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Thursday, February 26, 2009
Eddie Goldman and Comedians Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling, Dan Nainan, Ross Bennett, and Rick Younger on Joey Reynolds
The quartet of jokesters provided luscious samples of their schtick, while Eddie focused on what has been going on in the sports of boxing, including the Madison Square Garden show of Feb. 21 featuring wins by Miguel Cotto and John Duddy, and the fastest growing sport in America, roller derby. Eddie even got a few jokes of his own in throughout the show. Also discussed was the Lifetime Journalism Achievement Award presented by Gladiator Magazine to Eddie Goldman.
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The "Joey Reynolds Show" is a national radio broadcast in New York on WOR 710 AM and on 100 other stations via the WOR Network. The show airs live beginning at midnight ET and runs to 5 AM ET. For more information on the "Joey Reynolds Show", go here.
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Monday, February 23, 2009
No Holds Barred: Renato Tavares of North American Fight Association on Abu Dhabi Pro Jiu-Jitsu World Trials
On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman speaks with the veteran martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and instructor, Renato Tavares, who is one of the founders and the president of the North American Fight Association (NAFA).
Besides offering training in the combat sports and martial arts, NAFA emphasizes "the fundamental core values of integrity, honor, respect and courage."
NAFA is organizing the Abu Dhabi World Pro North and Central America Trials in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This event will be held Saturday, February 28, 2009, at the Brevard Community College Melbourne Campus, Building # 6, in Melbourne, Florida. This is a qualifying event for the first-ever World Professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Cup, which will take place May 1 and 2 in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
These events aim to establish an international professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu circuit. The North and Central America Trials are also the kickoff event for NAFA, which plans follow this up with the NAFA 2009 U.S. Grapplers Cup Series.
We had a chance to speak with Renato Tavares about all these important events, the growth of grappling and Jiu-Jitsu, the potential for a professional Jiu-Jitsu league, the need to emphasize positive values in the martial arts and combat sports, and much more.
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Sunday, February 22, 2009
SecondsOut Radio: Miguel Diaz, Joshua Clottey, Jerry Glick on Cotto, Pavlik, and Saturday's Garden Party
On this week's edition of SecondsOut Radio, host Eddie Goldman reviews the fights held this past Saturday night, February 21, at Madison Square Garden in New York and the Chevrolet Centre in Youngstown, Ohio.
We spoke with veteran trainer and cutman Miguel Diaz about the fifth-round TKO victory of his fighter, Miguel Cotto, over Michael Jennings, and what that signified for Cotto's career. We spoke with IBF welterweight champion Joshua Clottey, who would like next to fight a unification match with Cotto, who is now the WBO champion. And we reviewed the main fights on this card with our colleague Jerry Glick of SecondsOut.com, including Kelly Pavlik's TKO win over Marco Antonio Rubio at the end of round nine, the ten-round decision victory by John Duddy over Matt Vanda, the fourth-round TKO victory by Matt Korobov over Cory Jones, and the tenth-round TKO victory by Kina Malpartida over Maureen Shea.
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Labels: boxing, Eddie Goldman, Jerry Glick, John Duddy, Joshua Clottey, Kelly Pavlik, Kina Malpartida, Matt Korobov, Matt Vanda, Maureen Shea, Michael Jennings, Miguel Cotto, Miguel Diaz, SecondsOut Radio