Episode Review: OTR Boxing Radio Father-Son Interview with Buddy McGirt & James McGirt Jr.

boxingby Jenna J - Did you miss the latest episode of On the Ropes featuring a special double feature exclusive interview with former two champion turned trainer Buddy McGirt and his son James McGirt Junior? Episode 44 of On the Ropes originally aired on Monday October 19, 2009 at 6pm Eastern Time. If you happened to miss it, fear not! You are in luck! You can still catch the episode by CLICKING HERE.

Join me Jenna J, the Hostess, along with my Co-Host Nick Powers and my dynamic Producer & Special Weekly Guest, the amazing Geoffrey Ciani (aka-Rummy). Here is a brief summary of last week’s show.

Topics Covered Included:

* Arthur Arbraham’s impressive twelfth round KO of Jermain Taylor
* Carl Froch’s controversial decision victory against Andre Dirrell
* Other upcoming match-ups in the Super Six super middleweight tournament
* The newly signed heavyweight championship fight between Vitali Klitschko and Kevin Johnson
* The upcoming “Polish Fight of the Century” between Tomasz Adamek and Andrew Golota

Special Guest Interviews with Buddy McGirt & James McGirt Junior:

For the first time in OTR history, we had a father-son duo on simultaneously. Be sure to here what Buddy and James Jr. had to say on a variety of topics, including what’s next for the younger McGirt, how they feel about their relationship both as father-son and as trainer-fighter, and a variety of other topic’s from Buddy’s career as both fighter and trainer, including his two bouts with Pernell “Sweat Pea” Whitaker and his decision to throw in the towel in Paulie Malignaggi’s lopsided loss against Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton, plus his thoughts on the criticism he received from the Paulie's camp afterwards

An Exclusive Interview with Donyil Livingston:

We also had time for a brief chat with celebrated amateur, Donyil Livingston. Livingston is currently looking to make his professional debut in the near future, and we had a chance to speak to him about his future plans in the sport of boxing.

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Article posted on 23.10.2009

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