Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Sonny Liston VS Cassius Clay – NBC Special On Pre Fight & Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: This NBC Special about the February 25, 1964 World Heavyweight Championship between Sonny “The Bear” Liston vs Cassius Clay in Miami Beach, Florida…..gives we the fans of Muhammad Ali an incredibly detailed look at this historic event that changed the world of sports forever….cuz NBC brought all the players around the sights and…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Highlights – 1960 Cassius Clay Rome Olympics

DOG COMMENTARY: In this Chiweenie Sportsphile’s humble opinion….the best of the best work done on the Olympics was Bud Greenspan’s “Olympiad Series”….and this short piece about the Olympics experience of Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. of Louisville, KY in the United States gives evidence of my opinion….for the entire Olympiad series makes the viewer feel like…

Boxing – Welterweight Bout – Carlos Palomino vs Roberto Duran – Highlights

DOG ASIDE: It doesn’t really matter if it is a title fight or not….when two really outstanding boxers get in the right together to do battle….cuz if both men are masters of the art of pugilism…..then you are going to have an outstanding fight. ┬áSuch was the case at Madison Square Garden in NYC on…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Special – End Of An Era

DOG ASIDE: Howard Cosell was an undeniable supporter of Muhammad Ali throughout his career….and it was never so well documented as in this video segment of ABC’s Tribute to Ali…as Cosell so eloquently presents his view of an end of an era. Each and every fan of Muhammad Ali can find all kinds of footage…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Stripped Of Title

DOG COMMENTARY: It has long been my opinion as a Chiweenie Sportsphile…..that the biggest black-eye in boxing’s history to the universal fan base of the “art of pugilism” happened on the day….was the day that the US Federal Court found Muhammad Ali guilty of refusing to go into the US military…..as that decision started a…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Pre Fight On Larry Holmes With Howard Cosell

DOG ASIDE: Howard Cosell interview Muhammad Ali before his attempt to regain the world heavyweight championship for the fourth time against Larry Holmes…..as Ali proclaims that “Holmes behind will be mine in nine”. ┬áThen Cosell shifts to an interview reigning heavyweight champion Larry “The Easton Assassin” Holmes….who literally had worshiped Ali while calling him his…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Pre Fight Rant On Big George Foreman

DOG COMMENTARY: This is another of Ali’s pre-fight banter…..for he was already working on the indestructible George Foreman long before the Rumble in the Jungle in Zaire, Africa…..and if you listen to what he’s telling Big George….who also holds a hallowed spot as one of this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphiles legendary heavyweight boxers during the…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Cassius Clay – Talking Smack To Sonny Liston

DOG COMMENTARY: What is it about so many of the truly great athletes throughout history….that they all were masters of “TALKING SMACK”….I mean, just think about Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan, Pete Rose, Larry Bird, Deion Sanders, Reggie Jackson, Magic Johnson et al…..cuz all these cats could talk some smack….but none could hold a candle to…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – ABC Tribute To The Greatest

DOG COMMENTARY: Thanks to ABC’s lead boxing commentator Howard Cosell….they held a very valuable position in regards to their rights to cover Muhammad Ali fights and events….cuz these two men built their truly legendary careers by the very respectful relationship that they built between each other…..as Ali let Cosell see more and more of the…