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T.J. Rives gets you ready for every big fight in the sport of Boxing on his "Big Fight Weekend" podcast. From analysis to outstanding guest interviews, to the latest news and predictions on the biggest fights in the sport, T.J. covers it all on Big Fight Weekend.

Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/big-fight-weekend/donations

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T.J. Rives gets you ready for every big fight in the sport of Boxing on his "Big Fight Weekend" podcast. From analysis to outstanding guest interviews, to the latest news and predictions on the biggest fights in the sport, T.J. covers it all on Big Fight Weekend.

Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/big-fight-weekend/donations

    Full Ep: David Payne and Marquis Johns on Dubois-Joyce /Tyson-Jones 11 27

    Full Ep: David Payne and Marquis Johns on Dubois-Joyce /Tyson-Jones 11 27

    On our latest preview podcast, Host T.J. Rives is back with special guest for insight and analysis.

    First up, from over in England is David Payne, aka "The Boxing Writer" of his own site, boxingwriter.co.uk, who will have great perspective on Saturday night's British unbeaten heavyweight Contender showdown between young knockout artist, Daniel Dubois and veteran unbeaten fighter, Joe Joyce.

    Both of these fighters are hoping for a potential World title shot in 2021 and know that they have to be impressive in victory in this one.

    Next up on the podcast, Marquis Johns, Senior writer a BigFightweekend.com, comes back aboard. He and T.J. take a look at other interesting cards, as well.

    This includes: a Super Middleweight non-title showdown involving former World Middleweight title holder, Daniel Jacobs and veteran Gabe Rosato. The fight will take place at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida, on Friday night.

    T.J. and Marquis, then transition to give their thoughts as well on the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones main event for late Saturday night in Los Angeles. This, as the 54 year old former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Tyson, who hasn't been in a ring professionally in 15 years, will battle the former three Division World Champ, and 51 year old Jones.

    But, what's going on with the actual rules of this fight and and why is there so much controversy on how, and if, a winner will be determined? Will these guys be worn out in 3-4 rounds?

    Get all of the info and insight, as part of the "Big Fight Weekend Podcast." And, make sure to subscribe / five-star rate and review us on Apple podcasts, Spotify, etc!!

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Full Ep: Bernardo Osuna of ESPN 11 20

    Full Ep: Bernardo Osuna of ESPN 11 20

    Put up your Dukes! It's a brand new edition of the show, as Host T.J. Rives and Marquis Johns, Sr. Writer of BigFightWeekend.com, are back on board recapping the Terence Crawford World Welterweight Title win over England's Kell Brook and much more!

    They welcome in right away, the familiar face and voice of ESPN's Bernardo Osuna. Bernardo has been part of the "World Wide Leader in Sports" coverage of Boxing for over a decade. And he was part of the call last Saturday night in Las Vegas.

    Bernardo not only has insight on Crawford's win, what's next for him, but also the replay controversy in the co-feature fight between Joshua Franco and Andrew Moloney that resulted in no decision being declared after 2 rounds.

    Bernardo also shares stories of working sequestered in the Las Vegas "bubble" for ESPN in the MGM Grand Hotel. And, he relays GREAT stuff on the Jose Zepada vs. Ivan Baranchyk that he called that may be 2020 fight of the year.

    Finally, Marquis is back to help preview the two fight cards in London and back in the U.S. in Los Angeles for Saturday night, as well.

    Hear it all as part of the "Big Fight Weekend" podcast. And make sure to subscribe/5 star rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc.!!

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    • 45 min
    Full Ep: Crawford-Brook Preview with Abraham Gonzalez 11 13

    Full Ep: Crawford-Brook Preview with Abraham Gonzalez 11 13

    It's our latest version of the show, as host T.J. Rives and guests get set to preview Saturday night's WBO World Welterweight title defense of Terence Crawford against England's Kell Brook.

    First, it's a "roundtable" discussion with T.J., Marquis Johns of BigFightWeekend.com and Abraham Gonzalez of NYFights.com. The guys discuss how enthused (or not) they are about this title defense by Crawford and where he deserves to be ranked on the best "pound for pound" fighter list?

    Abraham also gives his thoughts on whether Crawford may be moving on from Top Rank Boxing promotion to get a better 147 lb. fight with Premier Boxing Champions?

    Then, Marquis stays aboard to give his opinions on the rest of Saturday night Crawford-Brook card and fighters to watch. Johns also will have his eyes on the female title fights Saturday in London from Matchroom boxing featuring Undisputed Lightweight Women's World Champ, Katie Taylor.

    Hear it all on "Big Fight Weekend" podcast and make sure to subscribe/5 star rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc.!!

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    • 44 min
    Full Ep: Sergio Mora w/preview of Haney-Gamboa 11 6

    Full Ep: Sergio Mora w/preview of Haney-Gamboa 11 6

    It's a brand new edition of our show, as more fight cards get set to take place in Florida and L.A. And host T.J. Rives is back to preview it with his guests.

    First, Sergio Mora, former fighter now DAZN boxing analyst, comes aboard to talk the Devin Haney Yuriorkis Gamboa WBC World Lightweight Title fight that he is calling on Saturday night in Hollywood, FL.

    Can the young unbeaten Haney easily dispose of the veteran Gamboa in this scheduled 12 rounder?

    Next, Marquis Johns, Sr. Writer of BigFightWeekend.com, is up next to discuss the Haney title fight and the Premier Boxing Champions card in Los Angeles featuring Heavyweight contenders in Los Angeles.

    We also cover the breaking story where Lightweight title holder and one of the sport's exciting, young stars, Gervonta Davis is under investigation for a hit and run car wreck with injuries in Baltimore. Davis, who just won by spectacular KO last Saturday night is alleged to have caused the wreck and could be back in trouble with the law.

    Hear us discuss it all and preview the fights on the "Big Fight Weekend" podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc.!!

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    • 51 min
    Full Ep: Reap of Davis and Monster KOs 11 2 20

    Full Ep: Reap of Davis and Monster KOs 11 2 20

    It's a special recap edition of our show, as we had multiple important World Championship fight cards this past weekend. Host T.J. Rives and Marquis Johns, Sr. Writer of Big Fight Weekend.com, are back to go over all of it with insight and analysis.

    First, the guys discuss the Friday night win by unbeaten, Middleweight contender Jaime Munguia in the Golden Boy main event in California.

    Then, they give their thoughts on Ukranian Heavyweight contender Oleksandr Usyk and his decision win Saturday night in London in the Matchroom Boxing main event over Dereck Chisora. Is Usyk truly a Heavyweight or is he finding out now that his big punches at Crusierweight aren't as impactful in the biggest division in boxing?

    Next the guys discuss a candidate for KO of the Year, as Gervonta "Tank" Davis remained undefeated and bombed Leo Santa Cruz out with one, big left uppercut in the sixth round of their WBA Jr. Lightweight title PPV from PBC main event in San Antonio, TX.

    What are Marquis' thoughts on the KO and it's place with other big KO moments in 2020. And what's up next for Davis either at 130 or 135 lbs.??

    Finally, the guys also cover another impressive KO win. This one by Japanese star and World Bantamweight Champ, Naoya "The Monster" Inoue. Inoue disposed of Australian Jason Moloney, also with a single big punch in the 7th round of their 118 lb. World Title fight in the Top Rank Boxing bubble in Vegas.

    Inoue is one of the most exciting fighters that most in the U.S. have only briefly seen or hear of, so, what's next for him too?

    Hear it all and make sure to subscribe/5 star rate and review "Big Fight Weekend" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc.!!


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    • 32 min
    Full Ep: Al Bernstein and Jason Moloney 10 30 20

    Full Ep: Al Bernstein and Jason Moloney 10 30 20

    On the latest edition of the show, Host T.J. Rives is back and getting ready for a massive weekend of fights from London to Las Vegas to Texas and even, Friday night in California.

    First, Showtime Boxing analyst and Hall of Famer, Al Bernstein is on board and ready to talk about the Saturday night PPV battle in San Antonio, TX, between Gervonta Davis and Leo Santa Cruz. Find out what Al is watching for from both fighters and how big of a concern is Davis' ability to make weight?

    Next up, Sr. Writer Marquis Johns of BigFightWeekend.com take over with an interview of Bantamweight contender Jason Moloney of Australia. Moloney will be the Underdog on Saturday night against Unified champ, Naoya "The Monster" Inoue in Las Vegas. Why is Moloney so confident that he will take the Monster's best shots and pull the upset?

    Finally, T.J. and Marquis go over all the fights of prominence on the weekend and make some picks, including with betting odds analysis.

    Hear it all on "The Big Fight Weekend" podcast. And, make sure to Subscribe/5 star rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc.!!!

    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/big-fight-weekend/donations

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