<$BlogRSDURL$>

Eddie Goldman is the host and producer of the No Holds Barred international podcast, the publisher of the No Holds Barred blog, and a senior contributing editor at the ADCC News.

Subscribe to No Holds Barred
Email:
Browse Archives at groups.google.com

Google
Web No Holds Barred

Monday, May 29, 2017

No Holds Barred: Kell Brook Takes A Knee 


On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman discusses the victory by Errol Spence Jr. this past Saturday, May 27, over Kell Brook to capture the IBF welterweight belt and vault himself to the top tier of the welterweight division.

In what started as a close and competitive fight, the end came at 1:47 of the 11th round, when a battered Brook took a knee and indicated to the referee that he could no longer see well enough to continue because of an injury to his left eye.

This fight took place in front of 27,000 fans at the Bramall Lane football ground in Sheffield, U.K., and was shown live in the U.K. on Sky Sports Box Office and live in the U.S. on Showtime.

The 27-year-old Spence, now 22-0 with 19 KOs, faces a bright future. But for the 31-year-old Brook, now 31-2 with 25 KOs, what does the future hold?

Brook has now lost his last two fights, the only two losses of his professional career. After fighting at middleweight last year against the unbeaten slugger Gennady Golovkin, he had to have surgery to repair his right eye socket, with a metal plate being inserted into his face. Now he has lost again due to an eye injury, this time to his left eye, and will face surgery and all the uncertainties that accompany it once again. So what will, or should, happen after taking a knee to end his fight with Spence?

(Photo by Amanda Westcott/Showtime.)

You can play or download No Holds Barred here and here. If one link does not work, please try another.

No Holds Barred is available at Google Play Music.

Also, No Holds Barred is available through iTunes.

You can also listen to No Holds Barred via Stitcher through iOS or Android devices or on the web here.

The PodOmatic Podcast Player app is available for free, both for Android at Google Play, and for iOS on the App Store.

The No Holds Barred theme song is called "The Heist", which is also available on iTunes by composer Ian Snow.

No Holds Barred is sponsored by:

The 2017 Frank Gotch World Catch Wrestling Tournament. On Saturday, July 15, 2017, catch wrestlers from all around the world will compete in Humboldt, Iowa, the hometown of the legendary world champion wrestler Frank Gotch. Organized by the Catch Wrestling Alliance (CWA) and co-sponsored by City of Humboldt Chamber of Commerce, Sprout Living (official protein powder of the CWA), and Ultima Replenisher (official electrolyte drink of the CWA), the event will take place at Humboldt High School. For more information, go to CatchWrestlingAlliance.com.

Skullz Double-End Bags, the perfect bag for your combat sports training. Skullz Double-End Bags provide a realistic striking target, and help improve timing, distance, and hand and eye coordination. Hang it and hit it right out of the box! No pump required. For more information, go to SkullzDeBags.com.

USA Combat Wrestling, the official U.S. governing body for combat wrestling and U.S. delegate of the International Combat Wrestling Federation (FICW), which was founded by the legendary wrestler Noriaki Kiguchi of Japan. For more information, go to CombatWrestling.us.

Labels: , , , , ,


Links to this post:

Comments: Post a Comment

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

0 comments Tweet
Share/Bookmark

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

The PodOmatic Podcast Player is available for free at:

  • Google Play
  • App Store
  • No Holds Barred Sponsors

  • 2017 Frank Gotch World Catch Wrestling Tournament
  • Skullz Double-End Bags
  • USA Combat Wrestling
  • Links
  • ADCC NEWS
  • Eddie Goldman Presented Journalism Lifetime Achievement Award -- The Conscience of Combat Sports
  • "The Martist" with John Perretti
  • Catch Wrestling Alliance
  • MMA World Expo
  • GLOBAL-MMA.COM
  • Play the Game
  • Kristal Hart Show
  • E-Mail Icon Generator
  • Archives
    Subscribe to the NO HOLDS BARRED Blog Here




  • Google
    Web No Holds Barred

    Google Groups Subscribe to No Holds Barred
    Email:
    Browse Archives at groups.google.com
    © 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Eddie Goldman all rights reserved.