New Podcast Alert: Rosie Perez First Guest on “TALKBOX”



New Podcast Alert: Rosie Perez First Guest on “TALKBOX”

TALKBOX, a brand new boxing themed podcast, is ready and waiting for you to devour it.

I am the host of this pod–which is basically a radio show you can listen to on demand– and it is powered by the esteemed EVERLAST, and super fan Rosie Perez is our first guest.

We will offer fresh stuff every two weeks, for the record.

Here is the release sent out by the EVERLAST crew telling you about the project, their new network of content, and some about me.

June 2nd 2016: New York City, Everlast Worldwide

Everlast Worldwide, the world’s leading manufacturer, marketer and licensor of boxing, MMA and fitness equipment, is proud to announce the launch of #TeamEverlast Podcast Network.

The network is focused entirely on producing high quality podcasts covering everything from fitness to fight sports, hosted at the Everlast Studio in New York City.

Today Everlast launched the first show under the #TeamEverlast Podcast Network. Talkbox, powered by Everlast, is hosted by famed boxing journalist, Michael Woods. The series is the prime, pound for pound podcast destination for all things boxing, including news, analysis, interviews and so much more. Each episode is 60 minutes of championship quality material published bi-weekly on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and

Mike Woods, affectionately referred to by his peers as “Woodsy,” is most known as the editor and publisher of Woodsy is a longtime boxing fan and has covered the sport since 1990. The Brooklyn resident has contributed to various publications including ESPN The Magazine,, ESPN New York, RING, and Woodsy combines his immense knowledge of boxing with his unfiltered opinions to bring boxing fans high quality content.

“Mike is one of the most compelling personalities in all of sports – not just boxing,” said Chris Zoller, Director of Brand Marketing at Everlast. “His voice and credibility in the boxing world is second to none. We’re extremely excited to partner with him on Talkbox & look forward to building something great.”

Talkbox episodes are available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and via Episodes will be released bi-weekly on Wednesdays.

“I am as excited for this assignment as much or more than any I’ve taken on since I started covering boxing in the early 90s. And that’s largely because I’m so proud and pleased to be working with the people at Everlast,” Woods said.

“The world is a better place for having boxing. And I sincerely hope you will subscribe to Talkbox and join us to ponder all boxing matters.”

On iPhone:

(or open your podcast app and search “Talkbox”)

On Android:

(or open your Google Play store and search “Talkbox”)

Website at

About Everlast Worldwide Inc.

The preeminent brand in boxing since 1910, Everlast is the world’s leading manufacturer, marketer and licensor of boxing, MMA and fitness equipment. From legendary champions Jack Dempsey and Sugar Ray Robinson to current superstars Benson Henderson and Canelo Alvarez, Everlast is the brand of choice for generations of world champion professional athletes. Built on a brand heritage of strength, dedication, individuality and authenticity, Everlast is a necessary part of the lives of countless champions. Based in Manhattan, Everlast’s products are sold across more than 75 countries and 6 continents. For more information, visit

Editorial Contact:

Noelle Hickey: [email protected]

Founder/editor Michael Woods got addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the then-impregnable Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist has covered the sport since for ESPN The Magazine,, Bad Left Hook and RING. His journalism career started with NY Newsday in 1999. Michael Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and for Facebook Fightnight Live, since 2017.