Boxing – 1941 – Highlights – World Heavyweight Championship Fight – Billy Conn Vs Joe Louis

DOG ASIDE:  On June 18, 1941, The Brown Bomber Joe Louis was the heavyweight champion of the world when he took on Billy Conn, the light-heavyweight titleholder….as seen in these video highlights herewith….as Conn was leading on all three scorecards….and would have captured the title were the bout only 12 rounds long….which might have prevented Louis from retaining the title…

Boxing – 1930s + 1940s – Special Tribute – Joe Louis – The Brown Bomber

DOG COMMENTARY:     Joseph Louis Barrow was best known as Joe Louis….and nicknamed the “Brown Bomber”, was an American professional boxer….who competed professionally from 1934 to 1951….and he reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1937 to 1949….while being considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time….as Louis’ championship reign lasted 140 consecutive months….during which he participated…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Joe Louis – Tribute To The Brown Bomber

DOG COMMENTARY: Joe Louis was to the heavyweight boxing championship title in the 1940’s….that Jack Johnson was to the 1910’s…..that Jack Dempsey was to the 1920’s….that Rocky Marciano was to the 1950’s….that Muhammad Ali was to the 1960’s and 1970’s….that Larry Holmes was to the early 1980’s…..that Mike Tyson was to the late 1980’s and…

Special – 1947 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: The year was 1947….and athletes and fans returned home from the war and started a whole new world of sports….as television was just around the corner. 1947 saw NFL Champs Chicago Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles 28 – 21 to win the NFL….Jackie Robinson became the 1st black to play MLB….the NY Yankees…

TOP 10 GREATEST BOXERS OF ALL TIME

  DOG ASIDE: I ran across this video the other night….and I got to thinking about how many videos and collection pieces of these TOP 10 BOXERS OF ALL TIME that Bone Daddy has in his collection that I have at my fingertips to post in imasportsphile….and this is what I found out as follows: …