Boxing fans, get ready to climb “Through the Ropes” with the #1 boxing news radio show hosted by award winning boxing writer Marc Lichtenfeld! This week, former welterweight champ Kermit Cintron, Olympic gold medalist and super middleweight contender Andre Ward and author Mike Silver. Call or email your questions for Kermit, Andre and Mike to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Former welterweight champion Kermit Cintron gets another shot at a belt next Saturday night against interim WBC Jr. Middleweight titlist Sergio Martinez. Hear what Cintron has to say about working with new trainer Ronnie Shields as well as his thoughts on Antonio Margarito, the only man to beat Kermit as a pro. Andre Ward has promised boxing fans that 2009 will be his year. Boxing fans think it’s about time. It’s been nearly 5 years since he captured gold in Athens and fans have been waiting for this talented boxer to make his move. Friday night he takes on Henry Buchanan in the ShoBox main event. Mike Silver is the author of “The Arc of Boxing, the Rise and Decline of the Sweet Science” published by McFarland & Company. Mike interviewed countless boxing experts and argues that today’s fighters couldn’t carry the spit buckets of the greats from yesteryear. Find out why Thursday night.
Through The Ropes airs live coast to coast on Thursday nights from 9:00 – 10:00 ET on 75 affiliates of the Sports Byline USA Broadcast Network, including great radio stations like KSHP 1400 AM in Las Vegas and WNSR 560 AM in Nashville. The one-hour show will also be heard on American Forces Network, Sportsbyline.com and Fightnews.com. Fightnews readers can listen live by clicking tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET.