Ferdie Pacheco was the personal physician to 12 world champions, including "The Greatest," Muhammad Ali. The good doctor joined us on the Oct. 29, 2012, to tell stories about his wild ride with Ali, including the fights with Liston, Frazier, Foreman, Spinks and Quarry. Don't miss this colorful conversation with an 85-year-old icon of the sport.
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Expert analysts Travis Hartman and Rizwaan Zahid discuss the JuanMa-Salido fight, Mikey Garcia's future, and the Gamboa-Rios blowup during the March 11, 2012 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show.
Then John J. Raspanti of doghouseboxing.com joins us to review BobMee's brand-new boxing book, "Ali & Liston: The Boy Who Would Be King and the Ugly Bear."
This is Part One of a show that, in Part Two, includes an in-depth interview with undefeated heavyweight contender (and knifing victim) David Rodriguez.
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An amazing year of interviews on The Ringside Boxing Show was capped off on Dec. 18, 2011 by our year-ender show, featuring the best clips from our interviews of Vinny Paz, Irish Pat Lawlor, Angelo Dundee, Dicky Eklund, Harold Lederman, Chuck Wepner, Anthony Dirrell, Howard Davis Jr., and Bobby Czyz. Enjoy this colorful array of segments from a great year.
Boxing's most iconic living trainer, Angelo Dundee, remains active at Miami's Fifth Street Gym at age 90 after a storied career during which he trained Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Willie Pastrano, Luis Rodriguez, Carmen Basilio, Michael Nunn and numerous other world champions.
Dundee made his third appearance on The Ringside Boxing Show for a 40-minute interview about his legendary career. Enjoy this conversation from the Oct. 30, 2011 edition of our program.
Chuck Wepner was a fringe contender who serendipitously was anointed to fight Muhammad Ali for the world heavyweight championship in 1975. He not only went 15 rounds with the champ, but knocked Ali down in the ninth round -- a performance that inspired Sylvester Stallone to write, direct and star in "Rocky."
Enjoy this candid, animated conversation with one of the most interesting boxers of his time, "The Bayonne Bleeder," Chuck Wepner.
Bob Foster, revered as one of the greatest light heavyweights in history, cleaned up the 175-pound division, then moved up the heavyweight to battle Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali and others in a career that earned him spots in the International Boxing Hall of Fame and World Boxing Hall of Fame.
Afterward, he became a deputy sheriff in Albuquerque, his hometown.
Enjoy this rare interview with a colorful and legendary fighter.
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We conducted in-depth interviews with some of the most-compelling figures in boxing history in 2010, including Carlos Palomino, Angelo Dundee, George Chuvalo, Gerry Cooney, Greg haugen, Ron Lyle, Milton McCrory and Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, On our live, Jan. 2 broadcast, we replayed the best clips from our best conversations of the year for a program we called "Best Of The Ringside Boxing Show: 2010." Enjoy!
As the head trainer of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Willie Pastrano, Carmen Basilio, Luis Rodriguez, Sugar Ramos, Jimmy Ellis and numerous other champions, Angelo Dundee ranks among the most iconic figures in the history of boxing. Don't miss this historic, comprehensive conversation with one of the all-time legends of the sport from the October 31 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show.
October marks the 35th anniversary of the greatest heavyweight bout of all time, Ali-Frazier III, "The Thrilla in Manila." Don't miss this fascinating conversation with boxing historian Christopher James Shelton about the concluding chapter of the greatest rivalry in boxing history.
He was personal physician to 12 world champions, including "The Greatest," Muhammad Ali, who he treated for 17 years. Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, "The Fight Doctor," remains a renaissance man at 82 - a painter, a writer, and still a healer. Enjoy an astonishing, in-depth interview on The Ringside Boxing Show with a true icon of the sport of boxing.
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