John Madden’s Journey On How Middleweight Boxing Champion Marvin Hagler Became Marvelous

DOG ASIDE: This video gives you two of Bone Daddy’s favorite sports figures from his world of collectibles and video….John Madden and Marvelous Marvin Hagler.  In this episode providing a special look at famous sports personalities by the former NFL icon coach and video game namesake in John Madden’s Journey….as he explains once and for…

Heavyweight Champion Smoking Joe Frazier Sings My Way At His 37th Birthday Celebration

DOG ASIDE: One of Bone Daddy’s favorite boxers of all time was Heavyweight Champion Smoking Joe Frazier…..but the trouble was that he was fighting during the Muhammad Ali era….having fought Ali in 3 historic boxing battles for the ages. Although Muhammad Ali holds the highest rung on the ladder of popularity with Bone Daddy….Smoking Joe…

Highlights Of Cowboy QB Clint Longley’s 1974 Thanksgiving Day Comeback Story vs Redskins

DOG ASIDE: 1974 rookie Dallas Cowboy QB Clint Longley….a player who had never played a down in the NFL….replaced an ailing Roger Staubach in the last quarter of the game…and led the Cowboys to a Thanksgiving Day comeback over their arch rival Washington Redskins…..throwing a Hail Mary 50 yard pass to WR Drew Pearson on…

1981 WBC Super Welterweight Title Fight With Champ Maurice Hope VS Wilfred Benitez At Caesars Palace

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This 1981 WBC Super Welterweight Title Fight featured Champion Maurice Hope in his 3rd title defense against former Jr. Welterweight and Welterweight Wilfred Benitez with a record of 40 – 1 – 1 with 25 KO’s seeking his 3rd world title.

 

Boxing’s Great Grudge Fights Middleweights Sugar Ray Robinson VS Carmen Basilio

DOG ASIDE: At the contract signing for the Middleweight Title Fight between Carmen Basilio and Sugar Ray Robinson….Sugar Ray demanded that his opponent Carmen Basilio surrender 5% of his purse…..then going on strike and delaying the contract signing for 9 days insisting on a $250,000 TV guarantee….whereby Basilio called Robinson an arrogant and greedy man.…

Boxing’s Great Grudge Fights Heavyweights Floyd Patterson vs Ingemar Johansson

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On June 26, 1959, Heavyweight Boxing Champ Floyd Patterson was a heavy 7 – 2 favorite to beat Swedish Heavyweight Ingemar Johansson in their title fight before 22,000 fans at Yankee Stadium, NYC….but the hard punching Swede pulled one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight boxing history with TKO of the Champ.