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Buncey's Boxing Podcast: Hopkins, Dickens, Ayers, Briggs

Steve Bunce January 28, 2015
Buncey's Boxing Podcast: Hopkins, Dickens, Ayers, Briggs



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This week's show: Hopkins, Dickens, Ayers, Briggs

Bernard Hopkins talks about why he believes that this year could be the one of the best years for fighters since the mid 1980s and explains why he believes boxing needs to unify all the divisions.

Jazza Dickens talks about his upcoming British title fight against Josh Wale and tries to describe how excited he is to be on the same bill as Derry Matthews and Paul Butler. Michael Ayers talks about his life after boxing and remembers winning the ABA lightweight title and later the IBO Lightweight Title.Shannon 'The Cannon' Briggs talks about fighting Wladimir Klitschko in September and explains why he turned down a fight with the World Champion in April.

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Steve Bunce has been ringside in Las Vegas over 50 times, he has been at five Olympics and has been writing about boxing for over 25 years for a variety of national newspapers in Britain, including four which folded! It is possible that his face and voice have appeared on over 60 channels worldwide in a variety of languages - his first novel The Fixer was published in 2010 to no acclaim; amazingly it has been shortlisted for Sports Book of the Year.