Pound For Pound With Jake Wood And Spencer Oliver


Join award winning actor Jake Wood & his best mate, ex European Super Bantamweight Champion Spencer Oliver as they host the explosive new boxing podcast POUND FOR POUND.Each week Jake & Spencer will be joined by top names from the sport, alongside celebrity boxing fans. Tune in for hilarious, uncut and no holds barred opinions and analysis on the biggest fights & latest news from the boxing world. This is, pound for pound, your new home of boxing podcasts.


  • #150 - Callum Johnson

    #150 - Callum Johnson

    11/11/2020 Duração: 01h14min

    On this week's show we have one of this country's most exciting Light-Heavyweights, Callum Johnson. Callum introduced himself on the world stage in 2018 with his war against Artur Beterbiev, however he has only fought once since then and is in boxing no mans land after a dispute between his coach Joe Gallagher & his promoter Eddie Hearn means he has been left without a fight date. We hear from Callum what the update on the situation is and if it will be resolved soon. We also dissect all of the latest boxing news including Canelo's free agency! We think this is certainly THE BEST ONE YET.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #149 - Usyk vs Chisora Breakdown  Savannah Marshall

    #149 - Usyk vs Chisora Breakdown & Savannah Marshall

    05/11/2020 Duração: 01h21min

    HELLO USYK!After the weekend's intriguing and entertaining main event between Oleksander Usyk vs Derek Chisora, Jake & Spencer breakdown the fight step by step and also look at what's next for both boxers! We also have one of the stars of that show as our guest, Savannah Marshall. Savannah had a great amateur career and is now making waves in the professional ranks with a potential fight with American superstar Claressa Shields on the horizon and we hear what Savannah has to say on that potential mega fight. This week's show might be the best one yet, but we're sure that this week's Froch's Fascinating Fact of the Week is definitely THE BEST ONE YET. Don't miss it!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #148 - Usyk vs Chisora Preview  Billy Joe Saunders

    #148 - Usyk vs Chisora Preview & Billy Joe Saunders

    28/10/2020 Duração: 01h05min

    Iiiiiittttt's FIGHT WEEK!With the huge heavyweight PPV this weekend, the guys preview the intriguing main event between Oleksandr Usyk and Dereck Chisora. Will Usyk cement his position in the heavyweight division? Can Dereck land early? Who will benefit from no crowd? This fight has many questions and we've debated all of the answers! Additionally, we welcome back on the show Billy Joe Saunders after the announcement of his upcoming world title defence against Martin Murray on 4th December. We chat to Billy about how his preparation has been, why he has changed trainers again, how he coped with having COVID-19 and will we ever see him in a ring against Canelo. This really could be... THE... BEST... ONE... YET.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #147 - Jake  Spencer

    #147 - Jake & Spencer

    23/10/2020 Duração: 53min

    This week we had a huge interview lined up with former Welterweight world champ and friend of the show Mr. Kell Brook after his super fight with Terence Crawford was confirmed. Unfortunately Kell couldn't make the show, however as Benjamin Franklin said " Out of adversity comes opportunity" and that opportunity was doing a show with just Jake & Spencer for the first time in ages and this could really be THE BEST ONE YET.... no, really, we think it really could be! We chat through all of the hot topics from the world of boxing; Terry O'Conner phone-gate, Terry O'Connor scorecard-gate, Loma vs Lopez, The Ring's Pound for Pound top 10 list. We've gone through everything. We might have to not have a guest more often!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #146 - Luke Campbell

    #146 - Luke Campbell

    14/10/2020 Duração: 01h04min

    After a huge break in the boxing schedule we now have some super fights on our hands... Dubois vs Joyce, Chisora vs Usyk, Whyte vs Povetkin 2. However, one of the biggest fights that has got us excited is the recently confirmed Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell on the 5th December. Ahead of that fight we were joined by Luke on this week's show. Having last boxed against arguably the current pound for pound number 1 Vasyl Lomachenko last year, we hear his thoughts on the upcoming Garcia fight; have Garcia's team overlooked Luke? Is the fight behind closed doors? What does a win do for him in his bid to finally in a world title? We put everything to Luke in a truly fascinating interview which is getting us pumped for the 5th December! This could be THE BEST ONE YET!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #145 - Don Charles

    #145 - Don Charles

    07/10/2020 Duração: 01h15min

    This week Jake & Spencer break down last Saturdays Matchroom show featuring Joshua Buatsi and interview legendary boxing trainer Don Charles. We think you’ll agree that Dons story and journey into boxing is truly amazing. In fact we’d even go as far to say that this episode could be THE BEST ONE YET!!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #144 - Adam Smith

    #144 - Adam Smith

    23/09/2020 Duração: 46min

    This week we are joined on location at the beautiful Shire Golf Club by one of boxing’s most knowledgeable and likeable guys, Sky's Adam Smith. What he doesn’t know about boxing is not worth knowing. We ask him about the current state of the sport, the Canelo v DZN situation, whether we are any closer to dates for Usyk v Chisora and Fury v Wilder 3 and who his favourite hot prospects are in world boxing. A relaxed and informed chat amongst friends, this could be THE BEST ONE YET!!!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #143 - Anthony Yarde

    #143 - Anthony Yarde

    18/09/2020 Duração: 01h04s

    LIONS IN THE CAMP!On the show this week we have one of the hottest prospects not just in the UK but in world boxing. One of the main jewels in the Frank Warren & BT Sport crown and the man who nearly dethroned the great Sergey Kovalev in his own back yard in Russia, Mr. Anthony Yarde. We caught up with Anthony after his great win over Dec Spelman on the weekend in a behind closed doors show at York Hall and see how he felt fighting without the adrenaline from a crowd and hear what his plans are for the remaining part of 2020. We also have to ask him about THAT motto. This is Anthony like you've never heard him before and this could be THE BEST ONE YET.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #142 - Kellie Maloney

    #142 - Kellie Maloney

    10/09/2020 Duração: 01h08min

    On this week’s show we were joined by one of the most notable names of British boxing, Kellie Maloney. Kellie was Lennox Lewis’ manager for years and guided him to being undisputed heavyweight world champion. There’s not many people out there that have as much of an interesting history as Kellie, from the highs of big time boxing to her famous gender reassignment announcement in 2014. We caught up with Kellie to discuss the latest news in her life and if there’s a chance she will be returning to the sport that made her a household name.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #141 - Kathy Duva

    #141 - Kathy Duva

    04/09/2020 Duração: 01h05min

    We're joined on this week's show by one of the true legends of the sport. Kathy Duva is one of the most prolific boxing promoters over the past 20+ years and has had a hand in promoting boxers such Lennox Lewis, Pernell Whittaker, Mark Breland, Arturo Gatti, Serguy Kovalev and many many more at her promotional company, Main Events. She has some of the best stories around but also we hear her first hand account of being a female executive in a male dominated industry, and also what it's like for a boxing promoter during a global pandemic. Her story is one of the most fascinating and interesting we've had on the show and this episode could be THE BEST ONE YET (no really, we think it actually is this time).  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #140 - Whyte vs Povetkin  Delfine Persoon interview

    #140 - Whyte vs Povetkin & Delfine Persoon interview

    26/08/2020 Duração: 01h17min

    WE'RE BACK!There's no better time for Jake and Spencer to be jumping back on the mics after last weekends unexpected and quality knockout by Alexander Povetkin. The guys breakdown the incredible pay per view fight plus all the others from that card, especially Katie Taylor's win as our special guest this week is her opponent, Delfine Persoon, who has twice taken Katie to the final bell with many people thinking that Delfine should have two more wins in the record books. Spencer also gives us all of the insights and stories of what it was like to stay in the Fight Camp bubble, whilst we also look ahead and ask what is next for UK boxing! This really could be THE BEST ONE YET!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #139 - Ted Cheeseman and Darren Barker

    #139 - Ted Cheeseman and Darren Barker

    30/07/2020 Duração: 01h02min

    IT’S FIGHT (CAMP) WEEK!After BT Sport Boxing came back with 2 great shows in their studios, we now have Sky Sports Boxing back with a bang... from Eddie’s garden. All of the Matchroom content has got us excited for the first weekend of Matchroom Fight Camp so who better to have on the show than the man in the main event, Ted Cheeseman. We get all the lowdown from Ted on what it’s like be inside “the bubble”, about beating his gambling addiction and his thoughts in the lead up to going toe-to-toe against Sam Eggington. Before Ted we were joined by Darren Barker live from the Matchroom Locked down hotel to give us the inside track on the fighters and the fights this Saturday.Boxing is truly back and this could be THE BEST ONE YET.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #138 - Joe Joyce  Joe Gallagher

    #138 - Joe Joyce & Joe Gallagher

    22/07/2020 Duração: 01h35min

    The Two Joe's Show!This week's show is a big'n! We've not got just one great guest, oh no, we've got two! First up is Olympic silver medalist (lets all be honest, he should be a gold medalist) who has taken toe heavyweight division by storm moving to 10-0 having gone up against some big names in his fledgling career. Now Joe is preparing for the biggest fight of his career against Daniel Dubois on BT Sport Box Office at the O2, but first he has a warm up fight at the BT Sport studios this weekend. Then, we have the legendary Manchester coach Joe Gallagher, the man who has coaching awards coming out of his ears! Joe spoke to us about how he's enjoyed his time in lockdown and the latest on Callum Smith's hopes of getting the Canelo fight.Also, we take a look at all of the big boxing news including AJ & Fury's Marbella meet up and THAT Usyk video "DERRRRRRIIIIIIICK"This really could be THE BEST ONE YET.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #137 - Frank Warren

    #137 - Frank Warren

    15/07/2020 Duração: 59min

    BOXING IS BACK! Fresh from restarting boxing again in the UK with a show from the BT Sport studios, Frank Warren joins us to chat through how he actually did it! It wasn't an easy task and Frank lets us know the ins & outs of the operation. He also previewed the next 4 cards that will all be from the BT Sport studio, whilst also discussing the rearranged date of Joe Joyce vs Daniel Dubois at the O2 arena in October. We also couldn't help ourselves asking his thoughts on Matchroom Fight Camp. We were buzzing before the episode about boxing being back and now we're even more buzzing after speaking to Frank. Great episode... could be the BEST ONE YET!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #136 - Stacey Dooley

    #136 - Stacey Dooley

    08/07/2020 Duração: 01h11min

    On this weeks show we were joined by one of the UKs most popular documentary presenter and boxing fan, Stacey Dooley. Stacey has an amazing story of how she got to being where she is today. She also gave us an insight into what it takes to film in some of the most dangerous countries in the world where she comes up against the extremes of human nature from terrorist organisations to sexual predators.Also, her partner and Strictly Come Dancing star, Kevin Clifton, makes a surprise appearance when he overhears some potentially groundbreaking news and we also have the return of Carl Froch's Fascinating Fact of the Week! This show really could be the BEST ONE YET.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #135 - Enzo Maccarinelli

    #135 - Enzo Maccarinelli

    01/07/2020 Duração: 01h23min

    On this week's show we're joined by one of the greatest ever boxer's to come out of Wales, Mr. Enzo Maccarinellii. Not many boxers can say they are a former World, Commonwealth, European & British champion but Enzo is in that very exclusive & elite club. Enzo joined us to discuss his brilliant career, especially his fights against Roy Jones Jr & David Haye, and we also caught up to here what he's been up to now including smashing out the quickest 10k runs than any other retired boxers!If you follow Enzo on social media you'll know he's a great guy with a sense of humour and this interview shows just that. We think you're going to really enjoy this one.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #134 - Fan Forum 3

    #134 - Fan Forum 3

    24/06/2020 Duração: 01h27min

    On this week’s show the guys are back together, socially distanced, in the same recording booth! To mark this special occasion we opened up the floor to our incredible listeners to ask us the questions and topics they’re most interested in. The guys also discussed all of the latest boxing news including the latest conundrums standing in the way of the proposed Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua fights.Thank you to everyone that called in to make this fans special a great listen, this could be the BEST FANS SPECIAL EPISODE YET!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #133 - Kugan Cassius

    #133 - Kugan Cassius

    10/06/2020 Duração: 44min

    This week Spencer sadly couldn't be on the podcast but stepping into co-host the show is our old friend Kugan Cassius. Kugan was an early pioneer of changing the media landscape of boxing and how the fighters & promoters of the sport we love communicated to the fans. We chatted to Kugan to see how running IFL TV has been during lockdown, the first fights back from Top Rank in the States, Matchroom Fight Camp and much much more!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #132 - Nigel  Conor Benn

    #132 - Nigel & Conor Benn

    03/06/2020 Duração: 01h36min

    On this weeks show we have the Dark Destroyer making his Pound for Pound debut. Nigel opens up to us about his career, his famous fights, and about his cancelled comeback. We were also joined on the call by Conor who chatted through his career and his plans to return to the ring, potentially at Matchroom Fight Camp.Additionally, we also caught up with old friend of the show Farmer Fel to hear all the news from his tomato farm.This show is specially dedicated to Jackie O’Connell who sadly passed away this week and will be greatly missed.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #131 - Eddie Hearn

    #131 - Eddie Hearn

    28/05/2020 Duração: 01h15min

    On this week’s show we’re joined by the man who’s always guaranteed to make headlines. The man behind Matchroom Boxing, Eddie Hearn. We had Eddie on the show over a year ago and what a year it’s been since! We caught up with Eddie about all things Matchroom, from hosting fights in his back garden in Matchroom Fight Camp to crossing over with UFC in a potential Dillian Whyte vs Francis Ngannou fight. Eddie is always box office in his interviews and this was no different. If you’re missing your boxing or just need a pick-me-up then this is the episode for you.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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