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Floyd the businessman, Kovalev, and the heavyweight waiting game

Bob Arum explains how Floyd Mayweather made himself the richest sportsman on the planet.

Legendary promoter Bob Arum joins the podcast to explain how Floyd Mayweather identified an untapped market, bought himself out of his promotional contract and went on to become the richest sportsman on the planet.

Mike and Steve also break down Sergey Kovalev's rematch victory over Eleider Alvarez, Teofimo Lopez's antics in the aftermath of knocking out Diego Magdaleno, and try to work out what next in the heavyweight division as we still wait for announcements from Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder and Dillian Whyte.

Also, trainer Shane McGuigan on the potential of Scotland's Josh Taylor, after his World Boxing Super Series semi-final against Ivan Baranchyk was confirmed.

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49 minutes

5 live Boxing with Costello & Bunce

5 live Boxing with Costello & Bunce

Mike Costello and Steve Bunce discuss and analyse the latest news and big fight nights.