Tyson v Douglas: the biggest upset ever? Plus Caroline Dubois & Brook returns
Remembering Buster Douglas's stunning victory over Mike Tyson, which happened thirty years ago this week. Douglas explains how the highest point of his career turned into a nightmare, and Mike and Steve look at the role Donald Trump had to play in the potential rematch. Also, 19-year-old Caroline Dubois talks about her selection for qualifying for the Olympic Games, and reaction to Kell Brook's winning return to the ring.
Warren taking “biggest risk” with Dubois v Joyce
With Daniel Dubois vs. Joe Joyce nearing confirmation, promoter Frank Warren explains why he’s willing to let his young prospect take such a dangerous fight. Mike and Steve look at a congested heavyweight schedule over the next few months, where Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte, as well as Dubois and Joyce, could be in action within weeks of each another. Also, Josh Taylor explains what he’s looking for in a new trainer following his split from Shane McGuigan.
AJ to fight “Rumble in the Jungle 2”?
Could Anthony Joshua fight in the same stadium in the Democratic Republic of Congo as Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in 1974? Eddie Hearn opens up on the exotic offers to stage a major fight in the next few years, and explains why Joshua’s next fight will likely be in the UK. Also, a reflection on the shocking news of American basketball star (and big boxing fan) Kobe Bryant’s death, and with less than a month to go until Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder’s rematch, what will trainer Sugarhill Steward bring to Tyson Fury’s skill set?
Kal Yafai, the best little 'uns & Conor McGregor back in boxing?
Britain's longest reigning current world champion Kal Yafai joins the podcast after his fight against former pound-for-pound king Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez was announced, for Yafai's WBA world super flyweight world title. Mike and Steve discuss about the best lighter weight fighters, discuss Conor McGregor's insistence that he wants to fight Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather and win a boxing world title, and look at Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder's press conference last week ahead of their rematch.
How long until Joshua fights Fury or Wilder?
How long will boxing fans have to wait to see Anthony Joshua against the other two big names in the heavyweight division, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder? Mike and Steve break down the politics and the timings issues that could get in the way. Also, more reaction to Andy Ruiz's excuses for losing to Joshua, a preview of Daniel Dubois upcoming fight and an appreciation of the importance of amateur boxing clubs.