In the re-launch of the Pay Me No Mind podcast, this episode gets us to about a 3-plus.
This week's main guests are featured to support the lead up to the June 22 SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION "It's Our Time To Shine" event. The card features Claressa Shields vs. Hanna Gabriels for the vacant IBF and WBA Middleweight world championships. Christina Hammer will also defend her WBC & WBO Middleweight titles against former world champion Tori Nelson.
As for this episode's featured guests, check out former Middleweight champion Kali "KO Mequinonoag" Reis (at 1:37:16) discussing her recent HBO title fight with undisputed Welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus. Unbeaten Detroit Bantamweight Ja'Rico O'Quinn (at 1:22:33) fights on the untelevised portion of the Shields-Gabriels card, and he talks about his new training regimen for his first 8-rounder. Also fighting on the Shields-Gabriels undercard is Super Middleweight Franchon Crews-Dezurn, the Baltimore fighter visited the show (at 2:06:22) to discuss her fight, her husband Glenn Dezurn Jr's recent ShoBox appearance, and her renewed outlook for her career after signing with Salita Promotions.
Wood breaks down the recently released Black Thought & 9th Wonder EP Streams of Thought Vol. 1, Drake vs. Pusha T, recaps Showtime's Billions as it reaches it's S3 finale, and then talks about the NBA's 2018. Also, Ronnie Pollack returns (at 59:04) to recap the NHL's 2018 Stanley Cup and the new champions - the Washington Capitals.