Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – HBO Special – Ali VS Frazier – 3 Wars

DOG COMMENTARY: HBO does a tremendous job of presenting an incredible inside look the rivalry and three grudge fights between Muhammad Ali and Smokin’ Joe Frazier….but 1st Barry Tompkins goes on to show the first time each of these two legendary heavyweight champions got knocked down…..Ali by Henry Cooper…..Frazier by Oscar Bonavena…..then we get to…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Special – Boxing’s Best – Muhammad Ali

DOG COMMENTARY: HBO’s Boxing’s Best series was in this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion….the very best boxing special series ever produced…..especially this one on “Muhammad Ali – Boxing’s Best”….for it covers The Greatest from his youth through the end of his career and beyond.  There have been so many great pieces done on Ali….that it…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Pre-Fight Previews – Champ Larry Holmes VS Muhammad Ali

DOG COMMENTARY: When you watch the pre-fight previews as presented herewith….take time to listen to the words of Ali when Howard Cosell asks him about why he is fighting again…..after having one year prior told Cosell he was not going to go out like Joe Louis being beaten when he is so old he couldn’t…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Bob Dylan Sings Forever Young To Ali Highlights

DOG COMMENTARY: There are occasions when still photos or video is put to music that it just brings tears to the eyes of this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile….and this video piece is one of those….as Bob Dylan’s “Forever Young” is put to career video highlights of Muhammad Ali…..for with any true Sportsphile’s hero….especially one who…

Boxing – Heavyweight – Muhammad Ali VS Leon Spinks – 2nd Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: Bone Daddy was at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA on September 15, 1978 for the rematch between Muhammad Ali vs Leon Spinks…as I have heard him telling the stories of that trip on many occasions….cuz I think it was one of the all time best trips that he ever took…..for Bone Daddy…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Special -How There Became Multiple Champions in WBA, WBC & IBF

  DOG COMMENTARY: From the time of the 1st heavyweight champion of the modern era….John L. Sullivan….to the mid-1960’s when Cassius Clay was champion…..there was only one undisputed heavyweight champion of the world….but when the WBA (World Boxing Assn.) refused to sanction the 2nd Ali vs Liston fight….due to it being against their rules….they stripped Ali…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Cassius Clay Special – From Olympic Gold To Archie Moore

DOG COMMENTARY: This video segment is a part of HBO’s Boxing’s Best series….which highlights the careers of the greatest boxers of all time…..with this one being on The Greatest Muhammad Ali….as Barry Tompkins of HBO and Joe Martin, a Louisville police officer who taught boxing at the Louisville Boxing Gym tell the story of a…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier – 2nd Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: Super Fight II was a non-title boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier….the second of the three Ali–Frazier classic bouts….which took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 28, 1974….in which Ali was a slight favorite to win.  Held in between their two title bouts, The Fight of…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Champ Muhammad Ali VS Chuck Webner

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight with Chuck Webner came at a time in his career where he had pretty much lost his foot-speed….relying on his “rope-a-dope” position to wear out boxers that he used to wear-out by chasing him around the ring….but no matter that he was no longer swift of feet….cuz he still had that…