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The Fight Game With Mike Altamura

The Fight Game is the weekly podcast of leading boxing manager, Mike Altamura. Each week features an in-depth interview with a combat sports personality. Untold stories from the "red light" district of professional sports!

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Episode #19: MikiSpeaks (The Prequel)

The "lost interview" has resurfaced! On May 25, 2016, Mike sat down for an unfiltered, unprecedented discussion with friend Sam Navagero in this explosive fight industry chat. This interview would serve as the catalyst for Mike's forthright, unleashed style now synonymous with this podcast. Enjoy! Follow us on Twitter @tfgaltamura

1hr 43mins

6 Sep 2020

Rank #1

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Episode #18: Tim Tomashek

Tim "Doughboy" Tomashek is an affable 90s boxing cult figure whom retired with a solid 53-12 pro record. He's renowned for unbelievably emerging from the crowd (90 mins notice!) to challenge for the WBO World heavyweight title in 1993! He details that sensation against the late Tommy Morrison, subsequently appearing on Letterman and the newfound fame, club circuit boxing, facing opponents with suspect body odor, and incredibly fighting an 8-rounder once for beer! Jeepers creepers, strap yourself in! Follow us on Twitter @tfgaltamura

1hr 34mins

30 Aug 2020

Rank #2

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Episode #17: Ray Mancini

Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini is one of boxing's all-time greatest action heroes and a class of 2015 hall of famer. The personable exponent of Youngstown, Ohio reigned as WBA world lightweight champ from May 1982 - June 1984, and joins the program for a seriously comprehensive and entertaining conversation. Follow us on Twitter @tfgaltamura

2hr 8mins

23 Aug 2020

Rank #3

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Episode #16: Fiduciary Epiphinasities

An epiphinasity of the combat sports kind is in session as your "Fiducionist Revolutionist" dives into a slew of intriguing questions sent by a mysterious old friend.  Keith Ellis' infamous $5 boxing (Including a beer and live stripper!), Fury Vs Joshua talk, Horn/Tszyu keys to victory, UFC Vs Boxing, lamest fighter excuses, James Packer silently bankrolling a world title bout, and much more! *Ep. features the worldwide release of "Fiduciary Epiphinasities" by Donny Prince Follow us on Twitter @tfgaltamura

59mins

21 Aug 2020

Rank #4

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Episode #15: Mario Barrios

American Mario Barrios is unbeaten in 25 bouts and the current WBA 140lb world champion.  The humble warrior details his path to becoming San Antonio's first world champ in 20+ years, enduring a hellacious 12-round title fight war, training under the revered Virgil Hunter, fight mentality, family, future targets, and much more! Follow us on Twitter @tfgaltamura

44mins

16 Aug 2020

Rank #5

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Episode #14: Michael Conlan

Ireland's Michael Conlan is an immensely popular, undefeated pugilist closing in on a world championship. In this extremely frank and raw conversation, he details his early start (age 7!) and the distinguished amateur career thereafter, the scandalous Rio Olympics & the infamous finger seen 'round the world, transitioning to professional boxing, nuances to his fighting style, life ethos, his renewed focus, and so much more! Follow us on Twitter @tfgaltamura

1hr 15mins

9 Aug 2020

Rank #6

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Episode #13: Chauncy Welliver

Charismatic heavyweight Chauncy Welliver stops by to discuss his incredible 74-bout pro career, which included an uncanny run to a top 5 world ranking! The portly portsider recounts calling the Top Rank Boxing offices at age 13 to matchmake, sparring a merciless Mike Tyson, flattening the NZ arm wrestling champ, surviving against a giant with a broken eye socket (entering the bout!), near world title opportunities, heaviest heavyweight hands (It'll surprise you!), it's all here! Follow us on Twitter @tfgaltamura

1hr 40mins

2 Aug 2020

Rank #7

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Episode #12: Natasha Jonas

Natasha Jonas is a popular English boxer with a 9-1 professional record. She details her pathway into the elite Team GB squad, becoming the first British woman to win a bout at the Olympics, motherhood thereafter, and her subsequent decision to turn pro. Jonas also opens up about evolving from adversity, Covid home schooling failures, and of course, her all-British world title showdown with Terri Harper on August 7. Follow us on Twitter @tfgaltamura

1hr

26 Jul 2020

Rank #8

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Episode #11: Miguel Diaz

Bonus Episode! 82-year-old Miguel Diaz is a legendary boxing trainer and highly revered cutman. He's acted as chief trainer to 9 world champions, and worked with an incredible 39 more in a cutman capacity. Miguel's CV reflects a literal who's who in the modern era, from Mayweather, Pacquiao, Cotto, Morales, Toney etc.  Follow our new Twitter page @tfgaltamura

40mins

23 Jul 2020

Rank #9

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Episode #10: The Last Pance

This week Mike takes "The Last Pance" - answering a mix of wide-ranging listener questions pertaining to last week's episode, effectively closing the book on "ChinaGate".  Follow our new Twitter page @tfgaltamura

45mins

19 Jul 2020

Rank #10