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The Standing 8 Podcast was founded by passionate boxing fans from the Facebook community group Pound 4 Pound, with its first episode debuting in September 2017. We react to breaking news, analyze past/upcoming fights, and conduct interviews with influential figures in the sport. The podcast team includes Michael Gomes (New Jersey), Cortney Tanner (California), Tommy Rush Jr (Texas), and Aaron Soriao (California).

The Standing 8 Podcast was founded by passionate boxing fans from the Facebook community group Pound 4 Pound, with its first episode debuting in September 2017. We react to breaking news, analyze past/upcoming fights, and conduct interviews with influential figures in the sport. The podcast team includes Michael Gomes (New Jersey), Cortney Tanner (California), Tommy Rush Jr (Texas), and Aaron Soriao (California).

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The Standing 8 Podcast was founded by passionate boxing fans from the Facebook community group Pound 4 Pound, with its first episode debuting in September 2017. We react to breaking news, analyze past/upcoming fights, and conduct interviews with influential figures in the sport. The podcast team includes Michael Gomes (New Jersey), Cortney Tanner (California), Tommy Rush Jr (Texas), and Aaron Soriao (California).

Twitter:

@S8PODCAST

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English

Contact:

2133275608


Episodes

EP 69 Rewind | Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk Preview

7/26/2021
In this extracted segment from Episode 69, we preview the upcoming 9/25/2021 Heavyweight Championship match between unified champion Anthony Joshua (WBA Super, WBO, IBF, IBO) and former Undisputed Cruiserweight Champion Oleksandr Usyk. What type of challenges does the smaller, arguably more skillful Usyk pose against Joshua?

Duration:00:15:47

EP 69 | Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano Post-Fight Review and More

7/18/2021
In Episode 69, we review the undisputed junior middleweight fight between Jermell Charlo (WBC, WBA, IBF) and Argentina's Brian Castano (WBO), which ended in a Split Draw Decision. We also react to the lone disputed score of 117-111, in favor of Jermell Charlo, by judge Nelson Vazquez. We also review Gervonta 'Tank' Davis successful debut at the 140-lb division with his 11th Round TKO victory over then-undefeated Mario Barrios. Moreover, we also examine Gervonta's gradual progression into...

Duration:01:24:02

EP 68 | Shawn 'KILLA' Cameron Interview, Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Preview

6/12/2021
In Episode 68, we speak with special guest Shawn "Killa" Cameron from Brooklyn, NY (10-3, 5 KOs). He shares with us his experiences in the Army and the transition from being a soldier to a professional boxer. We also give an early preview of Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr - slated for August 21, 2021 at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Duration:01:12:25

EP 67 | Fight Review - Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders

5/10/2021
Post fight reaction of the Super Middleweight unification fight between Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders. We assess Alvarez performance, who left Billy Joe Saunders heavily scarred with fractures to his right orbital socket. The fight would not make it to the 9th round as Saunder's corner decided to forfeit the fight to Alvarez. Guest panelist - Joseph Correa from www.frontproofmedia.com

Duration:01:09:45

EP 66 | REVIEW - Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Maurice Hooker, Juan Estrada vs Roman Gonzalez 2

3/22/2021
Reviewing recent major fights including Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Maurice Hooker, and more. Joining us are special guest panelists Tiffanie Daniels of Wyatt Promotions and Marcus Nall of Ohio Runs Boxing. We'll also discuss the current boxing scene in Ohio, especially the recent returns of Adrien Broner and Robert Easter Jr. The small business mentioned at the beginning of this podcast is panelist Tommy Rush Jr's food company BSHQ BBQ: a...

Duration:01:27:23

EP 65 | Oscar Valdez 10th Round KO of Miguel Berchelt and More | Special Guest Eddie Sanchez

2/28/2021
Special guest and friend Eddie Sanchez (IG: eddiesanchez1992) from Corcoran, CA is on with us! He made his professional boxing debut in March 2018 at the iconic Tower Theater in Fresno. Before his debut, he was our first ever guest on Episode 1 in September 2017. He recently announced his retirement from boxing. It's only right we had him on to celebrate and reflect back on his boxing career! In Ep 65, we also cover the following: - Oscar Valdez 10th Round Knockout of Miguel Berchelt -...

Duration:01:40:36

EP 64 | Cynthia Saldana Dedication | Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell Review

1/11/2021
We dedicate Episode 64 to the memory of Cynthia Saldana, who recently passed away due to Covid-19 in December 2020. Saldana was the photographer for Supreme Boxing and most importantly the life partner of our dear friend and colleague Anthony Saldana, lead writer for Supreme Boxing. The Standing 8 Podcast sends our deepest thoughts and condolences to Anthony, the Saldana family, Supreme Boxing CEO Nancy Alvarez Rodriguez, and to all loved ones and close friends. In Episode 64, we review...

Duration:01:44:25

EP 63 | Errol Spence Jr vs Danny Garcia Review and More

12/14/2020
In Episode 63, we discuss Errol Spence Jr's Unanimous Decision victory over Danny Garcia, successfully defending his WBC and IBF Welterweight titles. We also react to Anthony Joshua's 9th Round KO victory over Kubrat Pulev, setting up a potential Heavyweight unification match with Tyson Fury in early 2021. We also preview the December 19 showdown between Canelo Alvarez vs Callum Smith, taking place at the Alamodome in San Antonio TX. Main Panelists in this episode: Tommy Rush Jr, Cortney...

Duration:01:59:53

EP 62 | Reviewing Gervonta 'Tank' Davis 6th Round KO Win over Leo Santa Cruz and More

11/9/2020
In Episode 62, we discuss Gervonta 'Tank' Davis devasting KO win over Leo Santa Cruz that happened last weekend on Showtime PPV and more! Main Panelists in this episode: Tommy Rush Jr, Cortney Tanner Guest Panelist: Gary Kittilsen from 3D Boxing Blog (https://www.3dboxingblog.com) Also discussed: - Gervonta 'Tank' Davis 6th Round KO of Leo Santa Cruz Reaction - Ryan Garcia wants next on 'Tank' Davis! - What's next for Leo Santa Cruz? - 'Tank' Davis Meeting his Rivals at 140? -...

Duration:01:49:50

EP 61 | Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez Review

10/26/2020
In Episode 61, we review Teofimo Lopez pivotal 10/17/2020 unanimous decision victory over Vasyl Lomachenko, becoming the new unified lightweight champion. We breakdown the fight, the judges' scorecards, and what lies ahead for both fighters. We also discuss the key victories of super flyweight champions Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, who headlined together on 10/23/2020 Friday night for TV Azteca and DAZN in Mexico City. After recovering from a 2nd round knockdown,...

Duration:01:14:44

EP 60 | Interview with Hector "Machito" Camacho Jr

10/5/2020
In Episode 60, we interview veteran fighter Héctor "Machito" Camacho Jr, son of the late 3x world champion Héctor "Macho" Camacho. Will Montero from Sidestep Boxing also joins in as special guest panelist. We also discuss The Charlo Brothers victories from their 9/26 Showtime PPV feature: - Jermell Charlo: 8th Round body shot KO against Jeison Rosario becoming the unified WBC, WBA, IBF, and The Ring Junior Middleweight champion - Jermall Charlo: Unanimous Decision win against Sergiy...

Duration:01:17:50

EP 58 - Part 1 | Interview with 2 Division World Champion - Jessie Vargas

8/24/2020
The panel had the honor of interviewing 2 division world champion Jessie Vargas. Vargas has his eyes set at capturing titles in his 3rd weight division at junior middleweight. In his episode, he sheds light on those plans. He also looks back at his last fight before the pandemic - the Texas showdown against Mikey Garcia. Anthony Saldana, lead writer for Supreme Boxing, also joins in as guest panelist.

Duration:00:20:34

EP 57 | Interview with Joe Cortez

8/10/2020
In Episode 57, we're blessed with the presence of 2011 IBHOF inductee, acclaimed referee Joe Cortez. He shares in-depth details of his early days as a professional boxer, his transition to being the 3rd man in the ring, and vivid recollections of some of the pivotal fights he oversaw. Be sure to check out his own boxing online show Fair but Firm at www.fairbutfirm.com

Duration:01:11:51

EP 56 - Part 3 | Uncertainty of Vasyl Lomachenko Vs Teofimo Lopez

8/4/2020
In the last part of Episode 56, the panel discusses the status of Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez lightweight unification championship fight. Slated for September 19 2020, the fight is seemingly in limbo in light of Teofimo's disputes over purses. Guest Panelists: Tiffanie Daniels (Wyatt Promotions of Ohio, www.instagram.com/tiffanie.daniels) Vin Major (creator of www.instagram.com/crimefaces)

Duration:00:20:11

EP 56 - Part 2 | Seniesa Estrada Interview Epilogue, Errol Spence vs Danny Garcia Preview

8/4/2020
In Part 2 of Episode 56, we give our closing thoughts on the interview with Seniesa "Superbad" Estrada, coming off her recent 1st Round victory of Miranda Adkins. We preview on what's to immediately come for "Superbad" Estrada, now 19-0 with 8 KOs, going forward. We also discuss the upcoming FOX PPV Welterweight championship fight between Errol Spence Jr and Danny Garcia, happening November 21, 2020. Guest Panelists: Vin Major (Creator of www.instagram.com/crimefaces) Tiffanie Daniels...

Duration:00:26:06

EP 56 - Part 1 | Seniesa "Superbad" Estrada Interview

8/4/2020
In Episode 56, Seniesa "Superbad" Estrada (19-0, 8 KO) joins us in the 1st half of the session. We discuss the controversy surrounding her viral 1st Round 7-second KO win over Miranda Adkins. We also get her thoughts on the top names around her division (light flyweight to flyweight) as well as projects outside boxing.

Duration:00:23:40

EP 55 | Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr Preview, "The Ice Life" by Montell Griffin

7/27/2020
In Episode 55 of The Standing 8 Podcast, we preview Montell "Ice" Griffin's new autobiography The Ice Life (www.theicelifebook.com). We also give our takes on the planned exhibition fight between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. The recent victories of Seniesa "Superbad" Estrada and Vergil Ortiz Jr off their 1st fights since the Covid-19 pandemic are also discussed!

Duration:01:15:33

EP 54 | Eduardo "El Dorado" Sanchez ESPN Debut Review, RIP Travell Mazion

7/20/2020
In this episode, we react to our friend Eduardo "El Dorado" Sanchez (of Corcoran, CA) 7/16 Thursday TV debut on Top Rank ESPN bubble series vs Kenny Davis Jr. We also preview a very possible matchup between Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell and pay tribute to Travell Mazion.

Duration:00:59:32

Ep 53 | Edward "Kid" Vazquez

7/6/2020
Undefeated Featherweight prospect Edward "Kid" Vazquez (7-0, 1 KO), of Fort Worth TX, joins us as special guest for Episode 53! We get to know more about his backstory, his extreme work ethic outside the ring, as well as the obstacles he went through in securing the upcoming 7/14/2020 televised fight on Top Rank / ESPN card.

Duration:00:41:45

Episode 52 | Tension at Goldenboy? | Jarrell Miller Tests Positive

6/29/2020
Discussing some of the major fights that occurred this past week and the recent tension between Goldenboy Promotions prospect Ryan Garcia and Oscar De La Hoya. Also react to news of American Heavyweight Jarrell Miller testing positive for PEDs, resulting in his July 9th comeback being cancelled.

Duration:01:00:02