George Groves beat Jamie Cox at the weekend, setting up a huge domestic clash with Chris Eubank jr at the start of next year. Groves explains how he set up the knockout body shot, and reflects on the setbacks in his career that have led him to this point.
Mike and Steve also speak to Groves’ promoter Kalle Sauerland, who gives an update on where and when the Groves v Eubank fight might happen, including the possibility of it being staged outdoors in January.
Also, trainer Shane McGuigan gives his assessment of Groves’ victory and gives an insight into his split with Carl Frampton.
Chris Eubank jr: British boxing’s second biggest star?
After Chris Eubank jr. dominated Avni Yildirim in his World Boxing Super Series quarter-final, is he now behind only Anthony Joshua in terms of star power in British boxing?
British Boxing Board of Control general secretary Robert Smith joins Mike and Steve to look back on Eubank’s performance, and give an insight into what his job at the top of the sport entails – being responsible for the fighters’ safety, eliminating bad judging, and taking abuse from Tyson Fury!
Also, a look back on Anthony Crolla’s close-fought victory over Ricky Burns, and can George Groves book a date with Eubank by beating Jamie Cox this weekend?
There’s only one Ricky Hatton
In the gym with former two-weight world champion and British boxing legend Ricky Hatton. Mike Costello and Steve Bunce join him in reminiscing about his stellar 2007, when he was on top of the boxing world, became Las Vegas’ biggest attraction and fought Floyd Mayweather.
Hatton also opens up on his new career as a trainer, explains why his approach of ballooning up in weight in between fights worked for him and has his say on the current state of the sport.
Fury and Campbell fall just short
After Hughie Fury was beaten by the New Zealander Joseph Parker and Luke Campbell narrowly missed out on a famous upset against lightweight star Jorge Linares in Los Angeles, where does this leave the two boxers in their quest to become World champions?
Then, after the death at 95 of Jake LaMotta, the boxer whose life formed the basis of Martin Scorcese’s legendary film “Raging Bull”, Mike and Steve share stories about meeting LaMotta and remember his ‘unique’ way with words. Also, reaction to pound-for-pound number one Andre Ward’s shock retirement, and Carl Frampton signing a promotional agreement with Frank Warren.
'Canelo wins big next time'
After the megafight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin ends in a controversial draw, what next for the two fighters and the judges involved in the decision? Mike and Steve break down how Golovkin managed to adjust to Alvarez’s early success and nearly take home a famous win.
There’s also reaction to a busy weekend of boxing, with Billy Joe Saunders and Callum Smith both taking home victories, and a look ahead to Hughie Fury’s world heavyweight title fight with Joseph Parker – a fight that will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website on Saturday 24th September.