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Boxing Hipster Podcast Episode 17: Valdez Wins Thriller, Porter Stops Berto

Welcome to the latest installment of the Boxing Hipster Podcast, hosted by Steven Wright (@steventhewarman) and Rian Scalia (@rian5ca).

Trainer Steven “The Warman” Wright and combat sports hipster extraordinaire Rian Scalia talk about boxing from a different perspective, taking varied approaches to discuss the latest happenings in the sport and highlighting lesser known aspects and fighters.


In this week’s episode, Wright and Scalia discussed the absolute thriller between WBO featherweight titleholder Oscar Valdez and Colombia’s Miguel Marriaga. They also broke down Shawn Porter’s ninth round stoppage of Andre Berto and Jermell Charlo’s brutal knockout over Charles Hatley at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

As always, feel free to comment below or send feedback about the show to @steventhewarman or @CombatPress on Twitter, or on SoundCloud and iTunes.