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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

04:37 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

07:53 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

"Events in the history of the sport. Those are arguably probably the two biggest, but tank would take the line would be a big fight, but it's not quite on the level of that one. So it's tough to justify going through all that trouble and you're going through all that for a fight that doesn't this transcendent cultural event. I think there are simpler ways to solve the problem that don't leave either side out in the cold. That's my hope anyway. But look, if we look at our history, we have, we have tried as much as possible on the author as possible to not be an obstacle. You know, we weren't when Danny Jacobs, you know, Danny called us and said, I want to fight to lovekin and unfortunately it's going to have to be on HBO. Go with God. Good luck. Great opportunity. Regis program the world boxing super series. Devin Haney, you know there's plenty of others who, you know, when they've come to us and said, we want to do this fight. And it's got to be somewhere else. We generally said, okay, well, great. We hope that you come back after you win your big fight. The reality here, that's what I hope would happen in this fight too. On one level, but if look, there's a lot of negotiating still to go on that one. I agree that it's not close to the level of Tyson Lewis or Pacquiao Mayweather. I would say it's probably and you know this business better than I do, but it's probably north of 500,000 pay per view buys. I think that's a number it would do. And it's a gate that 15 million, 20 million because you're talking about, as you noted, two very different fan bases. Tanks got a fan base that supports him. Ryan's got a fan base sports sim and I'd be surprised if they crossed over at all, frankly. Like with that. So, you know, you could be talking a massive gate and a massive number on pay per view, bigger than maybe any other number outside of Canelo fights at this point. So, I mean, does that does that not make it worth trying to, I mean, what is the threshold for coming together and doing things jointly? Yeah. Look, it's not a clear line. And I'm not saying know how no way under no circumstances. I'm saying, look, I don't think that it's necessary to go to that extreme to make the fight happen. I think there are other ways to split the baby. But I'm not saying look never in the million years where we were able to consider that. I don't think that's the way to go. I think there are ways to do it. I think some of the things that we went through on the mangia situation are applicable here. Some of the ways that we suggested, okay, we get the first one, then the second one goes somewhere else. There are other ways to do it. But at the end of this, you know, this world contrasted with French copper. Sprint squad, I think everyone's got the same agenda. But as we've seen with Charlotte mangia, the fighters wanted it, the fighters agreed to their deals and even though there wasn't a contractual obligation in place at that point. There was no golden boy to zone deal. There was no deal. The zone golden boy element was still a problem, even though there was not a contractual obligation. In quite honestly, I think I feel bad for mongeau because he suffered on not just one or two opportunities. There were arguably three big opportunities that he had, and he didn't get any of them. And I think he was a pawn in a bigger conversation, a bigger dynamic, and that's really unfortunate when the fire has to suffer. Now, that's what I want to avoid. And I think for the good of the sport, because the fighters, we need to figure out a way to make this happen. Yeah, I know you and I have talked about the you take the first we take the second or vice versa kind of thing. I think that has the potential to work if it's guaranteed there is a second, which isn't always the case. And then if there is no second, how is the side that didn't get the first compensate? It's just equally complicated and equally murky as well. But I think we both agree. That's the fight, man. I mean, you go into the second half of the year, it Spence Crawford being the biggest fight people want to see. AJ against AJ wins AJ fury, if that happens, that's up there on the list, but Ryan and tank in the U.S., second biggest fight out there. And look, and I think if we're somehow able to help these events come to fruition, and we look back at really the last 12 months to have done Canelo plant to have done Charlie casano twice to have done spent Crawford in Garcia versus in tank versus Ryan. In a 12 month span, that's a fantastic run of 12 months of fights. Now, look, we're not there yet. But that's one where you can look back and say, wow, that is, it's not all in one calendar year. It sort of November through December. But that's a fantastic. That's a strong run of big fights as we've had in the last decade or two. I agree. No question about it. And for all the aggregators out there, make sure you take away from this espinoza. I will block Garcia tank. That should be your headline boxing scene. That's right. I'm sure that there's some bite in there that someone can chop up and make clickbait out of it. No question about it. Steven Espinosa always good to talk to you, man. Good luck this weekend with the magsayo, ray Vargas fight that can be seen on showtime in July 29th. If you're a basketball fan listening to this, the Kevin Durant produced documentary point gods is a terrific. You can catch that on showtime as well. Catch up soon, Stephen. All right, great to talk to you, Chris. And when we come back, this week's picks brought to you by FanDuel. Paralegals are highly essential from law firms and courtrooms to insurance, real estate HR and more. 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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

08:04 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

"How do you see that dynamic evolving? Well, look, the market's gone through a lot of changes. And I think it was 2015 when PVC started with the strategy of sort of opening up things a little bit more and saying, look, let's see if we can spread it around, take a little bit of the NFL model and sort of put a little bit of a bunch of different networks and get other networks invested. And that was, they came to us explained it to us and said, look, this is our theory. We had parts that we agreed with, parts that we didn't. But we understood and agreed that it was probably in the best interest of boxing, at least conceptually. You can take issue with the execution of various things here or there. But I think the goal was, let's see if we can make the whole pie bigger by elevating the exposure in going on different networks and getting in front of range of people who don't normally see the sport. So there were some successes. There were some areas that didn't go as well. And look, ultimately, I think the way the market has shipped it. I think the pendulum is probably swinging back to us a little bit. And I think it's because of our production value in our marketing process and our commitment to the sport. You know, going forward, you know, look, things can change at any point in the usually do. Just when you think the dust is settling, then that's when chaos erupts. But whether it's PVC or whether they're other opportunities, you know, we've been here for 35 years. We're not going anywhere. We're always going to figure out a way to be relevant in this court. Do you feel like you have the budget to make some of these fights? I mean, I've given you credit many times over for the Charlie castagno stuff. Two great fights, both on showtime. I think that helped both fighters exponentially because of the visibility that was brought to that. As we look forward and people are waiting for, you know, whether it's Jamaal Charlotte against David Benavidez or Caleb Plant against David Benavidez. These big fights that aren't natural pay per views. Do you feel like you're going to be able to get those fights done in a timely manner? Look, I'd love to have an unlimited budget. I'd love to get the license fees or to be able to pay the license fees that other sports throw around. There are limits to our budget. But when push comes to shove more often than not, I would argue that the vast majority of the time we have figured it out. Sometimes it's a little bit painful. Sometimes we have to get creative in how we finance and how we put things. But I thought it was very important that both of those Charlotte castano fights go on showtime and not on pay per view. I think they would have done fine on pay per view. But I think it was better for the sport that they didn't go on pay per view. And so we bore a little bit of the pain PVC for a little bit of the pain. And I think in the end, the sport was better for it. The rating shows that I think that the PR, the results, all of that. So I think that was the right decision. Going forward, look, PVC has a business to run. And they may come to us and say, look, we've got some opportunities to expand the market. That's good for everybody. Maybe that would happen. Right now, we're really thrilled with what we did last year, what we're doing this year. And I think we've got a lot of momentum in two big fights, you know, hopefully on the horizon, you've mentioned one, and I know you're going to ask about the other one pretty shortly. Yeah, I think that's probably correct. But just to put a button on Charlotte and I mean, I just know after the Charlie castano fight, I had casual fans coming up to me and be like, that was a great fight, man. That was great. Fans that would not have bought a pay per view. And they were exposed to jamel charlot and that's great for him. It's great for showtime. It's great for his future as a pay per view for star frankly. Like if you're getting guys that see him picking up a knockout late in the fight. All right, let's finish with what you know I'm going to ask about. In about a week's time, Steven, I am probably going to be standing in a ring with Ryan García after Ryan García picks up a big knockout. I mean, that seems to be most likely outcome in a fight with Javier fortuna, who's a good experienced guy, but Ryan's probably on a different level than him. I have no doubt that I'm going to get into it, Ryan, over tank Davis, because Ryan is very public about how much he wants a tank Davis fight. It is, I think, the biggest fight in the lightweight division. All due respect to Devin Haney and George Campbell's, they fight for all the belts, Ryan and tank fight for all the money. They are the biggest names at a 135 pounds. I'm of the belief. And you can tell me if you disagree, I don't see how this fight gets done without multiple networks involved multiple promoters involved getting it done because I don't think that the zone should be excluded because they've given millions to Ryan García over the years and helped build him up and you clearly shouldn't be excluded because you've given millions to tank Davis and helped to build him up. You're going to have a big role in a fight like that potentially getting done. What's your perspective on that? What will your mindset be on July 18th if Ryan García comes out victorious? Look, I agree with your setup. I think it's certainly the biggest fight that can be made in that division. One of the four or 5 biggest fights that can be made in the sport. You know, I look at a little bit like, you know, and these guys were at later stages of their career and arguably bigger PR wise, but it's got some of the dynamics of Deloitte may well there. And not just because you've got both fighters affiliated with those guys, but just, you know, their personas and their fan bases and what they bring to the table. And we knew when you've got those two different fan bases coming together, it just makes it a massive event. And I think stylistically, it's really intriguing, matchup. So look, it's a great fight, you know, we'd love to help it happen. Look, there's always hurdles to this fight to fights like this, to big fights. This one, unlike Spence Crawford, I mean, there are some things that need to be sorted out. Now, I'd start from where I started with Spence coffer. It seemed very clear that both Ryan and tank want the fight and want each other next. I mean, Ryan was there on May 28th for the tank rolling Romero fight and tank was very aware that he was there, you know, he sort of called him out from the ring before the fight. And after the fight, they had to exchange one on one. Even during the fight. So look, they're orbiting each other. It feels like it's the right fight to make it feels like there's a limited window because Ryan is not going to be able to stay at one 35 forever. So look, that's a great start. In general, I said, when fighters truly want to fight, there's really not a partner or a network that will stand in a way if they insist on getting it. Having said that, look, our preferences is to not have to partner on pay per view distribution and T reproduction. It's a massive complication. It creates a lot more difficulty than people realize. And I think there are lots of ways that we can split the baby, so to speak in a way that is fair to both sides that wouldn't require an actual partnership in this unwieldy structure on a distribution and production. I mean, look, the two exceptions that have happened, Tyson Lewis, and Mayweather Pacquiao are quite literally the two biggest

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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

07:55 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

"And for his part, Tommy's team has assured us that there are no ties between Tommy and Daniel kinahan. And of course, you know, based on those assurances and the fact that Tommy was in the U.S. for more than a week in mid may, just about 6 8 weeks ago, gave us conference in going forward. Now, when Tommy showed up to fly to New York City for the press conference, he was denied. He said his travel documentation was not valid. So beyond that, you know, there is a problem with his documentation. He is not on the no fly list, so say. But there is obviously something. And there is something that we were told would not be immediately resolvable. It's not like, hey, go to the embassy and a half hour later, everyone's great and set off and straightens it out and we're onto the races. We're told it's more complicated. Unfortunately, I don't have a lot more information to that other than they say, look, we're not sure it's going to take a little bit of time. We're not sure that we could have it resolved for August 6th. And therefore, we really didn't have much choice but to start looking at other options. How do you feel about putting another option like a seam rockmond junior out there? I mean, I would argue, and you as a boxing guy would probably agree. Rockmond junior is as dangerous or more dangerous to Jake Paul than Tommy Fury was. He just is. Yeah, he just doesn't have the name recognition, right? So it's like Jake is taking maybe a more dangerous fight that doesn't have the same commercial appeal. Yeah, I think, look, you want to match Jake appropriately, you know, with an appropriate challenge. And he wants to answer the question about him being a credible boxer and actually take someone who is a full-time boxer. I think that if we end up with us in rockman junior, I think brockman is definitively. He is a more difficult opponent than Tommy Fury. And I'm not, you know, that's not a slide against how many fury by any means. I just think when you look at his pedigree, the number of fights, you know, the fact that he is much bigger than Jake or Tommy, he's been fighting at heavyweight for most of his career. He'd be coming down a little bit to around probably in the range of 200 to fight Jake. So you put that all together. I think this is a riskier fight. I think rachman is a riskier fight just because of rockland has a little bit more experience who's got some amateur pedigree. He's got the bloodline for what that's worth. And he's a big strong guy who's been boxing a lot longer than Jake. It's a little bit strange in Debra because, you know, obviously we need somebody with a little bit of marketability and in the name because it is supporting a pay per view. And therefore, there are a lot of guys that we considered in evaluated, not just dismissed, not because they weren't good fighters or quality matchups. It just, they didn't have the ability to hang your hat on a pay per view on. What do you want to get out of your relationship with Jake? I mean, right now you're working with him on a fight by fight basis. What do you see as the future of showtime and Jake Paul, Jake Paul in general? Where does this story go as his career progresses? That's part of the fun. I don't think anybody knows, and I think we're taking it as a step at a time, but our goal is to be in business with Jake long-term. Ideas fight and Anderson, so if it's a Mike Tyson fight, if it's other professional boxers, what we've seen, these people are showing up at the start of the card, you know, by the time you get to two fights into the pay per view, we're seeing the arena's two thirds full, if not more. So I understand it's not everybody's cup of tea, you know, a lot of people are out there rooting for Jake too, which is fine as well. Toy Mayweather made a great career out of that for a long long time. So I think look, I think it is it's a different genre of boxing. It's something I think it is positive. It is expanding the audience. And as long as he's doing incredible boxing competitions, competitive fights, legitimate stuff that people have interest in, we'd love to be along for the ride. Yeah, I said this to Al Bernstein earlier. I kind of laugh at the fighter criticism of Jake Paul because fighters got to look at the receipts. They need to go back to year 6 professional fight and who are you facing? Sergio Moro who I work with who I fight with him over this all the time. I'm like Sergio and you're 6 professional fight. You fought a guy named Warren kronberger, okay? Who finished his career at four in ten? So let's just let's stop acting like you were facing killers early on in your career as well. Jake's Jake's doing a far more high profile stage. He's far more visible about it, but it's not like he's facing guys that would have been embarrassing for you back in back in your day. I want to ask you about some other stuff that's kind of coming up. And fights that people are interested in that you're involved with showtime. Crawford versus Spence is something everybody's kind of waiting for. You know, you're doing more and more business with PBC as Fox is sort of phasing out of boxing or at least it seems that way. What can you tell anybody? Can you tell people about the future of Crawford Spence? I mean, how much confidence do you have as someone that might be involved in it that that fight happens this year? I have a fairly high degree of confidence. And that's not because I know that there's meaningful progress being made that we're getting close to having a signature on the dotted line. It's because everybody here wants it. There's nobody who is fighting against it. There's not a motor dispute. There are no network conflicts. The fighters have been very open. Now is the time. They're very focused on it. So I think when we've got everybody pulling in the same direction and nobody pulling against, then I think it's basically inevitable and I've said it before. I don't want to get too much into the specifics because I do think that gets people's ego involved and then people start once you start negotiating the press, I think you're almost dooming yourself. But I would say it's really just a matter of figuring out the appropriate deal, which does take time. But you'd say, okay, it's all done except for making the deal. It sounds funny to say that. But a lot of times, things break down. Outside of the deal. I mean, go back to the most recent one, the mongeau fight. Magie had accepted his deal and it fell apart for reasons outside of the deal. So in this particular case, I think all this stuff outside the deal is resolvable if not already resolved and now it's just a matter of sort of punching the numbers and getting to ideal that everyone feels like is fair. And I think I'm not saying that we're there yet. Really PVC I was on the front lines of that were there in the support role. If we could be helpful, it will be. But I'm confident that it will get done because everybody wants it to get done. Your relationship or showtime's relationship with PPC is always a source of intrigue, you know, you are, you are basically PBC's north star. You're always there. You're it's rock. No matter what other networks is working with, showtime's always there and always continues to be there. As I mentioned, it does seem like fox is getting out of the boxing business outside of the periodic pay per view at this point. How do you see your relationship with PBC moving forward? Do you see it expanding even further? Do you anticipate them finding another network to potentially partner with in your conversations with people there? Like,

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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

08:08 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

"That and let some of these younger guys duke it out. Yeah, I mean that makes sense. There's both could move up to one 54, which is also a talented division that has, you know, lots of good fights in it. So yeah, I mean, I really do believe that it's going to get made. And it will be appropriate and you mentioned the Ortiz is in the Ennis and Stan Jones and other fighter, there's a crop of 147 pounders coming up who are very good and very entertaining. And it would be the perfect time for changing in a garden for them to, you know, to get a chance to fight for titles. Let me hit you with this before we go because you mentioned one 54 and you will be in New York end of the month to call Danny Garcia's return to the ring. What kind of ceiling does Danny Garcia have at one 54? Do you like this move? Do you think he can be a threat in that weight class? I don't know, you know, at this juncture in his career going up and away into a division that's got lots of talent in it. To be honest, in my opinion, it's kind of a dangerous move. Now he's fighting a man who's also coming up. So it isn't as if Danny Garcia now walked into the ring to fight Kim zoo or even to fight. I could name any number of Sebastian panora or whoever. He's fighting somebody else and appropriately. I don't discount and then this is a fun fighter. It's I believe it's going to be an action fight, by the way. I think it's going to be a lot of fun to watch. But what Dani Garcia can do at this juncture is career at one 54 against the top 154 pounders. That's a good question because that division has really good fighters in it. I'm a believer that, you know, the talent pool, the Tony harrisons of the world. He's still a good fighter. Honduras, zoo, you can go down the list. There's so many. Jared heard is still floating out there. And even though he didn't look great in his last fight, you could think of her against Garcia. It's interesting. So I think we're going to be looking first and foremost to see how does Danny Garcia perform period. He's had a layoff, you know, he's not coming in off of a great performance. So it's up to Danny Garcia in this fight to demonstrate he's still an upper Echelon fighter in whatever weight division he chooses to fight it. And so there's pressure on him to produce that kind of performance. Now there's benavides who has come back to the sport and has had a very close win the last time he fought that we had that on showtime. A lot of pressure on him to show that he can perform at a higher level. So both men are in a similar situation so not exactly the same. And we'll see. You know, Danny Garcia has he is known to boxing fans so that means he's going to get fights like this. Yeah, I talked about this with jamel herring last week. Danny Garcia was a big puncher at one 40. Not so much at one 47, so I don't know how that power is going to carry to one 50. That's where you need to have power to keep some not necessarily in this coming fight. Right. But in the upper Echelon fights against the fedoras, the harrisons, those guys, you got to be able to keep those guys off you, or else you're going to get run over. Al, good to talk to you, man. Enjoy the fights this weekend, enjoy San Antonio. Don't fall into the riverwalk. I've had that almost happened a couple of times in my years covering the NBA, so just be careful down there. I will try. When we come back, my conversation with Stephen espinoza. Stevenson university online is a leader in forensic education for law enforcement, we call it cyber investigations. If you are preparing for career advancement or career change, investigate our online master's programs. If forensic science, CSI, forensic accounting, forensic investigations, cybersecurity and digital forensics, new online sessions start every 8 weeks. No application fee or GRE required visits Steven EDU slash online. 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Also recently announced the documentary that showtime collaborated with Kevin Durant on point gods, that's you're right kind of in both my sweet spots right now, Steven. The NBA. You're absolutely right. And that's our goal. It's just to keep you happy, Chris. That's what we're doing over here. I appreciate that. I appreciate that. Well, it's a busy busy few weeks busy a couple of months coming up for a showtime. I want to start with the news that broke while early in the week when I reported that Jake Paul was going to face the same rockman junior Jake Paul came out on Thursday and I don't know if he created the fight poster on his own, but he did he put it out there that the deal is done. Let me start there. There's a lot of confusion about what's going on with Tommy Fury. What can you tell people about why this fight with fury isn't happening? What is issues are getting into the United States? How resolvable they are

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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

08:16 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

"Is a walk in the park. Nothing to him. He does it all the time. So to be interesting to see, the big question will be how much does Vargas engage in this fight? From the standpoint of the fans watching the fight, we hope there's enough engagement from him to make it interesting. But he is on too much engagement that would cause him to get knocked out by Mick style. Yeah, I agree. Very interesting fight, very good fight in a 126 pound division. All right, let me finish with this. In about ten days Al, I will be in Los Angeles for Ryan García against Javier fortuna. Garcia justifiably a big favorite in that fight fortuna was badly beaten by JoJo Diaz last year. One one fight in between but it was low level. If Ryan García wins and Ryan García looks great, I'm gonna be standing there in the ring Al and I'm talking to Ryan García about tank Davis because this is the fight that everyone wants to see in the lightweight division. Two of not the title holders, but the biggest stars, the two biggest names in the lightweight division right now are tank Davis and Ryan García. They have huge fan bases. They fight with an enormous amount of power, they're exciting every time they're in the ring on paper, it is a no brainer to make that fight, but as you know, paper doesn't always work that way. Boxing, politics, get in the way, to make fun. So let me ask you the question this way. If Garcia wins, who needs a Garcia tank Davis fight more. Ryan García or tank Davis. Well, that's an interesting way to phrase it. And I think the answer might be both because for Garcia who doesn't have a championship and who is looking for that fight that will, you know, stabbed him as one of the, as the best or one of the best lightweights, it's vital because he needs to add to his resume something that will make him more than just a marketable fighter. Tank Davis, let's be honest, he's been looking, he needs a fight against top competition in the lightweight division. The people have criticized him for not have it. And while he is, as you point out, a very exciting fighter who packs arenas is rolling along in his career, doing pay per view fights and doing decent business with them. And so his career is rolling along nicely, but what he needs is that fight that will push him over into another level. And there's no question that Garcia fight is one that can do that. And of all the lightweight machinations going on, you can make a case that from the Davis standpoint, the Garcia fight is the most makeable, the most, the one that's most possible. And as you point out, championships aside, there are two fighters that can bring a lot to this matchup in terms of the marketability of it. And also in terms of what happens inside the ring. Who does not want to see these two power punchers in the center of the ring battling it out. It's just a very appealing fight in a year in which boxing has had so many appealing fights. Last couple of years, the sport, as you well know, has made several steps forward in terms of putting a product out there that fans really like. This would be a big part of that. I agree. And it's one of the most compelling fights that you can make. It's a fight that if you put it on pay per view, I think would zoom past 500,000 I agree and review bias I agree because they are just they're just hugely popular fighters in the build up to that fight would be incredible. They're hugely popular fighters with entirely different fan bases, like the people that watch Ryan García are not the fans that watch tank Davis and vice versa. They are just, they have different fan base that would come together and coalesce for a fight of that magnitude. What I want to see Al is tank Davis be assertive over the next couple of months. You know, and I know that Ryan García is going to be vocal about making that fight happen. He is going to say it after the fight. He is going to say golden boy has to make the fight. Nothing guaranteed words don't guarantee anything. But I would really like to see tank Davis. What it's on social media, whether it's an interviews, to come out and say that's the fight, I want to make. You know, figure it out, networks, figure it out, promoters, but let's get me and Ryan García in the ring. Because if your tank Davis, you've got to be looking at Ryan García and saying, look, he's dangerous. He's got that left hook. He can knock anybody out. But he's not Canelo like he's not a pound for pound guy at this point. He's not even Devin Haney, who has more of an ability to outbox you. In a fight like that. Tank's got to be looking at Ryan saying, I can get to him. I can knock him out in a spectacular way, and I can build myself up to another level in doing it. So I guess that's what I want to see over the coming weeks and months out. The sea tank Davis be aggressive in trying to get this fight made and not settle. For honestly, not settle for, I don't even know what else is out there. Like, I don't know what he would do at this point at one 35 or one 40. The landscape is relatively barren on the PBC side of the street. So I just want to see him get aggressive out. Say I want to make this. Maybe it doesn't happen for different reasons, but I want to hear from tank Davis saying, let's make this fight happen. Well, that would certainly be an aid to making it happen. There's no question about that. And you can make a case for tank Davis. The time you want to fight Ryu Garcia is right now. For a variety of reasons. I agree. I think Ryan García is going to get better. And you mentioned the fact that, of course, he's a very powerful puncher. I think to be honest, okay? I think going with Joe gruesome is great. This is now rap on to anybody else. I just believe Joe goose is a very good boxing trainer. And I think he will help Ryan García. I think it's a very good match. But this would be the time to make this fight. It's just is the time to do it. And yeah, I hope that everyone involved in this has a posture that they want to try and make it happen. They've made efforts before, as you well know, there have been efforts to make this fight and it didn't succeed, you know, let's hope it, you know, it does this time. And the clock may be ticking too because Ryan's like, I think to what 23 years old, a tall guy. He's going to be moving up sooner rather than later. And tank probably has reached his limit at a 140 pounds. So I think if you want to make this fight at one 35, this year is the year today. Yeah, I agree. I think and I think it means that it would be one of those fights. We keep seeing these great, really good fights being made. We're hoping that spends Crawford will be announced pretty soon. There's other fights on the horizon that are potentially being made plus ones in our mate. This would just be, to me, from the sports standpoint, this would be one of those ones you'd say, okay, this puts an exclamation mark on 2020. Oh, I've Spence Crawford Al doesn't get made. I might lose it here on this show. What else are they going to do at this point? If you're Terrence Crawford and you don't cut a deal to fight aerospace, you're going to get stuck fighting Virgil Ortiz. And that's a really tough fight. If you're aero Spence and you don't fight Terence Crawford, you've got either fight boots Ennis, which is a tough fight or vacate that IVF title. So this is the time to make a champion at one disputed. Then one or both of you can move up in

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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

07:58 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

"Michaela Meyer, at least your bum garden to fight on the same card, which some thought odd because baumgartner and McAllen Meyer maybe merited a spot on their own, especially in the United States, but what it's done is make that event a mega event. Yeah, I love it that they tack that on to the shield's Marshall fight, making it a mega women's card. Well, you've got two meaningful fights. Yeah, a really great boxing. I'll tell you what too. I love where women's boxing is. 100%. It's still needs to continue to build depth. Yeah. But as you know, it's not about great fighters. It's about great fights. And we had one with Taylor and Serrano. We're going to have another with shields and Marshall. Maybe mayor baumgartner turns out to be a war. You go into 2023 and you're talking about a rematch between Taylor and Serrano. I mean, in other fights that are going to be out there, whether it's mayor moving up in weight to fight Katie Taylor or something like that. There's just a lot of momentum right now for women's boxing. It's probably the best place that's ever been. I mean, and you can speak to this. I mean, you covered when Christy Martin was coming up the ranks. When women's boxing was just Christy Martin in a lot of ways. And the occasional other finite that's out there. Now, it's boxing. It's not just a woman, it's women in boxing. I think that's made this sport a really interesting to watch. And these fights have been good. Like shields versus Serrano are not Serrano versus Taylor, was fantastic. That was rock em sock and robot for ten rounds. And I have a feeling that Marshall versus shields is going to be just as good. I agree. And you know, you alluded to the fact that the only thing missing is depth in some of the divisions. But there are more and more good women boxers every week in every month as we move forward. They're motivated to be a part of it because it doesn't have all this momentum. You can make some money now doing it, which was very difficult before. And you get notoriety now that you didn't get before. So the influx of women into the sport, you see it with a lot of these amateur boxers coming forward from the UK and the United States. And what's interesting is when I talk to like boxing fans that are interested in the sport, they will name women boxers to me. Even one slightly below the level of Serrano Taylor and claressa shields and so they even know some of these women in their hip to them and I think it's and here's the other part of the equation which I tweeted about recently, these women are fighting each other. They're unifying titles. They're taking the best matches and they're making them. And that more than anything, as you point out, it's not always about the depth of talent. It's about the matches. And if they're really good matches, then people are going to watch. Yeah, I agree. All right, let's talk about the fight you have coming up this weekend, mark by sayo, ray Vargas, WBC 126 pound title on the line. When we last saw him, he was upsetting Gary Russell junior to win that belt. It was a good performance by Meg ziya, but Al, when you look back on it, one of the things I wonder and one of the variables I think going into this fight is, was that a great performance by Mark messiah that indicates there's more to come or did he catch Gary Russell junior on an awful night? A night that he had a physical injury in the fight and a night that he was dealing with so much outside the ring with the illness of his father who eventually later passed away. So give me your thoughts on make so. Is Mark mcsally a elite guy or is he someone that still has a lot to prove? Well, I think the jury, here's the irony, right? You beat one of the longest reigning champions in a guy who, many people thought was almost difficult for most people, not difficult for lomachenko to be difficult from a certain degree of movement. And yet I'm about to say that the jury is still out on how good mark maxi is. Because, look, Gary Russell junior had an injury in that fight. He even said it going into the fight, which was extraordinary. I don't even remember a time when we've had that. And the injury did impact his performance. Now, Mark mcsally took advantage of that by winning the fight. Having said that, I was disappointed in part of mexia's performance because he failed to capitalize on the injury. There were certain things he could have done that would have clearly driven home that victory. It ended up being a pretty close fight. However, Mark mcsally is a good fighter. He's a vulnerable fighter. We saw it in this fight with say how where he was knocked down. He was buying on the scorecards, had to come back to win on a knockout. He's a good fighter, a very good fighter. How good we don't know. Fighting ray Vargas will give us a better idea. Vargas, 122 pound champion, as you pointed out, now up to a 126 moving up. He has height. He has ranged. He's an excellent boxer, has lots of skills. And this is hardly an easy fight for Mark mckayle in his first defense. So we're going to get a better picture, I think, of where Mac sil is at. No question maxi has power. He knows how to fight, but sometimes you feel like there's that extra spark that extra little thing that he hasn't yet shown. And that speaks to what you were saying, you know, we're not a 100% sure of just how good he is. And as far as fight, I think, should give us a pretty good idea. And on the card, we have Brandon figueroa and versus Carlos Castro, the winner of that fight is supposed to be a mandatory for the winner of Mexico and Vargas. And if we don't find out in this fight, against ray Vargas, let's say, for the sake of argument, if Brandon seguro were to win that fight, not to say Carlos Castro can't, you sure can. We'll find out all about Mark mcsally Chase's figaro. That's for sure. What do you think of ray Vargas's chances here? Because ray, a champion at one 22, very limited resume above that. But he's one of those freakish physiques, right? Like a really tall guy at one 22, so theoretically you should fill out a one 26. Yeah, he's he's fought a good brand of fighter at one 22. He's fought some very good fighters. So he's been in against good fighters and his experience. And he knows how to fight. He's a very good boxer. He's got a, even though he hasn't had a knockout in 6 years, which is amazing, right? He never hardly ever loses loses a scorecard. The statistics are staggering that, you know, he's barely, I mean, of all the scorecards in all his fights, there's one that's to draw and beyond that, you know, nothing's even most of the other cars you're not even close. So he went rounds. And you can win rounds versus mcsally. But as in the sci-fi way to come back and knock him out, ray Vargas definitely has a good chance to win this fight because if he can sustain that boxing throughout and land enough power punches to keep him at bay and because I would does have some defensive liabilities, then barbas can do it because for him going 12 rounds

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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

07:09 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

"In his 6 professional fight, Jake is facing someone who is 12 in one. That's better than the record of what most guys were facing at this point in their career. Yeah, no, I get your point. And part of the difference, the thing that would make the scenario slightly different is that those fights for those famous fighters were a little more obscure than Jake Paul, who has built a an industry around this his boxing activities. And so he's in Madison Square Garden in the main room in a pay per view. But your point is well taken. Here he is in his 6th fight and I do believe agree with you that taking on rockman represents an appropriate, very appropriate fight for him and you make the point that, you know, higher weight class is a good professional, I don't think by the way losing to Morrison's son, who's a decent fighter, is, you know, that's okay because we know the level we're at here. And so I agree with you. I think it's actually, for what this is, you can not really, I don't think complain about him fighting rockman because I do think it's probably a higher level of competition for him than Tommy Fury would have been. Yeah, and Jake's familiar with rockman, their reports that he sparred with him in the past. So he knows what he's getting into. And they'll obviously make rockman come down and wait a little bit to meet somewhere in the middle. But look, I'm impressed by Jake doing this. I was, you know, I don't think a seam rockmond junior is any less dangerous than Tommy Fury no, who had a nice record, but he wasn't beating real top level guys in. No, absolutely. And this was the point that there was going to be this spot here where, look, we don't know the arc of the Jake Paul phenomena, right? We don't know where it's at where it's going, how what is the sustainability of it? But while it's interesting to people, it's going to keep happening. And for right now, this is kind of an appropriate stop along the way. Whether it's a full stop or whether it's just to stop along the way. And what happens is he creates, say, event. And that's what's happening here. And what I think people have wanted to see at least as we pointed out was him against the a true professional boxer. To gauge what we think of him because it's hard to do from the other opponents. And while Tommy Fury would have been that gauge, hassim rockman is certainly the same gauge or more of one. Yeah, I agree. And finally, to Warren kronberger, if you're out there listening to this podcast, I would like to invite you to the next zone event. There you go. All right, front row so you can stare at Sergio Mora and tell him that the judges rob do in that fight. Because I didn't see it, but I believe it. I believe the judges robbed you, Warren. All right, let's move on to women's boxing. It was announced this week that clarissa shields, Savannah Marshall will take place on September 10th over in London. Women's boxing out, starting to experience a bit of a surge. Amanda Serrano fight, that was a big event at Madison Square Garden. Savannah Marshall doesn't have this incredibly glossy record or an incredible resume. What she has is a great story. She is the only female boxer to beat claressa shields in the ring. She beat her back in 2012 in an amateur tournament. I was watching the press conference this week, clearly some bad blood between these two women. So you've seen a lot of clarissa shields over the years. You know about Savannah Marshall. Is Savannah Marshall a real threat to claressa shields or is she just a good story to sell a fight? Well, it's a little bit of both. You know, of course the shield's first let's take her. She has improved as a boxer as she has gone along. Both in her amateur career and her professional career. And she's voted very well. Savannah Marshall brings something different to this fight. She's a power puncher. She is not as proficient of fighter as claressa shields. But she has power. And so a combination of the backstory in which she, as you pointed out, beat claressa shields as an amateur. And the fact that she is knocking women out and doing so in a pretty convincing fashion, which doesn't always happen in women's boxing. Of course, she shields an example. She's not a knockout puncher or doesn't often score knockouts. But the two factors, the backstory and the fact that xana Marshall has a puncher's chance in any fight she would fight in because she does have pure power, makes this, you know, I think a fascinating event. Yeah, there are so few true power punchers in women's boxes. You probably count them on one hand in the lower, lower weight classes, sunisa Strata has power. You go up a little bit higher, Alicia baumgarner with the way she knocked out Terry Harper. She's clearly got some power. Amanda Serrano obviously has one punch knockout power and in the higher weights, it's really Savannah Marshall and I've watched a bunch of fights out. That's real power that she has. She's not, I agree. Go ahead. No, she's not special. Clarissa is the more talented box. Right. But Savannah Marshall kind of in a very basic way can knock you out. And that's what I think you gotta be worried about. I'm watching that press conference and I'm thinking if clarissa shields goes out there and tries to prove that she's the bigger puncher. That she's the one that she has to definitively beat Savannah Marshall. That could get her in trouble because Savannah Marshall does have the power to hurt clarissa shields. Yeah, now what we don't know is in these things are while close to shields listen known as the big puncher. We also don't know if she can hurt sudana Marshall. It's possible she may catch Marshall with something that would affect her. But you're right. Shields and even in her last fight, you know, we saw shields with opportunities to maybe get in there and do a little bit more, but she stayed behind the jab and she was very deliberate in her approach and a box, you know, very, very effectively. That would be the prudent move for her. And try to dominate rounds you in rounds and see if she can at some point hurt Marshall because yes, Margaret can catch you with a punch and change the course of a fight. And you know, that's what makes this fight I think that.

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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

07:05 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

"App to get started now. Sign up with the promo code boxing so that they know that I sent you. This is boxing with Chris Manning. Now somebody punch him in the face. Anthony Joshua is a composed and ferocious finisher. Watch this. Hosted by SI's Chris mannix. That was my moment. Now with interviews, analysis and everything going on in the world of boxing. When you have talent, you are given another chance. Here's Chris mannix. All right, Al Bernstein is here longtime boxing commentator showtime boxing analyst on Saturday, Al will be ringside in San Antonio for the 126 pound world title fight between Mark makes IO and former 122 pound champion ray Vargas that fights at the Alamo dome and you can see that on showtime. I got to tell you out San Antonio starting to grow on me a little bit as a boxing town. I know you've been back a few times in the last couple of years. I'm starting to like San Antonio as a boxing town. Yes, San Antonio has a rich history of champions in the past. People like Jesse James lehan, so many others. And lots of boxing fans down there. And the city itself is, you know, a really great city to visit. Nothing better than the river walk. And they're starting to now back in the boxing business. Rodriguez citing down there and this fight going down there and others. So it's great to see I love when a city it's like kind of like Minneapolis recent times, right? With their great venue there, the armory, it's kind of a little bit of a revitalization of the sport, which is fun. Yeah, and you mentioned bam Rodriguez. He fought at this new venue called, I think is the tech port center and arena, which is a really small value, which is one thing I think was missing from San Antonio over the years because you had to do fights at the Alamo dome or AT&T center. This place, I think, held about 2500 fans. It is kind of perfect for those lower tier fights or with younger fighters that haven't built the kind of fan base that warrants a trip to the Alamo dome or to AT&T center. So I hope there are more fights in San Antonio and I hope more fights at that smaller venue as well until guys get to a certain level in boxing. I want to talk about the messiah Vargas fight, but I want to begin talking about some news that broke yesterday involving another fight it's going to wind up on showtime pay per view. That's Jake Paul. Everybody's favorite pseudo boxer. He is was scheduled to face Tommy Fury in an anticipated fight on August 6th at Matt Square Garden. Last week, Tommy Fury could not get into the United States for reasons that are not clear at the moment. Jake Paul has elected to move on. I was told Jake is finalizing a deal to face a seam, rockman junior, the son of ex heavyweight champion, a seam rockman rockman junior, nowhere near as accomplished as his father, but he's 12 and one as a professional and seemingly fills the void or the role of real fighter that Jake Paul has been urged to face at some point. So let me start there. I mean, you know, how did you feel about Jake Paul fighting Tommy Fury? And how do you feel about Jake Paul now fighting a seam rockmond junior? You know, the fury fight seems star crust. It's had many fits and starts and now this last episode in which fear couldn't get into the country. Some question how zealous he was in the attempt to do so. Who knows? But in any case, it turns out he can't. And the intriguing part about this is that it's conceivable that the change in opponent from Tommy Fury has seen rockman may offer a bigger challenge to Jake Paul, who you aptly referred to as a pseudo boxer. That was a good phrase. But I see rockman has a loss. He lost to Tommy Morrison's son, but he was doing well in that fight. And he is a pro boxer, as you point out. So that was the mission statement for Jay Paul this time around was to fight an actual professional boxer. And toward that end, that seam rockman will fill the bill. Now he has come in and fights higher in weight than the Cruiserweight levels for sure. So we'll see what he weighs in at. That could be a big part of this story as well. If in fact, they make the deal with him. And most important and central to this entire issue is that the fact that that fight has been saved means that I can see a second Broadway show in New York after we're talented at 31st. So I have my priorities straight. That's right, from Danny Garcia to Jake Paul and extended trip into Manhattan. I like that. I'm fine with Jake Paul fighting a scene rock button. In fact, I go as far Al as to say I'm impressed that Jake Paul is fighting a seam rock Bond junior. You know, rock Bond junior is not a world champion, not going to be a world champion. But he is established fighter who fights at a higher weight class. His last fight, he fought around 220 pounds. They're going to have to find a weight that works between Jake Paul's one 91 95 type of weight and the weight that has seen rock mon junior fights at. But more to the point, Al like whenever I hear criticism of Jake Paul, especially from former fighters. I check the receipts and I check the receives and I mean that by I look at who they were fighting in their 6 professional fight. Jake Paul's 5 O, this will be a 6th fight. So I go back to my good friend, Sergio Mora. My broadcast partner over at the zone, who in his 6th professional fight, fought a guy named Warren kronberger, who sounds like my tax attorney, who was three and 6 at the time, and finished his illustrious boxing career at four in ten. Tony bellew love Tony Belle, former champion, tremendous career, his 6th fight, was against Hastings, rasani, who was 19 35 and two. 6 pint. He fought Hastings rasani. Julio César Chávez junior, I promise I'll stop here. Former champion who has who has his eyes on a fight with Jake Paul at some point in the future. In his 6th pro fight out, he faced Guadalupe arce, who at the time was zero in 14. So, like, Jake is highly visible. But it is 6th professional fight.

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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

02:26 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

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"al bernstein" Discussed on The Rich Eisen Show

The Rich Eisen Show

06:09 min | 3 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on The Rich Eisen Show

"Asked for a week off. But I had to push back even more, I still found the reserve to say what I said. And I'm like, okay, I understand he's more tenured than me as a SportsCenter anchor. But I'm more tenured than him as a Jew. Does that count? Shouldn't that count? And I was told no it does not count. No, it does not count. Look, rich. This company's HR. I would never have done that to you. That was my next question. How would brockman have handled? I would not have done that too. So when I mentioned that, I guess Larry, I think Larry was still there in 96. Part of the goal. There you go. Larry. Who knew? Jack Edwards. Like, Sandy Koufax would not perform on the high holiday. Did you approach Jack about this? Jack, I'll never forget I did a I did a I'll screw it. What do I care, man? I'm gonna grab my team real quick. Yeah, let's do it. I do know. No, no, I do know his wife and she's does work with NFL network now as well. But. This is just the stuff that you remember in your career. You just remember it and so I was covering the whole of field more fight. Hold a field more or two. It was a good fight. Okay, because when Charlie starner stopped doing boxing, they asked me, did I want to take the sports center boxing beat? Because Charlie wanted done it for years and I think he was focusing on baseball and other things. So they offered it to me and I'm like, hell yeah. So you have to go to Vegas every now and then sure. And my next question was, do I get to wear a tuxedo? Because I wanted to wear a tuxedo on SportsCenter. You know, like your old school, you know? And they said, no, that's not required of you. I'm like, damn it. I wanted to wear a tuxedo and they're like, well, you can, but we're not going to pay for it. If you have a tuxedo, you want to wear it. If you have one. I always found it fascinating that boxing, the sweet science that people dressed up like a informal wear to watch two guys beat the budget out of each other and submission. You could potentially if you have the wrong seat get blood on your tux. Question. Which I'd probably last worn at the prom, my prom. I digress. So I went out and I did a piece. And that's where I first met Al Bernstein. Sweetheart. And John saracino, who is on USA Today? Yeah, he was burned. It was John saracino Bernstein and Charlie for all those years. But now it's me. Now it's me. And so I decided, I'm going to add my own little spice. And I did a feature to be run on the Sunday morning sports center, or yeah, I think it was a Sunday morning SportsCenter in advance the fight. And my piece was going around Vegas in a red convertible, okay? Looking for, I forget what I was looking for. I was just looking for Vegas. Just like the best seat in the house or whatever. And so I arranged to see various Vegas acts. I even knocked on the door of siegfried and Roy and see if I could get Wayne Newton involved. They didn't, but I got a couple of people, the blue man group, my first ever meeting with the blue man group, and also. David Cassidy had was out there at the time performing. I told that to Linda Cohn, I was going to see David casting. She goes, my God, he's my favorite, will you get an autograph? And instead, I said, how about this? How about you give me an autograph picture of you for David Cassidy and I'll give that to him and I'll put it up on his mirror in his dressing room to make it look like he's such a huge fan of yours and will include it in the piece, which we did. It was a fun piece, you know, like I ran into Albert's that ran into Bernstein and saraceno at the pool side. It was fun. A fun, Vegas. Sort of. Eisen palooza. Yes. Just a taste of the town piece. And so I was live on the air on SportsCenter. I think it might have been that Saturday morning SportsCenter that Jack was hosting. And I was so excited for it. I put all my heart and soul and it was a very creative piece. And it was different. I wanted to bring my different take to this stuff, like, okay, I could be so locked in on more or hold a field too, or have some fun with it. Does that have some fun with it? Al Bernstein loved it. John Sanders loved it, they're like, go have fun. Fine, great. I did it. So I wrap around it live, woke up at the crack of dawn live, did it live. I led into it. And then coming out of the piece, I just gave a little bit of information about the fight that night. And Jack Edwards goes and heard it in my earpiece and he goes, thanks, rich. We look forward to the fight. Like you could tell, he was frowning upon my use of this time and it's such a frivolous manner. Now it's definitely the last time I ever spoke to him. 20. And I'm like a 27 28 year old kid and it's just like, you know what? The number of times in my career I have not approved of whatever management approved for me I would never do that on.

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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

01:58 min | 8 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

"And I haven't just been picking easy winners. First time around, I told you Joe Smith by knockout, that was a pretty easy one to predict. Last week, I told you, bet the underdog Meg scio over Gary Russell. I told you to pick messiah by decision and that is exactly what happened. So, I'm off to a pretty good start is all I'm saying. This week, I am focused on the Cruiserweight division. The headliner of a pay per view this weekend, junior mccabe versus to be so machino. This is a rematch of a really good fight back in 2015 that was one by Micah by 11th round knockout. And I actually see this fight playing out a lot like that one did. I think it's gonna be close in sports macho is a very solid boxer has shown good defense during his career, but makabu is a puncher and how he knocked up a new last time with a straight uppercut that put machino down face first on the canvas. I think there'll be a similar shot that puts machino down. Now macabre is a slight favorite in this one he's coming in at minus one 64 makabu by knockout is only at plus one 55. So the odds are not great on this one, but I think makabu is going to be the sharper fighter and I think macabre was going to be the more motivated fighter because we know that if wins this fight, there is at least the possibility that he could face Canelo Álvarez his next time out. So if there's any reason for a fire to be motivated and ready to go, it's that. There is a winning lottery ticket, potentially available for Micah if he wins. I think that's gonna focus him and I think it's Micah by knockout. That's my pick for this week. Brought to you by FanDuel. That's it for this week's episode, my thanks to Al Bernstein and Trevor Brian for joining the show..

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"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

05:37 min | 9 months ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix

"Well, I said to him, there's probably going to be like a female problem bot at Serrano Taylor, which is only going to make that fight. That fight probably went from small room at MSG to big room in part because of the visibility Serrano got to make Katie's got a lot of fans on her own. She's been a main event here in the U.S. and elsewhere before. But I'm just actually curious why was it Amanda Serrano that you chose to kind of embrace the way you did and make her the co main on your last two fights? Yeah, I mean, it's just about this right place the right time and she's sort of been around since my first pro fight. So I've always known who she was. And we wanted her to fight on the undercard of Tyron Woodley. And we were chatting with her. And I was like, hearing her tell these stories about how much she was getting paid and how she Manny Pacquiao was the only person to win more championships than her in different weight divisions. And I'm just like, wait. So Manny Pacquiao got made hundreds of millions of dollars off of fighting. And here a managed Serrano is just as good as Manny Pacquiao on the female side of things. And she's getting paid 20,000, 30,000. I was like, this isn't right. What can we do to help here? This girl is a superstar and she's just super nice. And it was the right one we were creating most valuable promotions. So it was just perfect timing. And Niki and I, my partner, most valuable emotions were like, yeah, this is the perfect person to help here. The punch you hit woodley with to knock him out. You know, clearly heard from some boxing people suck the rest of shields tweeted out that it was a lucky punch. Close your eyes and land that punch. What's your counter to that? Like, you know, I know Al Bernstein pointed out during the broadcast that there was real technique there. There was a faint and there was going up over the top. From your perspective, what went into that shot in particular? Yeah, so, you know, my rebuttal to people saying that is I've done that to every single person I fought. So it's not luck. I'm knocked out everyone in the violent fashion.

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"al bernstein" Discussed on Tha Boxing Voice

Tha Boxing Voice

04:01 min | 1 year ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on Tha Boxing Voice

"Technically on paper. They're all pro. Debuts i see that the debut. Here's they're all pro debut zim box but again it's like i tell you. Shimaa canal is signed devin any promotions. His first fight was in front of three hundred and fifty people at atlanta buckhead fight club. He fought a debut were he was a debut. This kid did one point. Five million on a youtube pay per view plus all the millions of playbacks. Th-that that video. Has i mean you know. Those videos have way over twenty million views each. You know then. Four nate robinson on shriller. Again you fi- in in a club show with three hundred people. The anxiety is nowhere near as big as or greatest. Jake's jake's carmen out to a million point five watching them on pay per view on thriller and then the live audience. It's a lot of pressure. it's different level. this is totally the it gives you an insight to his mental. He's debuts his debuts better and if we've learned anything over the ten years doing this show listen. Marcus call in from ohio. That ohio runs. Boxing and jake is from calabasas. But he's from cleveland ohio. You heard about the room right on. How true it is that jake. Paul was a willing to take less money. So the fighters on the card that. I think that what i read is that he did take less money so that amanda serrano and others could get more money. I mean rich already. This is what i'm saying now but they do. And i hear you. But that's what's dangerous. That he really just wants to be a world champion for fun because people think he can't do it. You didn't watch the interview. They did a beautiful interview with them on a showtime showed the concert. And it's it's become a thing to just be a world champ because you think he and the truth is fucking could. He's already you think he can't get a vacant title shot. You guys are tripping. He bow. I believe him. I just love is someone came in and showed you how wide This is how wide open it. Is that a kid from you to took over i. There was a super charities. Let it got buried in in in the in the bottom ear virtuoso shutout to you champa. Jamaal charles is a bridge your way in that. I said that. I said yeah. And that's sad because you know now. Now that's what. He has a mugshot. Now his his name is is is muddied mug me go let me go. Let me go to cincinnati. I always lose your jaw to play you lifestyle if you bring a price draw it as w what's good house out shit was fire. It should crazy how you're going to lose the best answer on. Tv nasa fucked up. Hey if tanks forty. I told you guys. I want to see him fight. You saw al bernstein reaction. When i mentioned put him in there with the tia's man i don't give a damn who knows brill. Bottom line is supposed to be this killer you know the baddest noun of planets brill. Got blood on gloves man. He caught a body in the ring. The legal put the prestige killer against the real killer. And let them to nigger slug it out not.

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"al bernstein" Discussed on Tha Boxing Voice

Tha Boxing Voice

01:33 min | 1 year ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on Tha Boxing Voice

"Removing we know is this portrait asked what advice freelance journalist keep. Somebody came up more as well. Said berlanga wilder boots. That's doing it number one. And they're now four brainiac. Brian clark and no. I did read that on my very al bernstein. How you doing. i'm good. My name is michael. Bread does not manage crawford. He gets always signed freelance film. Fighters say somebody to somebody. Came.

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"al bernstein" Discussed on WTVN

WTVN

06:52 min | 2 years ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on WTVN

"If you have a great day so far? 307 Bloom Daddy and for Blazer once again, 8 to 1 W T V and 816 W T V and I am pumped. So fired up for Saturday night, Baby Roy Jones Junior Mike Tyson in the ring. I mean, what could bring more excitement than two guys who are a combined 105 years old in Tyson hasn't fought since 2005 When Josh he quit on his stool in the ring against the guy by the name of Kevin McBride. Would you pay $50 and watch us I have paid in my life. A combined $200 in Mike Tyson fights. There will not be a $250 spent from the seas household. I'm talking. I'm going all the way back to the original Tyson Holyfield. That's when I That's how much when I started buying Mike Tyson fights I'm a huge Mike Tyson fan back in the day. I never missed the fight of his. I think he's the greatest heavyweight of all time. We could make the argument with Muhammed Ali. We can go down that road, maybe on another show. But Tyson, as far as excitement and punching power in his in his prime was unbelievable. But there's a chance I'm gonna watch hard sparring for $49 in 99 cents. The only thing I will say Bloom is did you see the video of Tyson and the ring about a month ago getting ready for this fight? Absolutely Oh, my God. I'll I know is that if I don't care of Mike Tyson's 58 years or whatever he is Mike Tyson, Watson said that I'm gonna punch you. I'm running a zoo. Fastest sight my fat but will allow me to run away. He's terrifying. He still terrifying. But my point is, this is supposed to be nothing more than hard sparring. They're not supposed to attempt to knock each other out. Now with that said, You've got two warriors in there. I think, Josh, I don't know if you've got buddies, but I've got buddies that all of a sudden when that Light switch gets flipped, They just go and Tyson's got that light switch. I mean, if if Jones taps him a little too hard, he could flip out, start throwing haymakers, but I think they're going to stop the fight. At that point. If any injured boxer suffers a cutter and injury, the fight's going to immediately be stopped. You know? What if I Told my wife I said, Honey, I'm going to spend $50 Saturday night. And it's either I'm going out Saturday afternoon and evening. I'm gonna spend 15. I'm dropping 50 on drinks at the bar with the boys. I'm gonna drop 50 on the Tyson fight. She'd say, Josh. At least you're going to get something out of the drinks. Hey, look, look, They're pulling out all the stops for this. The announcing crew, Michael Buffer. Jim Gray Sugar Ray Leonard Al Bernstein. Wow. They had the whole Who's Who? Yeah. I mean to say the event should be handled very, very well. But at the end of the day, I'm not paying $50. I watched two old guys get in there in jab it each other. You know, I interviewed Michael buffer about 15 years ago, and I said, I said at the very end of the interview, I said, Michael, I should be honest with me. How much tail did you get doing that job in his response was Uh, that was it didn't answer. He just gave me that. He just gave me that deep kind of laughter chuckle like, dude, I got more tail than you could. You could focus for you, but I'm not gonna tell you. I mean, and then that's an incredible buffer. That's an incredible All you are is the hype, man. And then at the end, you get to announce the winner and you get paid Boo coo bucks and you get the well we'll just say the spoils of that job. You get the babes? Absolutely. Anyway, that going down Saturday night Taison. Roy Jones Jr 49 99. I'll pay per view Boxing exhibition top headlines out there for you on a Tuesday Ohio reporting 282 new hospitalizations in the last 24 hours over 11,000 covered 19 cases in the last 24 hours. The sky is falling. I think everybody saw this coming. The first time we were told this guy was going to fall. It didn't happen. The second time we were going. We were told this guy was going to fall. It didn't happen, but you know what With flu season Cold season allergy season. I think pretty much everybody expected that this guy was going to fall this time. But what I'm going to say to our medical professionals who are top notch to the doctors out there to the governors to the mayor's everybody else. We're Americans, you step up and you deal with it. You don't cry about it. You don't wind about it. You deal with it. I'm gonna get back to the story coming up in a couple of minutes. You've got a number of governors out there getting their tails kicked right now. Let's start with Let's start with the governor of the Lollypop Guild. Mike DeWine. Right here. Senate Bill 3 11 trying to limit the health department and the governor and significant ways when quarantines air needed during health crisis. We're gonna be talking to a House state senator. Former Navy SEAL Frank Oakland coming up in the six o'clock out on the shell because he's one of the guys behind this trying to trying to limit their power because they have overstepped. Their bounds. Of course, the governor saying he's going to veto it. What else would you expect from the Munchkin Frank Oakland during the six o'clock hour over in Pennsylvania, you've got Governor Tom Wolfe. And Dr Rachel Levine, his health director. They're saying no alcohol sales in restaurants tomorrow. Thanksgiving Eve after five o'clock. Because they're thinking well, the college kids in it's the night before Thanksgiving. Everybody wants to go out and party and have a good time. Well, what about if I want to take my wife out to dinner? And I just want to have a draft beer at 6 30? I can't get it. It's just the latest in a lot of crazy stuff out of the state of Pennsylvania. And you want crazy. You know, I was thinking about this the other day, Dr. Rachel Levin. If you didn't know this, it's a guy who dresses as a woman. As far as the stuff in the junk in the trunk. Nothing's been changed yet. So it's a guy dressing as a woman. You want the epitome of crazy During this pandemic? I'm gonna give it to you. It's Dr Rachel Levine. Ah, guy wearing a broad telling you, You can't have family in your home for Thanksgiving. You tell me what's crazier than that. Tell me Daria, Because you're not gonna find anything crazier. California, Gavin Newsom. He's still getting his rare and kicked It's reignited talks of a recall it being him dining at the exclusive restaurant during the Corona virus pandemic after he told everybody Hey, you can't have people over for Thanksgiving, and he's with his cronies. The lobbyists in the health care professionals drinking shoulder to shoulder no social distancing no mask on And it's gonna be a hard recall. I mean, nothing like that is easy. But if you go back to 2003 in California, California Republicans successfully helped to recall Democratic Governor Gray Davis. The voters replaced him. With Arnold Schwarzenegger. They need to collect 1.5 million valid signatures and you go over to Governor Cuomo, New YORK There is not a governor in the United States of America. It was more of an ego maniac in a bigger fool, Then Cuomo He's taking aim at a group of sheriffs for deciding not to enforce his Thanksgiving coronavirus restrictions, he said. They're acting like dictators. Don't stop laughing. I know I know exactly what you're thinking. And he said that Sheriff's can't pick and choose which laws to enforce..

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"al bernstein" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

04:01 min | 3 years ago

"al bernstein" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

"Mean. Give me a break. I can't wait to your punk talk about this on Tuesday by the way can i. Can I retire here. Learn deleted his twitter. WanNa mention that as well. L. and Morrow Knowle's friend and manager. Frank Shamrock. I don't know if you've seen this here yet. But Frank shamrock his friend and manager her sent out a message today that basically said social media has made too many of you comfortable with disrespecting people and not getting punched in the mouth for it so that right there tells you that Corey Graves tweet did a massive number unknown. I don't even know if he's going to be on the show today triple h said he was going to be on the show today. I guess we'll let's see. Yes Mike Moore Nello is He has loquacious. VIVACIOUS is Very verbose that's what they that's what they hired him for and I will also say that that can sometimes be a negative. My eyes and I have a relationship with moral going back that for a long time. I did much like you. I'd like moral lot and I think you're coming down hard on graves and taking the shot at him and I look. This is to me an issue of you don't you don't don't I'm your teammate. For no reason especially when you know your teammate has got some things going going on and more oh talks too much and Beth is not going to get better if she can't speak in the granted the problem is they just feed these people lines anyway. That are they feed him tomorrow to. I'm sure where they just don't make any sense. And that's the biggest problem here is one you don't on your on your teammate. When it when you didn't have to do it and I get you may have been frustrated by it but there are other ways you could have went about doing it? That's my issue Corey graves but my issue overall all is with the production because time and time again somebody starts good because they start well and then they get killed. I'm a huge fan of Corey graves. I think Corey Graves. When he's at his best canonical? I think he's got a great quick with a sense of humor. I think he's been able to take a lot of Vince. McMahon has been feeding him in his ear. And you know he's done A. I'm pretty good job with with spitting it back out again. I think he is. You are ripping on him. I think a little bit too much. I think he does a good job. especially in comparison with some of the other people bear but the issue with him and him in some of the garbage. That comes out of his face is the same issue that they have with Moro. And it's the same issue they have with everybody. It's how they are produced. Because if you hear more or Nello on showtime if you heard boxing or do mixed martial arts yes it's the pride as may have been a little bit different but you hear him in these environments when he's Got Al Bernstein at aside and he's got real sports producers that are in his ear that are producing them yes he is still stole moreover Nello he is still getting off these ridiculous at times. You know pop culture phrases and all this sort of stuff. But he's is down a peg and when you look at what they've done with Corey graves. What they've done with my striker in the past what they did to Tasr what they did with Mick Foley on forever never a name in the issue? She was not with the person the issues with production and the only issue. I have of Corey Graves here. It's got nothing to do with performance and it has got everything to do with the fact that that shot against moral. There was really no need to do it and I don't know if he regrets it or not but the fact that he took the shot the way that he did even if it may be true. You just don't look good doing it. So you're telling me that they're producing corey graves to scream at rene and scream back and forth each other and make the absolute and listenable. Yes now nells okay hold on Stop Supper second because we want you to do that right now. No this with Corey Byron. They did this with renee in Corey. They've done UNDIS- with everybody where they wanted to have the backwards banter back and forth and it's it was stupid so you're telling me if that's all organic.

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