Music – 1986 – Isaac Hayes – Star Spangled Banner – Sung At Heavywht Title Of Witherspoon Vs Tubbs

Isaac Hayes (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, voice actor and producer….who was one of the creative forces behind the Southern soul music label Stax Records….where he served both as an in-house songwriter and as a session musician and record producer….while teaming with his partner David Porter during the mid-1960’s. Hayes and Porter, along with Bill Withers,…

Comedy – 1985 – Smothers Brothers Young Comedian Show – Featuring Maureen Murphy

Maureen Murphy, also known as Mauro Murphy, is an Australian comedian, actress, and celebrity who was popular in the United States during the 1980’s….when she appeared on HBO’s Young Comedians Show with the Smothers Brothers….as seen in this video herewith….as this performance was Mauro’s first live television appearance in the US.  Maureen Murphy also appeared on The Tonight…

Boxing – 1985 – 15 Rnd IBF Heavywt Title – Spinks Vs Holmes Fight 1 Decision + Post Fight Interviews

Every time that we here at ImaSportsphile see anything having to do with the first Michael Spinks verses Larry Holmes heavyweight title fight…..smoke comes out of our ears, cuz the outcome of this fight really lights a fire in our bellies.  You see, we live by a standard operating procedure around here being that there…

Music – 1983 – Jose Feliciano – Star Spangled Banner – Sung At The Holmes Vs Williams Heavywt Title Fight

We at ImaSportsphile are extremely fortunate to have literally hundreds of renditions of the National Anthem of the United States of America….The Star Spangled Banner…..which have been sung by a wide variety of singers….with some that are inspiring….while others are sometimes difficult to listen to….however, this rendition by Jose Feliciano is absolutely beautiful, brilliant and…

Boxing – 1985 – US National Amateur Championships – With CBSs Tim Ryan + Gil Clancy

USA Boxing is the national governing body for Olympic-style amateur boxing….which is overseen by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Boxing Association (AIBA)….which also sets its rules. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, USA Boxing is a non-profit organization responsible for the administration, development and promotion of Olympic-style boxing in the United States.  USA Boxing, formerly known as the United…

Boxing – 1985 – 8 Round Light Heavyweight Bout – Rick Myers Vs Evander Holyfield – With Al Albert

Evander Holyfield started out professionally as a light heavyweight with a televised win in six rounds over Lionel Byarm at Madison Square Garden on November 15, 1984….then on January 20, 1985, he won another six-round decision over Eric Winbush in Atlantic City, New Jersey. On March 13, he knocked out Fred Brown in the first round in…

Boxing – 1985 – WBC Super Featherwt Title – Dwight Pratchett Vs Julio Cesar Chavez – Thru 4 Rnds

Julio César Chávez (born July 12, 1962) is a Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1980 to 2005….while becoming one of the greatest boxers of all time….a true legend of boxing…..who without question is the best Mexican boxer of all time along with Salvador Sanchez. A  multiple-time world champion in three weight divisions, Chávez was listed by The Ring magazine as the…

Boxing – 1985 – 6 Rnd Welterwt Bout – Louis Howard Vs Dwight Williams – With Don Chevrier + A Dundee

This 1985 six round welterweight bout between Louis Howard verses Dwight Williams was aired live on USA Network on March 29th….as a Don King Productions featuring Don Chevrier and Angelo Dundee behind the mike on the call of the fight.  Louis Howard was a welterweight boxer out of St. Louis, Missouri….who had a nine year…

Wrestling – 1979 – Nature Boy Buddy Rogers Introduces $1K Pin Match – Andy Kaufman Vs Diana Peckham

We at ImaSportsphile are happy to introduce this highly touted special wrestling match between Andy Kaufman verses Diana Peckham….whereby, if Peckham pins Kaufman in one three-minute round…..she will win $1000 cash….while Kaufman will have to shave his head bald.  This once in a lifetime special match is introduced by world heavyweight wrestling champion Nature Boy Buddy Rogers….who…