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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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Believe it or not, prizefighting was a popular sport 3,000 years ago in the Middle East, and, in fact, Jesus Christ, himself, most likely was as familiar with the name of the most-famous boxer of his era as most of us are today with names like Pacquiao, Mayweather, even Ali.

This bit of boxing history could only have been recovered by Christopher James Shelton, the world's most-eclectic boxing historian.

Chris regaled us on the Aug. 24, 2014 show with colorful and amazing tales of what "The Sweet Science" looked like, way back to the days before the birth of Christ, including the aura and mythology that often surrounded the champions of the day. (Spoiler alert: One pugilist was believed to have transformed himself into a wolf for nine years ... another fought and defeated a "ghost.")

As always, Christopher Shelton is on fire during this remarkable 30-minute conversation.

Our interview with Chris is preceded by the insight of our expert analysts, Rizwaan Zahid and John J. Raspanti, who evaluate the impact of Austin Trout's victory, Mike Jones' stunning loss, 50 Cent's relentless taunting of Floyd Mayweather, JayZ's surprising kneecapping of Golden Boy and Top Rank in a recent purse bid, and more.

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 One of the grittiest and most-colorful fighters of his era, Angel Manfredy beat Arturo Gatti, Ivan Robinson, Jorge Paez, Julio Diaz and 39 others during an 11-year career that included multiple world title fights.
  How good could Manfredy have been if he hadn't spent his best years in a cocaine haze?
  Manfredy joined us on our first show of 2014 to talk candidly about the wild ride that was his life and career -- a journey that nearly ended with a suicide attempt.
  Don't miss this candid,  riveting conversation with "El Diablo," a born-again Christian who is hoping to find a gig as a boxing trainer.
 

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The world's most-unique and meticulous boxing historian, Christopher James Shelton, tells the story of a Turkish boxing champion who walked the earth in the time of Christ ... and was gay.

 Chris never fails to dazzle in his appearances on The Ringside Boxing Show, but this one ranks at the top. Whether you're a boxing fan or not, you'll find this interview fascinating.

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