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
Angelo is joined by Fred and Tom to breakdown this weekend's huge heavyweight rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury. They discuss the changes in Fury's camp, whether there is anything to read into surrounding Wilder's fight with Ortiz, and if we should be concerned about Fury's cut. Plus, a discussion on the business of the fight and how well it can do. They also recap Caleb Plant's win over Vincent Feigenbutz and whether or not they believe that Plant is one of the top guys at 168....
Published 02/18/20
Angelo is joined by Tim Smith, head of communications for PBC for nearly an hour long interview. Angelo ask Tim about a variety of topics ranging from how much control PBC has over FOX's broadcasts, comparing how Wilder-Fury 2 stacks up to other PPVs, why announcing fights takes so long, how TGB wound up as one of the major promoters working with PBC, the split fanbases in boxing social media and more.
Published 02/15/20
Angelo is joined by Fred and Lex to grade Gary Russell's performance and discuss what is actually realistic for the seldom seen fighter. Plus, what was the fuss about Guillermo Rigondeaux and what can be next for Kell Brook. They break down the Wilder-Fury promotion thus far, if Lou Dibella has been embargoed, what happens next for Canelo without Murata, with a little bit about Jon Jones and the Oscars sprinkled in.
Published 02/10/20
Angelo is joined by Tom to discuss Danny Garcia's win over Ivan Redkach and if the win over a southpaw is an indication of what's to come, which fight they want to see, which fight they think is actually next, and if Danny Garcia did well last night. Plus, a discussion on what Jarrett Hurd is, the significant of Top Rank losing out on the Josh Taylor purse bid, the undercard of Wilder-Fury 2, and more. Join the patreon and get exclusive pods and access the world famous chat at...
Published 01/27/20
Angelo is joined by Lex to break down Julian William's shock upset loss to Jeison Rosario. They discuss PBC's greater intention at 154 and whether it's been more effective than a tournament, whether J-Rock can rebound, and why Angelo picked Rosario to win by KO in the first place. Also, a discussion on Canelo's future and why Andrade isn't getting fights. They break down Eleider Alvarez's future and what will be next for him, discuss if Antonio Brown should be given a platform in boxing, and...
Published 01/21/20
Angelo is joined by Tom to discuss whether or not Jaime Munguia is improving and ready to challenge the top guys, Joe Smith Jr's upset win over Jesse Hart, and the reaction Claressa Shields gets every time she fights. Plus, a look ahead at what lays ahead for Top Rank and their ESPN deal, the future of PPV boxing, FOX's continued investment in PBC, whether YouTube fights will continue, and who might be next to jump ship from their promoter/network. To get more content go over to...
Published 01/13/20
Angelo is joined by Fred and Tom to look back at the year. They discuss Canelo's contract situation, the current state of the heavyweight division, the ascendance of Errol Spence, pay-per-view's of the year, commentary in general, writers getting paid by promoters, and much more. Plus they hand out some awards for all the promoters and networks to make things fair. This episode originally released on patreon.com/sundaypuncher
Published 01/02/20
Angelo is joined by Tom and Fred to discuss Gervonta Davis's win over Yuriorkis Gamboa. Topics include Tank's performance, fan response, the weigh-in effects, what really happened with Gamboa's foot, and Tank's future. Plus, Jean Pascal and Badou Jack submit their entry for fight of the year, Jose Uzcategui's loss and how it changes perceptions of Caleb Plant, and a discussion on the successes pay-per-view rematches have had in the past and how that pertains to Wilder-Fury 2. Get more...
Published 12/30/19
Angelo and Tom tackle a long list of questions from listeners. They discuss how they approach questions about all-time great fighters, how they would run DAZN if given the opportunity, prospects with a bright future, Top Rank and Matchroom taking more fights overseas, Terence Crawford's potential 2020, Floyd Mayweather's popularity, if Naoya Inoue is overrated, and much more. By the way, the episode was recorded before Wilder-Fury 2 was announced. Become a backer for more content over at...
Published 12/28/19
Angelo is joined by Fred and Tom to discuss Jermell Charlo's late stoppage of Tony Harrison. They discuss the stoppage, the judge's scorecards, and if Jermell Charlo is now the #1 super welterweight in the world. Plus, where is his star power at, what could be next, and if pay-per-view is back in the cards. They also discuss the wild fight between Efe Ajagba and Iago Kiladze and Carlos Balderas's shocking upset. Then they break down Danny Jacobs's stoppage (?) of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and the...
Published 12/23/19
Angelo is joined by Fred to break down Anthony Joshua's decisive victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. They get into what went wrong for Ruiz, how Joshua was able to transform himself, and Joshua's future at the heavyweight division. Plus the whole decision to put the fight in Saudi Arabia.
Published 12/08/19
Angelo is joined by Fred for an in-depth preview of the Anthony Joshua's upcoming rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr. Can Joshua correct his mistakes? Will the weight loss help? Is Joshua broken? Can Ruiz win a decision? Who's power is a bigger factor heading into the rematch? All these questions are asked plus more. Also, Top Rank heading overseas? And Jermall Charlo's title defense against Dennis Hogan. Get access to our exclusive chat and additional podcasts by signing up at ...
Published 12/02/19
Angelo is joined by Fred in an immediate post-fight reaction pod. The guys break down Wilder's win over Luis Ortiz, they discuss if Wilder was getting outboxed or was it all calculated, if it was out of nowhere or not, and Wilder's power in an all-time context. Plus, They compare this KO to Wilder's previous highlights, FOX's promotion, the ticket sale controversy, Luis Ortiz's future and more.
Published 11/24/19
Angelo is back with Tom to go in-depth to preview the Wilder-Ortiz pay-per-view rematch. Is this the best matchup for Wilder? Is this the most competitive heavyweight fight among titleholders? Who is under the most pressure in the main event? And what are our predictions for buys, attendance, and more. Plus, we discuss the undercard, Callum Smith's return, and the next Manny Pacquiao fight. For more content head over the www.patreon.com/sundaypuncher
Published 11/18/19
Angelo is joined by Tom for a jam packed episode breaking down Canelo's huge win over Sergey Kovalev. Angelo and Tom break down how it happened, how much credit Canelo deserves, and what could possibly be next for Canelo now that he's taken Sergey Kovalev out and made a statement at 175. Plus, a discussion on DAZN's decision to wait for the UFC fight to finish before airing the main event. Also, Ryan Garcia's knockout, Miguel Berchelt's stoppage over Jason Sosa, and Brian Castano's future at...
Published 11/04/19