32 episodes

Career Profiles explores the highs, lows and professional boxing careers of the sports most legendary names. Each episode features stories of where it all began and the trials and tribulations inside and outside of the famous squared circle. Find us on the Sport Social website: https://podcast.sport-social.co.uk/podcast/career-profiles/

Career Profiles BTR Boxing Podcast Network

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 22 Ratings

Career Profiles explores the highs, lows and professional boxing careers of the sports most legendary names. Each episode features stories of where it all began and the trials and tribulations inside and outside of the famous squared circle. Find us on the Sport Social website: https://podcast.sport-social.co.uk/podcast/career-profiles/

    Wayne McCullough

    Wayne McCullough

    Wayne Pocket Rocket McCullough is a former professional boxer from Northern Ireland who competed from 1993 to 2008. He held the WBC bantamweight title from 1995 to 1997, and challenged six times for world titles at super-bantamweight and featherweight.

    Sean & Johnston take you through the life and times of the history making bantamweight from Northern Ireland that brought more than just pride to his country he kept boxing in Ireland on the map and shared the ring with some of the great fighters of the 1990s.

    • 2 hrs 4 min
    Salvador Sanchez

    Salvador Sanchez

    Salvador Sánchez Narváez (January 26, 1959 – August 12, 1982) was a Mexican professional boxer born in the town of Santiago Tianguistenco, Estado de México. Sanchez was the WBC and lineal featherweight champion from 1980 to 1982. Many of his contemporaries as well as boxing writers believe that had it not been for his premature death, Sánchez could have gone on to become the greatest featherweight boxer of all time.

    Sean & Johnston take you through the life, boxing career, and untimely demise of the late, great featherweight champion.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Evander Holyfield

    Evander Holyfield

    Evander Holyfield (born October 19, 1962) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2011. He reigned as the undisputed champion at cruiserweight in the late 1980s and at heavyweight in the early 1990s, and remains the only boxer in history to win the undisputed championship in two weight classes in the three belt era

    Sean & Johnston take you through the life and times of Evander Holyfield's with stories of his early introduction to the sport and his time at the 1984 Olympic Games plus the trials and tribulations of his professional boxing career.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Barney Ross

    Barney Ross

    Barney Ross was more than just one of the best boxers who ever lived. A Jew whose life was largely defined by anti-Semitism, he was a hero to his people, no less than Benny Leonard before him.

    Sean & Johnston take you through a journey from the “Bloody Maxwell” neighbourhood to becoming a dual world champion and a decorated war veteran.

    Barney Ross has a story that defines an era!

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Jack Johnson (Part Two)

    Jack Johnson (Part Two)

    John Arthur Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), nicknamed the "Galveston Giant", was an American boxer who was widely regarded as one of the most influential boxers of all time, and one of the period's most dominant champions, and as a boxing legend.

    In the second part of the story, we cover:

    Becoming Champion
    The Party Life
    His Career & Retirement
    Prison Time
    The End
    Legacy

    • 2 hrs 18 min
    Jack Johnson (Part One)

    Jack Johnson (Part One)

    John Arthur Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), nicknamed the "Galveston Giant", was an American boxer who was widely regarded as one of the most influential boxers of all time, and one of the period's most dominant champions, and as a boxing legend.

    In part one we cover:

    The introduction to boxing
    Battle Royals
    Riding The Rails
    Becoming A Force To Be Reckoned With
    A Trip To Australia
    The Boat Ride From Hell

    • 1 hr 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

JohnnoB1082 ,

Superb

Great work! Keep up the good work!

potatoe190 ,

Very good

Great podcast really enjoyed it informative and entertaining

Geejayok ,

Best boxing podcast out there !!

I’ve been looking for a boxing podcast that covers the careers of some of the worlds greatest boxers and I after say I haven’t been disappointed the research is top class and the presenters tell the stories perfectly if not sometimes butchering a few of the names and places :-) keep up the good work and I’ll keep listening.

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