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The Grueling Truth - Where Legends Speak / Ringside Boxing Show: Spence schools Mikey, plus the strange tale of a drunken world champ and war hero

Ringside Boxing Show: Spence schools Mikey, plus the strange tale of a drunken world champ and war hero

Spence Dominates!
Publish Date: 03/18/2019
Fact checked by: Mike Goodpaster

No surprise that Errol Spence was the bigger, stronger, more-powerful fighter in Saturday’s showdown with Mikey Garcia, but who could have predicted that Spence would win every round on all three scorecards against one of the most-skilled boxers of this generation?

Our expert analysts, Travis Hartman, Rizwaan Zahid, and John J. Raspanti explain why Spence was able to dominate this fascinating match-up between two pound-for-pound list fighters, and discuss the look of the landscape going forward. Is Spence now the undeniable Alpha dog of the welterweight division? Where should Spence be ranked on the P4P list? Is Garcia likely to return to his more-natural weight divisions, or will he continue to test the talented lineup at 147?

We’ll also get our weekly fix from British correspondent Paul McLaughlin, who updates us on Luke Campbell, Katie Taylor, and more news from the UK.

And we top it off with an in-depth interview with boxing historian Gene Pantalone, author of “From Boxing Ring to Battlefield: The Life of War Hero Lew Jenkins,” an International Boxing Hall of Famer who often trained and fought drunk, smoked 30 cigarettes a day, and fought in some of the bloodiest battles of World War II and the Korean War, winning a Silver Star for valor.

Dennis Taylor is host of The Ringside Boxing Show 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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