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Hall of Fame-bound referee has seen some of the greatest fights of all time from an arm's length away, including Corrales-Castillo (perhaps the most-spectacular 10-round fight in history), the Rios-Alvarado rematch, Pacquiao-Marquez III, Pacquiao-Barrera II, Hopkins-Jones II, Mayweather-Marquez, and, most recently, Tyson Fury's upset of Wladimir Klitschko and Vasyl Lomachenko's systematic dismantling of Nicholas Walters.

We picked his brain about being where the blood, sweat, saliva, and snot flies, and the descriptions were epic. Don't miss this conversation with one of the best refs of our generation.

Our Tony Weeks interview is preceeded by our expert analysts, Travis Hartman, Rizwaan Zahid, and John J. Raspanti, who dissect Jorge Linares' domination of Anthony Crolla (and his probably ill-fated desire to take on Mikey or Lomachenko), Andre Ward's level of interest in a Kovalev rematch, Golovkin's disappointing PPV numbers, and more.

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Dennis Taylor (host), Travis Hartman, Rizwaan Zahid and John J. Raspanti (expert analysts), and Christopher James Shelton (boxing historian).

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How much does Brandon Rios love boxing? He named all five of his children, and both of his dogs, after fighters.

That's why few of us thought we'd seen the last of him last November when he lost by TKO to Timothy Bradley.

Rios, one of the greatest action fighters in recent history, joined us for a lively and (surprise, surprise!) occasionally profane in-depth interview, during which he talked extensively about the Bradley bout, parting ways with longtime trainer Robert Garcia, his relationship with arch rival/buddy Mike Alvarado, and his plans for redemption.

"Bam Bam" gave us 30 of the most-spectacular minutes we've ever had on The Ringside Boxing Show. Don't miss this one.

The Brandon Rios interview is preceded by a raucous roundtable during which John J. Raspanti, Travis Hartman, and Rizwaan Zahid review Shane Mosley's final (?) fight, why David Avanesyan is fighting the Thurman-Porter winner, Alexander Povetkin's unmitigated gall, why Danny Jacobs is angling toward Sergio Mora and away from Golovkin, and much more.

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As an ordained minister, Richard Steele presided over the funerals of Eddie Futch and Diego Corrales. He was a U.S. Marine Corps teammate of Ken Norton (and, like Norton, trined under Futch). As a Hall of Fame referee, he officiated many of the greatest fights in boxing history, including Hagler-Hearns, Hagler-Leonard, Arguello-Pryor, and, of course, Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Meldrick Taylor (which Steele infamously stopped 2 seconds before the bell with Chavez - 68-0 -- losing on two scorecards.)

Our time with this International Boxing Hall of Famer was far too short, but Steele used every minute to regale us with a sensational peek into boxing's inner sanctum. Don't miss this remarkable conversation with a bona fide boxing legend.

The Richard Steele interview is preceded by insight from analysts Travis Hartman, Rizwaan Zahid and John J. Raspanti into Roy Jones Jr's new listing on the Ukraine's "Enemies of State" list, the 130,000 cigarettes Mayorga has smoked since the first Mosley fight, the sanity of betting on Lemieux (a 16-1 underdog) to beat Golovkin, and the epic carnage that could be Rios-Provodnikov.

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