Deontay Wilder once again proved his punching power by knocking out Dominic Breazeale in their WBC heavweight title contest. Mike and Steve ask where it ranks in the annals of great heavyweight knockouts and debate whether this changes their opinion of who would win between Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury, They also address Wilder's controversial comments made before that fight about killing an opponent in the ring.
Later, Josh Taylor joins the podcast after becoming a world champion at the weekend by beating Ivan Baranchyk in the World Boxing Super Series semi finals, plus reaction to 'The Monster' Naoya Inoue adding another knockout to his record and Billy Joe Saunders becoming a two weight world champion in Stevenage.
BONUS POD: Groves on retirement, Froch and taking control
Former super middleweight world champion George Groves reflects on the end of his career, his two massive fights against Carl Froch, and how he tried to take control of his career.
Billy Joe's back, Deontay's underrated and Josh Taylor: world champion?
Former super middleweight champion George Groves joins the podcast to talk about the upcoming fights this weekend, including Billy Joe Saunders v Shefat Isufi for the WBO super middleweight world title, Deontay Wilder's return to the ring against former Anthony Joshua opponent Dominic Breazeale, and his former training mate Josh Taylor's bid for a world title in the semi final of the World Boxing Super Series against Ivan Baranchyk in Glasgow.
AJ to Wilder and Fury: The longer you wait, the better I’ll get
Anthony Joshua joins Mike and Steve to talk about his new opponent on June 1st, Andy Ruiz jr, his improvement as a fighter over the last two years, and how he’s changing his approach to training. Joshua’s trainer Rob McCracken also explains why the WBA, IBF and WBO world champion is different to other heavyweights.
Then, Mike and Steve break down Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s points victory over Danny Jacobs over the weekend, and revisit last week’s discussion about performance enhancing drugs in boxing.
Joshua opponent, Whyte takes a risk, and quitting
Nearly two weeks after the news broke that Jarrell Miller had failed tests for multiple performance enhancing drugs, Anthony Joshua's promoters Matchroom have struggled to find a willing opponent. What could be behind some of the top heavyweights' reluctance to fight for three of the four major world titles? There's also reaction to the announcement that Dillian Whyte will fight Oscar Rivas in July, considered by many to be one of the more dangerous opponents in the division. Mike and Steve break down Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez against Danny Jacobs, and reconsider their assessment of the end of Terence Crawford v Amir Khan.