Boxing – Great Grudge Fights – Ali-Frazier & Robinson-Fullmer & Louis-Schmeling & Dempsey-Tunney

DOG COMMENTARY:    This HBO Boxing Special with Hosts Barry Tompkins and Larry Merchant….in which they review all of The Greatest Grudge Fights throughout the history of boxing is without a doubt one of the true treasures within our ImaSportsphile boxing library…..cuz within the four corners of the ring….where the “sweet science of boxing” of boxing is exhibited….there lies…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Tony Zale VS Rocky Graziano & Featherweight Title – Willie Pep VS Sandy Saddler

DOG COMMENTARY: I really get great joy in bringing these video clips from HBO’s boxing special “Boxing’s Best Grudge Fights”….for in addition to the rare footage…Barry Tompkins and Larry Merchant of HBO….really gives the boxing fans so great insight and video highlights of the scintillating grudge fight from the 1940’s and 1950’s. Thomas Rocco Barbella better known…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Vito Antuofermo VS Marvin Hagler – 1st Fight Round 11 – 15

DOG ASIDE: This video is the finish to the 1st world middleweight title fight between champion Vito Antuofermo vs Marvin Hagler…..as it picks up where the first video posted for this particular title fight left off at the end of the 10th round…..and carries the viewer through the 11th to end of the 15th round…..followed…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Champ Vito Antuofermo VS Marvin Hagler – 1st Fight – Rounds 4 – 11

DOG COMMENTARY: This world middleweight title fight was between a super great boxer (Hagler) and a great boxer (Antuofermo) during the golden age of boxing from 1964 – 1995….as this was their first fight for the middleweight title….when Antuofermo was the middleweight champion coming into the fight…..while Hagler was just coming up the ranks and…

Great Grudge Fights – Sugar Ray Robinson VS Gene Fulmer & Robinson vs Carmen Basilio & Ingemar Johannson vs Floyd Patterson

DOG ASIDE: This video gives you wonderful footage of one of the all time greatest fighters….Middleweight Sugar Ray Robinson….as he goes against two very equal middleweight champions in their own right….Gene Fulmer and Carmen Basilio….for both these men helped define what a grudge match is…..but every time Sugar Ray fought either of these two…..they were…

Boxing’s Great Grudge Fights Middleweights Sugar Ray Robinson VS Carmen Basilio

DOG ASIDE: At the contract signing for the Middleweight Title Fight between Carmen Basilio and Sugar Ray Robinson….Sugar Ray demanded that his opponent Carmen Basilio surrender 5% of his purse…..then going on strike and delaying the contract signing for 9 days insisting on a $250,000 TV guarantee….whereby Basilio called Robinson an arrogant and greedy man.…

Boxing’s Great Grudge Fights Middleweights Rocky Graziano VS Tony Zale

DOG ASIDE: Middleweights Rocky Graziano and Tony Zale really did not like each other at all….especially when they were facing each other within the 18 foot ring.  During the decade of the 1940’s….they put on 3 really good Championship Fights that thrilled fight fans from coast to coast. These highlights provide good memories from their…