The Matchroom Boxing Podcast

The Matchroom Boxing Podcast

By Matchroom Boxing

Welcome to the official Matchroom Boxing Podcast. Home to various shows incluing Matchroom Radio, Flash Knockdown, A Dream Achieved, The Punchline, Hearn & Bellew: Talk The Talk plus interviews with the fighters and more!

Episodes

Flash Knockdown - S5 EP1: Hate Runs Deep

It's the Season 5 premiere of our Flash Knockdown Podcast and what better way to launch than in Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall 2 Fight Week. Hear from both men ahead of Saturday's main event. Jamie Ward and Scott Hammerton from the Matchroom team bring you exclusive content, news and even a quiz with Johnny Fisher, Lewis Ritson and footballer Josh Windass in our opener.
23/05/2449m 31s

Eddie Hearn Reacts To Oleksandr Usyk Vs Tyson Fury

We catchup with Eddie Hearn at Matchroom HQ to review the Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk fight and what it might mean for Anthony Joshua and beyond.
20/05/249m 47s

"Anthony Joshua Wants The Winner!" - Eddie Hearn Talks Fury Vs Usyk In Riyadh

We catchup with Eddie Hearn in Riyadh just two days out from Tyson Fury against Oleksandr Usyk and admits Anthony Joshua would jump straight into fighting the winner. Eddie also breaks down Joe Cordina's World Title defence and Jai Opetaia's chance to become two time World Champ.
17/05/2413m 52s

Flash Knockdown - S5 Teaser

The return of our Flash Knockdown podcast is imminent! Jamie and Scott return from Matchroom HQ and not quite Riyadh to talk Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk plus Joe Cordina and Jai Opetaia's World Title fights... Then reveal the Pod is back for a fifth series, resuming in Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall 2 fight week.
17/05/245m 26s

Eddie Hearn Talks Bam Vs Estrada & Potential Inoue Fight

We catchup with Eddie Hearn after the Juan Francisco Estrada vs Jesse 'Bam' Rodriguez press conference in Phoenix ahead of their monster clash next month. Hearn talks how the fight was made and hints a potential future blockbuster between Bam and KO King Naoya Inoue could be on the cards plus the rest of June 29's card including big fights for Sunny Edwards and Ramla Ali.
09/05/2410m 49s

On The Ground: 5 vs 5 & Beterbiev-Bivol Presser

We're back On The Ground at the Artur Beterbiev vs Dmitry Bivol and the Queensberry vs Matchroom, 5 vs 5 press conference. Hear from Eddie Hearn, Frank Warren, Dmitry Bivol, Hamzah Sheeraz, Ade Oladipo, Willy Hutchinson, Steve Bunce and a whole host more to discuss a landmark event.
17/04/2422m 57s

Matchroom Radio Ep78 with Raymond Ford

David Diamante is back and joined by the new WBA World Featherweight Champion, Raymond Ford in Las Vegas for Matchroom Radio episode 78. They reflect on his World Title triumph Otabek Kholmatov, how life has changed for The Savage and what's next
06/04/2427m 46s

“It’s Bo***cks!” - Eddie Hearn Exclusive On Dalton Smith Vs Adam Azim Purse Bids & More

Eddie Hearn reflects on Fabio Wardley vs Frazer Clarke, reveals the latest on the Dalton Smith vs Adam Azim and Chev Clarke vs Isaac Chamberlain purse bid situations and previews a massive fight week in Las Vegas co-headlined by Richardson Hitchins & Diego Pacheco.
03/04/2422m 58s

"I Genuinely Dislike Josh Warrington!"- Leigh Wood On Possible Rematch

Leigh Wood admits a potential return with Josh Warrington is his preferred next move. The two time World Champion explains some of the background noise which has bubbled up to increase tensions and predicts a similar outcome if the pair follow up October's first fight. The Nottingham star also talks Jordan Gill's fight with Zelfa Barrett and discusses his latest accolades.
02/04/2417m 8s

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP11: Timing Is Everything

It’s the Season 4 Flash Knockdown finale as Jamie and Scott speak with Super Lightweight duo Richardson Hitchins and Jack Catterall ahead of their respective upcoming big fights against Gustavo Lemos and Josh Taylor plus Johnny Fisher swings by HQ to collect his Matchroom Fan Award and there's a quick catchup with Mike Costello to wrap up the series.
30/03/241h 10m

Matchroom Radio Ep77 with Stitch Duran

The legendary cutman and handwrapper Jacob 'Stitch' Duran joins David Diamante in Sheffield, England to discuss his journey in the fight sport world. Stitch opens up his upbringing, how a trip to Thailand sparked his interest in the specialisms, working in the UFC, the different types of cuts, several stories from fighters he's worked with, appearing in various movies and much more!
22/03/2446m 20s

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP10: Hunt Season

It's Sheffield fight week as Dalton Smith headlines against Jose Zepeda, Jamie and Scott speak with Sandy Ryan who defends her WBO World Welterweight Title against Terri Harper in chief support plus Marc Castro who has his first pro title fight confirmed for April 6's big show in Vegas, The White Rhino Dave Allen gives some inside scoop into Jack Catterall's training camp and his next move whilst Shabaz Masoud talks training during Ramadan and takes on our Coach Trip quiz.
22/03/2453m 55s

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP9: Big Time

It's Knockout Chaos! It's a slightly different show this week... Jamie and Scott are in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ahead of the big night to speak with Joseph Parker and Justis Huni who feature in two big Heavyweight showdowns. Leigh Wood joins us to discuss Anthony Joshua's addition to the Ben Davison camp and discuss his next move whilst new WBA World Featherweight Champion Raymond Ford recalls his huge win last weekend and why he's cheering on Nick Ball this weekend.
08/03/2459m 8s

On The Ground: Joshua Vs Ngannou (Weigh In)

We squeeze in a very quick episode of On The Ground before the Joshua vs Ngannou weigh in. Jamie Ward roams around the venue speaking with Conor Benn, David Haye, Adam Smith, Ariel Helwani and Derek Chisora just moments before the fighters hitting the scales in Riyadh.
07/03/2411m 33s

On The Ground: Joshua Vs Ngannou (Presser)

We're back On The Ground in Riyadh at the final Press Conference just two days out from Knockout Chaos. This time we're joined by Frank Warren, Tommy Fury, Eddie Hearn, David Ghansa, Justis Huni and Dev Sahni. It's raw and unpredictable!
06/03/2413m 57s

On The Ground: Joshua Vs Ngannou (Workout)

Fight Week in Riyadh is well and truly underway as Jamie Ward takes you On The Ground at the Workout. It's unplanned and unpredictable... You never know who we're going to speak with! Joining us are Eddie Hearn, Nick Ball, Pete and Joe McGrail, Kugan Cassius, Steve Bunce, Gareth A Davies, Paul Smith, Gavin Gwynne and more in the build-up to Saturday's show headlined by Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou.
05/03/2426m 47s

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP8: Calm Before The Chaos

Jamie and Scott are at Matchroom HQ to preview Raymond Ford's World Title and catchup with Jordan Gill who talks about bouncing back from defeat and April 13's headliner with Zelfa Barrett, two time World Champion and star of HBO's hit series True Detective Kali Reis joins to discuss how she got the role and confirms her interest in returning to the ring, Campbell Hatton eyes his first title on March 23 and takes on our Coach Trip challenge and Brandon Scott updates on his injury recovery and recap the best things to happen in boxing last week.
02/03/241h 8m

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP7: No Time Like The Present

Some show in London last week and another banger expected this Friday in Mexico with the Curiel and Nontshinga rematch. Hear from the challenger on location who reflects on the shock defeat and why his headspace is clear to become a two time Champ, Jamie catches up with Dalton Smith on all things Jose Zepeda and Adam Azim, Ade Oladipo is on the phone to recap some of last week's boxing highlights and Giorgio Visioli talks his two fights in the pro game and takes on our Coach Trip challenge... Don't go anywhere!
16/02/241h 8m

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP6: London Calling

It's back home to London for our NXTGEN show this Saturday. Jamie and Scott are joined by our main event, both Liam Dillon and Reece Bellotti ahead of their Super Featherweight two belt domestic dust-up plus the returning duo of Craig Richards and John Hedges, Cameron Vuong takes on our Coach Trip quiz and there's all the usual chit chat... Tune in!
09/02/2458m 25s

“Gervonta Davis Will Get An Offer For Conor Benn!” - Eddie Hearn

We catchup with Eddie Hearn at Matchroom HQ to catchup on various topics including news that an offer will be going in for Conor Benn to fight Gervonta Davis next, the news that Dalton Smith has been mandated to fight Adam Azim, John Ryder's retirement, Katie Taylor's next move and the upcoming schedule.
08/02/2417m 30s

John Ryder Announces His Retirement & New Career Role

John Ryder confirms he’s hanging up the gloves after a near 14 year career pro career featuring battles with Canelo Alvarez, Jaime Munguia, Callum Smith, Daniel Jacobs, Patrick Nielsen, Bilal Akkawy, Billy Joe Saunders and many more. ‘The Gorilla’ announces he’s due to take up a training career alongside Tony Sims down the Matchroom Gym.
07/02/2423m 24s

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP5: Double Down

Viva Las Vegas! Jamie and Scott are Stateside for Benn vs Dobson fight week and are joined in person by our four guests: MMA Superstar Leah McCourt, Former Conor Benn opponent and now friend Kane Baker, prospect Jimmy Sains and Light Heavyweight contender Khalil Coe! 
02/02/2442m 31s

Eddie Hearn In Vegas Exclusive: Benn, Haney, Stevenson, Taylor, Wood & Much More

We have a mass update from Eddie Hearn in Las Vegas who goes over Conor Benn's fight this Saturday with Pete Dobson, the news from Shakur Stevenson about his apparent retirement, talks between Devin Haney and Ryan Garcia, updates on negotiations between Katie Taylor and Chantelle Cameron plus Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall, Leigh Wood's options, Jaime Munguia's win over John Ryder and a whole lot more!
31/01/2424m 23s

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP4: First And Last

After our last show of 2023 in Belfast... We're back for our first show in 2024! Jamie and Scott speak with Paddy Donovan, who takes on our Coach Trip challenge and Tyrone McKenna who boxed both our main event fighters Lewis Crocker and Jose Felix. On the phone is Terri Harper fresh after her World Title announcement against Sandy Ryan and Tony Bellew gives his first boxing interview fresh out of The Jungle.
25/01/2457m 34s

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP3: Noughts and Crossovers

After the Christmas and New Year break, Jamie Ward and Scott Hammerton return with a bumper Flash Knockdown. WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion Dmitry Bivol joins us to talk all things Artur Beterbiev, UFC interim Heavyweight Champion Tom Aspinall talks the Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou match-up and recalls his sparring with Tyson Fury, European & Commonwealth Lightweight Rhiannon Dixon admits she's looking at going down the WBO World Title route and takes on our 'Coach Trip' quiz and Jordan Thompson opens up in his first interview since the Jai Opetaia fight and confirms he's jumping up to Heavyweight... Enjoy the show!
21/01/241h 2m

Eddie Hearn In Quebec Talks Artur Beterbiev Vs Callum Smith

Just minutes before the Artur Beterbiev vs Callum Smith weigh in out in Quebec, we get a quick word with Eddie Hearn ahead of the Light Heavyweight World Title unification showdown plus Monday's Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou press conference, Jai Opetaia's potential addition to the Fury vs Usyk undercard and our updated February 10 show featuring Reece Bellotti.
12/01/246m 42s

Eddie Hearn Exclusive: Joshua vs Ngannou, Beterbiev vs Smith, Haney vs Garcia & More

We catchup with Eddie Hearn at Matchroom HQ for the first time in 2024 to catchup on various fights including Anthony Joshua’s fight with Francis Ngannou, Callum Smith’s shot at Artur Beterbiev this Saturday in Canada, Ryan Garcia’s decision to move on from a potential fight with Devin Haney, Caroline Dubois and Rhiannon Dixon's ordered World Title clash and the latest on Katie Taylor vs Chantelle Cameron 2, Leigh Wood vs Josh Warrington 2 and much more!
10/01/2418m 31s

A Dream Achieved ep4: Kal Yafai

Just a few weeks on from calling time on his career, Kal Yafai revisits his defining night capturing the WBA World Super Flyweight Title against Luis Concepcion in December 2016 and the events leading into the fight. Yafai openly talks his decision to call it a day and confirms he won't be too far from the action as young Brother Galal makes his charge towards World honours.
09/01/2454m 21s

Exclusive Interview: John Ryder On Jaime Munguía Test & Canelo Fight Reflection

Matchroom's Scott Hammerton gets a quick word with John Ryder following his final spar in the UK ahead of January 27's fight with Jaime Munguía. The Gorilla believes he can inflict the first defeat of Munguía's 42 fight career and reflects on the positives from his last outing against Canelo Alvarez back in May.
08/01/248m 35s

Mike Costello Swings By Matchroom HQ For Catch-Up (Day Of Reckoning Review & More)

DAZN lead commentator Mike Costello joins Matchroom's Scott Hammerton at HQ for a review of the Day Of Reckoning, a quick look back on some of the best moments of 2023 and what's to follow in 2024 including Mike's one fight that he hopes to see later in the year.
05/01/2434m 27s

Eddie Hearn Talks Upcoming January/February Matchroom & Wider Schedule

New Year means new fights! We speak with Eddie Hearn who runs over the upcoming schedule including;* Artur Beterbiev vs Callum Smith* Lewis Crocker vs Jose Felix* Conor Benn vs Pete Dobson* Conah Walker vs Cyrus Pattinson* Adrian Curiel vs Sivenathi Nontshinga
04/01/2411m 21s

Sunny Edwards In-Depth: Bam Rodriguez Aftermath, Future Plans & Day Of Reckoning

We catchup with an honest 'Showtime' Sunny Edwards who discusses his recent loss to Jesse 'Bam' Rodriguez and why the experience will help spur him on to more World Titles, Saturday's show in Saudi Arabia and friend Lyndon Arthur's fight with Dmitry Bivol and much more!
23/12/2341m 20s

Eddie Hearn In Riyadh Previews The Day Of Reckoning

With 24 hour to go until Fight Night, Eddie Hearn gives a quick run through of the Day Of Reckoning including Anthony Joshua's must win main event against Otto Wallin, Deontay Wilder and Joseph Parker's mouthwatering chief support, Dmitry Bivol's World Title defence against Lyndon Arthur, Jai Opetaia's Cruiserweight crunch clash with Ellis Zorro and Daniel Dubois' Heavyweight showdown with Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller.
22/12/234m 52s

Matchroom Radio Ep76 with Charlie Edwards & Joshua Franco

What a unique episode of our Matchroom Radio Podcast with David Diamante we have... Ahead of Sunny Edwards vs Bam Rodriguez... We speak with the two older Brothers of our main event, two World Champions in their own right... Charlie Edwards and Joshua Franco. The pair breakdown Saturday's main event and stake their claim for victory plus discuss their own journey and current situation in the game plus a couple of current news stories including Devin Haney, Claressa Shields, Fury vs Usyk and more!
16/12/2332m 56s

On The Ground: Bam Vs Sunny (Weigh In)

All weighed in and ready to go! We're On The Ground as Jesse 'Bam' Rodriguez and Sunny Edwards are both on weight ahead of their mouth watering unification showdown in Glendale, Arizona - We catchup with both Champions and a host of guests including Eddie Hearn, Dalton Smith, Junaid Bostan, Charlie Edwards, Brandon Scott and Grant Smith. It's raw and uncut... Enjoy!
15/12/2316m 57s

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP2: Dust-Up In The Desert

Finally... It's time to unify in Arizona! Hear from both Sunny Edwards and Bam Rodriguez ahead of their huge Flyweight showdown. Also joining us on the show is Galal Yafai who takes on our new 'Coach Trip' quiz with a cameo from Rob McCracken, Dalton Smith reviews The Best Thing That Happened In Boxing Last Week and talks the Team Edwards training camp, Peter McGrail looks ahead to Saturday's outing and also features in a new segment plus much more!
14/12/231h 2m

On The Ground: Haney Vs Prograis (Weigh In)

It's raw and certainly unpredictable as ever, our 'On The Ground' Podcast heads to San Francisco just minutes after the Devin Haney vs Regis Prograis weigh in... With cameos from Ebanie Bridges, Frank Smith, Dave Coldwell, Andy Cruz and more...
09/12/2312m 31s

Interview: Eddie Hearn Talks Haney Vs Prograis, PBC On Amazon Prime, Benn & More

We caught up with Eddie Hearn in San Francisco ahead of Saturday's show headlined by Devin Haney vs Regis Prograis and the undercard including Andy Cruz, Ebanie Bridges, Liam Paro vs Montana Love plus talks the PBC linkup with Amazon Prime, the latest on Conor Benn, the countdown to Bam vs Sunny and Dec 23's Day Of Reckoning!
08/12/2322m 14s

Flash Knockdown - S4 EP1: Golden

It's Season 4 of Flash Knockdown to launch with Haney vs Prograis Fight Week! Jamie and Scott are in San Francisco to talk Saturday's monster fight. There's a teaser snippet of our upcoming 'Inside Look' feature with both main event fighters, Ebanie Bridges takes on our new quiz and talks her maiden World Title defence, Beatriz Ferreira explains why her Olympic final loss is spurring her on to bigger things and our very own Frank Smith runs over The Best Thing To Happen In Boxing Last Week and the upcoming schedule!
07/12/2359m 41s

"I Can Knockout Artur Beterbiev!" - Callum Smith Interview

We catchup with Callum Smith ahead of January's shot at the unified Light Heavyweight monster Artur Beterbiev in Canada. Mundo looks to become a two weight World Champion but has the feared, big punching Champion in front of him. Smith talks his development with trainer Buddy McGirt and a potential Undisputed clash down the line with Dmitry Bivol.
27/11/2313m 52s

On The Ground: Cameron Vs Taylor 2 (Press Conference)

We're back On The Ground in Dublin as Jamie takes to the mic seconds after the conclusion of the Cameron vs Taylor 2 press conference to speak with various people in the room, at random... Including Maiseyrose Courtney, Eddie Lam, Bradley Skeete, Thomas Carty, Steve Bunce, Richard Maynard, iFL TV's Colm & Andy to get the inside scoop ahead of Saturday's big show!
23/11/2331m 18s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP12: The Fighting Pride

It's FINALLY Dublin Fight Week as Chantelle Cameron and Katie Taylor run it back this Saturday! Jamie and Scott speak to Gary Cully who previews his return to the ring and move to Liverpool, Thomas Carty reviews The Best Thing To Happen In Boxing Last Week and Saturday's Heavyweight showdown, Skye Nicolson picks her dream Dinner Party lineup and looks ahead to her fight with Lucy Wilderheart and Andy Lee talks his charge Paddy Donovan's outing against Danny Ball and makes a last dart attempt to gatecrash the 12 Round Eliminator Challenge leaderboard... Don't go anywhere!
22/11/231h 2m

Interview: Eddie Hearn In LA: Pacheco, Eubank vs Benn Latest, Joshua & Wilder

Fresh off a flight to Los Angeles, we catchup with Eddie Hearn to discuss Diego Pacheco's rise in the Super Middleweight division. The 19-0 sensation steps up against Marcelo Coceres this Saturday with a guaranteed war between Mayerlin Rivas and Erika Cruz. Elsewhere Eddie plays down rumours the Chris Eubank Jr vs Conor Benn fight has stalled and talks all things Day Of Reckoning including the future plans between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder. 
17/11/2312m 46s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP11: Mountains & Valleys

Jamie and Scott are in Newcastle this week for our NXTGEN card which gets a full preview. Liam Paro joins ahead of his December 8 clash with Montana Love and runs over those sparring rumours, Josh Warrington has stern words for Leigh Wood and takes on our quiz, Oshaquie Foster reviews his epic fight with Rocky Hernandez and eyes a unification with Joe Cordina next and there's another Mike Costello gem from the memory bank plus more!
10/11/2353m 27s

On The Ground: Masoud vs Sanmartin (Press Conference)

We're On The Ground in Newcastle fresh off the back of the Shabaz Masoud vs Jose Sanmartin press conference. It's raw and ready. We speak to The Maverick ahead of his main event bout and also hear from Cameron Vuong, Darren Barker, Ishmael Davis, Jimmy Sains and Tony Sims.
09/11/2323m 0s

A Dream Achieved ep3: Tony Bellew

29 May 2016... A date Tony Bellew will never forget. The lifelong Evertonian rose from the canvas to sensationally knockout Ilunga Makabu at Goodison Park to life the WBC World Crusierweight crown. Hear the backstory plus untold tales as The Bomber almost broke down just two hours before the fight, the ringwalk, the fight itself, the post-fight celebrations and much more... Plus a dramatic twist to confirm he contemplated coming out of retirement this year following a short training reunion with Dave Coldwell. 
08/11/231h 10m

Matchroom Radio Ep75 with Sivenathi Nontshinga & Colin Nathan

David Diamante is in Monte-Carlo this week ahead of Cordina vs Vazquez. Joining us for Episode 75 of the Matchroom Radio Podcast is IBF World Light Flyweight Champion Sivenathi Nontshinga and his coach Colin Nathan. The duo pair explain their route into the sport, South African’s rich World Championship history, their own relationship, Undisputed dreams ahead of their World Title defence against Adrian Curiel and much more!
03/11/2347m 0s

On The Ground: Cordina vs Vazquez (Press Conference)

We're On The Ground in Monte-Carlo just minutes after the final press conference between Joe Cordina and Edward Vazquez. We catchup with both Champion and Challenger plus a whole range of guests including Matchroom's own Frank Smith, Charlie Parsons, Tony Sims, Dan Lawrence and Sivenathi Nontshinga. It's raw and it's ready!
02/11/2329m 13s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP10: Roll With It

There's an extended episode of Flash Knockdown from Monte-Carlo in the build up to Cordina vs Vazquez. The Welsh Wizard's coach Tony Sims joins to preview our main event and pick his dream dinner party lineup. Leigh Wood recaps his dramatic win over Josh Warrington and talks the Super Featherweight Mix, Wood's former foe Michael Conlan joins us from Miami to discuss his new linkup with Pedro Diaz and December 2's fight with Jordan Wood, Johnny Fisher looks back on Fury vs Ngannou and his next move and there's another Mike Costello memory!
01/11/231h 16m

Matchroom Radio Ep74 with Bobby Benton

David Diamante hosts another episode of the Matchroom Radio Podcast this time from Cancun, Mexico. Bobby Benton, trainer to not only Regis Prograis but also O'Shaquie Foster who headlines the show against Rocky Hernandez, joins us to discuss both big fights coming up, his background into the sport, training alongside multiple legends, giving back to the community and a whole host more!
28/10/2332m 8s

Eddie Hearn In Cancun: Foster Vs Hernandez, Fury Vs Ngannou, AJ & Benn Updates

Another fight week this time in Cancun, Mexico! wWe catchup with Eddie Hearn to preview Saturday’s big show headlined by the WBC World Super Featherweight showdown between O'Shaquie Foster and Rocky Hernandez. Also on the card, Sugar Nunez looks to close on a 130lbs World Title shot of his own. Hearn also talks Tyson Fury’s fight with Francis Ngannou, Anthony Joshua’s next move, the latest on Eubank vs Benn and much more!
27/10/2317m 19s

Matchroom Radio Ep73 with Jorge Linares

Three weight World Champ Jorge Linares speaks with David Diamante in Liverpool, England the night before his fight with Jack Catterall. The future Hall of Famer recalls his career so far, his desire and drive at this stage of his career, those defining World Title wins, living in Japan and much more! 
20/10/2359m 10s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP9: Just Desserts

What a night in Sheffield. Jamie and Scott recap Leigh Wood's epic comeback knockout against Josh Warrington with a range of guests including Billy Joe Saunders who was ringside and gives an update on his return to the ring, Joe Cordina's name was mentioned as a future fight for Wood but the Welsh Wizard may have other plans following his upcoming Monte-Carlo fight, Jordan Gill reveals what was said in his first face off with Michael Conlan and gives the inside scoop on his best mates' success against Warri, Barry Jones breaks down the new Sheriff of Nottingham's precise finishing and outlines his dream dinner party lineup and there's another Mike Costello memoir this time from the funeral of Muhammad Ali.Don't forget to sign up to the new Matchroom Boxing WhatsApp Channel if you haven't already for breaking news, exclusive content and more: https://whatsapp.com/channel/0029Va0rTPTLI8YdckiBJ82P
13/10/231h 6m

Matchroom Radio Ep72 with Johnathon Banks

David Diamante is joined by Johnathon Banks in Sheffield for another episode of Matchroom Radio. Banks is in town for Cecilia Brækhus’ World Title shot against Terri Harper. The former Cruiserweight and Heavyweight contender recaps his own pro career, training under the late and great Emanuel Steward, Gennadiy Golovkin’s next move, training alongside Wladimir Klitschko and much more!
07/10/2357m 49s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP8: Stone Cold

It's another huge fight week as Leigh Wood and Josh Warrington do battle in Sheffield. Dave Coldwell joins us to preview Hopey Price's Final Eliminator and picks his dream dinner party lineup, Jack Catterall talks all things Jorge Linares and the 12 Round Eliminator Challenge, Peter McGrail is back from injury and plots his route to the top, There's another Mike Costello memory and unfortunately our fifth and final guest was held up in traffic so we'll see if we can get him on the show next week!
05/10/2359m 29s

On The Ground: Wood vs Warrington (Public Workout)

We're live from the public workout at Leigh Wood vs Josh Warrington in Sheffield speaking to various fighters on the card including both men in main event, their respective trainers Sean O'Hagan and Ben Davison plus Hopey Price, Kieron Conway, Terri Harper, Nico Leivars and others in the room including Jordan Gill, Dalton Smith and Sunny Edwards. It's raw and it's truly on the ground!
04/10/2355m 1s

Eddie Hearn Exclusive: Wood vs Warrington Preview, Canelo vs Charlo Review, AJ & Benn Updates & More

We catchup with Eddie Hearn at Matchroom HQ to run through a whole host of subjects including Canelo Alvarez's victory over Jermell Charlo, Saturday's crunch WBA World Featherweight Title clash between Leigh Wood and Josh Warrington, reviewing Jai Opetaia's brutal knockout over Jordan Thompson, an update on Conor Benn vs Chris Eubank Jr talks, thoughts on Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk and the latest on Anthony Joshua's next move.
03/10/2333m 12s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP7: London Calling

Our best line-up yet? Katie Taylor previews the big rematch with Chantelle Cameron in November, Nigel Benn looks back on Conor Benn's ring return and picks his dream dinner party guestlist, Sunny Edwards talks his two week media tour to promote the Bam Rodriguez unification and takes on our latest quiz, Dalton Smith talks his next move and recaps the boxing world last week and there's another Mike Costello memory...Don't forget to follow our brand new WhatsApp channel for breaking news, exclusive content and much more: https://bit.ly/MatchroomBoxing-WhatsApp
29/09/231h 2m

A Dream Achieved ep2: Anthony Crolla

Former WBA World Lightweight Champion Anthony Crolla is next up in our new series 'A Dream Achieved' reflecting on the events that unfolded before and after his iconic stoppage victory over Darleys Perez in a rematch. From the controversial draw before, the attack which left him with a fractured skull and broken ankle just weeks out with a planned fight with Richar Abril and his rise to that moment including wins over the likes of Gavin Rees and John Murray plus much more.
27/09/2358m 28s

Matchroom Radio Ep71 with Sunny Edwards

David Diamante is joined by IBF World Flyweight King Sunny Edwards in Orlando, Florida in the aftermath of Sunny's first meeting with Dec 16's opponent WBO Champ Jesse 'Bam' Rodriguez. 'Showtime' talks the huge Unification, his route to Undisputed, path into boxing including why his Dad had a boxing ring on his front lawn, relationship with Brother Charlie, time up at Team GB up in Sheffield, transition into the pro game plus his mindset and tactical forward thinking plus much more!
23/09/2346m 42s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP6: Ready Or Not

The return of Conor Benn is discussed on this weeks Pod ahead of our Orlando show plus guests including Bam Rodriguez after going face to face with Sunny Edwards for the first time, Zelfa Barrett on the 12 Round Eliminator Challenge, Kalle Sauerland picks his dream Dinner Party in Food Fight plus talks on all things Misfits and Chris Eubank Jr's next move, Terri Harper reviews the week just gone and her upcoming World Title showdown and there's another memory from Mike Costello.
22/09/2353m 7s

Exclusive: Conor Benn Returns To The Ring This Saturday In Orlando

Speaking from Orlando, Florida Conor Benn talks ahead of his ring return on Saturday live on DAZN.The Destroyer talks the route to this moment over the last 18 months, mentions his next opponent Rodolfo Orozco (32-3-3) and weighs up his options moving forward with potential fights against Chris Eubank Jr and Kell Brook.
20/09/2320m 23s

Matchroom Radio Ep70 with Gabe Rosado

David Diamante is back for the latest Matchroom Radio Podcast with this time Gabe Rosado in Tijuana for Fierro vs Zamarripa. Having recently retired GKR recalls his career with David over this special hour long discussion which opens up on Gabe's early upbringing into the sport and much more.
15/09/2354m 34s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP5: All Aboard

A stacked show with Undisputed 140lbs Champ Chantelle Cameron talking her rematch with Katie Taylor on Nov 25, Joseph Parker gives insight into Tyson Fury's training camp with Francis Ngannou and recaps the week just gone, Trainer Joe McNally talks his growing stable and picks his dream dinner party lineup in Food Fight, there's another Mike Costello diary entry featuring two Brit's in World Title action in America plus Bradley Skeete joins from Tijuana to talk his addition to Team Skye Nicolson and pays tribute to the late Dean Powell before taking our quiz!
15/09/231h 7m

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP4: Remember Your Roots

It's been a busy week at HQ in the build-up to our run of shows from next week in Mexico until the end of the year! Conor Benn goes keep on Chris Eubank Jr's performance over Liam Smith and predicts a brutal knockout should they fight, Ben Davison forms his dream dinner part lineup in Food Fight, Kieron Conway talks Oct 7's crunch clash with Linus Udofia and takes on the 12 Round Eliminator Challenge, Ellie Scotney explains the importance of keeping Lynn Athletic Boxing Club going following an injection of cash to help the club,  and Mike Costello takes a trip down memory lane to Mike Tyson vs Danny Williams in Louisville, Kentucky.
10/09/2351m 54s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP3: Shaping Up

We’re back at Matchroom HQ as the fun and games continue with Richardson Hitchins who previews his September 23 headline spot against Jose Zepeda, John Ryder eyes a mega fight with Gennadiy Golovkin or Jaime Munguia next and takes on our latest quiz, Jamie Moore racks his brains for a dream dinner party lineup in Food Fight, IBF and Ring Magazine Cruiserweight King Jai Opetaia talks all things Jordan Thompson and reveals which former Midfield maestro is his distant relative, Mike Costello takes another trip down memory lane with a certain Smokin’ Joe Fraizer plus there’s a cameo from Eddie Hearn and much more!
01/09/2359m 11s

Eddie Hearn Catchup: AJ Update, Usyk-Dubois, Smith-Eubank, KSI & Schedule

We catchup at Matchroom HQ with Eddie Hearn to talk over various topics including the latest with the proposed Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder fight, Oleksandr Usyk's win over Daniel Dubois and that low blow, Liam Smith and Chris Eubank Jr's rematch, the KSI vs Tommy Fury / Logan Paul vs Dillon Danis press conference carnage, the upcoming Matchroom live on DAZN schedule and more!
30/08/2327m 47s

A Dream Achieved ep1: Darren Barker

The first of a new series: A whole decade on from his crowning night in Atlantic City, Darren Barker relives his IBF World Middleweight Title triumph over Daniel Geale on 17 August 2013 with untold stories, exclusive insight and a whole host of memories (good and bad!) with Matchroom's Scott Hammerton. 'Dazzling' recalls training camp, the complications he faced in the build-up, using the Sergio Martinez fight as fuel to the fire and of course the epic fight week and victory itself.
25/08/2345m 33s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP2: Back In Brum

Nearly five years on from our last Birmingham show, we're finally back! Cyrus Pattinson talks his chief supporting contest against Conah Walker, JayKae bigs up his man - debutant Ibraheem 'Spider' Sulaimaan and recalls his meeting with the legendary Tom Brady just last week, Mike Costello goes over an old Manny Pacquiao tale, Darren Barker takes on our new quiz 'The 12 Round Eliminator Challenge' whilst Sam Jones picks his fantasy dinner line-up in 'Food Fight' plus much more!
17/08/2353m 34s

Matchroom Radio Ep69 with Malik Scott

David Diamante is joined by Malik Scott in London ahead of Anthony Joshua’s fight with Robert Helenius. Scott discusses his own fight with Chisora before his man Gerald Washinghton fights Del Boy in chief support to AJ’s return. The pair go deep on Scott’s own career with fights against Deontay Wilder, Luis Ortiz and much more. There’s also plenty of chat on Scott’s training career with the Bronze Bomber and a potential fight with Anthony Joshua in 2024.
11/08/2352m 53s

Flash Knockdown - S3 EP1: The Show Goes On

Flash Knockdown returns for a third series just before Anthony Joshua's ring return against Robert Helenius. Derek Chisora previews his fight against Gerald Washington, the Dillian Whyte fallout and reveals what his Daughter said the night of his recent defeat to Tyson Fury about retirement. Mark Tibbs launches our new 'Food Fight' segment piecing together his dream dinner party guests and talks Johnny Fisher's Southern Area Title shot. Demsey McKean takes on our new '12 Round Eliminator Challenge' ahead of his Heavyweight clash with Filip Hrgovic. It's the first edition of Mike's Memoirs as Costello recalls AJ vs Ruiz 1 Fight Week in New York back in June 2019 and a there's a bonus feature at the end with Matchroom's very own Ross Garritty who talks the new Canvas magazine!
11/08/2359m 41s

Flash Knockdown - Series 3 Teaser

The third series of Flash Knockdown launches later this week in Anthony Joshua vs Robert Helenius Fight Week. There's a new quiz, a new recurring segment with Mike Costello and also a new skit 'Food Fight' plus some old favourites. Stay tuned! 
08/08/234m 34s

EXCLUSIVE: Conor Benn Reacts After UKAD Clearance

Watch our in depth exclusive with The Destroyer Conor Benn as news breaks that he's clear to fight following a year long absence. Benn opens up on some of the dark moments in that period, who helped him through and what he wants next in a boxing ring. The 21-0 star looks to get his World Title ambitions back on track later in 2023...
30/07/2328m 42s

Matchroom Radio ep68 with Mark Tibbs

David Diamante is back for another edition of Matchroom Radio, this time in London with trainer Mark Tibbs. We take a trip down memory lane as Tibbs recalls his early amateur grounding, the relationship with his Dad Jimmy, London times from years gone by, THAT incident with a table between Dillian Whyte and Derek Chisora, his current gym including Johnny Fisher and admits Ebanie Bridges may move elsewhere...
09/06/2345m 15s

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP11: Six In Six

It's a start of six shows in six weeks as Sunny Edwards headlines in London against Andres Campos. Jamie and Scott speak with Reece Bellotti and Youssef Khoumari who featured on the card in a British Super Featherweight Title eliminator, WBC World Super Lightweight Champion Regis Prograis who previews next Saturday's headliner in New Orleans, a prospect on that very card 1-0 Criztec Bazaldua on his development and The Machine Anthony Fowler explains his decision to retire from the sport and takes on our Alias Apron challenge!
08/06/2355m 15s

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP10: It Never Stops

It's Lara vs Wood 2 Fight Week in Manchester. Jamie and Scott recap Taylor vs Cameron from Dublin with the Undisputed 140lbs Champ Chantelle Cameron and trainer Nigel Travis who are on separately. Also on the show, Dalton Smith and Sam Maxwell discuss July 1's headliner in Sheffield, Steve Bunce takes on the Alias Apron challenge and talks the World Title triple header and Shannon Ryan is under the spotlight ahead of her Matchroom debut on June 10.
27/05/2359m 58s

Ariel Helwani x Eddie Hearn At The Black Forge Inn

It's Katie Taylor vs Chantelle Cameron Fight Week! Ariel Helwani and Eddie Hearn visit Conor McGregor's The Black Forge Inn to run the rule over Saturday's monster fight at the 3Arena Dublin. The pair discussed the significance of Taylor's homecoming, Cameron's chance of victory, as well as the future of both fighters and what part The Notorious has played this week.
18/05/2326m 58s

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP9: Sparked Out

It's Canelo vs Ryder Fight Week! Unbeaten Aussie Stevie Spark talks his clash on the card vs Gabriel Gollaz and why victory would line him up for a World Title shot, former Canelo opponent Matthew Hatton reflects on his 12 rounds for the P4P King and takes on our Alias Apron challenge, former gym mate Martin J Ward gives an insight into The Gorilla's path, 1-0 Muhammad Ali is under the Spotlight and Edgar Berlanga and Jason Quigley are on the line at the same time before June 24's main event in NYC!
06/05/2358m 47s

Exclusive Interview: Eddie Hearn in Mexico talks AJ-Wilder, Canelo-Ryder & More

Fresh from landing in Mexico, we speak Eddie Hearn in Guadalajara to get the lowdown on a range of topics including the proposed Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder mega fight later this year, Canelo Alvarez’s homecoming against John Ryder, a meeting with Regis Prograis in Houston, the new Matchroom x DAZN broadcast deal and purse bids for Beterbiev vs Smith.
03/05/2314m 9s

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP8: Untouchable

Jamie and Scott are back at HQ after the thrilling win from Joe Cordina in Cardiff just days before. Michael Conlan joins to preview his upcoming IBF World Title shot and why he's backing Mauricio Lara to make it a double over Leigh Wood on the same night, Kash Farooq runs over the best thing to happen in boxing last week and talk life after retirement, Stefy Bull takes on the Alias Apron challenge and talks Terri Harper's huge World Title fight on May 20 whilst Maiseyrose Courtney explains what the 'Triangle' really is, how much Conor Benn has helped and her own step up in Dublin next month.
29/04/2359m 58s

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP7: Dragons Den

It's Cardiff fight week as Joe Cordina bids to become two time World Champion against Shavkat Rakhimov. Jamie and Scott speak with friend of Matchroom, Comedian Rob Beckett, who happened to be in town on tour... Anthony and William Crolla break news of a pro debut for Will for May 27, Enzo Maccarinelli explains what a Cordina win can do for Welsh boxing and takes on the Alias Apron challenge and Reshat Mati previews his upcoming ring return in New York plus more!
21/04/2348m 28s

On The Line With Sandy Ryan

It's a move up to Welterweight for Sandy Ryan who looks to win her first World Title against Marie Pier Houle on April 22 in Cardiff.The 5-1 Derby star talks why coming through some hardships have put her in a good place for this shot at glory, training out in Portugal and the benefits that brings plus a snippet on the forthcoming Taylor vs Cameron showdown.
20/04/2311m 58s

On The Line With Zelfa Barrett

Super Featherweight star Zelfa Barrett returns to the ring following his narrow World Title defeat at the back end of last year to Shavkat Rakhimov. Brown Flash recalls the fight in Abu Dhabi, previews his comeback and Saturday's main event between the defending IBF World Champion Rakhimov and Joe Cordina, his Father responsibilities plus more!
17/04/2311m 1s

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP6: No Days Off

Another stacked show on both sides of the pond this week... First up is Thomas Carty and Jay McFarlane going back and forth on May 20's Celtic Heavyweight Title clash. Joshua Franco explains how special Brother Jesse 'Bam' Rodriguez really is ahead of Saturday's main event in San Antonio, Big John Fisher breaks down the best things to happen in Boxing last week, Darren Barker runs the rule over Jesus Martinez's fourth pro fight and takes on our Alias Apron challenge whilst Khalil Coe is under The Spotlight.
07/04/2359m 53s

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP5: New Dawn

A somewhat different podcast this week... After a few last minute pull outs, Jamie and Scott find themselves tucked away at the Joshua vs Franklin fight hotel to salvage a podcast this week. The duo speak with new signing, IBF World Flyweight Champion Sunny Edwards and John Hedges whilst Eddie Hearn welcomes Shannon Ryan and Jack Catterall to the team ahead of Saturday's big show in The Capital.
01/04/2342m 16s

Matchroom Radio ep67 with Derrick James

Trainer of the Year Derrick James joins David Diamante in London ahead of his first fight with new recruit Anthony Joshua. The pair discuss AJ vs Franklin, Errol Spence vs Terrence Crawford, James' own pro career and much more!
30/03/2325m 52s

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP4: The Boss

Another stacked show sees Felix Cash breakdown his upcoming European Middleweight Title shot, Caoimhin Agyarko updates on his injury and takes on the Alias Apron challenge, Misfits own Filipino Flash Salt Papi discusses his rise and the Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury fight, Peter McGrail is under the Spotlight before his official Matchroom debut whilst Jordan Thompson and Luke Watkins are on the line together before April's Cruiserweight clash!
03/03/2355m 35s

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP3: Game Of Opinions

An eventful night in Nottingham as Mauricio Lara dethroned Leigh Wood is hotly discussed. Featherweight hope Raymond Ford makes it clear he wants Bronco this year, Joe Cordina swings by Matchroom HQ to discuss his upcoming World Title shot with Jamie and Scott as gym mate George Liddard is under the Spotlight, Skye Nicolson takes on our Alias Apron challenge whilst Cyrus Pattinson and Chris Jenkins discuss their March 18 headliner in Newcastle!
22/02/233m 30s

Matchroom Radio ep66 with Gary Cully

Irish southpaw puncher Gary Cully joins David Diamante in Nottingham the night before his fight on the Wood vs Lara undercard against Wilfredo Flores. The Lightweight rising star talks his upbringing in Ireland, what makes him tick, life away from the ring, his mindset, various tattoos and much more in this in-depth feature.
17/02/231h 2m

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP2: Off The Cuff

Jamie and Scott are in Nottingham for Leigh Wood vs Mauricio Lara fight week! Joining them on the ground is Aaron Bowen who makes his pro debut and Pat McCormack, part of Team Wood. Bam Rodriguez joins on the phone whilst Liam Paro and Robbie Davies Jr meet for the first time over ZOOM in our new segment 'The Ink Is Dry'. Kal Yafai takes part in our quiz and much more!
16/02/2357m 36s

Flash Knockdown - S2 EP1

It’s a return of the Matchroom Boxing Flash Knockdown Podcast! Season 2 Episode 1 sees new guests, new segments of the show including a Spotlight on our prospects, pitting two fighters from an upcoming bout on the line at the same time and a new quiz… Joining Jamie and Scott this week: New signing 7-0 Aussie Heavyweight Justis Huni, Aqib Fiaz swings by the office to run over his development, Craig Richards talks his upcoming fight with Ricards Bolotniks and takes on our ‘Alias Apron’ quiz, Gavin Gwynne and Craig Woodruff discuss their April 22 British Lightweight Title rematch and Sandy Ryan runs over the best things to happen in Boxing last week!
12/02/2357m 26s

Matchroom Radio ep65 with Thomas Hauser

Hall of Fame Writer Thomas Hauser joins David Diamante for episode 65. The pair discuss Hauser's relationship and novels relating to Muhammad Ali, his current views on the current state of the sport, favourite work elsewhere and much more!
11/02/2337m 48s

Matchroom Radio ep64 with Edgar Berlanga

20-0 Super Middleweight Edgar Berlanga joins David Diamante at his soon to be open bar nearby Madison Square Garden for Matchroom Radio episode 64. 'The Chosen One' admits he's drawing close to a decision on his next move as the two reminisce over old fights, a sparring session with Amanda Serrano and discuss Edgar's options for down the line...
03/02/2321m 24s

Flash Knockdown - Series 2 Teaser

Jamie and Scott preview the second series of Matchroom Boxing's Flash Knockdown podcast. After a voicemail from Eddie, the boys pull their fingers out to plan ahead before Leigh Wood's fight with Mauricio Lara. There's new sections of the show announced plus the Dance Partners Champion crowned. Stay tuned for the full return...
02/02/235m 19s

Interview: Eddie Hearn talks Serrano, Baumgardner, Light Heavy Mix & More

We catchup with Eddie Hearn in New York ahead of our Undisputed World Title double header this Saturday co-headlined by Amanda Serrano vs Erika Cruz and Alycia Baumgardner vs Elhem Mekhaled. Eddie runs the rule over potential next steps for all the fighters, talks the Light Heavyweight World Title mix with Artur Beterbiev, Callum Smith, Dmitry Bivol, Joshua Buatsi and teases the upcoming Matchroom schedule...
01/02/2312m 26s

Flash Knockdown ep13 - Season's Beatings

Jamie and Scott from the Matchroom team wrap up the year by picking 5 potential fights for 2023, Terri Harper is on the show to talk up a potential Undisputed fight in the New Year or a clash with Cecilia Brækhus, Jordan Thompson runs over the best thing to happen in boxing last week and his charge to Cruiserweight honours, our very own David Diamante discusses the Master of Ceremonies role and Zelfa Barrett reflects on his fight in Abu Dhabi whilst looking to gatecrash the Dance Partners leaderboard.
23/12/221h 7m

Flash Knockdown ep12 - Big City Dreams

New British Heavyweight Champion Fabio Wardley and Irish southpaw sensation Gary Cully are licking their lips at the prospect of big homecomings at Portman Road and Croke Park. The duo join us alongside IBF World Bantamweight Champion Ebanie Bridges who remains on cloud 9 following her successful first defence against Aussie rival Shannon O'Connell, trainer Ben Davison goes over various techniques and methodology in his coaching capacity and three weight World Champion Ricky Burns takes on our Dance Partners challenge, explains his new role in the game and reveals why he still wants one more before calling it a day.
17/12/221h 10m

Flash Knockdown ep11 - Marching On

We're in Leeds for a bumper edition of Flash Knockdown ahead of Josh Warrington's World Title defence vs Luis Alberto Lopez. Jamie and Scott are joined by Jimmy Tibbs who recalls sparring Muhammad Ali and rates Ebanie Bridges' chances over Shannon O'Connell, Junaid Bostan, Kali Reis, new signing Nina Hughes and Austin 'Ammo' Williams who is over for a scouting mission ahead of a potential fight next year with Felix Cash.
10/12/221h 21m

112/115 Sweepstake: Eddie Hearn & Jesse Rodriguez pick fantasy fights

There's some huge fights to be made at Flyweight and Super-Flyweight. Chris Mannix draws four potential fights for Eddie Hearn and Jesse Rodriguez to run the rule over including Sunny Edwards, Juan Francisco Estrada, Roman Chocolatito Gonzalez, Joshua Franco, Artem Dalakian, Kazuto Ioka, Julio Cesar Martinez and Bam himself...
03/12/222m 22s

Matchroom Radio ep63

Unbeaten Super-Lightweight sensation Richardson Hitchins joins David Diamante in Phoenix, Arizona to run the rule over the current crop at 140, opens up on the split with Mayweather Promotions, living in New York, a future fight with Montana Love and much more!
03/12/2237m 20s
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