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Welcome to The Pug and Copp Boxing Show where, every Monday, Mike Coppinger and Lance Pugmire break news and offer analysis, insight, and opinions about The Sweet Science.

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Welcome to The Pug and Copp Boxing Show where, every Monday, Mike Coppinger and Lance Pugmire break news and offer analysis, insight, and opinions about The Sweet Science.

    Garcia-Redkach Preview, Rosario Upsets Williams, McGregor Back on the Radar, and much more

    Garcia-Redkach Preview, Rosario Upsets Williams, McGregor Back on the Radar, and much more

    Lance and Mike discuss this coming weekend’s Danny Garcia vs. Ivan Redkach bout, Jeison Rosario’s upset win over Julian Williams this past weekend, Eleider Alvarez’s brutal knockout of Michael Seals, the recently added, second Los Angeles Wilder-Fury press conference, a potential Jermall Charlo-Sergiy Derevyanchenko middleweight title fight, Conor McGregor’s name being mentioned by Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, and Bob Arum, welterweight matchmaking, DAZN’s Super Bowl weekend card, and much more.
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    • 34 min
    Wilder-Fury 2 Press Conference, Weekend Fight Recaps, PBC Signings, and more

    Wilder-Fury 2 Press Conference, Weekend Fight Recaps, PBC Signings, and more

    Pug and Copp break down the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury 2 press conference, who won the day, where this fight ranks in Heavyweight history, and what to expect in the lead-up to their February 22 rematch. Plus, recent PBC signings, Canelo Alvarez’s next fight will likely be against Billy Joe Saunders, recapping Claressa Shields’s win over Ivana Habazin and what could be next for her, Joe Smith Jr’s domination over Jesse Hart, Jaime Munguia’s performance against Gary O’Sullivan, looking ahead to Eleider Alvarez vs. Michael Seals, Josh Taylor signing with Top Rank, and more.
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    • 43 min
    Previewing Weekend Trio of Fights, Crawford-Spence Jr. Twitter Battle, 2020 Schedule

    Previewing Weekend Trio of Fights, Crawford-Spence Jr. Twitter Battle, 2020 Schedule

    Lance and Mike are back on the first episode of the new year to discuss a trio of upcoming fights including Jesse Hart vs. Joe Smith, Jr., Ivana Habazin vs. Claressa Shields, and Gary O’Sullivan vs. Jaime Munguia, all set to take place this coming weekend. Plus, the guys talk about Terrence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr. going back-and-forth on Twitter, Gilberto Ramirez missing in action, why this is the right time for a Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao rematch, looking ahead to the 2020 schedule, and more.
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    • 41 min
    Charlo-Harrison 2 Recap, Jacobs-Chavez Jr. Fiasco, Year End Awards, and more

    Charlo-Harrison 2 Recap, Jacobs-Chavez Jr. Fiasco, Year End Awards, and more

    Lance and Mike break down Jermell Charlo’s TKO of Tony Harrison to regain his WBC Super Welterweight title, a wild win for Efe Ajagba over Iago Kiladze on the undercard, the Danial Jacobs-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fiasco, Errol Spence Jr.’s outlook for 2020, and Gervonta Davis vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa to close out the year. Plus, the guys give out their 2019 awards for Fight of the Year, Fighter of the Year, KO of the Year, Trainer of the Year, Upset of the Year, and Best Rivalry of the Year.
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    • 31 min
    Jessie Vargas, Mikey Garcia, Eddie Hearn, and Regis Prograis Join the Show

    Jessie Vargas, Mikey Garcia, Eddie Hearn, and Regis Prograis Join the Show

    Lance and Mike record from Los Angeles at the Mikey Garcia-Jessie Vargas press conference, ahead of their scheduled February 29 fight. First, Jessie Vargas discusses how his fight against Mikey Garcia came together, his thoughts on how the fight will play out, and why he believes he can score an upset on fight night. Then, Eddie Hearn talks about Mikey Garcia-Jessie Vargas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Daniel Jacobs, Bob Arum’s cirticism, NSAC, drug testing, DAZN, and much more. After that, Regis Prograis discusses potentially fighting Mikey Garcia down the line, a Maurice Hooker bout, his outlook for 2020, and more. Finally, Mikey Garcia talks about being very motivated following his loss to Errol Spence Jr., his thought process on taking a fight against Jessie Vargas at 147lbs., a potential Manny Pacquiao matchup, buying himself a car for his 32nd birthday, and more.
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Crawford-Mean Machine Preview, Bob Arum Joins the Show, and Recapping Ruiz-Joshua 2

    Crawford-Mean Machine Preview, Bob Arum Joins the Show, and Recapping Ruiz-Joshua 2

    Lance and Mike recap Anthony Joshua’s victory over Andy Ruiz and give their thoughts on how the fight played out, the potential for a trilogy bout, and the megafight that would be Joshua vs. Wilder. Then, the guys discuss Crawford vs. Mean Machine, Crawford’s need to fight elite talent for the sake of his legacy, and Tiofemo Lopez vs. Richard Commey. Plus, Lance sits down with Top Rank CEO Bob Arum days after his 88th birthday to discuss the Terence Crawford vs. Mean Machine fight, future matchups for Crawford, Tiofemo Lopez vs. Richard Commey, promoting the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury rematch, Michael Conlan’s next fight, and much more.
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    • 54 min

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