Emanuel Steward and surpise guest Miguel Cotto join “On the Ropes Boxing Radio” tonight at 6pm EST

manny stewardby Jenna J -- Click here to listen to the show -- As always, this week's 73rd edition of On the Ropes Boxing Radio (featuring Emanuel Steward and Ruslan Provodnikov) will start at its regularly scheduled time, 6:00pm 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 Boxing Radio is back to bring you the latest and greatest in the world of boxing! Join me Jenna J, the Hostess, along with my amazing Producer and Co-Host, Geoffrey Ciani (aka-Rummy).

Topics for Discussion

- Amir Khan’s impressive eleventh round stoppage victory against Paulie Malignaggi
- A possible showdown between Amir Khan and Michael Katsidis..

- Victor Ortiz’s unanimous decision victory against Nate Campbell
- Where do Campbell, Ortiz, and Malignaggi go from here?
- Rumors about a possible ring return for Joe Calzaghe in a rematch with Bernard Hopkins

Exclusive Interviews!

Be sure to join us for two exclusive interviews:

Emanuel Steward:
- World renowned boxing trainer who is best known for his work with Tommy Hearns and Lennox Lewis
- Current trainer of reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko
- Is currently training Miguel Cotto in preparation for his June 5 fight against Yuri Foreman
- Trained middleweight prospect Andy Lee to a TKO victory over Mamadou Thiam this past Saturday
- Works as a commentator for HBO Championship Boxing
- Was elected into both The World Boxing Hall of Fame and The International Boxing Hall of Fame
- Will be making his third appearance “On the Ropes”

Ruslan Provodnikov:
- Undefeated prospect in the junior welterweight division
- Had an extensive amateur background which included over 150 bouts
- Has a career record of 15-0 with 10 wins coming by way of knockout
- Will be making his debut appearance “On the Ropes”

Upcoming Fights

- Ji Hoon Kim (20-5) vs. Ameth Diaz (27-9) (ESPN2)
- Ruslan Provodnikov (15-0) vs. Francisco Figueroa (20-3-1) (ESPN2)
- Israel Vazquez (44-4) vs. Rafael Marquez (38-5) (Showtime)

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Article posted on 18.05.2010

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