Badou to the Bone

By Dennis Taylor on August 31, 2015
Badou to the Bone
Badou Jack is Gambian and Swedish — not the typical genetic recipe for a prizefighter.

Badou Jack stunned previously unbeaten Anthony Dirrell in April to win the WBC super middleweight crown…

Badou Jack is Gambian and Swedish—not the typical genetic recipe for a prizefighter—but he stunned previously unbeaten Anthony Dirrell in April to win the WBC super middleweight crown.

Jack “The Ripper” joined us Aug. 30 on The Ringside Boxing Show to discuss his win over Dirrell, his upcoming fight with George Groves (Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand), his relationship with promoter Floyd Mayweather Jr., and how his wife took the news that he had to cut their honeymoon short to get back to the gym.

Our interview with Badou Jack is preceded by a conversation with expert analysts Travis Hartman, Rizwaan Zahid, and John J. Raspanti about Leo Santa Cruz’s star-making performance against a worthy Abner Mares, Shane Mosley’s weird decision to fight a rematch with (a predictably flabby) Ricardo Mayorga, and Floyd Mayweather’s new stalker—Ronda Rousey.

Hear the entire show at, and listen to The Ringside Boxing Show live every Sunday at, beginning at 4 p.m. Pacific, 5 Mountain, 6 Central, 7 Eastern.

Dennis Taylor is editor/publisher of and host of The Ringside Boxing Show.

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  1. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 06:07am, 08/31/2015

    Groves needs to win here or it’s back down to the Minors for him and that’s that.

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