Anyone who follows Anthony Yarde's career would know what he's had to deal with recently has been nothing short of heart breaking. Yarde opens up on the tragic loss of his father and grandmother from Covid-19 and how training has been exactly what he's needed to help him mourn. Also discussed: Mike Tyson considering a ring return at 53 years old, his interest in a Canelo fight at Light Heavy, and predictions for Canelo vs Saunders and Fury vs Joshua.
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Ep. #14- Tyson "The Gypsy King" Fury
38:51Tyson Fury guests on the FINAL episode of season 1 discussing all things boxing from an offer he received to fight Mike Tyson in an Exhibition fight, his fight with Anthony Joshua being announced for 2021, Dillian Whyte filing a lawsuit against WBC, Deontay Wilder's recent comment saying he doesn't consider Fury champion and his opinion on AJ receiving backlash from a recent speech he gave at a BLM protest.
Ep. #13- Sara Beverley Jones
42:10Sara Beverley Jones has been a key fixture in the boxing community for nearly a decade after beginning her career as a Ring card girl, eventually starting her own business, SBJ Model Management, signing top models around the U.K. to work as grid girls, ring card girls and octagon girls. She shares what it's been like for her and the models since the Pandemic shut the world down and her struggle to fight back against the select groups who believe Ring card girls need to leave sports!
#12- Joe Joyce
51:26Joe Joyce guests on Episode #12 of 'Behind The Mic' discussing with Michelle Joy Phelps his fight with Daniel Dubois being postponed again due to COVID-19, his feelings on Frank Warren holding the fight until crowds are allowed, his thoughts on Joshua vs Fury announcement and PICKS WHO HE THINKS WILL WIN, gives his thoughts on Anthony Joshua getting heavily criticized for his protest speech, and what his thoughts are on certain conspiracy theories!
#11- Ruqsana Begum
34:28Ruqsana Begum has defied all odds (and RULES!) by entering the sport of boxing & kick boxing as a muslim woman. She tells a very brave story of her journey and how she finally stopped living a "double life" and broke the news to her parents after hiding her training for five years!
#10- Jason and Andrew Moloney
25:42Aussie Twins, Jason and Andrew Moloney, are back in Las Vegas preparing for their return in June on one of the first Top Rank cards allowed since the shutdown. The brothers open up about the chance they may fight one day, Mike Tyson's return, the challenges ahead of them plus much more!
#09- Ben Davison
56:00Topics: - Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua heading to the middle east? -Is Billy Joe Saunders still getting the Canelo fight in September? -Devin Haney's controversial tweet -Mike Tyson considering a comeback + MORE!
#08- Anthony Yarde
48:11Anyone who follows Anthony Yarde's career would know what he's had to deal with recently has been nothing short of heart breaking. Yarde opens up on the tragic loss of his father and grandmother from Covid-19 and how training has been exactly what he's needed to help him mourn. Also discussed: Mike Tyson considering a ring return at 53 years old, his interest in a Canelo fight at Light Heavy, and predictions for Canelo vs Saunders and Fury vs Joshua.
#07- Billy 'The Kid' Dib
1:09:30Former IBF Featherweight world champion Billy Dib's story is worth a listen! You'll hear the obstacles he's had to overcome on the business side of the boxing industry. When you hear his optimism he carries after it's all said and done is nothing short of inspirational. Dib goes into detail on how the BEEF between Floyd Mayweather, Jr and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson destroyed opportunities and led him down a long path full of disappointment after disappointment. In the middle of it all, Dib finds out his Fiance has cancer and soon after passes away. The in-depth interview will leave you a fan!
#06- Joseph Parker
31:35Topics: -creating viral tiktok videos -Reacts to Dillian Whyte's fighting words! -Junior Fa out pricing himself -Cuban fighter, frank Sanchez, calling him out! -Tyson Fury -Anthony Joshua rematch + MORE!
#05- Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller
35:33American Heavyweight Boxer, Jarrell Miller, reflects on the state of his career starting with being replaced by Andy Ruiz in what would have been the biggest fight of his career against Unified Heavy weight Champ, Anthony Joshua, due to failed drug tests. Topics: - Signing with Top Rank - believes he'd put Anthony Joshua in a "casket" - Dillian Whyte blocking him on Instagram -Tyson Fury claiming he knocked him out during sparring and sent him home early -Deontay Wilder dismissing Tyson Fury as Champion - Eddie Hearn being fake with him + MORE!