Punch 2 The Face Radio

Punch 2 The Face Radio

Hot takes on all things Boxing. With news and interviews from those bringing the action in combat sports today.

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September 9, 2021 49 min
Draws, drug test, covid cancellations and an ex-president commentating. Boxing is in a weird and honestly sad state of affairs. We’ll try our best to talk things through this week.  Oscar Valdez will be allowed to fight this week and still defend his title against Robson Conceicao. So who should we be looking at side eye here, WBC, the athletic commission, Top Rank or Valdez? We’ll discuss this and the other fights on Friday's...
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Drugs are bad. Drugs are bad in boxing. Oscar Valdez test positive, so what's next for him and his schedule bout next week? We’ll discuss the misreported cause of the failed test, any pattern with Team Canelo and more.  Repeat or redemption. Can Josh Warrington get his payback versus Lara? We’ll talk about this week’s card from Matchroom and give out Fight Picks. 
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August 26, 2021 39 min
The end of an era and the start of a new. Yordenis Ugas pulled the upset and beat a legend in Manny Pacquiao. We’ll discuss how he did and what the road holds ahead for Ugas. And if this is it for Manny, how will boxing remember and rank him.  Crawford vs. Porter is heading to a purse bid.....the will be streamed live on social media. So who will win the bid and do we really think the fight will happen on December 18? 
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August 19, 2021 107 min
It’s fight week, but not the fight we thought we would get. So how will Pacquiao vs. Ugas playout? Helping us breakdown and discuss this newly formed main event is incomparable Adam Abramowitz of SaturdayNightBoxing.com.  Our guest this week is famed cut man Mike Rodriguez. From working homicides in Los Angles to being a in corner of some of today’s top stars, he’s truly “in the blood business”. We’ll get his perspective of how cu...
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Was going to do a show this week, but a lot of things have happen while I've been on vacation. Spence out, Ugas in. Boxing judges & the  WBA jerk Fox. David Benavidez out due to Covid. With these and a few other topics going on, I am doing this "Vacation Edition" of the show.
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August 5, 2021 60 min
Covid is still a thing and altered a lot matchups last week. We’ll recap week one of “Fight Camp” and PBC’s return to FOX. Hell we’ll even preview cards coming this week again from Matchroom and PBC.  Last show before vacation so gonna even open up the phone and talk boxing with the people. 
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July 29, 2021 45 min
So deal or no deal? We’ll have the latest on the potential mega fight between Caleb Plant and Canelo at 168 and latest on Terence Crawford and Shawn Porter.  At 35 can Joe Joyce make any noise in the heavyweight division? We recap his win on Carlos Takam and what the future holds for Joyce.  Also on tap  The return of Fight Camp PBC of FOX 
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July 22, 2021 75 min
Was the draw the correct call or was someone robbed? A lot to take in and decipher from Charlo vs. Castano, so we welcome back co-host Adam Abramowitz from SaturdayNightBoxing.com to help us figure things out. Joshua vs Usyk is now?official?for 9/25 in the UK, so who is the early favorite and why? Canelo vs. Plant is getting close to becoming a done deal, are we?over looking?Plant’s chances? Will Lopez vs?Kambosos?actually see t...
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July 15, 2021 54 min
We will get a true champion at super-welterweight this weekend as Jermell Charlo and Brian Castano will face. So who will walk ahead with all of the belts and true status at number 1 at 154lbs? We breakdown this unification bout and who each guy has a chance to win.  Is Gliberto “Zurdo” Ramirez set to become the next star for Golden Boy? Is Joseph Diaz a real player at 135lb? We’ll recap Golden Boy’s latest card and the upcoming r...
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July 8, 2021 46 min
Loaded card from Golden Boy leads this week's action. Gilberto Ramirez makes his Golden Boy debut, Diaz moves up in weight and Seniesa Estrada challenges for another belt. We’ll talk about Friday’s card and Golden Boy’s future.  Tim Tszyu faces another domestic opponent in Stevie Spark. The time is now for Tim to start facing real opposition outside of his continent.  Also on tap  Colbert wins but fails to wow Triller links u...
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July 1, 2021 48 min
No upsets and some burning questions were answered. Loma’s shoulder looked good, so will a rematch with Teofimo Lopez have a different ending? Gervonta “Tank” Davis showed his power can move up to 140, so should that be his new home? We’ll recap last weekend’s action and what maybe down the line for both the winners and the losers.  Chris Colbert gets a late replacement in Tugstogt Nyambayar, who maybe a far better opponent than G...
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June 24, 2021 116 min
Loma’s return, a PPV event and the Chavez family continuing to be a sad story in boxing. A lot to talk about this week, so the one and only Adam Abramowitz of SaturdayNightBoxing.com is back with us to talk things out.  Vasyl Lomachenko returns this weekend from a loss and from injury. What should we be looking for in his bout with Masayoshi Nakatani? Gervonta “Tank” Davis moves up in weight once again, this time to 140 and facing...
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June 17, 2021 51 min
When is a win, a win? Shakur Stevenson looked less than stellar in win over Jeremiah Nakathila, so was this a one off or cause for concern? We’ll discuss his win and how he now matches up with Herring and Valdez.  Inoue, Charlo, Mayer and the Chavez Family are all in action this weekend. But Teofimo Lopez is not. We’ll talk about of this weekend’s cards and who and what you need to keep an eye out for. 
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June 10, 2021 79 min
Sharuk Stevenson is back in business this week and looks to get a step closer to another title. Will Jeremiah Nakathila cuase ant derails from Stevenson vs. Herring happening later this year?  This we welcome three fighters who will be a apert of “The Underground Showdown” in Atlanta on 6/19. Making his second appearance on the show is Floyd “Kid Austin” Schofield”, co-main eventer Abel Aparicio and main eventer Jimmy “Quiet Sto...
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June 3, 2021 43 min
Nonito Donaire turned back the time and turned out the lights of Nordine Oubaali. We’ll talk about his big win and newly won title and who should be next for the 38 year old.  While Devin Haney didn’t win with sizzle, he did pass the toughest test of his young career. Now that Jorge Linares is out of the way, is Haney ready for a unification fight next?  Also on tap  Pascal gets busted Dubios Return 321 Boxing  
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May 27, 2021 49 min
Josh Taylor is now the undisputed, unified super-lightweight champion of the world. I’ll recap all of the action I was able to see live from this historical event. As well as to want is next for Taylor and Jose Ramirez after great effort from both men.  This weekend will be the toughest test in the still young career of Devin Haney. He will defend his portion of the lightweight championship as he faces former titlist Jorge Linares...
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May 20, 2021 81 min
Another one of the big fights 2021 is finally here, as we get unification in the lightweight division. Back with us this week is Adam Abramowitz of SaturdayNightBoxing.com to help dissect all aspects that is Jose Ramirez versus Josh Taylor. With all the belts and bragging right on the line, we’ll tell you the keys to victory for both men and who we think will stand as the top guy at 140.  Brandon Figueroa made statement in stopp...
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May 13, 2021 49 min
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez proved once again he is the biggest star in boxing today. So of course, we are already asking “What’s next”? We talk Canelo’s quest to become undisputed unified champion at super-middleweight and if there is anyone in his path who can stop him.  Did karma come and bite Billy Joe Saunders? I’ll explain how he didn’t quit and what the future my hold for him.   Luis Nery vs Brandon Figueroa headline this week&#...
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May 6, 2021 49 min
It’s Canelo Fight Week! Well....we think. We will give an update on all the drama surrounding Saturday nights fight and the keys to victory for Canelo and Billy Joe Saunders.  Four heavyweights fought over the weekend and need were terribly impressive. We recap Ruiz vs. Arreloa and Chisora vs. Parker and what the future holds for both the winners and losers.    Also on tap  Felix Verdejo is a murder Katie Taylor Florida says no ...
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April 29, 2021 65 min
Heavyweights will be on full display this weekend on two cards from two different countries. We’ll breakdown Dereck Chisora vs. Joseph Parker from England and Andy Ruiz vs Chris Arreola from Carson, CA cards and how the aftermath will affect the division.    He’s awkward and seems not to have any dance partners at 126. So is it time for Emanuel Navarrete to move up to 130? No that the KO strike is over what have we learned about ...
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