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 Robert "The  Ghost" Guerrero has won three world championship belts, plus three additional interim world titles, while compiling a career record of 29-1-1, wtih 18 KOs.

 We spoke to him in-depth on the June 24, 2012 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show as he was nearing the end of his training camp in Lake Tahoe for a July 28 showtown with undefeated Euro Selcuk Aydin, an HBO fight in San Jose.

 We spoke to Guerrero about Aydin, PEDs, the top fighters in and near his weight division, and multiple other topics in a lively interview.

 This is Part III of that show.

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Lateef Kayode began boxing in his native Nigeria, then migrated to the United States, where he connected with four-time "Trainer of the Year" Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood. After battling Antonio Tarver to a 12-round draw on Showtime, Kayode is 18-0-1, with 15 KOs, and has plans to fight for a world title soon.

This was one of the most colorful and animated (if difficult to decipher) conversations we've had on The Ringside Boxing Show in a long time.  Enjoy this interview with a very unique personality.

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Expert boxing analysts Travis Hartman and Rizwaan Zahid discuss the controversy surrounding Timothy Bradley's split-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao in-depth with co-hosts Dennis Taylor and Irish Joe O'Rourke.

 This is the first half of our June 10, 2012 show, which features an in-depth interview with super featherweight contender Vicente Escobedo during the second half. Enjoy.

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He has three losses among his 29 pro fights, but two were split decisions, and all three came in the lightweight division -- reasons to respect Vicente Escobedo as a credible challenger on July 21 against undefeated WBO super featherweight champ Adrien Broner.

Escobedo is a colorful, charismatic and confident fighter, enjoying a career renaissanse at 130 pounds, the weight at which he believes he should have been fighting all along. The 2004 U.S. Olympian talked in-depth to us about his life, his career, and his prospects of talking Broner's crown on the June 10, 2012 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show. Be sure to check out this compelling interview with a talented and upset-minded fighter.+

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 This is the first half of  June 3, 2012 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show, featuring expert analyst Travis Hartman discussing the weekend action, the Paul Williams tragedy and more. The second half of Sunday's show was an exclusive interview with Gabriel Montoya of MaxBoxing.com, who discussed the culture of Performance Enhancing Drugs in the sport.

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Over the past three years, Gabriel Montoya has emerged as the most-educated boxing writer in the world about performance-enhancing drugs, and was recently among the first to break news that Andre Berto and Lamont Peterson had tested dirty. Most recently he found himself in the headlines for alleging that Floyd Mayweather Jr. may have tested positive for PEDs on three different occasions, and has lobbied Mayweather and Golden Boy Promotions to release the result of the tests in question.

Montoya joined us to discuss Mayweather, Berto, Peterson and boxing's drug culture on the June 3, 2012 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show. Be sure to check out his fascinating take on PEDs in the sport.

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