Don't forget to check out tonight's live broadcast of Left-Hook Lounge Radio as EastSideBoxing's resident scribe, Vivek "Vito" Wallace joins up with video phenom Andre Gant, and Latino Boxing correspondent, Francisco Guzman. On the table tonight is a look back at last weekends Pascal vs Bute card, as well as this weekends cards on HBO (Garcia vs Burgos) and Showtimes (Peterson vs Jean and Charlo [...]
Kelvin Y. (Atlanta, GA): It was recently reported that Adrien Broner secured his option to take an immediate rematch against Marcos Maidana. What are your thoughts about his chances of winning the rematch and what a win or loss would do for him in the aftermath? Vivek W. (ESB): A few weeks ago when Broner was humbled by Maidana, I felt at the time that his best move would be to go down to 140lbs [...]
Tonight, Vivek "Vito" Wallace and the gang go live on Left-Hook Lounge Radio at 9ET/6PT! Jump in queue early, ladies & gents! After Marcos Maidana's humbling defeat over once-brashy-now-silenced Adrien Broner, it'll be standing room only when the bell rings to start the broadcast, for sure!!! The fellas will take a look back the welterweight clash, as well as Keith Thurman vs Jesus Soto-Karass....as [...]
Left-Hook Lounge Mailbag: Broner/Maidana, Thurman, Ariza Caught on Camera, & Goldenboy Promotions Incredible Year!!!
Shawn O. (Brooklyn, NYC): What a fight between Broner and Maidana! I was pulling for Maidana, but I didn't think he'd get it done! Do you think it was a case of Broner being "exposed" or was Maidana just the better man last Saturday night? Vivek W. (ESB): In my weekly pre-fight Facebook post, I listed a quote that said "To he who much is given, much is expected. And in the sport of Boxing, those [...]
"Left-Hook Lounge Radio"......where the fighters fight and the FANS TALK!!! Tune in tonight at 9ET/6PT as Boxing's only true sports talk radio show goes live.....hosted by Vivek "Vito" Wallace, Andre Gant and Francisco Guzman! Last week was an action packed weekend, and this week we have Broner vs Maidana on deck! Tonight's show will be standing room only as Boxing's biggest buffet serves it [...]
Left-Hook Lounge Mailbag: Mayweather/Pacquiao, Shawn Porter, Andre Ward’s Contract Dispute, & RIgondeaux!!
Anand G. (San Antonio, TX): Manny Pacquiao is now the mandatory challenger for Floyd Mayweather's WBC strap. How do you see this set of negotiations going between the two camps now that there's a governing body both men respect at the center of it? Vivek W. (ESB): At the core of this drama between the two camps, we've seen it all and heard it all, but this new wrinkle marks a first! With Pacquiao [...]
"Left-Hook Lounge Radio" goes live tonight at 9ET/6PT, hosted by EastSideBoxing's Vivek "Vito" Wallace and the gang! On the table this week is a look back at last weekends solid performances by Kovalev and Stevenson; as well as a look ahead at this weekends action packed cards by both Showtime & HBO. On deck this week is Judah vs Malignaggi, Rigondeaux vs Agbeko, Trout vs Lara, as well as the return [...]
Anthony I. (Long Island, NY): I saw a recent interview with a reporter talking to Larry Merchant where Merchant stated that the media needs to "put pressure on Ward and Stevenson". I have mixed thoughts on his position, but I'd like to get your thoughts on his remarks. Vivek W. (ESB): I did get a chance to read the interview you're referring to. It was a piece of work done by Chris Robinson. I'll [...]
Left-Hook Lounge Radio goes live tonight at 9ET/6PT, as EastSideBoxing scribe Vivek "Vito" Wallace, Andre Gant, and Francisco Guzman take a look back at Manny Pacquiao's strong performance over Brandon Rios, as well as shocking reports out of the Philippines that Manny Pacquiao's $18M purse has been withheld in light of a $50M tab owed to the Philippine tax services. The fellas will also take a [...]
Left-Hook Lounge: Pacquiao that “Great” or Rios that “Bad”?, Is Pacquiao a Threat to Mayweather?, Froch “Gift” Victory?
Alain B. (Cebu, Philippines): In the past you said that Pacquiao would give Mayweather a good run for him money. After seeing this performance, would you still say that he is a threat to Mayweather? Vivek W. (ESB): From day one, I've maintained that Pacquiao's offense would be a great threat to Mayweather, and that his ability to pepper the opponent with power shots would be a threat to anyone in [...]
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