On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman once again spoke with our colleagues Chris Baldwin of the WAAR Room
and Malissa Smith of Girlboxing
on the WAAR Room. A video of this discussion has also been posted on the WAAR Sports YouTube page
We spoke with them Monday, November 15.
Our discussion focused on two major, exciting fights which took place Saturday, November 13. In Sheffield in the U.K., Alycia Baumgardner dominated Terri Harper and stopped her in the fourth round to unify the WBC and IBF super featherweight belts. In Phoenix, Arizona, unbeaten super middleweight David Benavidez scored a seventh-round stoppage over Kyrone Davis to advance his claim to have a shot at undisputed super middleweight champ Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.
We discussed these fights, what's next for Baumgardner and Benavidez, this coming weekend's Terence Crawford-Shawn Porter fight, and much more.
All this is part of our in-depth coverage of the corrupt world of boxing and sports governance in general.
(Photo of Alycia Baumgardner by Mark Robinson/Matchroom Boxing. Photo of David Benavidez vs. Kyrone by Ryan Hafey/Premier Boxing Champions.)
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