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Swing Round with Christian Newby & Griffin Hill

Swing Round with Christian Newby & Griffin Hill

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Griffin Hill and Christian Newby discuss all things boxing in a lively and conversational setting. Griffin, a published boxing writer, and Christian are lifelong friends and lifelong boxing fans. Presented by Round By Round Boxing.
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In the first Swing Round Award Show, the guys take a look back on a HUGE year of boxing and hand out boxing's most acclaimed hardware and crown the Fight Kit of the Year. Additionally, we share our 2021 year end Pound-For-Pound rankings. Presented by Round by Round boxing. 
January 11, 2022
Episode 14: Don't PUNISH Me, Boxing Promoters
In Episode 14 (Presented by Round By Round Boxing), the guys play matchmaker at 135 and take a deep dive into boxing’s glamour division. Additionally, they react to Conor Benn’s continued rise and Griffin can’t think of the word “punish” for over a minute. Nothing but the best on Swing Round.
December 16, 2021
Episode 13: Crawford-Porter & Lopez-Kambosos
In episode 13 (Presented by Round By Round Boxing), the guys discuss Crawford-Porter fallout, Porter's retirement, Crawford's place at 147 and his likely departure from Top Rank. Additionally, they go over the shocking results of Lopez-Kambosos and preview this weekend's fight's at 135 with Haney-Diaz and Tank-Cruz. Link to Article:
December 03, 2021
Episode 12: Canelo-Plant Undisputed Preview
In Episode 12, the guys look back at the fights over the last couple of weekends including Shakur's dominant performance and a pair of devastating KO's delivered by Jaron Ennis and Jose Zepeda. Additionally, they debate who has more punching power: Spence or Crawford. And finally, the guys give their picks and thoughts on the highly anticipated Canelo-Plant unification bout. 
November 04, 2021
Episode 11: Gypsy King or BOMB SQUAD???
In Episode 11, Griffin holds down the fort, discussing the Triller situation, ESPN's Top Rank bias, and the Usyk-Joshua card before being joined by Christian to preview Wilder-Fury 3. 
October 08, 2021
Episode 10: What's Going on Mikey?
In Episode 10 (Presented by Round By Round Boxing), the guys discuss the whole Oscar Valdez saga including the failed drug test and dicey title defense. Additionally, they go over their excitement for all of the upcoming legitmiate fights and lend their thoughts on the circus shows of the last few weeks. Also, Christian eats 5 Guys. 
September 17, 2021
Episode 9: Will Pacquiao Retire?
In Episode 9, Griffin provides an essay on Pacquiao's potential retirement. Additionally, Christian looks at his cat, the guys talk about the fights the past weekend, give their thoughts on a potential Spence-Ugas bout, and determine they'd rather fight Jake Paul than Tyron Woodley, which must mean they think Woodley will win. 
August 26, 2021
Episode 8: Pacquiao Fight Week!
In Episode 8 (Presented by Round By Round Boxing), Griffin discusses Pacquiao's return to the ring and the career he has had so far as well as brief reactions to last weeks contest including the performance of Vergil Ortiz. Additionally, Griffin offers up some boxing betting advice and Christian makes a brief cameo. 
August 20, 2021
Episode 7: Boxing is Hard to Love
In Episode 7 (Presented by Round by Round Boxing), the guys talk about the corrupt and worthless WBA and react to the horrible news regarding Spence's eye injury that has cancelled the Pacquiao fight. Additionally, they recognize they spoke far too soon in anticipation of the Canelo-Plant fight being a "done deal", completely forgetting that they were talking about boxing. And yet, here we are, still watching and talking about boxing. 
August 16, 2021
Episode 6: Canelo is Embarking on All Time Greatness + The WBO Being Useful???
In Episode 6 (Presented by Round By Round Boxing), the guys react to Charlo-Castano, discuss the potential Ryan Garcia-Jojo Diaz and Terrence Crawford-Shawn Porter fights, and start a dialogue on Canelo's claim at a spot on the list of All-Time Greats.
July 27, 2021
Episode 5: McGregor Needed Milk + DAZN put on a SHOW
In Episode 5, the guys talk about fallout of the McGregor-Porier fight and McGregors future as well as recapped DAZN's excellent friday evening card which featured Zurdo Ramirez, Seniesa Estrada, and a FOTY candidate in Fortuna vs. Diaz. Additionally, they look ahead to Saturday's Charlo-Castano Unification bout and beg you for your listenership. 
July 13, 2021
Episode 4: We're with the CHAMP! FULL SENIESA ESTRADA INTERVIEW + More
In Episode 4, the guys react to Colbert's performance and a possible future Gervonta matchup, Shakur and Jamel's Twitter beef, and more. PLUS WBA Minimumweight World Champion, Seniesa "SuperBad" Estrada stops by to chat ahead of her July 9th Light Flyweight title bout on DAZN. Seniesa talks women representation, boxing critics, her start in boxing, and more!!
July 07, 2021
BONUS: Seniesa "SuperBad" Estrada Interview
Ahead of her World Title bout on July 9th, Undefeated World Champion Seniesa "SuperBad" Estrada (20-0) spoke with Griffin about her upcoming fight, her start in the sport, the important of women representation in boxing, her excitement to fight at home in Los Angeles, and her desires to hold belts in multiple divisions as well as her goals outside of the ring. You can catch the Full Interview Tomorrow morning on Episode 4 of Swing Round.  You can catch visual segments on Instagram @swingroundboxing 
July 06, 2021
Loma Didn't Lose
SOMEONE on this Podcast suggested that he had a "feeling" Lomachenko would lose his fight with Nakatani. He was wrong. 
June 29, 2021
Gervonta Davis' Candid Press Conference
In a snippet from Episode 3, they take a look at Tank Davis' candid answers and insight provided at his post fight press conference. 
June 29, 2021
Episode 3: Tank and Loma Deliver & Pacquiao is Getting Sued
In Episode 3, the boys unveil the newly minted "Swing Round" title, now proudly presented by Round By Round Boxing. They cover the weekend of fights, including the exceptional performances by two of the best in the business by Tank and Loma. Tank also provides insight rarely seen by fighters in the press conference.   Christian and Griffin look deep into the lighter weight divisions, Christian had a dream, and Griffin has tickets for a fight that might get cancelled.  Rate and Follow, Like and Subscribe, tell your friends, follow us on Instagram and Twitter! @swingroundboxing @roundbyroundboxing
June 29, 2021
Episode 1: Fight Fans Hate Young Success & Is Inoue Overrated in the P4P?
In Episode 1, Christian and Griffin introduce the podcast all while Griffin recorded underwater. In the episode, they revisit Devin Haney's title defense and the Mayweather circus event and look forward to Shakur's next fight and the jam packed weekend of fights on June 19th. Additionally, Christian uncovers the reason behind boxing fan's hate towards young fighters and the two discuss whether or not Inoue belongs atop the Pound-for-pound list in the inaugural "Swing Round" segment where the two debate on a topic they disagree on.   
June 24, 2021
Episode 2: Julio Cesar Chávez had a Horrible Father's Day + What's the Biggest Fight in Boxing?
In Episode 2, Griffin and Christian discuss a number of the bouts that transpired on June 12th and 19th, which included Jaime Munguia, Jermall Charlo, and Naoya Inoue among others, and look forward to the fights scheduled for June 26th, particularly that of Gervonta "Tank" Davis' and the return of Loma. Additionally, the two  cover other news in the boxing world and in the "Swing Round" segment the two debate what fight that might be made would be the biggest in boxing right now. 
June 24, 2021