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Roy Jones Jr. is a former P4P king, a future hall-of-famer, a superstar TV analyst, a trainer (Jean Pascal), a promoter, a rapper, and, by the way, he's still fighting at 46. (In fact, the four-division world champ has won five in a row and is beginning to talk about another title shot.

We spoke in-depth on Sunday about all of these things with a true living legend.

The Roy Jones Jr. interview is preceded by expert analysts Rizwaan Zahid and John J. Raspanti, who unpack the perplexing Rios-Alvarado fight, dissect the Pacquiao-Mayweather mess, and more.

We then catch up with trainer Max Garcia, whose talented middleweight, Paul Mendez, won the IBA middleweight title belt and improved to 10-0-1 since joining Garcia Boxing.

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   This is the first half of The Ringside Boxing Show from Aug. 26, 2012, featuring expert boxing analyst Rizwaan Zahid's take on Josesito Lopez's chances against Canelo Alvarez, the Donaire-Nishioka matchup, the strength of the super middlweight and welterweight divisions, the WBA's newfangled half-point scoring option, and more.

 Boxing trainer Sam Garcia then joins us to discuss his two young prospects, middleweight Paul Mendez and lightweight Preston Freeman.

  The second half of this show features an in-depth interview with the BWWA's "Fighter of the Decade" for the 1990s, future Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr., who discusses his role as promoter of controversial, unbeaten, former IBF champ Paul Spadafora, as well as his own continuing quest for a 14th world title belt in five weight divisions.

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Roy Jones Jr., the Boxing Writers Association of America's "Fighter of the Decade" for the 1990s, belongs in any conversation about the greatest light heavyweight boxers of all time, and, at 43, he's still actively pursuing his 13th world title belt (8th major belt) in five weight classes.

Jones also is promoting controversial former world champ Paul Spadafora, who is till unbeaten despite a career that has been often interrupted by problems with drugs, alcohol and the law.

Jones joined us on Aug. 26, 2012 for an in-depth conversation about his own career, as well as the life, skills and future of Spadafora. Enjoy this lively and animated interview from The Ringside Boxing Show.

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He has trained 18 world champions and 65 world-class fighters, and coached a 1988 U.S. Olympic Boxing Team that included Michael Carbajal, Roy Jones Jr., Andrew Maynard, Ray Mercer and Riddick Bowe and won eight medals. Yet outspoken Kenny Adams believes he'll never be named "Trainer of the Year" or enshrined in the Hall of Fame. The legendary guru talked extensively about his life and career, the fighters he's guided, the politics of boxing and numerous other topics on the March 4, 2012 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show. This is a conversation boxing fans won't want to miss.

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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!

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Montell Griffin stood on a box in his father's gym so he could reach the speedbag at age 6. He grew up in the sport, became a national amateur champ, and earned a spot on the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team that competed in Barcelona, Spain.

 This Chicago native went on to beat James Toney twice, and, through a DQ, hung the first loss on the record of Roy Jones Jr., the top pound-for-pound boxer of his day. Enjoy this terrific interview from The Rnigside Boxing Show of the top fighters of the 1990s.

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Roy Jones Jr. was the greatest light heavyweight boxer of his era, and may have been the best who ever fought in that weight division. The Boxing Writers Association of America named him "Fighter of the Decade" in 1994. He won 11 world titles, in one form or another, in four different weight classes. Enjoy our in-depth interview with this future Hall of Famer.

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