120 episodes

Chris Mannix will bring fans closer to the sport and its personalities with in-depth conversations with the top names in boxing.

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Chris Mannix will bring fans closer to the sport and its personalities with in-depth conversations with the top names in boxing.

    When Everything Falls Apart

    When Everything Falls Apart

    Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Keith Idec, senior writer at Boxing Scene. Mannix and Idec discuss boxing's ongoing pandemic problems, from Canelo Alvarez's inability to secure an opponent, Teofimo Lopez balking at Top Rank's offer to face Vasyl Lomachenko, to promoters struggling to put together big events with no crowd. Plus what to expect in Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones, how serious we should take Adrien Broner's talk of returning to 135-pounds and more. Later, Carl Frampton on his experiences during the pandemic, why a third fight with Leo Santa Cruz never happened (and why he still wants it), recovering from the loss to Josh Warrington and what he thinks of 130-pound champion Jamel Herring. 
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Where Does Boxing Go?

    Where Does Boxing Go?

    Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Lou DiBella, longtime boxing promoter and former boxing executive at HBO Sports. Mannix and DiBella dive into the state of boxing, from how the pandemic has impacted small promoters, to how the market will be recalibrated, to what network he is most bullish on to how DAZN adjusts to some new financial realities. Plus DiBella gives updates on Amanda Serrano, Tevin Farner and Sergio Martinez. Later, Teofimo Lopez on how he is training during the pandemic, the latest on the Vasyl Lomachenko negotiations and if he will stay at 135-pounds long enough to face Tank Davis or Ryan Garcia. 
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Here Comes Showtime

    Here Comes Showtime

    Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Mike Coppinger, senior boxing writer at The Athletic, and Stephen Espinoza, president of Showtime Sports. Mannix and Coppinger dive into Showtime's upcoming slate of fights, Canelo's search for a September opponent, Vergil Ortiz's future and more; later, Espinoza goes inside Showtime's schedule, what the network learned from Top Rank's experiences trying to keep its bubble intact, the Showtime/PBC/Fox dynamic and more. Plus, Mannix gives his thoughts on the recently announced exhibition between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Oscar De La Hoya sounds off

    Oscar De La Hoya sounds off

    Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Oscar De La Hoya, boxing Hall of Famer and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. Mannix and De La Hoya talk about how Golden Boy is surviving the pandemic, how serious are De La Hoya's plans to return, the status of Canelo Alvarez's next fight and what is going on between De La Hoya and Ryan Garcia. 
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    • 35 min
    Are the Big Fights Coming?

    Are the Big Fights Coming?

    Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Tim Bradley, former two-division champion and ESPN broadcaster. Mannix and Bradley discuss how boxing has returned on ESPN, who the best young fighter in boxing is, the recently announced Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua deal and more; later, middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade talks about where he is in his career, why he has not been able to land a Canelo fight, PED's in boxing, more. 
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    PED's in Boxing; Callum Smith

    PED's in Boxing; Callum Smith

    Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Keith Idec, senior writer at Boxing Scene. Mannix and Idec discuss Jarrell Miller's latest positive drug test, from Miller's future to why a dangerous sport like boxing has so much trouble keeping performance enhancers out of it. Plus a wild accusation from Team Wilder, the crumbling of a Katie Taylor-Amanda Serrano fight, Canelo's future and more. Later, Callum Smith on his immediate future, how the Canelo fight fell apart and being part of a fighting family. 
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    • 1 hr 11 min

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