Boxing – Heavyweight Title – The Thrila in Manila – Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier

DOG COMMENTARY: What makes this video even more special than “The Thrila in Manila”….as if the third Ali vs Frazier fight wasn’t special enough…..is that in this video, the viewer has the added benefit of Howard Cosell calling and analyzing the fight from the ABC studio after the fight had taken place on October 1,…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Highlights – 1960 Cassius Clay Rome Olympics

DOG COMMENTARY: In this Chiweenie Sportsphile’s humble opinion….the best of the best work done on the Olympics was Bud Greenspan’s “Olympiad Series”….and this short piece about the Olympics experience of Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. of Louisville, KY in the United States gives evidence of my opinion….for the entire Olympiad series makes the viewer feel like…

Boxing – Welterweight Bout – Carlos Palomino vs Roberto Duran – Highlights

DOG ASIDE: It doesn’t really matter if it is a title fight or not….when two really outstanding boxers get in the right together to do battle….cuz if both men are masters of the art of pugilism…..then you are going to have an outstanding fight.  Such was the case at Madison Square Garden in NYC on…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Special – End Of An Era

DOG ASIDE: Howard Cosell was an undeniable supporter of Muhammad Ali throughout his career….and it was never so well documented as in this video segment of ABC’s Tribute to Ali…as Cosell so eloquently presents his view of an end of an era. Each and every fan of Muhammad Ali can find all kinds of footage…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Muhammad Ali VS George Foreman

DOG COMMENTARY: When Big George Foreman stepped into the ring with Muhammad Ali in the “Rumble in the Jungle” on October 30, 1974…..he had a professional record of 40 – 0 with 38 by KO or TKO….and was considered to be unbeatable by anyone in the heavyweight ranks…..after having destroyed the likes of Ken Norton…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Stripped Of Title

DOG COMMENTARY: It has long been my opinion as a Chiweenie Sportsphile…..that the biggest black-eye in boxing’s history to the universal fan base of the “art of pugilism” happened on the day….was the day that the US Federal Court found Muhammad Ali guilty of refusing to go into the US military…..as that decision started a…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Pre Fight Rant On Big George Foreman

DOG COMMENTARY: This is another of Ali’s pre-fight banter…..for he was already working on the indestructible George Foreman long before the Rumble in the Jungle in Zaire, Africa…..and if you listen to what he’s telling Big George….who also holds a hallowed spot as one of this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphiles legendary heavyweight boxers during the…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – ABC Tribute To The Greatest

DOG COMMENTARY: Thanks to ABC’s lead boxing commentator Howard Cosell….they held a very valuable position in regards to their rights to cover Muhammad Ali fights and events….cuz these two men built their truly legendary careers by the very respectful relationship that they built between each other…..as Ali let Cosell see more and more of the…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Going To Jail & Big Cat & & Foley & Bonavena

DOG COMMENTARY: This video is a special clip from HBO’s Boxing’s Best series featuring Muhammad Ali…..as it remembers vividly the time after Cassius Clay took the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston….then announced he was converting to the Islam faith…..following his career from Liston through his fights with Big Cat Williams, Oscar Bonavena and Zora Foley….where…