"The Neutral Corner" boxing podcast covers all the latest news in the fight game. Every Monday, host Michael Montero is joined by a special guest and takes listener calls from around the world. He is never afraid to ruffle feathers when he gives hot takes and goes on heated rants.
Montero is a writer for The Ring magazine, a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) and a voter for the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF).
Michael Montero: Ask Me Anything (JAN 2021)
You dropped your questions, now it's time for the answers! Join in live to chop it up with me - boxing, life, relationships, politics - anything goes.
Episode 250: Ioka stops Tanaka, Garcia stops Campbell; a look at "The Fab Five"
On episode 250 of The Neutral Corner boxing podcast, host Michael Montero takes a look at "The Fab Five", a group of young American fighters campaigning in/around the lightweight division: Teofimo Lopez, Gervonta Davis, Ryan Garcia, Shakur Stevenson and Devin Haney. Next, Montero reviews Garcia's stoppage win over Luke Campbell in Dallas and Kazuto Ioka's domination of Kosei Tanaka in Tokyo. Did Garcia prove himself? Is Ioka pound for pound?
Episode 249: Best of 2020 Awards; previews of Ioka vs Tanaka, Garcia vs Campbell
On episode 249 of The Neutral Corner boxing podcast, host Michael Montero announces some upcoming changes to the show and gives his choices for the Best Of Boxing in 2020. Next, he reviews recent wins by Tim Tszyu, Charles Conwell, Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. Last but not least, Montero reviews the fight schedule for the final week of the year. Kazuto Ioka (25-2) vs. Kosei Tanaka (15-0) in Tokyo, and Ryan Garcia (20-0, 17KO) vs. Luke Campbell (20-3) in Dallas, Texas on DAZN.
Random Monday Boxing Chat
What did we learn last weekend? Both Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin won big, will they fight for a third time in 2021? Is Alvarez #1 pound for pound right now? The IBHOF class of 2021 was announced, why didn't Miguel Cotto and James Toney get in?
Episode 248: Joshua stops Pulev, Nakatani upsets Verdejo, Golovkin and Canelo return
On episode 248 of The Neutral Corner boxing podcast, host Michael Montero goes on a quick rant on inept judges, then reviews the come from behind win by Masayoshi Nakatani over Felix Verdejo, Anthony Joshua stopping Kubrat Pulev, and Shakur Stevenson and Chris Colbert scoring dominant wins in showcase bouts. Next, Montero previews a loaded schedule for the week. Tim Tszyu fights in Australia on Wednesday, Charles Conwell fights in Los Angles on Thursday, Gennady Golovkin returns to the ring in Florida on Friday, and Canelo Alvarez faces Callum Smith on Saturday. Jaron Ennis headlines a Showtime card as well.
Miami Radio Interview (11-DEC-2020)
Michael Montero joins former DAZN producer Jim Rodriguez on the Miami, Florida "Onside Radio" show to discuss the Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev fight, the heavyweight division, Tyson vs Jones, the health of boxing among mainstream sports and more.
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