Freddie Roach, David Diaz and Fres Oquendo Join On the Ropes Boxing Radio - Ep. 60 at 6 PM ET

Freddie Roachby Jenna J -- Click here to listen to the show -- As always, this week's 60th edition of On the Ropes will start at its regularly scheduled time, 6pm Eastern Time. You can listen live by clicking “play” on the player or enter our chat on the blogtalk message board; you can also call into the show at (646)716-5404.

On the Ropes is back to bring you the latest and greatest in the world of boxing! Join me Jenna J, the Hostess, along with my Producer, the amazing Geoffrey Ciani (aka-Rummy), and my talented Co-Host, Nick Powers

Topics for Discussion

· Rumors surrounding a possible bout between Amir Khan and Paulie Malignaggi
· Nonito Donaire third round stoppage over late substitute Manuel Vargas
· Rumors of a possible rematch between Donaire and Vic Darchintan
· Winky Wright’s three fight title shot return plan
· Antonio Margarito’s removal from the Pacquiao-Clottey under card
· The 20 year anniversary of Buster Douglas’ shocking upset against “Iron” Mike Tyson

Exclusive Interviews!

Be sure to join us for three exclusive interviews in this edition. This week’s guest line-up includes:

Freddie Roach:

· World renown boxing trainer
· Trainer of pound for pound King, Manny Pacquiao
· Also currently trains Amir Khan, Felix Sturm, and Guillermo Rigondeaux
· Has helped train 26 World Champions
· Owner of the Wild Card Boxing Gym in Los Angeles
· Will be making his debut appearance “On the Ropes”

David Diaz:

· Former WBC lightweight champion
· Is scheduled to face Humberto Soto for a vacant lightweight belt on the Pacquiao-Clottey under card
· Current record stands at 35-2-1 with 17 wins coming by way of knockout
· Member of the 1996 US Olympics Team
· Will be making his debut appearance “On the Ropes”

Fres Oquendo:

· Former two time heavyweight title challenger
· Current record stands at 31-5 with 20 wins coming by way of knockout
· Slated to face Demetrice King February 20 at the Horseshow Casino in Hammond, Indiana
· Will be making his second appearance “On the Ropes”

Upcoming Fight Discussions:

· Shawn Porter (12-0) vs. Russell Jordan (15-6)
· Giovanni Segura (22-1-1) vs. Walter Tello (14-3) (WBA Junior Flyweight Title)

Speak to Our Guests:

Listeners are encouraged to call in and share their thoughts on the latest boxing news and to provide questions and comments for our special guests David Diaz and Fres Oquendo. If you intend to call in, please provide us with your area code either here in the comments or in the blogtalk chat room and give us the head’s up that you are calling.

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Article posted on 16.02.2010

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