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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.






Guests Ray Corona, Adrian Corona, and Ben Lira

Professional boxing referee Ray Corona and his son, undefeated prospect Adrian Corona, stop by with legendary trainer Ben Lira to discuss boxing training and officiating. Topics include: the toughness of today's fighters, the validity of the 10-point must system, and Ben Lira's legacy, and the plan for Adrian's future.


Guest Alfonso Gomez

Ring veteran Alfonso Gomez reflects on his 18-year professional career, including battles with some of the most recognizable names of the past two decades: Arturo Gatti, Jose Luis Castillo, Miguel Cotto, Canelo Alvarez, Shawn Porter, and more. Alfonso discusses motivations behind his impending return, and works to spread awareness and build a new generation of brand-savvy boxers.


Guests Lily Ulloa (Xicana Boxing) and Gio Garcia (Against the Ropes)

Xicana Boxing creator Lily Ulloa and Against the Ropes podcast host Gio Garcia sit down to talk podcasting, boxing media, and the heavyweight division. Other topics include: Paulie Malignaggi's bare knuckle debut, Andrew Cancio's KO victory over Alberto Machado, and a controversial stoppage win for Elwin Soto.


Guest Dr. Nathan Lavid

Dr. Nathan Lavid joins Beat the Count to discuss his book "Amateur Boxing Mental Stress & Strength". Other topics include the mental aspects of boxing, fighter safety, and Dr. Lavid's experience as a ring physician and amateur boxer.


Guest Juan Barajas

Undefeated prospect Juan Barajas (10-0, 7KOs) joins Beat the Count on the heels of one of the greatest upsets in boxing history. They discuss Andy Ruiz securing the unified World Heavyweight Championship with an astonishing TKO victory over Anthony Joshua, Katie Taylor cementing undisputed status with a controversial majority decision win, and debate the effectiveness of judges in boxing.


Guests Ronny Rios and Alexis Rocha

Former world title challenger Ronny Rios (30-3, 14KOs) and younger brother, undefeated prospect Alexis Rocha (13-0, 8KOs), join Beat the Count to discuss their background in boxing, and their respective paths to world title contention. Other topics include: A storybook finish for Jamel Herring, impressive stoppage wins for Jose Pedraza and Devin Haney, and debating telling fighters when to retire.


Guest Bill Santos (Jackrabbit Boxing)

Bill Santos of Jackrabbit Boxing stops by to review an action-packed weekend including five world title fights. They discuss Bill’s experience as a coach, fan, and fighter who still competes in the Masters division at the age for 53. Other topics include, Deontay Wilder’s devastating knockout of Dominic Brezeale, Naoya Inoue tearing up the WBBS, Billy Joe Saunders claiming a 168lb title, Canelo’s rank among all-time greats, and more.


Guest Gio Garcia (Against the Ropes)

Gio Garcia, co-host of Against the Ropes podcast, calls in to discuss Canelo vs. Jacobs, Canelo's pound-for-pound status, Julian Williams' upset victory over Jarrett Hurd, Emmanuel Navarete's dominant win over Isaac Dogboe, and Miguel Berchelt showing out over Francisco Vargas.


Guest Iyana "Right Hook Roxy" Verduzco

2018 Youth World Champion, Iyana "Right Hook Roxy" Verduzco, joins Beat the Count to discuss her journey and future in amateur boxing. Other topics include: a disappointing finish to Crawford vs. Khan, an explosive return for Danny Garcia, a bug weekend for DAZN featuring Danny Roman and Jessie Vargas, a dominant performance from Regis Prograis, and more.


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.


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...


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.


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...


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.


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.


Guests Against the Ropes 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.


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...


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.


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.


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...