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EP 156: Al Bernstein, Vinny Pazienza, Sean Monoghan, David Feldman, Johnny Wilds, Randy Gordon, and Dmitry Salita

One, two, three, four, five, six, SEVEN guests today on Talkbox! Woodsy was on the phone all day to bring you a solid card of interviews on this podcasting hour. First off, we get to hear how Shotime caster, Al Bernstein, has been doing in the boxing world and how his world is after he beat cancer. Former world champ and subject of the movie Bleed for This, Vinny Pazienza is next, and he's got some crazy stories from his life, along with his journey to eventually being in the Boxing Hall of...


EP 155: Peter Quillin, Frank Galarza, Bob Arum, Caleb Traux, and Shawn Simpson

Talkbox Tuesday back at you with a loaded lineup. Peter Quillin phones in. He's been up to a lot after having another daughter recently. The proud new father is also fighting an IBF title eliminator this weekend against Caleb Traux. Frank Galarza joins us live in studio to talk all things boxing and non-boxing. He talks about being the B-side and being the Brooklyn Rocky throughout his career. Frank headlines the Crawford-Khan preliminary card on 4/20, and you can catch it live on ESPN...


EP 154 (Part 2): Cynthia Conte, Art Lovely, and Mike Hunter

Part two of the stacked Talkbox podcast. We have heavyweight prospect, Mike Hunter. Mike is a dark horse in the heavyweight division, being 16-1, and he shares why he is a force to be reckoned with. He may be the best heavyweight you haven’t heard of yet. Definitely tune in for this one! Next up is part two of Art Lovely’s conversation with Woodsy. He shares good stories involving a hall of fame football coach, and continues to share the sports wisdom he has. Finally rounding out this...


EP 154: Artem Lobov and Bare Knuckle FC, Art Lovely, Sulem Urbina

Talkbox episode has some personality for you! One might say too much since we cut it into two. In part one, we have Artem Lobov and Davis Feldman promoting the big move to Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. Artem shows off just a smidge of personality while Davis shares big plans for the promotion. The podcast goes from 0 to 100 and then back to a calming tone with the great Art Lovely joining the podcast! What still excites the soon to be 91 year old friend of the podcast? Listen in and...


EP 153: Regis Prograis, Tiara Brown, Mark Fratto

A little Cajun seasoning to open up the show. Regis Prograis is currently the top ranked junior welterweight on BoxRec and he joined Woodsy to talk smack about the division. Also on the phone call, Regis shares his thoughts on Conor McGregor and the time he got in a fight at Big Five sporting goods. Tiara Brown phones in as well. Tiara is an undefeated boxer representing, not only women, but here fellow brothers and sisters in blue. She is a cop in the Washington D.C. area who also has...


EP 152: George Foreman, Joe Goossen, and Jarico O'Quinn

Living legend George Foreman joins Michael Woods on this podcast. You'll want to hear what George shares since the recent tragic news of his daughter. He'll also chop it up with Woodsy on some boxing and the Spence v. Garcia fight. Next up is PBC color commentator, boxing trainer, and owner of the best closet full of shirts in boxing, Joe Goossen. He'll also recap the Spence/Garcia fight, while also forecasting the upcoming Canelo v. Jacobs card and Crawford v. Khan. Closing the show is up...


EP 151: Chris Van Heerden, OJ 2 and 3, Mike Steadman, and Otto Wallin with Joey Gamache

The lineup for todays show, Chris "the Heat" Van Heerden, Team OJ, Otto Wallin with his trainer Joey Gamache, and Mike Steadman. Chris Van Heerden phones in and talks dedicating the rest of his career to his father who was tragically taken from him last December. He has a fight coming up on March 23rd, and you won't want to miss where he is in preparation for this one! Next we have both OJ 2 and 3 phoning in from Soul City Toledo Ohio! Otha Jones III is coming off an impressive debut win...


EP 150: Michael Bentt, Jessie Vargas, Rolando Romero, and Gabe Oppenheim

Talkbox turns 150 today, and it is a stacked card. First off, we have former world heavyweight champion and subject of Netflix series "Losers" first episode, Michael Bentt. Michael talks trials and tribulations that has built his acting skills and character. The Queens native also goes into his honest feelings of how he won and lost the heavyweight title of the world. Next we have a pair of boxers with some big fights coming up. Two weight world champ, Jessie Vargas, talks about...


EP 149: Ring Magazine Editor in Chief, Douglass Fischer

In this week's episode of Talkbox, Ring Magazine's editor in chief, Doug Fischer, phones in to speak with Michael Woods. The two longtime boxing media members reminisce about the good old days when they talk about the changes in the media landscape, how PED accusations being thrown around, and even give a little news update on current fighters, such as GGG. Two great boxing insiders share a lot with you, the boxing fan, and you won't want to miss it. Episode 149 is live!


EP 148: Andrew Cancio, Karlos Balderas, Mick Conlan, and Brian McIntyre

Three active boxers and Terence Crawford’s trainer phone in on this week’s episode of Talkbox. Former Olympian and undefeated prospect, Karlos Balderas joins us during his fight week. The former Olympian talks all things such as legally changing his name, what he thinks of the rest of his peers in the 130 pound division, and some previous conflict he’s had with rising star Teofimo Lopez. Next up is former two-time Olympian Mick Conlan. Mick is 27 years old and talks about where he is in...


EP 147: Teofimo Lopez, Art Lovely, and Jolene Mizzone

Another Talkbox podcast on this Tuesday with phone calls from Teofimo Lopez and Jolene Mizzone! But first, 90 year old boxing enthusiast and returning guest, Art Lovely, joins the Everlast studio to give an update on the Tony Demarco Hall of Fame mission update, boxing in today's landscape, and other stories he's gathered from his 90 year old life. Next, fresh off another highlight knockout, Teofimo Lopez phones in to walk us through his perspective on his fight. The boxing community felt...


EP 146: Gerry Cooney and Joe Goossen

There are big rumors about people contemplating retirement or even coming out of retirement. One that is not a rumor anymore is Gerry Cooney! Gerry Cooney was a former world title challenger and known as "the Gentleman" boxer. He joins Michael Woods on Talkbox to share what is going on in his life with things such as his new book, a fundraiser fight for the Wounded Warriors Project, and his radio show on Sirius XM. Afterwards, the man with some of the best hair and denim jackets in boxing,...


EP 145: Steve Kim and Michael Amoo-Bediako

One of the best and brightest analytical minds in the boxing industry, ESPN writer Steve Kim, joins us to talk about the big fight this weekend. You will want to catch his thoughts on the big Pacquiao-Broner fight and his thoughts on the current state of both fighters. Steve also gives his two cents on whether or not reporters should be covering the out of the ring antics of current fighters, and how it may affect their image. Right after Steve Kim, Mickey Moo (Michael Amoo-Bediako) phones...


EP 144: Mike Tyson, George Kambosos, Kevin Cunningham, and Evan Rutkowski

Episode 144 is STACKED! Up and coming Aussie lightweight, George “Ferocious” Kambosos Jr, kicks things off by talking about his fight week in Vegas and his time as Manny Pacquiao’s sparring partner. He fights this Saturday on the Pacquiao v. Broner fight night. On the same fight card and venue, Adrien Broner’s head trainer, Kevin Cunningham, phones in to talk all about the fight this Saturday. He shares his thoughts on things such as Broner stirring the pot during his press conference and...


EP 143; WBC Pres. Mauricio Sulaiman

On episode 143, president of the World Boxing Council, Mauricio Sulaiman, joins in via phone call to talk about the Wilder v. Fury bout, the status of different weight divisions, and about some great upcoming fights. Also in the talk, Mauricio shares about a recent health scare he encountered during a family vacation and how it has changed the WBC president's outlook on life.


TalkBox Short: Art Lovely on Demarco Induction

In a first ever TalkBox short, former guest, Art Lovely shares his excitement as his dream of Tony Demarco being inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame becomes reality.


EP 142: Brett Yormark, Jarrell Miller, Evan Rutkowski & Frank Lotierzo

The calls keep on coming. First up with the impending Charlo brother card this weekend, CEO Brett Yorkman phones in to talk boxing at the Barclays. Next writer, former HBO employee, and creator of Fistianados Podcast, Evan Rutkowski offers his insights on the recent Wilder vs Fury bout, upcoming Showtime card and boxings departure from HBO and entrance into the world of streaming services. Third on the TalkBox card is long time friend Frank Lotierzo, author at the Sweet Science and former...


EP 141: Teofimo Lopez and Mark Kriegel

Fresh off his first round knock out of Mason Menard, Teofimo Lopez and father Junior enter the studio. The three discuss what could potentially be the knock out of the year, short term plans at 135lbs and long term goals of what they call "the takeover." Then author, journalist, and television commentator Mark Kriegel calls into Talk Box to riff on the recent Lomachenko card and what he believes in next for "the future champion" Teofimo Lopez.


EP 140: Eric Raskin, Cecilia Braekhus & Glen Sharp

First up Woodsy gets on the phone with author, editor, media director and host of HBO Boxing podcast, Eric Raskin. The two touch on Wilder vs Fury, the end of HBO boxing and the age old question of how do we fix scoring in boxing. Next 34 and 0, number one pound for pound female boxer, the First Lady, Cecilia Braekhaus calls into the podcast to discuss her fight this Saturday night on the final HBO boxing card. We round out episode 140 with a call from author of Punching from the Shadows:...


EP 139: Deontay Wilder & Bob Arum

First up Bob Arum calls into the podcast to discuss the upcoming Wilder fight and the New York Lomachenko card on December 12th at the Garden. Then the champion, the family man, the knock out king, the Bronze Bomber, Deontay Wilder calls in and tells Woodsy all about his plans for Tyson Fury this Saturday. There is no doubt in the champs mind you will see Fury hit the canvas! Episode 139 got the sauce. BOMB SQUAAAADDDDDD!!! Stay tuned at the end for details on how to win yourself a pair...