Boxing – 1986 – Barry Tompkins + Larry Merchant Wrap Up Of Witherspoon Vs Tubbs Heavywt Title Fight

Tony Tubbs (born February 15, 1958) is an American former professional boxer….who competed from 1980 to 2006….while holding the WBA heavyweight title from 1985 to 1986….after on April 29, 1985, Tubbs challenged Greg Page for the WBA Heavyweight Championship…..which Tubbs won by a fifteen-round unanimous decision. On January 17, 1986, Tubbs made his first title defense against former WBC Heavyweight Champion Tim Witherspoon….a fight…

Boxing – 1986 – Marv Albert + Dr Ferdie Pacheco Profile Buster Drayton + Davey Moore Before Fight

Buster Drayton (born March 2, 1952) is an American former boxer….who won the IBF world title at junior middleweight (154lb)….after Drayton had turned pro in 1978….he won the vacant IBF title with a decision win over Carlos Santos in 1986….after which he defended the belt twice before losing it to Matthew Hilton the following year.  In 1988 he took on WBA junior middleweight titleholder Julian Jackson….but…

Boxing – 1985 – 6 Rnd Lightwt Bout – Mike Goudeau Vs Allen Gay – With Randy Gordan + Termite Watkins

This six round lightweight fight between Mike Doudeau verses Allen Gay….feature boxers who didn’t have much of a professional career….as Gay would fight a total of two professional rounds….after deciding the TKO beating he took from Goudeau, that he just didn’t feel like boxing was going to be a good career path.   And in the…

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,…

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…

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…