Joshua v Franklin: In conversation with Eddie Hearn
As fight night edges closer, Steve sits down with Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn. While eating prawn tempura, they chat AJ, Franklin and the latest regarding Conor Benn’s future.
Joshua v Franklin: Who is Franklin?
Steve takes the pod to the press conference ahead of the big fight this weekend to learn more about AJ’s opponent. He speaks to Franklin himself, as well as his promoter Dmitri Salita and his trainer Jesse Addison. And Matchroom CEO Frank Smith tells Steve what’s involved in making a fight like this.
Joshua v Franklin: Analysing AJ’s last fight
Richie Woodhall joins Steve to watch back Anthony Joshua's last fight when he lost on points to Oleksandr Usyk. They discuss what he did well, what he didn’t do so well and what learnings he can take into this weekend’s fight against Jermaine Franklin.
Joshua v Franklin: The week starts here
Frazer Clarke and Richie Woodhall join Steve as the build-up to Anthony Joshua's return to the ring this weekend begins. With both having spent years in the gym with him, they share their unique insight into the two-time former unified world heavyweight champion. We also hear from his promoter Eddie Hearn who’s been out to Dallas to his training camp. And we speak to Lawrence Okolie who defended his WBO cruiserweight belt in Manchester on Saturday night.
Lawrence, Lyndon and a lot of fighting
Steve is joined by Joe Gallagher and Anthony Crolla to look ahead to a big weekend of boxing. We hear from Lawrence Okolie as he defends his WBO Cruiserweight title against David Light on Saturday. And Lyndon Arthur, who fights on Friday shares his remarkable story into professional boxing with the help of his trainer Pat Barrett. Plus, Boxxer CEO Ben Shalom joins the pod to chat about his show this weekend in Manchester.