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Tuesday, January 15, 2008
On this edition of NO HOLDS BARRED, host Eddie Goldman begins previews of the first event of the 2008 season by the International Fight League (IFL), which will take place Friday, February 29, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, and the Roy Jones. Jr.-Felix Trinidad Jr. fight, scheduled for this coming Saturday, January 19, at Madison Square Garden in New York.
On that IFL card, IFL lightweight champion Ryan Schultz fights John Gunderson, heavyweight champion Roy Nelson fights Fabiano Scherner, and middleweight champion Matt Horwich fights Tim Kennedy.
We spoke with Ryan Schultz, Roy Nelson, IFL welterweight champion Jay Hieron, and Tim Kennedy on media teleconference calls about their plans for the new year.
We also spoke with the longtime trainers of Roy Jones. Jr., Alton Merkerson, and Felix "Tito" Trinidad Jr., Papa Felix Trinidad Sr., on a media teleconference call about the fight this Saturday night.
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Labels: Alton Merkerson, boxing, Eddie Goldman, Felix Tito Trinidad, IFL, International Fight League, Jay Hieron, mixed martial arts, MMA, No Holds Barred, Roy Jones, Roy Nelson, Ryan Schultz, Tim Kennedy