With confirmation that Anthony Joshua will fight Jarrell Miller in the States not far away, Eddie Hearn joins the podcast to talk about a frustrating period for the WBA, IBF and WBO champion since beating Alexander Povetkin last September. Mike and Steve discuss the difference in how Joshua has conducted his career in comparison with Great Britain's previous Olympic super heavyweight gold medallist Audley Harrison. Then, Josh Warrington calls in to talk about his upcoming fight with Kid Galahad, the change in his status since beating Carl Frampton, and his hopes for the rest of the year.
Floyd the businessman, Kovalev, and the heavyweight waiting game
Legendary promoter Bob Arum joins the podcast to explain how Floyd Mayweather identified an untapped market, bought himself out of his promotional contract and went on to become the richest sportsman on the planet.
Mike and Steve also break down Sergey Kovalev's rematch victory over Eleider Alvarez, Teofimo Lopez's antics in the aftermath of knocking out Diego Magdaleno, and try to work out what next in the heavyweight division as we still wait for announcements from Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder and Dillian Whyte.
Also, trainer Shane McGuigan on the potential of Scotland's Josh Taylor, after his World Boxing Super Series semi-final against Ivan Baranchyk was confirmed.
Groves retires, Hugh McIlvanney and a cornerman masterclass
On the day George Groves announced his retirement from boxing at the age of 30, Mike and Steve look back at his career, including the two megafights against Carl Froch, his rivalry with James DeGale and the long road he took to eventually becoming a world champion. Also, remembering the late, great boxing writer Hugh McIlvanney, who covered the majority of Muhammad Ali's career from ringside, and expert cuts man Kerry Kayes explains how to work the corner.
Pacman, Crawford and heavyweight latest
Manny Pacquiao outpointed Adrien Broner over the weekend, but does the result make a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr more or less likely? Also, reaction to Badou Jack's shockingly gory cut in a defeat to Marcus Browne, and Mike speaks to Terence Crawford, the pound-for-pound star who fights Amir Khan later this year, about growing up in Nebraska, being shot in the head and winning world titles at three different weights. And with rumours still swirling about what comes next in the heavyweight division for Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, legendary promoter Bob Arum explains who he thinks is now the biggest draw and whether Joshua needs to start fighting in the States.