Championship Rounds: 'Promoters Only Care About One Thing... Money'The guys from Championship Rounds talk about a big weekend of boxing and what is the must see fight for the week. Plus 2 time former world champion & Showtime Championship Boxing analyst Paulie Malignaggi joins the show to preview Russell Jr vs Escandon, talk about the state of boxing and his opinion on Mayweather vs McGregor. You can always follow the show on twitter and Instagram @champrounds929
Championship Rounds Podcast: 'That Was A Disgrace To Our Country'Craig and Sean are both back in the Kia studios in Atlanta recapping the Good Bad and Ugly Alvarez/Chavez Jr. fight, with Canelo/GGG signed where should it be? and is Mayweather/McGregor finally dead? Plus more boxing news and The Low Blow segment. Follow the show on twitter & Instagram @champrounds929
Jim Lampley On Championship Rounds Podcast: 'Canelo Is On Probation With Mexican Fight Fans'Half of the team from Championship Rounds is Live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Craig still upset that Sean left him behind as the guys talk about an amazing Heavyweight fight last Saturday night, Preview Canelo vs Chavez Jr. and 2015 International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee Jim Lampley joins the show to recap Joshua/Klitschko and preview Canelo vs Chavez Jr.
5 Reasons Boxing Is Not DeadSo where is boxing now, two years after Mayweather-Pacquiao? Is it closer to being the corpse many had predicted it would be, or alive and thriving? It’s definitely the latter.
Championships Rounds w/Craig Carlos-Valentino & Sean Thompson- 'Bigger Faster Stronger Wins Again...Who Knew?'Craig and Sean recap the Berto vs Porter fight, Give their predictions on the Klitschko vs Joshua fight this Saturday, and can't forget the Low Blows segment
Championship Rounds: 'Superman Works Alone Because Having A Partner Sucks'The Guys from Championship Rounds are back and Craig Carlos-Valentino gets some horrible news from Sean Thompson about Cinco De Mayo. Plus more news on Mayweather vs McGregor, Sean still believes this fight won't happen. Andre Berto & Shaun Porter have a crossroads fight this Saturday. Both fighters need to win this fight and Craig & Sean give their keys and predictions to the fight. Other news from the world of boxing, Is Lomachenko the best fighter in the world? Joshua/Klitschko tv deal solved by HBO & Showtime, and it wouldn't be a Low Blows segment without an Adrian Broner story. You can always follow the guys on Instragram & Twitter @Champrounds929
Championship Rounds w/ Craig Carlos-Valentino & Sean Thompson- 'Do you have to pay for air to fly on planes now?'Craig Carlos-Valentino (A.K.A CCV) & Sean Thompson (A.K.A. way too many to post) are both back from out of town and talk about their road trips from hell. The one thing they both can agree on is middle seats suck on planes. Plus with the announcement of Ward/Kovalev 2 it got the guys thinking about what were the best sequels in boxing? Lomenchenko fights Sosa this weekend, and the guys give their predictions. And it wouldn’t be a segment without the Low Blows segment and you know Conor McGregor always finds a way into that segment. You can also follow the guys on twitter and Instagram @champrounds929
Championship Rounds w/ Craig Carlos-Valentino & Sean Thompson: Think Jacobs Got Robbed? 'Calm Down'Sean and Craig are back in the KIA studios to break down last saturday night GGG/ Jacobs fight. Both guys think Jacobs fight well, but he just didn't do enough to beat the Champ. Also new top 5 Pound for Pound list with Chocolatito losing and what fight are they looking forward to this year. You can follow the guys on twitter and instagram @champrounds929
Championship Rounds: 'If Danny Jacobs knocks out GGG, They Will Stop The March Madness Tournament'Well the guys from Championship Rounds had a different show today because Sean Thompson is in New Jersey for a wedding and had to phone in. So the guys previewed the GGG vs Jacobs fight and gave their predictions on what will happen. Both agree that somebody will get knocked out. Speaking of knockouts, the guys talk about last Saturday night's fight between Lemieux/ Stevens. Sean once again said that family members, sidepieces and kids should not be ringside because when you get knocked out nobody wants to see your mom in tears. Craig agrees with Sean about Lemieux next fight will be with Canelo Alvarez because that's what Oscar De La Hoya wants. To Sean dismay, it looks like the Mayweather/ McGregor is picking up steam. Sean still does not believe there is enough money out there to get Mayweather to come. Craig has been saying for months now that this fight will happen. You can follow the guys on twitter and Instagram @champrounds929
Championship Rounds w/ Craig Carlos-Valentino & Sean Thompson- 'Thurman-Garcia Was A Good Fight, Not A Great Fight, So Calm Down'The guys from Championship Rounds is back and Sean Thompson is back from his friend’s wedding at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. He didn’t do the “Lambeau Leap” but he did find out that Rodgers jerseys are appropriate attire for a wedding in Green Bay. The guys recap last Saturday night Keith Thurman vs Danny Garcia fight. Both guys had Thurman winning the fight, but still have no idea why he ran the final 3 rounds. Craig thinks Thurman next fight should be vs Kell Brook if he beats Spence. Sean is excited about what’s next for Thurman, he has lots of great options head of him. Tyson Fury is back in the news and Sean ask will he get back to where he was before everything fell about? Craig says “No Way” his 15 minutes is up. Also they preview the Lemeiux vs Stevens fight this Saturday and gave their predictions. In the quick jabs segment guys talk about Lou Duva memories, Khan vs Pac Man fight is dead, and Donaire released from Top Rank. You can always follow the guys on twitter and Instagram @champrounds929
Championship Rounds w/ Craig Carlos-Valentino & Sean Thompson: 'Don't Know Who Got Hit Harder Last Saturday Night, Gerald Washington Or Nicki Manaj?'The guys from Championship Rounds are back from Birmingham Alabama and it wouldn’t be a road trip without drama. So Craig Carlos-Valentino (A.K.A CCV) had to do all the driving because Sean Thompson (A.K.A too many to name) treats him like Morgan Freeman in Driving Ms. Daisy. But they both did agree that PBC and Fox put together an action filled card that had everything a boxing fan could want. The main event did have the Champion with some ring rust, but he still delivered a huge knockout and gave the hometown fans something to cheer about. What’s next for the Champ? That’s still in the air, but Craig and Sean give their takes on who should be next for the WBC Heavyweight champion. Sean also talks about the big fight this weekend between Keith Thurman & Danny Garcia. How this fight is huge for the career of both fighters. Sean makes the point that it seems like Garcia always shows up for the big fights. But this maybe too much for him. Craig says that Keith Thurman has told us in interviews that he wants to be the next Floyd Mayweather at 147 pounds, well this is his time to shine. And looking ahead to a couple fights down the road between Canelo Alvarez & Julio Ceasar Chavez Jr, GGG & Brandon Jacobs who has the bigger chance at an upset? And of course Craig and Sean don’t agree. In the quick jabs segment it’s looking more like Pacquaio vs Khan, GGG was drop weight to fight Floyd, and De La Hoya calls out McGregor vs Mayweather Don’t forget you can always follow the guys on twitter & snapchat @champrounds929
Championship Rounds w/ Craig Carlos-Valentino & Sean Thompson: 'Anytime You Have Morgan Freeman In Your Movie, It Makes My List'Your boys from Championship Rounds are back again breaking down all the events from this week in Boxing. Come to find out that Craig Carlos-Valentino (CCV) & Sean Thompson (A.K.A. too many to name) are heading to Birmingham tomorrow night for the Deontay Wilder vs Gerald Washington WBC Heavyweight Championship fight. It will be the 2nd time the guys from Championship Rounds will head down to Birmingham to cover Deontay Wilder. The guys preview the fight and what they want to see from Wilder in this fight Saturday night. Adrian Broner won a split decision last Saturday night. But he wasn’t that impressive. Have we seen the best of Broner and this is his peak? With the Oscars Sunday night the guys pick their top 5 boxing movies from this century. Here’s the list of the Movies : · Rocky Balboa 2006 · Creed 2015 · Cinderella Man 2005 · Million Dollar Baby 2004 · Resurrecting the Champ 2007 · Ali 2001 · Girlfight 2000 · Undisputed 2002 · The Fighter 2010 · Southpaw 2015 · Grudge Match 2013 · Hands of Stone 2016 · Bleed for This – 2016 · The Hammer 2007 · Joe and Max 2002 · Against the Ropes 2004 · Real Steel 2011 · Fighting Tommy Riley · Annapolis – 2006 (Kind of) Select your Top 5 and post them on @929 The Game or @champrounds929 and let us know your selections.