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Tonight at 9PM ET/6PM PT, FightSaga Radio Network presents a very special "Mayweather, Pacquiao, Khan, and Thurman" edition of "Boxing 411 with Joseph and Lee"!!
Fight scribe and ring announcer Joseph Herron, along with Editor and Chief of FightSaga.com Lee Cleveland, will examine all of the major fights and big events over the weekend of December 13th.
Joseph and Lee will review Floyd Mayweather's announcement of "I want Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd", which was stated on Showtime Special Edition this past Friday night in San Antonio, Texas.
- Is Floyd serious about pursuing a lucrative event opposite Manny Pacquiao?
- Was Mayweather just publicly outbidding himself out of the premium match-up with his statement?
- What are Mayweather's other options at this time?
The FightSaga writing tandem will also review Amir Khan's dominant performance against Devon Alexander in the main event of the Showtime Championship Boxing fight card from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- How impressive was Khan's virtual shut-out of the former two-division world champion?
- What's next for Amir Khan in 2015?
- Does the 28 year old Briton pose the greatest threat to Money Mayweather outside of a superfight with Manny Pacquiao?
Joseph and Lee will also discuss all of the controversial judging in the Herrera/Benavidez, Bradley/Chaves, and Escandon/Cave bouts.
- Should commentators like Teddy Atlas and Max Kellerman choose to slander and scrutinize the subjective scoring process of boxing?
- Area there more objective ways of scoring the art of prizefighting?
Tune in to "Boxing 411 with Joseph and Lee" tonight on FightSaga Radio Network!!
Amir Khan won a convincing 12-round unanimous decision victory over Devon Alexander in a matchup of two of the fastest welterweights in the world on Saturday in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The impressive victory was nearly a shutout, with Khan winning 119-109, 118-110 and 120-108 to remain undefeated at 147 pounds and extend his winning streak against southpaws to seven.Tim Bradley Jr. returned to the ring tonight and took on rugged Argentine Diego Chaves at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
A night of controversy continued in the main event as the judges scored the fight 116-112 Chaves, 115-113 Bradley, and 114-114 a split draw. The idea that anyone could give 8 rounds to Chaves is ludicrous especially coming from Julie Lederman one of the best judges in the sport in my opinion.
Bradley looked tremendous to start the fight very sharp with crisp punches. His legs looked great and his defense was on point. He landed flush shots on Chaves, boxing very effectively through the first 3 rounds. Chaves had moments of effectiveness during exchanges.
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Before the modern day reign of the Saudi Royal family which declared its throne in 1932, a young prince at age 20 wanted to eliminate the Ottoman empire and restore rule of Al Saud who once dominated the region from the Red Sea to the Persian Gulf. He didn’t second guess his rightful birthright in the area. His name was Abd al-Azia ibn Saud. He crossed the desert with sixty brothers and cousins to reclaim the land. He enlisted nomadic Bedouins, local warriors named the Ikhwan who also wanted their own version of a puritan Wahhabi Islamic state. After the victory in 1902, Abd al-Aziz ibn Saud wanted to kill 1/3 of the army that helped him win, the Ikhwan. He consulted the religious elite, the ulama, and got approval. He killed the coalition that enabled him to win. Since 1932, there has been no royal monarchy but the House of Saud and each subsequent ruler was a brother. A few turns of betrayal or alliance have tipped the kingdom momentarily but only cost one real life 80 plus years. Dirty deals with the U.S. have kept them in an interfacing East-West loyalty that may switch up generation to generation.
WE ALSO HAD A CALLER FROM OKLAHOMA WHO PERSONALLY KNOWS PRINCE DARIUS RELATED TO THE SHAH OF IRAN.
Tonight at 9PM ET/6PM PT, FightSaga Radio Network presents a very special "Amir Khan vs. Floyd Mayweather" edition of "The Sweet Science with James Gogue"!!
The prolific three-decade fight trainer will examine a potential match-up between former IBF/WBA Junior Welterweight Champion Amir Khan and five division world champion Floyd "Money Mayweather on tonight's one-hour program!!
After the 28 year old former Olympian's impressive victory over former two division world titlist Devon Alexander on December 13th, many within the boxing community are convinced that the Bolton, Lancashire native would give Floyd Jr. his toughest test of possibly his entire 18 year fight career.
Are the critics correct in making this assessment?
Professor Gogue will analyze the elite level match-up and review the keys to victory for both combatants, while making a projection of how the fight would potentially play out.
As an added bonus for all of the die-hard boxing fans, Gogue will also preview a potential match-up between Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao!!
The expert trainer will review the strengths and weaknesses of both fighters and make a prediction on the fight's eventual outcome!!
Don't miss out on this very special episode of "The Sweet Science with James Gogue", only on the FightSaga Radio Network!!
SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment, present their sixth annual BlogTalkRadio conversation about the biggest day in American sports - from a South Asian perspective.
Join us as hosts Vijay Setlur (@VijaySetlur; who teaches sport, tourism and leisure marketing at Schulich School of Business, York University) & Sree Sreenivasan (@sree, Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum) chat with ESPN anchor Kevin Negandhi (@knegandhiESPN); Aditi Kinkhabwala (@akinkhabwala) a reporter for the NFL Network, calling in on game day from Arizona. Also participating is SAMMA co-founder Rajan Shah, who’s been involved in marketing campaigns with the NFL and Super Bowl over the past decade; and Sharaf Mowjood (@mowjood; producer for NBC News & Brian Williams), the newly-reelected president on SAJA. Call-in live or send your questions: to firstname.lastname@example.org or @sree or @sajahq or #sajahq
OTHER NFL NOTES: Paraag Marathe is COO of the San Francisco 49ers and has played a pivotal role in the business side of the operations. Shripal Shah rejoined the Washington Redskins as senior VP and chief strategy officer. And, of course, the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars is Shahid Khan (see the glowing "60 Minutes" profile: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50134050n
Call-in live or send your questions: to email@example.com or @sree or @sajahq or #sajahq
Happy holidays to everyone out there and boxing is giving its gift this weekend with a pair of events televised on HBO and Showtime that will surely have boxing fans happy for the upcoming holidays. For this article I’ll be going over the Golden Boy Card that involves such names as Keith Thurman, Abner Mares, Victor Ortiz, and both Charlo brothers that will be headlined by Amir “King” Khan squaring off against Devon Alexander “The Great.”
Amir Khan (29-3 with 19 KOs) is a fast-handed boxer who is born and very well followed in the UK. He has fought and defeated fighters such as Marco Antonio Barea, Paulie Malignaggi, Chino Maidana, and Zab Judah. However, everything hasn’t been prefect for Khan, sustaining losses from Lamont Peterson, Danny Garcia, and of course his 1st career loss, a 1st round KO to Breidis Prescott in the UK 6 years ago.
Devon Alexander (26-2 with 14 KOs) also has a pretty darn good resume. He’s defeated fighters such as Junior Witter, Juan Urango, Randall Bailey, a controversial win against Lucas Matthysee, and he also holds wins over Andriy Kotelnik and Chino Maidana. His losses have come to the likes of Timothy Bradley and Shawn Porter. He’s more of a technical fighter with not much power, but he also is a southpaw, which could complicate the rhythm of this fight.
Timothy Bradley (31-1, 12 KOs) is one of the most determined fighters in the sport of boxing. He has shown the ability to go toe to toe with the very dangerous Ruslan Provodkinov, and outbox the very crafty Juan Manuel Marquez. Coming off a loss against Manny Pacquiao he wants to rebound with a victory against the very underrated and dangerous Diego Chaves (23-2, 19 KOs).
Chaves is a typical power punching aggressive fighter from Argentina with good boxing skills. Both fighters are looking to make a statement this Saturday night in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Please join us as William Araujo gives an insightful and educational look at what it is like to be a union carpenter running for mayor and governor in New Jersey. In his book, The Virgin Politician, he uses generalized descriptions of people, not wanting to concentrate on their actual names, rather his true learning experiences, as he takes a blue-collar journey through politics. Sometimes this book is shocking and sometimes this book is funny. Either way, it showcases an in-depth look at what it is like for the average person to get involved in politics, with absolutely no political experience....a true political virgin.
This show will also feature special guests, Sam Khan and Kristopher Sharp, who both have also navigated entry into the political world.
On the latest episode of the Tale of the Tape the guys preview a busy weekend in the world of boxing headlined by the return of 'The Desert Storm' Timothy Bradley to HBO as he squares of with rugged Argentine slugger Diego Chaves. In a loaded undercard, Matt Korobov goes head-to-head with the 'Irishman' Andy Lee for the WBO middleweight championship of the world and Jose Benavidez looks to make his mark on the 140 pound division as he challenges the crafty veteran Maricio Herrera for the interim WBA junior welterweight title.
On the same evening, in the same town, Showtime presents the the fight night dubbed 'Royal Battle' as British boxing star Amir Khan returns to the ring against Devon Alexander in a welterweight bout. And in a battle of undefeated fighters, knockout artist Keith Thurman takes on Italian fighter Leonard Bundu for Thurman's interim WBA welterweight belt.
Erislandy Lara returns against Ishe Smith in a junior middleweight contest.
All of this and much, much more on a very special and action packed preview edition of the Tale of the Tape!
Tonight at 9PM ET/6PM PT, FightSaga Radio Network presents another evening with Hall of Fame fight legend Don "War a Week" Chargin!!
The six decade fight proponent will give us a promoter's perspective on Brandon Rios' recent demolition of Mike Alvarado!!
- What direction will Top Rank, Inc. take with Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios' career?
- Can "Mile High" Mike comeback from this kind of personal and professional embarassment?
"War a Week" Chargin will also chime in on the recent developments of the ongoing Mayweather/Pacquiao soap opera!!
- Does Mayweather really want this fight?
- What will be the result of Manny and Floyd's meeting in Miami?
At the 30 minute mark, FightSaga Radio will be joined by editior and chief Lee Cleveland
The FS tandem will discuss Bob Arum's recent commentary regarding a potential Mayweather vs. Cotto remtach and a May 30th showdown between Pacquiao and Khan.
- Is the Cotto remtach fiscally realistic?
- Could Pacqauiao lose a risky endeavor with Amir Khan?
Tune in to another insightful discussion with Hall of Fame matchmaker and promoter Don "War a Week" Chargin!!
The show will begin with Recap from an extremely busy and contversial boxing weekend featuring fights on HBO and Showtime. Will Debate the Bradley vs Chaves & Herrera vs Benavidez scorecards. Plus, we Preview what the future holds for Amir Khan, Timothy Bradley, Keith Thurman, Mauricio Herrera, & Andy Lee. Other Topics For Discussion- Mayweather finally speaks out and both trade blows on social media. -Leo Santa Cruz added to the Jan. 17 undercard for Stiverne vs Wilder. -Compare HBO & Showtime Ratings from last Saturday. -Preview weekend fight schedule. Plus more current news topics! Listen Live On Your Phone By Calling 646-381-4990! Listen Live Or Join The Roundtable! Follow on Twitter @RopeADopeRadio
Boxing sports talk radio comes back to Tuesday nights as EastSideBoxing's Resident scribe, Vivek "Vito" Wallace returns on air to kick off the 2015 Calender year. Left-Hook Lounge Radio is a 2 hour long broadcast with a vintage sports talk radio setting, where the fighters fight and the fans talk! If it's at the back of your mind it's at the tip of his tongue! Showtime is 9ET/6PT. Call in live at 949.943.1665 or follow this link to hear what Vito thinks!
Tonight at 9PM ET/6PM PT, FightSaga Radio Network presents a special Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander edition of "The Sweet Science with James Gogue"!!
The three decade fight trainer will outline strategies for both competing fighters in this Saturday night's main event from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two former Junior Welterweight Champions have much to gain and even more to lose in this highly impactful 147 pound meeting. The scheduled twelve round contest is slated to be aried on Showtime Sports.
On the same evening, just down the Vegas strip, former two division world titlist Timothy Bradley will take on the hard punching Diego Chavez of Argentina. Gogue will examine potential fight plans for both Top Rank fighters as well, which will be featured in the main event on HBO World Championship Boxing.
As a bonus, Professor Gogue will also give fight fans a special big fight preview of a potential and seemingly inevitable clash between WBA/IBO Middleweight Champ Gennady Golovkin and 160 pound contender David Lemieux of Canada. The two most feared punchers in the division are ostensibly on a collision course for 2015.
The expert trainer will breakdown all three match-ups on this special edition of "The Sweet Science with James Gogue", exclusively on the FightSaga Radio Network!!
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