#158 - Frank Smith
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We're joined by Matchroom Boxing CEO Frank Smith on this week's episode to discuss all of the latest goings on from Matchroom HQ. Frank gave us an insight on how hard it is for promotions at the moment to plan events in the current climate, to the potential venues of the upcoming shows and he also spoke to us about the potential huge fights that could happen this year, including Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua & Amir Khan vs Kell Brook (finally!). Frank was very open about Matchroom's plans and this episode really is one not to miss, in fact it could be THE BEST ONE YET!
Boxing Life Stories
Boxing Life Stories
Tris Dixon
Season 3: #24 Buddy McGirt
James 'Buddy' McGirt is a former two-weight world champion who has gone on to achieve a decorated second career as a trainer. As a fighter, he boxed the likes of Frankie Warren, Pernell Whitaker, Simon Brown and Meldrick Taylor but he fell on hard times and found out who his friends were. He, he talks about the best and worst moments of his career, his relationship with John Gotti, training Arturo Gatti for the Micky Ward fights and their subsequent fall out and much more in a must-listen episode. There's a good chance you've never heard him so open. Boxing Life Stories is now on PATREON. You can get access to research, unseen photographs from Boxing Life Stories, go behind the scenes of the podcast with Tris Dixon and even get some episodes early. You can help support us through another 100 episodes and help us to grow by visiting http://www.patreon.com/trisdixon Boxing Life Stories is bought to you by HANSON LEE RESOURCING who were voted “The UK's Best Specialist Insurance-Sector Recruitment Firm for 2020” in the Corporate Excellence Awards. ‘Not only do we find the best people, we’ll help you retain them.' Discover more at HansonLee.com (http://hansonlee.com/) ’ AND DELCO SAFETY COMPLIANCE, who are a leading provider of professional fire, asbestos, and safety services to businesses nationwide. They offer one expert point of contact for all of your fire, health and safety compliance needs. Find out more at www.delcosafety.co.uk (http://www.delcosafety.co.uk/) Follow Tris on twitter @trisdixon and instagram @trisdixon @boxing_life_stories
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