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

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

    Preview & Prediction: Canelo-Billy Joe Saunders, who will triumph w/ Eddie Hearn

    Preview & Prediction: Canelo-Billy Joe Saunders, who will triumph w/ Eddie Hearn

    Mike, reporting from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and Lance...from home...preview Saturday's Canelo-Billy Joe Saunders showdown. Not much needs to be said here except: who ya got? Plus, Mike's 1-on-1 convo with Eddie Hearn discussing his bounce back from the pandemic; Fury-Joshua, could it be announced on Saturday; and, obviously, his thoughts on Canelo-BJS.

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    Pug and Snake Show: Our 1-on-1 with Canelo; Canelo-Billy Joe Saunders preview; Paul-Mayweather look-ahead & Felix Verdejo charges w/ Sergio Mora

    Pug and Snake Show: Our 1-on-1 with Canelo; Canelo-Billy Joe Saunders preview; Paul-Mayweather look-ahead & Felix Verdejo charges w/ Sergio Mora

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    Lance welcomes DAZN analyst, one-half of the 'JABS with Mannix and Mora' show, and former light middleweight champion, Sergio Mora, to the podcast. Lance and Sergio preview Saturday's blockbuster Canelo-Billy Joe Saunders war. Does BJS have a puncher's chance to win? What will the Brit need to do to prevail? What are some deficiencies in his game Canelo can exploit? Lance joins the pound-for-pound king, himself, Canelo Alvarez, to preview Saturday's glove gauntlet. After, Lance and Sergio predict Saturday's outcome before reflecting on last Saturday's heavyweight fight between Andy Ruiz Jr. and Chris Arreola. What's next for Ruiz, Arreola? Plus, Fury-Joshua thoughts; Paul-Mayweather insight, and Felix Verdejo charged with kidnapping resulting in death, among other charges.

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    Chris Arreola joins the show + who's next for Berlanga, Pacquiao-Crawford "dead in the water" & Ruiz Jr.-Arreola preview

    Chris Arreola joins the show + who's next for Berlanga, Pacquiao-Crawford "dead in the water" & Ruiz Jr.-Arreola preview

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    Mike and Lance recap Edgar Berlanga's win by unanimous decision over Demond Nicholson. Though Berlanga's first-round KO streak stops at 16, he demonstrated his immense talent, who could be next to fight one of boxing's fastest rising stars? The guys touch on Navarette-Diaz and Pacquioa-Crawford negotiations "dead in the water". Lance sits down with Chris Arreola to preview Saturday's heavyweight contest against Andy Ruiz Jr.

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    Mayweather-Paul exhibition tentatively set, Mike's Triller experience, Hearn-DAZN partnership & weekend preview w/ Edgar "The Chosen One" Berlanga aka "The Monster"

    Mayweather-Paul exhibition tentatively set, Mike's Triller experience, Hearn-DAZN partnership & weekend preview w/ Edgar "The Chosen One" Berlanga aka "The Monster"

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    Back from his dank-filled Triller broadcast, MIke describes his experience working with Snoop Dogg, Pete Davidson, Oscar De La Hoya, and more. He and Lance reflect on Jake Paul's first-round knockout of Ben Askren and discuss the social media tumult regarding a fixed fight. The guys also discuss Triller's next boxing bonanza with Lopez-Kambosas as well as Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul's exhibition is tentatively set for June 5th, which is news that Mike broke. Where could the fight be hosted? What are the stipulations? Eddie Hearn struck a massive deal with DAZN, but what happens next with Sky Sports boxing broadcasts? Undefeated knockout icon Edgar Berlanga joins the guys to preview his fight against Demond Nicholson.

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    Boots Ennis ends Lipinets' night, 147-pound rankings & Boo Boo's waiting on a big fight w/ Demetrius Andrade

    Boots Ennis ends Lipinets' night, 147-pound rankings & Boo Boo's waiting on a big fight w/ Demetrius Andrade

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    Mike and Lance revisit Jaron "Boots" Ennis' Saturday night KO of Sergy Lipinets, and discuss the 23-year-old on-the-cusp star's future plans. The guys stay true to the 147-pound motif and rank their top-10 welterweights. Three-time world champion Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade joins the podcast to help preview his upcoming showdown against Liam Williams (10:00). Boo Boo outlines what it will take to score a premiere fight; explains why other prodigious fighters avoid him; if he'd be willing to move up in weight class to ink a headlining bout, and if the words "Benevidez-Andrade" are sweet-sounding. Pug and Copp analyze Joe Smith Jr.'s, the newest light heavyweight champion, win over Maxim Vlasov (31:00). Plus, is there anyone Jamie Munguia could fight, and Conor Benn impresses.

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    Peter Kahn, Triller Chief Boxing Officer, joins P&C + Ennis-Lipinets & Smith Jr.-Vlasov picks

    Peter Kahn, Triller Chief Boxing Officer, joins P&C + Ennis-Lipinets & Smith Jr.-Vlasov picks

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    Mike and Lance welcome Triller Chief Boxing Officer Peter Kahn to the podcast to discuss Triller's foray into boxing, its influencers and legends fights, what's next for the company, how Lopez-Kambosos purse bid went down, and so much more. The guys also pick winners for Ennis-Lipinets and Smith Jr.-Vlasov.

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Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
67 Ratings

67 Ratings

Guy Hung ,

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Not to discredit the interview but his condition and what happened is not breaking news lol he said this on Brian Custers podcast

moneymandan ,

The BEST

Best insiders in boxing and great interviews!

Whoelse50 ,

5 stars

Really enjoy the show fellas!

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