Mike Hammer and Brian Shapiro of “The Vegas Take” on CBS Sports Radio welcome Electric Violinist Lydia Ansel, Pro Boxer J Flash Nichols, Referee Joe Cortez, journalist Robin Leach and Producer Hollis T. Barnhart on Saturday, August 27

Mike Hammer and Brian Shapiro of "The Vegas Take" on CBS Sports Radio welcome Electric Violinist Lydia Ansel, Boxer J Flash Nichols, Referee Joe Cortez, journalist Robin Leach and Producer Hollis T. Barnhart on Saturday, August 27
Mike Hammer
and Brian Shapiro of “The Vegas Take” will welcome Electric Violinist/DJ/Model Lydia Ansel, Professional Boxer J Flash Nichols, Referee Joe Cortez, journalist Robin Leach and Producer Hollis T. Barnhart on Saturday, August 27, at 2-4pm on CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3 (Pictured: Lydia Ansel). 

Featured guest Electric Violinist Lydia Ansel performs multiple genres of music including rock, country, pop, and classical. She has performed with Rod Stewart, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias, Jordin Sparks, John Legend, No Doubt, Regina Carter, Joshua Bell, Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels, Camila, Clint Holmes, Three Dog Night and more.

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Also on the show will be Welterweight Professional Boxer J Flash Nichols. Once a sparring partner for Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Nichols will be fighting Steve Belmontes on September 9 at the Downtown Las Vegas Event Center.

Welterweight Professional Boxer J Flash Nichols
Welterweight Professional Boxer J Flash Nichols

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Also on The Vegas Take this week is Boxing Referee Joe Cortez. Cortez was inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame in 1998 and The International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2011. He is currently a Boxing analyst for ESPN Sports.

Former Heavyweight Champ Leon Spinks spars with Hall of Fame Referee Joe Cortez
Former Heavyweight Champ Leon Spinks spars with Hall of Fame Referee Joe Cortez

Photo credit: Doc Ajay Johnson.

Cortez has refereed countless notable bouts including Tyson vs. Holmes, Duran vs. Barkley, Bowe vs. Holyfield I, Foreman vs. Moorer, De La Hoya vs. Vargas, Mayweather vs. Hatton and Chavez vs. Haugen.

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Robin Leach, the man who knows all about Vegas, will also join Mike and Brian for his weekly spot.

Entertainment Journalist Robin Leach
Entertainment Journalist Robin Leach

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Hollis T. Barnhart is a Producer, Author, Sports Handicapper, TV Shows and movies. Hollis will be discussing the possibility of an NFL Stadium in Vegas and more.

Hollis T. Barnhart
Hollis T. Barnhart

The The Vegas Take is broadcast at 2-4:00pm Saturdays on CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3.

The Vegas Take, hosted by Brian Shapiro (l) and Mike Hammer (r) is broadcast at 2-4:00pm Saturdays on CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3
The Vegas Take, hosted by Brian Shapiro (l) and Mike Hammer (r) is broadcast at 2-4:00pm Saturdays on CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3

The Vegas Take, hosted by Mike Hammer and Brian Shapiro, features sports and entertainment news plus interviews with national and local celebrities. The show airs 2-4:00pm Saturdays on CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3. Fans can also listen to The Vegas Take online at http://player.radio.com/listen/station/cbs-sports-radio-1140

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