The earthquake that rocked the boxing world was the shocking announcement that Gennady Golovkin parted ways last week with longtime trainer and father figure Abel Sanchez, the guru who took him from anonymity to greatness during their nine-year relationship.
Our expert analysts discuss why it happened and what might happen next for these two future Hall of Famers.
We also break down a violent weekend of fights that included Regis Prograis’ dazzling performance against tough Kiryl Relikh, Juan Francisco Estrada’s sweet revenge over Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, Nonito Donaire’s potential Knockout of the Year in the World Boxing Super Series (and a projection toward a possible showdown with “The Monster,” Naoya Inoue), and predictions for the long-awaited showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs.
Our British correspondent, Paul McLaughlin, provides some insight on the UK boxing scene, heavyweight edition.
And we close the show with a spectacular interview with The Galaxxy Warrior, Nate Campbell, who talks about a childhood that included a series of foster homes from the age of seven, 15 different schools before his 17th birthday, and gunfire in the streets, followed by a boxing career that started at age 24, peaked with three world title belts at 135 pounds, and broke his heart when it was finally over. This is classic stuff.
Dennis Taylor is host of The Ringside Boxing Show, editor-publisher of www.ringsideboxingshow.com, and co-author (with John J. Raspanti) of “Intimate Warfare: The True Story of the Arturo Gatti and Micky Ward Boxing Trilogy,” an Amazon bestseller.
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