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…

Music – 1974 – Frank Sinatra – My Way – With Career Highlights Of Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors

 “My Way“ is a song popularized in 1969 by Frank Sinatra…..while Its lyrics were written by Paul Anka….and set to the music of the French song “Comme d’habitude”….which was co-composed and co-written with Jacques Revaux….and performed in 1967 by Claude François….while Anka’s English lyrics are unrelated to the original French song. The song was a success for a variety…

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…

Music – 1954 – US President Harry Truman – Hail Hail The Gangs All Here

This video showcases the 33rd President of the United States of America, Harry S. Truman playing the piano and singing Hail Hail The Gang’s All Here. Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953….when he had  succeeded to the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt….after serving as his vice president. As President,…

Boxing – 1983 – 10 Round Welterweight Bout – J C Kim Vs Robin Blake – With Al Bernstein + Sam Rosen

Rockin Robin Blake was a really good professional boxer out of Leveland, Texas….who fought from 1981 to 1990….while establishing a career record of 33 wins with 21 by KO and 8 losses….in which he fought and won the USA Texas State Welterweight Title on two separate occasions….when in 1986 he beat Ezzard Charles Adams in a…

Comedy – 1983 – HBO On Location Special – America’s Top Comedians Delivering Their Best Punch Lines

One of the best comedy programs on television during the decade of the 1980’s was HBO’s On Location…..which was typically hosted by comedian Robert Klein.  On Location was a series from HBO that premiered on New Year’s Eve 1975 with a one-hour performance by Robert Klein….and the program became a source for uncensored stand-up comedy performances from comedians such as George Carlin, David Brenner, Redd Foxx, Rich…

Music – 1941 – Dennis Massa – Swinging Stan The Man – With Career Highlights Of Cards 1B Stan Musial

The song Swinging Stan The Man is performed in this video in conjunction with career highlights of the St Louis Cardinals legendary HOF 1B Stan Musial….as MLB Commissioner Branch Rickey talks about the incomparable one in this video seen herewith. Stan Musiał (November 21, 1920 – January 19, 2013), nicknamed Stan the Man was an American baseball outfielder and first baseman….who spent 22 seasons in Major…

Boxing – 1964 To 1986 – Special – The Elegance + Eloquence Of Jim McKay In Tribute To Muhammad Ali

This video is simply priceless to us here at ImaSportsphile….cuz it features two of our all time favorite sports personalities…..the always elegant and eloquent Jim McKay, a sportscaster of the highest order….along with The Greatest Muhammad….who not only was a legend of boxing, but was also demographically, the best known and most admired person in the world…