Podcasts are a great way to keep up with all the action in the boxing world, and to hear up to the minute news covering every aspect of the sport. Listen on the go, at the gym, or in the car to easily stay keep abreast of new developments and breaking stories. With a plethora of boxing podcasts on offer, we’ve rounded up seven of the best for you below.
Below the Belt streams from the UK; this podcast covers boxing news and views from all over the world, and has over one hundred episodes available now to download. The hosts cover a wide range of topics in an easily accessible style, offering insight into recent matches, boxing news and individual boxing personalities, and giving listeners the chance to pose their own questions to guests. Below The Belt is also very active on facebook and twitter, where listeners have the opportunity to further engage with the show.
2. Boxing Talk
This lively new podcast is crammed with the latest boxing news and debates about upcoming bouts and previous matches. The three hosts, friends and long-time fans of boxing, have a huge knowledge of the sport between them, and the show is an entertaining and informative listen.
Tom Roberts, a writer at OXEssays and UKWritings, says, ‘fun and frank, Boxing Talk has everything that you’re looking for in a boxing podcast; it includes predictions, statistics and an in-depth break-down of each fight.’
With two shows going out a week, and an ever increasing audience, The Boxing Rant features expert analysis and discusses the biggest names in the sport today, as well as spot-lighting past legends and iconic matches. The hosts have a comprehensive technical knowledge of the sport, which they bring to the show, making for a fascinating listen. Totally independent from promotional ties, there are over five hundred episodes ready for you to download now.
Hosted by Tris Dixon, the previous editor of Boxing News, and featuring weekly interviews with boxers, and those connected with the boxing world, this podcast is a must for enthusiasts of the sport. Recent episodes have featured a wide ranging discussion with Sunny Edwards, and an emotional interview with Glyn Rhodes. With insightful questions, the host gets candid answers from his guests, allowing for fascinating and frank discussions.
This fan-made podcast goes out twice a week and features guests from the sport. Offering analysis and heated debate on recent bouts, this feisty show breaks down matches for listeners and regularly invites up and coming personalities in boxing to join the discussion. Listeners are invited to weigh in on the debate, which adds to the entertainment value. The hosts have an incredibly in-depth knowledge of the sport, and both occasional enthusiasts and hard-core fans will appreciate this regular podcast.
From Sky Sports, this podcast goes out on a weekly basis and is a popular choice for subscribers. Andy Scott hosts and is joined every episode by guests (recent participants have included Joe Laws and Gary Logan), and recent matches are discussed, as well as all the up to the minute news from the world of boxing.
‘This is a must-listen podcast for fans of the sport,’ suggests Sami Matthews, a boxing expert at Revieweal and Boomessays. ‘It offers insightful clash previews and wide-ranging talk from an impressive variety of guests.’
A new podcast on the block, Pound For Pound offers a high energy, fun and fresh look at the boxing world, offering latest news, analysis and debate, as well as a generous dose of banter. Each week, hosts Jake Wood and Bantam-weight Champion Spencer Oliver welcome guests including personalities from the world of the sport and celebrity fans, and the enthusiasm and passion that the hosts bring to the podcast is evident. Episodes feature recent fight reviews, previews of upcoming bouts, and behind the scenes news and views. Recent shows have boasted guests Frank Warren, British boxing legend, and Tris Dixon, who joined the hosts to talk about his new book, ‘Damage.’
Accessible, rich, frank and balanced in opinion, the podcasts we’ve listed here pack a powerful punch; jammed full of quality content, in a selection of styles to suit your listening mood, they’re the perfect way to ensure you never miss a thing in the boxing world, while also never missing a thing in yours.
Lauren Groff is a sports writer at Simple Grad and Student Writing Services, and an editor at Write My Essay. She writes extensively about boxing. Lauren also writes book reviews, and enjoys a wide variety of sports.
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