Boxing – 1986 – Marv Albert + Ferdie Pacheco Preview Jr Welterwt Bout Buddy McGirt Vs Frankie Warren

NBC Boxing fight crew of Marv Albert and Dr. Ferdie Pacheco showcase the upcoming junior welterweight fight between James “Buddy” McGirt verses Frankie “Panchito” Warren…..who would both become world champions….as both were outstanding boxers during The Golden Age of Boxing from 1964 to 1995.   James “Buddy” McGirt (born January 17, 1964) is an American former professional boxer from Brentwood, New York….who competed from 1982…

Boxing – 1986 – HBOs Larry Merchant Provides An Upclose & Personal Look At Heavyweight Jose Ribalta

Jose Ribalta was a good heavyweight boxer out of Rodigo, Cuba…..who had a professional boxing career that spanned 17 years from 1982 to 1999….with a career record of 38 wins with 27 KO’s and 17 losses with 1 draw….in which he fought an impressive array of Heavyweight Champions to include James Bonecrusher Smith, Mike Tyson, Leon Spinks,…

Boxing – 1986 – NABF Cruiserwt Title – Henry Tillman Vs Bert Cooper – With Tim Ryan + Gil Clancy

This 1986 NABF Cruiserweight title fight between Henry Tillman verses Bert Cooper features CBS’s Tim Ryan and Gil Clancy behind the mikes for the call on this fight between two very good boxers during The Golden Age of Boxing from 1964 to 1995.  Smokin’ Bert Cooper is a retired heavyweight boxer….who fought Evander Holyfield, George Foreman, Riddick Bowe, Michael Moorer, Chris Byrd, Ray Mercer, and Corrie Sanders,…

Boxing – 1986 – 10 Rnd Jr Middlewt Bout Said Skouma Vs Kenny Butler – With Marv Albert + Dr Pacheco

This 10 round Super Welterweight bout between Said Skouma verses Kenny Butler….featured two pretty dang good boxers….as Skouma had an 11 year career record of 37 wins and 9 losses with 30 KO’s….and Butler had an 11 year professional career with 20 wins and 7 losses with 9 KO’s.  After this fight seen herewith Kenny…

Boxing – 1986 – Marv Albert + Dr Ferdie Pacheco Review + Wrapup Lightwt Title – Crawley Vs Bramble

Livingstone Bramble (born on September 3, 1960) was the WBA Lightweight Champion of the World. Bramble was raised on Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands….and he became the first world champion from Saint Kitts and Nevis. Although his last recorded fight occurred on June 26, 2003, he has never officially announced his retirement, and constantly hints that he wishes…

Music – 1985 – The Gatlin Brothers – Star Spangled Banner – At The WBA World Heavyweight Title Fight

In 1979, when Larry Gatlin signed with Columbia Records….he decided to officially have his brothers billed on his singles and on his albums….so that year, their name officially became “Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers”.  In October, they released the album Straight Ahead….which spawned the classic single “All the Gold in California”….which also became their biggest hit…

Music – 1985 – Marine Corp Band – Star Spangled Banner – Performed At D Day Dynamite Boxing Event

A military band is a group of personnel that performs musical duties for military functions….which is usually for the armed forces.  A typical military band consists mostly of wind and percussion instruments. The conductor of a band commonly bears the title of Bandmaster or Director of Music. Ottoman military bands are thought to be the oldest variety of military marching bands in the world….which dates back to the…

Boxing – 1986 – ABCs Frank Gifford Highlights Cruiserwt Title Fight – Evander Holyfield Vs Dwight Muhammad Qawi

Dwight Muhammad Qawi vs. Evander Holyfield was billed as “Pandemonium“….and was contested on  July 12, 1986 for the WBA cruiserweight championship. After his defeat by Michael Spinks in March 1983 in a bout for the Undisputed Light Heavyweight Championship….Dwight Muhammad Qawi had been set for a rematch with Spinks in September 1984, however, after Qawi was injured three weeks before the fight and had to…

Boxing – 1986 – Mike Tyson + Jim Lampley + Al Wallau Review Heavywt Title Fight Tyson Vs Berbick

This ABC in-studio session with sportscaster Jim Lampley, boxing analyst Alex Wallau and world heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson conducting a “roundtable” discussion of his recent WBC title fight with Trevor Berbick….which provides a wonderful perspective of what was  going on inside Tyson’s mind….he was focused and prepared to be the youngest heavyweight champion ever….and Cus D’Amato was…