Tag: Podcast Intrerview

  • Bobby Rooney, Boxing Bobby Rooney

    Articulate and Knowledgeable, Former Professional Boxer/Current Boxing Trainer Bobby Rooney Lends Insight into Potential Mayweather/McGregor Boxing Match, More

    Currently, there is much discussion about the possibility of undefeated, 49-0 professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. stepping into the squared circle for a matchup against current mixed martial arts, UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor. The chatter swirling around has the two facing off in a traditional boxing match. One of the biggest questions is how would an accomplished mixed martial artist with strong striking ability but no professional boxing under his belt fare against one of the best pound for pound fighters of all time. To answer that question, we welcome back former professional boxer and current boxing trainer Bobby Rooney. Over the years, Mr. Rooney has provided us compelling analysis on some of boxing’s biggest fights.

  • VegeNation, Donald Lemperle, Chef Donald, Las Vegas Vegan, Las Vegas Chefs, Vegan Chefs

    Donald Lemperle: Chef Goes Plant Based to Confront Cancer; Opens Vegan VegeNation Restaurant in Las Vegas, More

    A visit to the doctor’s office changed Donald Lemperle’s life. With over 30 years as a chef and now restaurant owner, he has cooked in some of the best eating establishments in New York and beyond. About nine years ago he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. It is a form of bone marrow cancer. After hearing the news, Chef Donald went in a new direction. He changed his entire diet by only eating things that are plant based. He also decided to change his work environment. In April of 2015, Chef Donald opened a vegan themed restaurant VegeNation in downtown Las Vegas. The healthy food establishment has received numerous accolades since opening. Last year, Las Vegas Weekly said it was the best vegan food in the entertainment capital of the world. It is one thing to change a diet to improve your health. It is another to completely immerse yourself in a plant based lifestyle as your profession. His story shows us how one experience can change your life for the better.

  • The Fight of the Century, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Wynn Sports Book Supremo John Avello and Former Professional Boxer/Current Boxing Trainer/Ring Historian Bobby Rooney Weigh In

    This Saturday night in Las Vegas will be the most anticipated boxing match of this century. When Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao get into the ring at the MGM Grand, it will be a fight fans have waited years for. Many thought the match would never happen, including the late, great boxing historian and past CYInterview guest Bert Sugar [see here]. CYInterview brings in its experts to breakdown all the angles. We are joined by Wynn Las Vegas sportsbook manager John Avello who provides us analysis on all the gambling action for this bout. Additionally, we are joined by former boxer and current trainer Bobby Rooney to provide analysis on what he thinks will go down in the squared circle on Saturday night.

  • Bobby Rooney, Boxing Bobby Rooney

    Mayweather/Pacquiao: Former Professional Fighter, Current Trainer and Serious Student of the Sweet Science, Bobby Rooney, Joins Us to Break Down One of the Biggest Boxing Matches in Recent Times

    A few years back, we asked the now late, great boxing historian Bert Sugar whether Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would eventually fight. In fact, it was the last question we ever asked the esteemed boxing journalist [see here]. Bert, we hope they have pay per view up in heaven. On May 2nd 2015, the fight people have been waiting years for is finally going to happen, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather Jr. will finally get into the squared circle with Manny Pacquiao. For an early assessment of the matchup, who better to give us insight than our friend and master of the sweet science, Bobby Rooney. A retired professional boxer, Mr. Rooney continues today as a trainer in the sport. In fact, he is a legacy figure in boxing. His father, Bob Rooney Sr. was also a boxing trainer, as well as Chuck Wepner’s main sparring partner for the Bayonne Bleeder’s fistic endeavor against Muhammad Ali.