Podcast: Boxing Life Stories with Tris Dixon...

Tris Dixon: Fan or Not A Fan...

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Sep 22, 2014
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This thread and Tris Dixon himself deserve way more love. This podcast is quality and I’d expect nothing less from a true devotee to the sport.

Thanks for getting me onto it, I’m useless and never would have found it on my own on account of being an actual technology retard.
 

DB Cooper

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Thanks for bringing this to my attention @wesshaw1985

I had heard Tris Dixon's name mentioned previously but for some reason must have failed to find his podcasts.

I have listened to about the first 20 minutes of Dixon's interview with Joe Calzaghe and it is brilliant. Will finish it later on when I have time.

Plan on listening to the Steve Collins one next.
 
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ive listened to booth, johnny nelson, glenn mccorry and currently listening to dave coldwell. some amazing stories and finding out loads i didnt know before. i think Tris is such a good interviewer im suprised these podcasts dont have more exposure
 

DB Cooper

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Dominic Ingle one is vey good too.
Listening to the Joe Calzaghe one. He said that prior to the Roy Jones fight :

"I knew this was my last fight. My hands were gone. My elbow. My wrists. My back. I was starting to cut corners in training. I even counted the rounds down in the fight."

"But would I have fought again if Roy had beaten me? Off course I would."
 
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Really good podcast. Have listened to about 75% of them and each interview is different and interesting.

Lots of stories I hadn't heard before, like Glen McCrory driving about havana with a gun-toting, tanked-up Felix Savon.

Last one I listened to was Dave Coldwell. Talks about his difficult childhood, early boxing career, the ingle gym, Johnny Nelson, his current bad run, and... His littering habit!
It's actually a good listen, I also realised I must have seen him box live at the Tyson fight at hampden when I was a kid.
 
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Not been a fan of the sheer volume of podcasts around but this is a class apart. Some great stories and insight rather than the majority which are just fans moaning about Eddie hearn.

Ian darke one was great. Only one I have found shit so far was dominic ingle who just seemed as dull as dishwater with very little insight or anecdotes. Just a bit of a boring geezer.
 

DB Cooper

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The Darren Barker pod was extremely good. I think it went for nearly 2 hours and barely a dull moment.

Dixon continues to impress me with his interviewing style.
 
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Agreed, Darren Barker is well worth a listen. Seems a good bloke and he has a lot to say. I was interested to hear about the Sturm fight from his point of view.

Looking forward to Richard Towers, will prob listen to it after the Ian Darke one.
 
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DB Cooper

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Agreed, Darren Barker is well worth a listen. Seems a good bloke and he has a lot to say. I was interested to hear about the Sturm fight from his point of view.

Looking forward to Richard Towers, will prob listen to it after the Ian Darke one.
Barker is probably lucky to have survived the period immediately after the death of his brother. Went completely off the rails in the US.