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Ask Gerry Cooney- Oct. 11, 2012

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 Maxboxing.com every Thursday morning.


Each week, Gerry will answer as many of your questions as he can on the SiriusXM 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 94 and XM channel 208 from 6 – 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.
 
Please submit your questions to askgerrycooney@aol.com.
 
Our first question this week comes from Kenny P., who asks:
 
Hi, Gerry. I heard you guys discussing the difference in ring size on the show last week and I have a similar question. Why isn’t there a standard size glove used in all professional boxing matches and should there be?
 
Our next question comes from Charlie P., who asks:
 
Gerry, Saul Alvarez continues to dominate his opponents and I’ve hard you say in the past that he still had a lot of areas to be worked on. Do you feel that those areas are improving based on the fighter he is today?
 
Gerry answered the following questions on last week’s show:
 
Our first question week came from Tommy B., who asked:
 
Hey, champ. Here’s my question. Many people feel that Freddie Roach is slipping as a trainer, pointing to the fact that three of his top fighters, Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. all lost their last fights. Do you agree or disagree?
 
Both Gerry and Randy feel that Pacquiao did not lose to Bradley in reality and that Chavez Jr. blew his shot by not training properly. They also feel that Amir Khan is simply not what he was cut out to be, so they do not feel Roach has slipped at all.
 
Or next question came from Gene C., who asked:
 
Hi, Gerry. I’ve heard oftentimes that a larger ring benefits a boxer while a smaller ring benefits a puncher and that makes sense to me but shouldn’t there be one standard sized ring for all boxing events and why isn’t that the case?
 
Gerry feels that yes, there should be a standard ring size and Randy pointed out that ring size, as the system dictates now, is a negotiable item.


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