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Two men who’ve spent a lifetime in the boxing game - Mike Costello and Steve Bunce - discuss the latest news and big fight nights, with special guests. New episodes every Monday.




McGregor-Malignaggi sparring and GB’s new generation

Ahead of the AIBA World Championships later this month, who are the up-and-coming young boxers we should be looking out for in Great Britain’s squad? Newly crowned European champion Peter McGrail joins Steve Bunce and former world champion, Olympic bronze medallist and GB coach Richie Woodhall to discuss. Also, with less than two weeks to go until his Las Vegas megafight with Floyd Mayweather, Steve and Richie break down the latest videos from Conor McGregor’s sparring session with former...

Duration: 00:36:37

Rocky v Ivan Drago: The Rematch?

Sylvester Stallone has teased boxing fans this week by insinuating Rocky will once again fight his arch nemesis Ivan Drago in the second Creed film which is set to be released next year. It was back in 1985 in Rocky IV where Stallone's character tried to avenge Apollo Creed, who died at the hands of Drago. Stallone's been dropping hints on social media that the two could come to blows. At Christmas in 2011, we ran a documentary looking at the influence the Rocky franchise has had on sport...

Duration: 00:47:58

More than a boxing club

WBA Super world super middleweight champion George Groves revisits the place he learned to box – the Dale Youth ABC, which was based in the Grenfell Tower. Groves trained at the club from the age of 9 and joins Mike and Steve to reflect on the importance of the club to his development both as a boxer and as a person, and on how amateur boxing clubs like Dale Youth become cornerstones of their local communities.

Duration: 00:46:19