Boxing – 1990 – Jim Lampley + Larry Merchant Preview Heavywts Adilson Rodrigues Vs George Foreman

This June 16, 1990 ten round heavyweight bout between George Foreman verses Adilson Rodrigues at Caesers Palace in Las Vegas….was Big George’ 3rd fight up to that point 1990….after defeating Gerry Cooney by 4th round KO in January….then defeating Mike Jaimeson by a 4th round TKO in April 1990….as Foreman would go on to fight two more time…

Boxing – 1990 – Jim Lampley + Larry Merchant Preview 10 Rnd Heavywt Bout Henry Tillman Vs Mike Tyson

As Henry Tillman and Mike Tyson enter the arena for the feature bout of the night on June 16, 1990….HBO boxing commentators Jim Lampley and Larry Merchant provided analysis and introspective thoughts of the two combatants….as Tyson was starting to rebound his career after losing his title to Buster Douglas….and Tillman was a viable contender…

Boxing – 1987 – Highlights – The Year In Boxing In Review With Leonard Vs Hagler + Hearns Vs Roldan

This NBC Sports special featuring a review of the year 1987 in the world of boxing…..as Bill Macatee provides highlights of the highly anticipated WBC Middleweight championship of the world between Sugar Ray Leonard verses Marvelous Marvin Hagler…..and the WBA Middleweight title fight with Thomas Hitman Hearns taking on Juan Roldan for the vacant title…..as Macatee also…

Boxing – 1987 – Mike Tyson + Michael Spinks + Jim Lampley Discuss Who Is The Real Heavywt Champion

This ABC in-studio “round table discussion” between ABC boxing analysts Jim Lampley and Alex Wallau and IBF Heavyweight champion Michael Spinks….along with WBC and WBA Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson….regarding who is the real heavyweight champion of the world….prior to Spinks and Tyson entering the ring to let their fists prove to the world who is the real…

Boxing – 1990 – Marv Albert + Dr Pacheco Provide A Look At Career Of IBF Lightwt Champ Greg Haugen

Greg Haugen (born August 31, 1960) is a retired American boxer….who was a world champion at both the lightweight and light welterweight divisions…..wherein he turned pro in 1982….and won his first 17 fights before challenging for a world title.  On December 5, 1986, Haugen captured the International Boxing Federation Lightweight Title with a majority decision over reigning champion Jimmy Paul. He lost his title…

Boxing – 1985 – 15 Rnd Wrld Middlewt Title – Thomas Hearns Vs Marvin Hagler – Best 3 Rnds In Boxing

During the mid-1980’s, ESPN began airing outstanding boxing matches through the history of the sports under the marquee heading of SuperBouts ….and one of their hand picked title fights was the April 15, 1985 undisputed world Middleweight championship between Thomas Hitman Hearns verses Marvelous Marvin Hagler.  This video brings back very special memories for us at ImaSportsphile….as our Bone Daddy, the…

Boxing – 1990 – HBOs Jim Lampley Tells The Sorty Of A Kinder And Softer Mike Tyson After 1st Loss

Jim Lampley and Sugar Ray Leonard of HBO Boxing provide a special feature about the Mike Tyson that appears after he lost his title to Buster Douglas….as a “kinder and gentler” Mike Tyson…who takes some personal time to be introspective while traveling back to the home of Cuz D’Amato in the Catskills, New York….where he grew up being…

Boxing – 1986 – Special NBC Up-Feed – Super Featherwt Title – Rocky Lockridge Vs Julio Cezar Chavez

When using the vernacular of television network programming….an “up-feed” refers to the signal originated by a television network at the source of the event (ie: mlb game, nfl game, boxing match etc.)….which is then “up-fed” to the source that inserts the tv commercials and public services messages….then the program feed goes into the “down-feed”….which is then broadcast…

Music – 1985 – Pia Zadora – Star Spangle Banner – Sung At The World Heavyweight Title Fight Spinks Vs Holmes 1

Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953) is an American actress and singer….who after working as a child actress on Broadway, in regional theater, and in the film Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)….she came to national attention in 1981 when following her starring role in the highly criticized film Butterfly….for which she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year….while simultaneously winning the Golden Raspberry Award for…