo is joined by Tom to discuss the effects of the coronavirus on the sport of boxing and how each network can or will respond when boxing returns. How will Canelo's year play out. What alternatives are there if boxing can't put on shows the way we've had in the past. Which 140 lb fighter can make the transition to 147. Why don't smaller promoters get streaming deals in this era of content and much more. Join us on our patreon for as low as $1 and get more content and access to our chat.
Published 03/31/20
Angelo is joined by Fred to discuss whether or not Mikey Garcia's fight with Jessie Vargas was close and what should be next for Mikey. Will he lose to the other top welterweights or can he be competitive despite his size? And what is the best move for his career going forward. Plus, a deep dive on the appeal of the lighter weight classes and why some may gravitate to them. And a big discussion on the trilogy between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder.
Published 03/02/20
Angelo is joined by Tom and Fred (who tries his best to channel Tyson Fury) to discuss last night's big heavyweight showdown. They discuss the volatility of the heavyweight division, what is fascinating about the division, and whether Wilder and Fury are the best pair at heavyweight. They break down the rematch, what to make of Fury's change in trainers, and what can Anthony Joshua do now that Fury has won. It's a wild and heated discussion that veers all over the place. Will Tom eat crow for...
Published 02/24/20