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Catfish Hughes Named Head Editor and Chief of the Boxing Globe

June 3, 2015
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Frank “Catfish” Hughes has been called, “Bob Knight’s Baby with Hip Hop that covers sports.” by the Pluto Daily and “the future of sports writing!” by the Charlotte Sun Times.

Hughes who covers the Los Angeles Lakers as the official East Coast Voice of the Lakers on the media outlet, http://www.EastCoastLakers.com and on the basketball media outlet that he co-owns, http://www.WickedJumpShot.com. Hughes was hailed as the future of Sports Talk Radio on his acclaimed radio show, Thru the Wire Sports Talk Radio, which appeared on ESPN Radio and Fox Sports Radio. The show was featured on major platforms including in the hip hop magazine, The Source.

Hughes is an official member of the NSSA & USBWA.

Now Hughes has been named the Head Editor and Chief of the relaunched website, BoxingGlobe.com. The Boxing Globe has quickly launched into a one of the top online spots for news on the sweet science both inside and outside the ring.

Head over to BoxingGlobe.com and follow @CatfishHughes on twitter.


The Marty Simmons Rule

January 30, 2015
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TTW Host Catfish Hughes is Joined by Cortez for NBA Talk

December 11, 2014
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Cortez from Balls in Our Court joins Catfish Hughes to discuss the NBA including, Dwight Howard, the Orlando Magic, Victor Oladipo, and more!

Jamaal Wilkes with Catfish Hughes on Thru the Wire

November 19, 2014
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2012 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee and former Los Angeles Laker and UCLA star, Jamaal Wilkes, is interviewed by Catfish Hughes the East Coast Voice of the Lakers on Thru the Wire Sports Talk Radio. #52 “Silk” talks about new Coach Bryon Scott, a former Laker teammate, and Kobe Bryant and whether or not he thinks Kobe Bean Bryant has anything left in the tank. Wilkes also talks about the Lakers front office and more. Enjoy!

Catfish Hughes x Cortez talk NBA on TTW Sports Talk Radio

November 19, 2014
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NBA expert and Orlando Magic super expert, Cortez, from the trending sports podcast, Balls in Our Court, appeared on Thru the Wire Sports Talk Radio with host, Catfish Hughes to discuss Dwight Howard, the Detroit Pistons with new coach Stan Van Gundy, Victor Oladipo being handing the keys to the franchise in Orlando. Cortez was one of two guests the second being Basketball Hall of Fame member and former Los Angeles Laker Jamaal Wilkes.

Listen to Catfish and Cortez:

Cortez can be heard online weekly and all you have to do is CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thru the Wire is heard on Fridays in Charlotte on WGNC with host @CatfishHughes


October 26, 2014
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Ted Park joins Thru the Wire to talk about his new EP, growing up in Madison, and more….TedRaps.com @tedparkboi

Boxing Hall of Famer Al Bernstein Joins Thru the Wire to Talk Mayweather, More

September 29, 2014
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One of the most known and reputable voices in boxing is that of Al Bernstein. Al has been a voice inside boxing for over 30 years, and he is a boxing Hall of Fame member inducted in 2012. Al has been ringside calling some of the greatest fights in history including The War, Hagler vs Hearns.  On Friday,  Mr. Al Bernstein, a Showtime Boxing broadcaster,  joined Thru the Wire sports talk radio to discuss Canelo moving to HBO, who Mayweather should fight in his last 2 fights with Showtime Boxing, how Mayweather would do vs the 4 Kings of boxing, (Sugar Ray Leonard, Tommy “The Hitman” Hearns, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, and Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran), and more including Al’s own successful music career.

You can listen to part of the show below, as Thru the Wire host Catfish Hughes and Bernstein discuss Floyd Mayweather. If you want to hear the entire interview and the entire show you can via this link ENTIRE SHOW



Catfish Hughes x Kendrick Johnson discuss Floyd Mayweather Jr.

September 12, 2014
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The Source Magazine sports writer, Kendrick Johnson joins Thru the Wire to discuss Mayweather vs. Maidana II, Broner vs Taylor, the legacy of Mayweather, and @CatfishHughes says if Mayweather fought in the 80s vs the Four Kings, Leonard, Hearns, Duran, and Hagler, that Mayweather would only go 2-2.

Catfish Hughes Goes in on Alonzo Mourning

September 8, 2014
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On Air Sports Personality Catfish Hughes goes in on Alonzo Mourning.