Talkbox Ep 27: DeGale VS Jack Reactions & Ep 28: Matt “Mack The Knife” Macklin, Manager of Michael Conlan


Episode 27:DeGale VS Jack & Davis VS Pedraza Fight Reactions

Host Mike Woods covers all angles of the fights at Barclays this past Saturday. First, Gervonta Davis’ long time trainer, Calvin Ford, shares his personal story of growing up in Baltimore, including how one of the characters from “The Wire” was based on him. Ford sheds light on Davis as a future world champion, his TKO against Jose Pedraza, working with Mayweather, and much more.

Next, match maker and VP, Operations of Main Events, Jolene Mizzone, calls in to comment and talk about the upcoming fight between Curtis Stevens and David Lemieux.

The notorious Eric Kelly says he is “not impressed” by Davis VS Pedraza, and comments on the fight card, as well as future fights for Davis, and rematches for Degale VS Jack and Kovalev VS Ward. writer, John Gatling, recaps the fights and brainstorms with Woodsy to create a better way to select judges.

Ep 28: Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin, Manager of Michael Conlan

Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin discusses his boxing career from amateurs to the last rounds of his last fight.  He reveals the thoughts that went through his head through the ups and downs of his career, and gives tremendous insight into the life of a boxer.  Macklin proudly talks about his management company where they manage over 100 fighters, including Michael Conlan.  Conlan will be making his debut at MSG 3/17, just 5 years after Macklin fought Sergio Martinez in the very same venue.


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