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Prophets of Goom Boxing Podcast: Charlo vs Castano 2 breakdown, Benavidez vs Lemieux preview and much more!

We take a look back at Jermell Charlo becoming the undisputed champion at 154 lbs, ahead to Benavidez-Lemieux, and much more in this week’s episode!

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Tuesday is upon us, and the latest episode of Prophets of Goom is here!

This week John and myself (I’m Scott) take a look at another busy weekend ahead, including a major sleeper matchup in Spain on DAZN, David Benavidez and Janibek Alimkhanuly fighting for interim belts on Showtime and ESPN, respectively, Buatsi-Richards, John’s insistence that Tevin Farmer vs Mickey Bey is a real fight on actual pay-per-view, and more.

We also take a look back on Jermell Charlo’s big win over Brian Castano, Jaron “Boots” Ennis smashing up another opponent real good, Zurdo Ramirez’s need for a relevant fight and maybe to not gain 30 lbs overnight next time, Triller’s latest mess, and Martin Bakole beating Tony Yoka.

As always, thank you for listening!

A quick rundown of the topics:

  • 0:00:00 Introduction
  • 0:02:02 Preview: Interim madness begins! Benavidez vs Lemieux preview
  • 0:14:09 Preview: Scott ruins John’s excitement for Buatsi vs Richards
  • 0:19:50 Preview: Interim madness continues! Alimkhanuly vs Dignum on ESPN
  • 0:23:52 Preview: Scott doesn’t care about Farmer vs Bey, talks about it a while anyway
  • 0:27:54 Preview: Meng vs Pascal on “ProBox TV,” get pumped for Matchroom Spain
  • 0:35:55 NEWS! Amir Khan retires, Vergil Ortiz Jr returns, WBC orders Ryan Garcia vs Isaac Cruz
  • 0:42:41 Intermission: We meant to talk about the EA FIFA series coming to an end but wound up talking about John trying not to breed incestuous horses and Scott becoming a virtual child stock broker
  • 1:00:08 Oh no, no helipad fight
  • 1:00:35 Breakdown: Jermell Charlo goes undisputed with win over Brian Castano and Jaron Ennis SMASH
  • 1:06:45 Breakdown: Zurdo Ramirez needs a good fight after beating Dominic Boesel
  • 1:16:41 Breakdown: Triller finds another special way to put on a mess of a boxing show
  • 1:21:20 Breakdown: Tony Yoka can’t do much with Martin Bakole, judges do their best but cannot avoid French sadness

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Music: “Chamem-Me D” by Rocky Marsiano, “Em Sintonia” by Rocky Marisano, “Só Naquela” by Rocky Marsiano.