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Tuesday, March 18, 2008
On this edition of NO HOLDS BARRED, host Eddie Goldman speaks with our correspondent, veteran wrestling journalist and photographer Bob Mayeri, about the 2008 NCAA Div. I Wrestling Championship. This event takes place from Thursday, March 20, to Saturday, March 22, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
We discuss the relative parity which has emerged this season in college wrestling, and both preview the team race and list the favorites in each of the ten weight classes. We also discuss some of the important wrestling-related activities which will be going on between sessions of this tournament.
The finals will be shown live on ESPN and ESPN360.com starting at 8:30 PM EDT/7:30 PM CDT Saturday night, March 22. The quarterfinals will air on ESPNU and ESPN360.com Friday, March 21, starting at 11 AM EDT/10 AM CDT. The semifinals will be syndicated by ESPNU Friday evening starting at 7 PM EDT/6 PM CDT, so check your local listings. ESPNU will also carry the medal rounds live Saturday morning, March 22, starting at 11 AM EDT/10 AM CDT.
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Monday, March 17, 2008
On this week's edition of SecondsOut Radio, host Eddie Goldman begins by discussing his failed attempt to order the Pacquiao-Marquez 2 pay-per-view on Time Warner Cable in New York, and what happened next.
This past Saturday night, March 15, at the same time as Pacquiao-Marquez 2 in Las Vegas, the annual tradition of a major boxing show at Madison Square Garden on St. Patrick’s Day weekend continued. In the main event, unbeaten junior middleweight James Moore (15-0, 10 KOs) of Queens, NY, via County Wicklow, Ireland, faced the toughest opponent of his pro career, veteran former title challenger J.C. Candelo (27-10-4, 18 KOs). Moore won by a ten-round unanimous decision. In the co-feature, unbeaten junior middleweight Pawel Wolak, 20-0 (14 KOs) scored a second-round knockout over Dupre Strickland (18-3-1, 7 KOs).
Right after their fights, we spoke with James Moore and Pawel Wolak. We also spoke with legendary radio host Joey Reynolds of WOR 710 AM in New York, who attended this fight and covers boxing regularly on his Monday-through-Friday overnight general interest talk show.
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