Robbie Peden Talks About Barrera On NER Radio

WOBURN, Mass. (September 6, 2005) - The action remains hot and heavy this week on the New England Ringside Radio Network. Thursday night's special guests on the two-hour New England Ringside Boxing Radio Show, airing 6-8 PM/ET on Boston's Boxing Station, The Zone (1510 AM), include IBF super featherweight champion Robbie "Bomber" Peden (25-2, 14 KOs), NABF featherweight title-holder Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (15-0-1) and Irish super middleweight Paschal "Packie" Collins (13-2-1, 4 KOs)..

Thursday night's hosts Ted Bodenrader, Anthony Pepe, Rick Brutti and Joe Bills will be getting up close and personal with their special guests.

Peden will discuss his September 17th unification fight against Marco Antonio Barrera (60-4), the WBC super featherweight champion, his experience as a two-time Australian Olympian, and memories of a frightening attack in his sleep by a deranged intruder in 1999 that left Robbie with a broken kneecap, fractured hand, cuts on his face that required 55 stitches, and subsequent sleep difficulties.

Guerrero talks about his meteoric rise in the featherweight division, as well as his Sept. 16 title defense in California, and relationship with famed manager Shelly Finkel.

Collins gets into what's behind his first fight in six years Sept. 17 in "Mayhem in Mansfield" (see below), what it was like training Kevin "The Clones Colossus" McBride for his upset of Mike Tyson this past June, and his older brother, former world champion Steve Collins.

New England Ringside Promotions, a division of New England Ringside, in association with Irish Ropes and Cedric Kushner Productions is promoting "Mayhem in Mansfield," September 17 at the Dana Barros Sports Complex (MA). Irish middleweight sensation John Duddy (11-0, 10 KOs) is headlining against Joe "The Assassin" Brady (13-4-1, 6 KOs).

Tickets are priced at $100.00 (VIP/ringside), $55.00 (reserved), and $35.00 general admission. Tickets may be ordered by going to and will be on sale at the doors the night of the show. Doors open at 6 p.m., first bout at 7:30 p.m. Tickets also are now on sale at the Dana Barros Sports Complex (508.337.3100,, located at 31 Oxford Road in Mansfield.

The New England Ringside Radio Network broadcasts boxing shows six nights a week throughout New England.

NER Radio Network
1510AM The Zone in Boston
Thursday 6-8 PM
Saturday 7-9 PM
Call in number: 866.337.9663

1320 The Drive in Providence
WXTC 990 AM in Hartford*
Monday 6-7 PM
Tuesday 6-7 PM
Wednesday 6-7 PM
Thursday 6-8 PM
Friday 6-7 PM
Call in number: 866.854.9275

*available to every household with a television set in Connecticut through an SAP feed on WTIC, the ABC affiliate in Hartford

All of the New England Ringside radio shows can be heard live on

New England Ringside also hosts a popular web site, publishes a monthly magazine, and owns Fightography (sells classic boxing pictures). For more information about New England Ringside call 781.932.1190 or go on line to

Article posted on 06.09.2005

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