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Ep 60: Hall of Fame Analyst Steve Farhood & Pro Boxer Luke Campbell

Boxing Hall of Fame Analyst Steve Farhood comes to the TalkBox Studio at Everlast Headquarters for episode 60! Farhood has worked as an on air analyst for networks such as ESPN, CNN, and USA Network's "Tuesday Night Fights among many others. He currently serves as a commentator on Showtime's "ShoBox" series. Woods and Steve chat about all the Mayweather Vs. McGregor news; press coverage, controversy, promotions...and Paulie Malignaggi! Woodsy gets Farhood's take on other boxing topics...

Duration: 01:00:20

Ep 59: Inside Gleason's Gym with Owner Bruce Silverglade

Episode 59 gives Talkbox listeners a look inside the historic boxing landmark, Gleason's Gym, with owner Bruce Silverglade! Located in Dumbo Brooklyn, Gleason's is the oldest active boxing gym in the United States and has served as a training headquarters to some of the most notable boxers in history including Mike Tyson, Roberto Duran, Jake LaMotta and even Muhammad Ali! Bruce comes by the TB studio and talks about the past, present, and future of Gleason's Gym. Woodsy gets Bruce to tell...

Duration: 00:48:22

Ep 58: CEO of Mayweather Promotions, Leonard Ellerbe

TalkBox welcomes Mayweather Promotions CEO, Leonard Ellerbe! Ellerbe chats with Woodsy about the highly publicized Mayweather Vs.McGregor fight on August 26th! He answers fan questions, talks future boxing stars & confidently predicts a knockout for Team Mayweather at the T-Mobile arena in Vegas on August 26th! Ellerbe doesn't leave the studio without giving his thoughts and prediction on this weekend's bout between Adrien Broner & Mikey Garcia! This is an episode listeners don't want to...

Duration: 00:40:23

Ep 57: CompuBox Analysis with President Bob Canobbio

Episode 57 of TalkBox focuses on the punch scoring system, CompuBox with President, Bob Canobbio! CompuBox is a computerized punch scoring system used in most boxing matches. Two ringside operators use the CompuBox software to input punches which are counted and categorized to generate stats during a boxing fight. These real time stats are often used to help determine the winner of a bout. Woodsy, Sixto & Johnny SouthPaw ask Canobbio all about the controversial scoring system including...

Duration: 00:51:42

Ep 56: Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller, Eric Kelly, & Father of Boxer Daniel Franco

TalkBox has a stacked line up this week starting with top 10 US Heavyweight fighter, Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller! Woodsy has a hilarious convo with Big Baby about his career, weight, his upcoming showdown with Gerald Washington on July 29th at Barclays Center and so much more! Then, TalkBox regular Eric Kelly calls into the studio! EK gives his take on the outcome of Ward Vs. Kovalev & shares his opinion on the low-blow punches he saw at the fight. EK also chats with Woodsy about Garcia Vs....

Duration: 01:40:24

Ep 55: Boxing Manager, Entrepreneur and Author Adrian Clark

Woodsy sits down with sports manager, entrepreneur and author Adrian Clark to explore the business side of boxing! Adrian founded the information series and book titled, Protect Yourself At All Times: A Guide For Professional Boxers. The book aims to educate professional boxers with the knowledge they need to financially and strategically take control of their own careers. Woodsy and Adrian explore and discuss the various issues professional boxers face in the industry that many fans don't...

Duration: 00:39:54

Ep 54: Netflix's Boxing Documentary 'CounterPunch' Director, Jay Bulger

Woodsy chats with writer/director Jay Bulger in studio! Bulger's latest Netflix documentary, 'CounterPunch' follows three fighters at different stages in their careers. The documentary takes a hard look at the world of boxing and how fighters face various trials and tribulations while chasing their dreams...the eye opening documentary even has a cameo by TB's host, Michael Woods! Woodsy and Bulger talk in depth about the film as well as the challenges in the sport & the untold stories...

Duration: 01:16:09

Ep 53: Promoter Lou DiBella Talks Boxing, Prospects & Upcoming Fights

This week's guest is TalkBox frequenter... Promoter, Lou DiBella! Lou is the Founder and CEO of DiBella Entertainment. He chats with Woodsy about his upcoming July 15th fight card at Nassau Coliseum. Lou also discusses some up and coming prospects, including promising talent, Regis Prograis. Then, Woodsy chats with Mark Fratto of Linacre Media. Linacre Media is the media company behind the live fight streaming series on Facebook called, FightNight Live. The series allows viewers to watch a...

Duration: 00:23:53

Ep 52: Ward V. Kovalev 2 Preview w/ Former Champ Sergio Mora, Promoter Kathy Duva & Writer John Gatling

It's fight week & TalkBox previews the highly personal rematch between Andre Ward & Sergey Kovalev this coming Saturday night, June 17th in Vegas! First, Woodsy calls up NYfights.com writer, John Gatling! Gatling shares a detailed report of each fighter and puts his vote behind Andre Ward. Next, Woodsy calls up former WBC light middleweight champion, Sergio Mora for convo that is definitely not PC! Woods asks the former champ about all matters boxing, including his experience on NBC's tv...

Duration: 01:03:51

Ep 51: Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, Mike Marley & Jonathan Eig

The first guest on episode 51 of TalkBox is a noted journalist and the creator of the Cassius Clay Fan Club, Michael Marley. Woodsy & Mike chat Ward Vs. Kovalev rematch... Mike shares his evaluation and gives his fight prediction. Then, Sixto from the TalkBox crew jumps into the studio to chat before Woodsy calls up another returning TB guest & boxing legend, Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini! Boom Boom keeps it real with Woodsy and expresses his disappointment with some current fighters....

Duration: 01:20:10

Ep 50: Gerry Cooney & Randy Gordon

It's the 50th episode of TalkBox and we've got Gerry Cooney & Randy Gordon! First up is in studio guest, Gerry Cooney, a former professional boxer known for his lethal punching power, his fights against Larry Holmes, Michael Spinks, & George Foreman, and for delivering a 54 second knock out to former World Heavyweight, Ken Norton! Gerry stops by the studio to share some details inside his professional boxing career. He talks about fighting some of the greats, struggling with alcoholism...

Duration: 01:06:45

Ep 49: Eric Kelly talks #CrawfordDiaz & Boxing News

After an exciting weekend of fights, Woodsy and TalkBox frequenter, Eric Kelly, talk about the what happened and what's next in boxing including Crawford VS Diaz, Crawford VS Pacquiao, Gervonta Davis VS Liam Walsh, Shannon Briggs, Adrien Broner VS Mikey Garcia, Heather Hardy, and much more! Eric Kelly also talks about his gym to open soon called South Box in the Bronx.

Duration: 01:04:56

Ep 48: Terence "Bud" Crawford LIVE from Modell's!

Terence "Bud" Crawford on episode 48 LIVE from Modell's! Woodsy & Bud Crawford head to Modell's Sporting Goods in Times Square and record a LIVE episode of TalkBox and meet fans! Crawford starts out by welcoming some fans on stage to giveaway autographed gloves. Listen in to hear him interact with his fans! At around the 5 minute mark, Woodsy interviews Crawford and gets the scoop for the crowd and TB listeners about his upcoming bout with Felix Diaz. Lastly, the undefeated World...

Duration: 00:30:08

Ep 47: Golden Boy's Pres. Eric Gomez Talks Canelo Vs. Chavez Jr. & Canelo Vs. GGG

The topic of episode 47 of TalkBox... Canelo Alvarez! Woodsy chops it up with The TB Crew to recap Canelo's fight with Chavez Jr. over this past weekend. Then, Woodsy calls up Eric Gomez, President of Golden Boy Promotions, to get his take on Canelo's performance and why he was so successful against Chavez Jr. Woodsy gets the inside scoop now that the highly anticipated Canelo Vs. GGG fight is finally confirmed. Eric tells TB listeners & fight fans why Canelo Vs. GGG is a surefire,...

Duration: 00:45:34

Ep 46: Evander Holyfield Talks Boxing, Life, and New Promotions Company

The featured guest on episode 46 of TalkBox is one of the best Heavyweights of all time... Evander Holyfield! The former World Champion chats with Woodsy about his life, boxing, losing his fortune, and a new business venture- his own promotions company, Real Deal Sports & Entertainment. The legendary boxer relives the infamous Mike Tyson ear-bite moment and shares details from that historic fight even Woodsy was surprised to hear... including a warning from a Prophet before stepping in...

Duration: 00:48:42

Ep 45: PART TWO! The Real Rocky, Chuck Wepner in Studio, Mitch Abramson & Brin-Jonathan Butler

The second installment of this special two-for-one episode of TalkBox jumps right back into it with Woodsy and guest Mitch Abramson after their awesome chat with the legendary, Chuck Wepner! Mitch bids farewell to the boxing business to accept a new role as a press officer for the New York City Department of Correction. Mitch is known for his boxing coverage for The Ring Magazine website, The Daily News, and other boxing publications. Woodsy & Mitch touch base with another TalkBox...

Duration: 00:59:42

Ep 44: PART ONE! The Real Rocky, Chuck Wepner in Studio, Mitch Abramson & Brin-Jonathan Butler

"The Real Rocky," Chuck Wepner, is TALKBOX'S headlining in studio guest! This is the first installment of a two part series episode of TalkBox! Part One starts off with a returning TB guest, Mitch Abramson who jumps into the studio to chat with Woodsy about leaving the boxing-writing world. Next is an exciting special guest, 'The Bayonne Bleeder" Chuck Wepner, joins Woods and Mitch in studio! The famed fighter is best known for his legendary Heavyweight Title fight against Muhammad Ali...

Duration: 01:03:27

Ep 43: #JoshuaKlitschko Predictions with Monte Barrett & Larry Merchant, Shakur Stevenson on Pro Debut

Big line up this week on TalkBox! First, Woodsy takes a call from former professional boxer and heavyweight contender, Monte "Two Gunz" Barrett. Monte gives his prediction for the upcoming battle between Wladimir Klitschko & Anthony Joshua this weekend, April 29th at Wembley Stadium in London. Barrett also gets candid with TB listeners about PED use among boxing's heavyweights. Next, longtime Sportswriter and Commentator for HBO Sports, Larry Merchant, calls in to evaluate the strengths...

Duration: 01:11:11

Ep 42: LIVE From Modell's in Brooklyn!

Episode 42 comes to TalkBox listeners from a LIVE taping at Modell's Sporting Goods in Brooklyn, NY! Woodsy and the TalkBox Crew head to Modell's for this special live event for Berto/Porter Fight Week. The episode is action packed with guests that include: WBC President- Mauricio Sulaimon, Promotor- Lou DiBella, Writer- Philip Michael, Former Pro Boxer-Boyd Melson, and in store listeners! This is one you do not want to miss! Special guests, on-air fan questions, and so much more!

Duration: 01:24:45

Ep 41: Lou DiBella, Russell Peltz, Eric Kelly & The TalkBox Crew

Woodsy and the TalkBox Crew jump back into the studio and open episode 41 riffing on some of the latest news! Famed Promotor Lou DiBella calls in and updates The Crew & TB listeners on upcoming fights, the Tevin Farmer & Gervonta Davis drama, Deontay Wilder's next fight, and responds to Brian McIntyre's recent comments. Next up is TalkBox regular, Eric Kelly. EK rants on the controversial boxing figure- Alex Ariza, gives his opinion on Lomachenko, and addresses some real issues in the...

Duration: 01:16:18

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