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Beat the Count: A Boxing Podcast delivers an unfiltered analysis of boxing by people who live it every day.

Beat the Count: A Boxing Podcast delivers an unfiltered analysis of boxing by people who live it every day.
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Beat the Count: A Boxing Podcast delivers an unfiltered analysis of boxing by people who live it every day.






Rd.54 - 4/14/19 Guests Anthony Herrera and Luis Mejia

Olympic hopeful Anthony Herrera stops by Beat the Count to discuss winning the 2019 Western Elite Qualifier at 114lbs, and his path to the 2020 Olympics. Luis Mejia (ring photographer) also joins the conversation to discuss all things boxing. Topics include: a dominant performance by Vasiliy Lomachenko, an impressive showing for Claressa Shields, a favorable decision for Jamie Munguia, and a lot of head buts.


Rd.53 - 4/7/19 Guests Jessie Vargas and Danny Roman

Beat the Count hosts former 2-division world champion Jessie Vargas, and reigning WBA World Super Bantamweight Champion Danny Roman. Danny discusses his upcoming unification bout with TJ Doheny, and Jessie talks preparing for his debut at 154lbs against ring-veteran Humberto Soto. Both contests are scheduled for April 26th from The Forum in Inglewood Ca, and will be featured on DAZN. Other topics include: Jessie's future at 154lbs under the guidance of Freddie Roach, and Danny getting used...


Rd.52 - 3/31/19 Guest Nancy Rodriguez (WBC)

Beat the Count welcomes World Boxing Council representative Nancy Rodriguez. They discuss women in boxing, and the future of boxing as an Olympic sport. Other topics include: Lamont Peterson's retirement, a surprising DQ finish from Kash Ali, a disappointing night for Oleksandr Gvozdyk and Egidijus Kavaliauskas, and Kubrat Pulev's kiss of fate.


Rd.51 - 3/17/19 Guest George "El Phantasma" Navarro

Undefeated prospect George "El Phantasma" Navarro (4-0-1, 2KOs) stops by just one week before his ring return for 360 Promotions Hollywood Fight Nights. They give their reactions to the mega-fight between Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia, and discuss George's preparations for his upcoming bout including training with Coach Marco. Other topics include: Tevin Farmer and Jono Carroll going for cheese steak, Katie Taylor pursuing undisputed status, an impressive return for David Benavidez, and...


Rd.50 - 3/10/19 Guest Joey Abudy

Coach brings by Sweet Science disciple Joey Abudy, winner of the 2019 Southern California Golden Gloves 132lb open division. They discuss a busy year of boxing for Joey, and other topics including: a close call for Shawn Porter against Yordenis Ugas, a successful title defense for Dmitry Bivol, Paulie Malignaggi competing in bare knuckle boxing, and more.


Rd.49 - 3/3/19 Guest Saul "The Beast" Sanchez

The Beat the Count crew hosts undefeated Thompson Boxing prospect Saul "The Beast" Sanchez (11-0-0, 6KOs). They discuss Saul's rise to the professional ranks, and his ambitions for 2019. Other topics include: Erislandy Lara and Brain Castano fighting to a draw, a unanimous decision win for Luis Ortiz, Anthony Sims Jr. looking ahead, and upcoming fight predictions.


Rd.48 - 2/24/19 Guests AtR Podcast crew

Chris is outnumbered by the Against the Ropes Podcast crew! Christian Mosqueda, Giovanni Garcia, and Christian Rodriguez of AtR sit down with Chris to discuss boxing, podcasting, and commentating. Topics include: reactions to James DeGale vs. Chris Eubank Jr., Brandon Rios vs. Humberto Soto, Anthony Dirrell vs. Avni Yildirim, and if boxing is dying or thriving in 2019.


Rd.47 - 2/17/19 Guests Jojo Diaz and Eddie Rosario

Chris and "Stacks" visit with world title challenger Joseph "Jojo" Diaz Jr. (28-1-0, 14KOs) and recovery specialist Eddie Rosario to talk boxing and recovery. They discuss the benefits of Interactive Mobility Therapy (IMT) a method of recovery pioneered by Edwin Rosario. Joseph discusses his career in boxing and future ambitions in the sport. Other topics include: Leo Santa Cruz's unanimous decision win over Rafael Rivera, a competitive fight between John Molina Jr. and Omar Figueroa, and...


Rd.46 - 2/10/19 Guest Michael Dutchover

Thompson Boxing prospect Michael Dutchover joins Chris and Stacks as they discuss a legion of boxing topics, including Michael's career and future in the sport. Other topics include: Another dominant performance for Teofimo Lopez, and impressive display of boxing skills from Sergey Kovalev, Jojo Diaz's debut at 130lbs, an unexpected title win for Andrew Cancion, a quick knockout win for Gervonta Davis, and more.


Rd.45 - 1/27/19 Guest Luis Mejia (Photographer)

Chris welcomes freelance photographer Luis Mejia whose stunning photographs of Caleb Plant vs. Jose Uzcategui were recently featured on They discuss Luis's experience, and all things boxing including recaps and reactions to Keith Thurman vs. Josesito Lopez, and Jaime Munguia vs. Takeshi Inoue.


Rd.44 - 1/20/19 Guests Erin Toughill and Jerry Arias

Erin Toughill stops by just one week before her ring return to talk all things boxing with Chris, Stacks, and her strength and conditioning coach Jerry Arias (Titan Edge Athletics). They discuss Erin's extensive background in combat sports, her 8-year layoff from professional boxing, and her upcoming bout against Maricela Cornejo. Other topics include: Manny Pacquiao coasts to victory over Adrien Broner, upset losses for Jorge Linares and Bryant Jennings, a title win for Caleb Plant, and...


Rd.43 - 1/6/19 Guest Brittany Goosen Brown (VP, TGB Promotions)

Chris welcomes Brittany Goossen Brown, Vice President at TGB Promotions. They discuss Brittany's rich family legacy, her collaborations with Al Haymon and PBC, and the fight schedule for January 2019 including: Jose Uzcategui vs. Caleb Plant, Adrien Broner vs. Manny Pacquiao, and the impending return of welterweight champion Kieth Thurman against Josesito Lopez. Other topics include Floyd Mayweather's demolition of Tenshin Nasukawa in their new years exhibition.


Rd.42 - 12/30/18 Guests Anthony Saldana (Supreme Boxing) and Sunha Kim (Inside the Ropes)

Coach & Chris catch up with Anthony "Stacks" Saldana (Lead Writer, Supreme Boxing) and Sunha Kim (Writer, Inside the Ropes) as they review the 2018 boxing year including their picks for year-end awards. Other topics include Stack's exclusive interview with Roy Jones Jr. regarding Fight Pass, and expectations for 2019.


Rd.41 - 12/23/18 Guest Andy Aguilar and Kristina Castle

Chris talks boxing with strength and conditioning coach Andy Aguilar, and fighter/trainer Kristina Castle. Andy discusses coaching Jaime Munguia, Leo Santa Cruz, Jose Zepeda, and more, and Christina describes her preparation and mindset leading up to her professional debut. Other topics include: a 50/50 split for the Charlo brothers, a big-time knockout for Dillian Whyte, Josh Warrington's upset win over Carl Frampton, and Chris' evening at All Star Boxing including his first experience at...


Rd.40 - 12/16/18 Guest Jenn Carrillo-Alas (Public Relations)

Chris sits down with Public Relations Specialist Jenn Carrillo-Alas of Jenn's Fitness Evolution. They discuss Jenn's experience as a certified second for USA Boxing, an overall fitness professional, and managing PR for fighters and gyms in the Los Angeles area. Other topics include: Canelo's dominant performance over Rock Fielding, and emphatic win for Ryan Garcia, another majority decision for Gilberto Ramirez, and a recap of Canelo's debut on DAZN.


Rd.39 - 12/9/18 HBO's curtain call

Chris is back from Golden Boy Fight Night in Indio, CA. He sits down with coach to discuss: Vasyl Lomachenko unifying the titles, HBO boxing's curtain call, an upset loss for Isaac Dogboe, an impressive knockout for Teofimo Lopez, Coach's take on AJ and the heavyweight division, and the results of Golden Boy Fight Night at Fantasy Springs.


Rd.38 - 12/2/18 Guest Jordan Stewart

Beat the Count's English connection, Jordan Stewart, returns to discuss an evening at Staples Center culminating in the heavyweight battle between Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder. Other topics include Adonis Steven's condition after a knockout loss to Oleksandr Gvozdyk, where Jeff Horn fits into the Welterweight landscape, how Jarrett Hurd's style matches up with other 154-pounders, where Luis Ortiz fits into the heavyweight division, and successful returns for both Chris Arreola and Robert...


Rd.37 - 11/25/18 Guest Ernesto "Tito" Mercado (16x National Champion)

Coach & Chris talk boxing with Ernesto "Tito" Mercado, a 17-year-old 16x national amateur champion. They discuss Ernesto's 2020 Olympic goals, and preparing for the pros. Other topics include the status of the light heavyweight division after Dmitry Bivol's unanimous decision win over Jean Pascal, the upcoming pay-per-view event between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, Creed II, and Roy Jones Jr. challenging Michael B. Jordan to a boxing match.


Rd.36 - 11/18/18 Guest Walter Sarnoi (WBC Latino Silver Featherweight Champion)

Chris is joined by WBC Latino Silver Featherweight Champion Walter Sarnoi. They discuss Walter's 10-year professional journey to championship gold, and other boxing topics of the day including: A title win for Seniesa Estrada, Brandon Rios' DAZN debut, Jarrell Miller's 42-day turn around , Thompson Boxing's Locked N' Loaded, and a bizarre bout between Manny Thompson & Leroy Jones.


Rd.35 - 11/11/18 Guest Jarret Jeter

Coach & Chris welcome professional boxer and Los Angeles native Jarret Jeter (8-3-1, 2 KOs) to discuss Jarret's latest win and future plans. Other topics include a historic night from Neeco Macias and Jesus Soto Karass, Oleksandr Usyk's stunning knockout of Tony Bellew, and Floyd's kickboxing snafu.