Boxing – 1990 – Lampley + Merchant + Leonard Chronicle Mike Tyson In Japan Prior To Douglas Fight

During the time leading up to the 1990 world heavyweight championship fight between Mike Tyson vs Buster Dougleas….Tyson’s problems outside the ring were also starting to emerge. His marriage to Robin Givens was heading for divorce….while his future contract was being fought over by Don King and Bill Cayton….when in late 1988, Tyson parted with manager Bill Cayton….and fired longtime trainer Kevin…

Boxing – 1986 – Marv Albert + Dr Ferdie Pacheco Preview WBA Lightweight Title Fight – Crawley Vs Bramble

In 1984, Livingstone Bramble dethroned Ray Mancini to take the WBA lightweight title. Crawley was the #1 contender, and accepted $150,000 to step aside and allow Bramble and Mancini to engage in a rematch. Bramble defeated Mancini in their rematch on February 16, 1985. Crawley won the USBA lightweight title in June 1985 with a twelve-round decision over crosstown…

Boxing – 1989 – HBOs WBC Super Middlewt Title PreFight Show – Thomas Hearns Vs Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns are considered to be two of the best boxers of all-time….who fought twice….with Leonard winning in 1981 for the WBC Welterweight Title…..and a draw in 1989 bout for the WBC Super Middleweight Title….to which this pre-fight video seen herewith is from….as both fights are considered to be classics.    After almost eight years, the…

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…

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…