5 live Boxing with Costello & Bunce

5 live Boxing with Costello & Bunce

BBC Radio 5 live

Two men who’ve spent a lifetime in the boxing game - Mike Costello and Steve Bunce - discuss the latest news and big fight nights, with special guests. New episodes every Monday.

Listen to the last episode:

Former middleweight world champion Alan Minter, who infamously lost to Marvin Hagler in 1980, died last week at 69. Mike and Steve remember his career and explain why he is so significant in the history of British boxing. Also, trainer Ben Davison, who works with Josh Taylor and helped Tyson Fury back from the brink, tells the pod how he wants to make a lasting impact in the sport. Finally, reaction to the news about a legal dispute between Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and his US broadcaster DAZN.

Previous episodes

  • 250 - Minter remembered, Davison on setting the bar, and Canelo vs DAZN 
    Mon, 14 Sep 2020
  • 249 - Boxing's best villains, one-punch turnarounds, and Mayweather v Pacquiao revisited 
    Mon, 07 Sep 2020
  • 248 - Yarde: 'Not the time' for fight v Buatsi; Whyte ready to go again; and Bruno 25 years on 
    Wed, 02 Sep 2020
  • 247 - AJ to fight behind closed doors? Plus Matchroom v Queensberry doubts & Dubois sets up Joyce clash 
    Mon, 31 Aug 2020
  • 246 - AJ on Whyte defeat and sitting down with Fury 
    Mon, 24 Aug 2020
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