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Ask Gerry Cooney - Mar. 21, 2013

Compiled by Allan Scotto

Hey, fans! Welcome to “Ask Gerry Cooney,” where you get to ask former heavyweight contender “Gentleman” Gerry Cooney any boxing-related question you’d like. Your questions for Gerry’s review will be featured at every Thursday morning.
Each week, Gerry will answer as many of your questions as he can on the Sirius XM radio show, “Friday Night at The Fights,” a show that Gerry co-hosts with Randy “The Commish” Gordon, the former Chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission.
The show airs every Friday on Sirius channel 92 and XM channel 208 from 6 – 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.
Please submit your questions to:

Our first question comes from Tommy T., who asks:
Gerry, shocking news this week from HBO as they have severed all ties with Golden Boy. How do you think this affects boxing and if Golden Boy joins Floyd Mayweather and jumps to Showtime, wouldn’t that make Showtime THE network for top fights, leaving HBO in the dust?
Our next question comes from Rick M., who asks:
Do you think Adrien Broner is as good as he apparently thinks he is or does he look that good because he fights guys smaller or less talented than him?
Gerry answered the following questions on last weeks show.
Our first question came from Miguel R., who asked:
Gerry, after watching Bernard Hopkins trounce Tavoris Cloud, I have to wonder if there is any truth to the rumor that you are in training for a comeback run against the Klitschkos.
With tongue firmly in cheek, Gerry dispelled this rumor.
Our next question came from Kenny D., who asked:
Gerry, out of all the top heavyweights you fought over the course of your career, which one hit the hardest in your opinion?
Gerry praised Larry Holmes as a great and very talented fighter but in his opinion, George Foreman hit harder than any other fighter he fought.
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