We here at Last Word on Sports are always looking for the latest way to bring our fans the best sports analysis and commentary in the industry. Today we bring good news to boxing fans. We have partnered with a boxing podcast with a uniquely Canadian flavour. Hosted by Canuckleheads Carlin Bardsley & Shawn W. Smith, each week, The Standing 8 Count will bring you plenty of boxing banter, commentary, and pugilistic prognostication!
On this action-packed edition of the Standing 8 Count, Carlin and Shawn speak to one of the pre-eminent boxing trainers in Canada, “RG” Ryan Grant. Hear Ryan talk about growing up in the famous boxing Grant family, the state of boxing in Canada, why he is willing to work with MMA fighters and MORE!
In addition, we look back at Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri, look forward to Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale and our classic fight of the week is a look at the 10th anniversary of Ricky Hatton vs. Kostya Tszyu!
Tune in for plenty of boxing banter and pugilistic prognostication!
Standing 8 Count podcast featuring Ryan Grant
Carlin Bardsley is a renowned voice in the Canadian MMA scene and has interviewed a who’s who of the sport from grassroots-level fighters all the way to the top names of the UFC. Sit back, pop a cold one and get ready for the most fun you can have without being punched in the face!
Shawn W. Smith is a sports reporter and freelance writer. His work has appeared on FIGHTLAND, Boxing Monthly ED, Bloody Elbow, and Rogers Sportsnet. Shawn describes himself as a hockey, combat sports and long-form writing enthusiast.
Once again we here at Last Word on Sports are pleased to have the boys from the Standing 8 Count as part of the team, and look forward to their future shows right here at the site.