Freddie Roach joins “On the Ropes Boxing Radio” tonight at 6pm EST

boxingby Jenna J -- Click here to listen to the show -- As always, this week's 74th edition of On the Ropes Boxing Radio (featuring Freddie Roach, Shannon Briggs, Montell Griffin, and Andy Lee) 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

- Rafael Marquez’s impressive third round victory against rival Israel Vazquez
- Yonnhy Perez retained his title with a majority draw against Abner Mares
- In a battle of former OTR guests, Ruslan Provodnikov knocked out Emanuel Augustus

- The announcement that Timothy Bradley will face Luis Carlos Abregu
- Wladimir Klitschko ordered by IBF to face Alex Povetkin by September exclusive interviews:

Freddie Roach:
- Recently led Amir Khan to an impressive victory against Paulie Malignaggi
- Trainer of reigning pound for pound King, Manny Pacquiao
- Has helped train 26 World Champions
- Owner of the Wild Card Boxing Gym in Los Angeles
- Will be making his second appearance “On the Ropes”

Shannon Briggs:
- Former WBO and linear heavyweight champion of the world
- Defeated Dominique Alexander in one round this past weekend
- Is scheduled to face Rob Calloway on May 28
- Has a career record of 50-5-1 with 44 wins coming by way of knockout
- Will be making his second appearance “On the Ropes”

Montell Griffin:
- Is scheduled to face Ross Thompson on May 29
- Former WBC light heavyweight champion of the world
- Was the first man t o ever defeat Roy Jones Junior and holds two career victories over James “Lights Out” Toney
- Has a career record of 49-8 with 30 wins coming by way of knockout
- Will be making his debut appearance “On the Ropes”

Andy Lee:
- Beat Mamadou Thiam by second round stoppage just over a week ago
- Has a career record of 21-1 with 15 wins coming by way of knockout
- Is currently being trained by Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward
- Will be making his debut appearance “On the Ropes”

Upcoming Fights

- Vitali Klitschko (39-2) vs. Albert Sosnowski (45-2-1)(WBC heavyweight title)(PPV)
- Eric Lucas (39-7-3) vs. Librado Andrade (28-3)(ESPN2)

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Article posted on 24.05.2010

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