Opening Bell’s podcast looks at Joe Joyce’s place in the heavyweight division, the birth of the stars in the Olympics, and more
AFTER a break from the normal weekly show, there is much to talk about, not least the ever-curious Excellency of Joe Joyce. The heavyweight’s win over Carlos Takam is under review, as is Joyce’s place in the division and the problems he faces in order to advance.
Leigh Wood stopped Xu Can in 12 rounds, which was the biggest story of the first fight camp, while Kid Galahad’s rematch against Jazza Dickens is sure to steal the headlines in the second. Meanwhile, stars are being born at the Tokyo Olympics.
There are more punishing body fights to report, the second part of the stunning Israel Vazquez-Rafael Marquez is This Week In History and the brilliant one War baby by Kevin Mitchell is Book of the Month.