Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier fought to a standstill in their final contest back in 1975, in what has become along with 'The Rumble in the Jungle' one of the defining fights in the history of 'The Greatest'. One of the last surviving members of Ali's inner circle, his business manager and confidante Gene Kilroy, joins Mike Costello and Steve Bunce to remember the build up, the night, and the legacy left by Ali.
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Kambosos’ amazing upset win, Khan v Brook finally on, Arthur and Yarde meet again
54:11After George Kambosos stunningly beat Teofimo Lopez to claim three of the lightweight world titles, the Australian joins the podcast to break down his victory and his plans for the future. Former middleweight world champion, now trainer Andy Lee joins Steve to react to Kambosos v Lopez and the news that long-time rivals Amir Khan and Kell Brook will finally fight early next year. Finally, Lyndon Arthur joins the podcast ahead of his light heavyweight rematch against Anthony Yarde.
Crawford impresses, Josh Taylor’s welterweight future & Teofimo’s back
1:03:07After Terence Crawford stopped Shawn Porter in the tenth round of their unified welterweight title fight, where does the American pound-for-pound star go next? ESPN’s Mark Kriegel joins Steve to discuss the potential for Crawford to fight a long-awaited unification with Errol Spence, or Scotland’s Josh Taylor. Then, Teofimo Lopez and George Kambosos join the podcast ahead of their lightweight title fight this coming weekend.
Stunning defeats for Galahad and Harper
47:00After both Kid Galahad and Terri Harper lost their world titles via shocking knock out on Saturday night in Sheffield, how difficult are their roads back? Carl Frampton joins Steve to discuss the psychology of shock defeats, give respect to his former opponent Kiko Martinez, and react to the news that Liam Williams will fight Chris Eubank jr in December.
Canelo makes history, Galahad’s title defence & Planet Joshua
46:49Steve Crossman is joined by Steve Bunce, Carl Froch, Kid Galahad & Eddie Hearn. They discuss Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez cleaning up the super-middleweight division. Kid Galahad joins the podcast ahead of his first world title defence. We get the latest from AJ’s camp as Eddie Hearn joins us ahead of the Usyk rematch. Plus chat on the latest influencer fight as Jake Paul fights Tommy Fury.
Greatest Fights - The Thrilla in Manila (Ali v Frazier 3) with Gene Kilroy
1:18:16Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier fought to a standstill in their final contest back in 1975, in what has become along with 'The Rumble in the Jungle' one of the defining fights in the history of 'The Greatest'. One of the last surviving members of Ali's inner circle, his business manager and confidante Gene Kilroy, joins Mike Costello and Steve Bunce to remember the build up, the night, and the legacy left by Ali.
Greatest Fights: Corrales v Castillo with Joe Goossen
1:09:59Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo produced a contest for the ages back in 2005, featuring one of the most dramatic comebacks ever seen. Joe Goossen was in Corrales' corner that night, and joins Mike and Steve to remember their game plan for the fight, the subtle tricks trainers and fighters can pull to gain an advantage, and the tragedy of Corrales' death two years later.
Greatest Fights: Benn v Eubank with Richie Woodhall
54:53The night that "changed British boxing", according to Steve Bunce: Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank's torrid 9 rounds at the NEC in Birmingham in 1990. Former world super middleweight champion Richie Woodhall joins the podcast to remember the night, which heralded a boom period for boxing on terrestrial TV in the UK.
The man who shot Muhammad Ali
1:05:52Legendary photographer Neil Leifer, who captured some of the most iconic images of Muhammad Ali in a career spanning half a century, joins Mike and Steve to tell the story behind some of his most famous work. Also, reaction to the confirmation of the date of boxing's return in the UK.
Greatest Fights - Hagler v Hearns with Andy Lee
1:02:18Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Tommy ‘The Hitman’ Hearns met in April 1985 for two and a half of the most explosive rounds in boxing history. Former world middleweight champion Andy Lee, who later trained in the famous Kronk gym with Hearns’ trainer Emmanuel Steward, watches along with Mike and Steve and remembers the legacy this fight left in Detroit.
Greatest Fights - Gatti v Ward I with Paulie Malignaggi
48:51Reliving the ten round classic between Arturo 'Thunder' Gatti and 'Irish' Micky Ward, in the company of former two weight world champion Paulie Malignaggi. Ward later became the subject of 2010 film 'The Fighter', and was played by Mark Wahlberg.