Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Going To Jail & Big Cat & & Foley & Bonavena

DOG COMMENTARY: This video is a special clip from HBO’s Boxing’s Best series featuring Muhammad Ali…..as it remembers vividly the time after Cassius Clay took the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston….then announced he was converting to the Islam faith…..following his career from Liston through his fights with Big Cat Williams, Oscar Bonavena and Zora Foley….where…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – HBO Special – Ali VS Frazier – 3 Wars

DOG COMMENTARY: HBO does a tremendous job of presenting an incredible inside look the rivalry and three grudge fights between Muhammad Ali and Smokin’ Joe Frazier….but 1st Barry Tompkins goes on to show the first time each of these two legendary heavyweight champions got knocked down…..Ali by Henry Cooper…..Frazier by Oscar Bonavena…..then we get to…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Pre-Fight Previews – Champ Larry Holmes VS Muhammad Ali

DOG COMMENTARY: When you watch the pre-fight previews as presented herewith….take time to listen to the words of Ali when Howard Cosell asks him about why he is fighting again…..after having one year prior told Cosell he was not going to go out like Joe Louis being beaten when he is so old he couldn’t…

Boxing – Heavyweights – Remembering Ali Special – Part II – Clay & Liston Fight 1 & 2

DOG ASIDE: I have often commented on how much I appreciate the sports providers of the world….ABC, NBC, CBS, HBO, ESPN, USA, TNT…..and so many more….for these are the folks who provided the content that Bone Daddy has in his extensive video library….as this video clip is no exception….for HBO along with guest hosts Barry…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Special -How There Became Multiple Champions in WBA, WBC & IBF

  DOG COMMENTARY: From the time of the 1st heavyweight champion of the modern era….John L. Sullivan….to the mid-1960’s when Cassius Clay was champion…..there was only one undisputed heavyweight champion of the world….but when the WBA (World Boxing Assn.) refused to sanction the 2nd Ali vs Liston fight….due to it being against their rules….they stripped Ali…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Exhibition – Muhammad Ali vs Lyle Alzado

DOG COMMENTARY: Ali boxed both well known boxers and celebrities from other walks of life during career….including Antonio Inoki, a Japanese wrestler and mixed martial artist in 1976….Gorilla Monsoon, a professional wrestling star in the US…. Lyle Alzado, an NFL Defensive Tackle for the Denver Broncos…. Dave Semenko, a “tough guy” left wing for the Edmonton Oilers NHL team…. and the famous Puerto…

Boxing – Heavywwight Bout – Mike Tyson VS Michael Johnson & Knockout Highlights

DOG ASIDE: This video depicts Iron Mike Tyson in the early years of his professional career….as this is his 8th professional fight against a journeyman boxer Michael Johnson….who after taking a Tyson left hook to the rib-cage….just dropped his hands and that’s when Tyson delivered a “hammer punch” that knocked his opponent some time and…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champion Highlights – Everybody Has A Dream

DOG COMMENTARY: Have you ever noticed how music and sport make magic together….for there is nothing more capturing of the HUMAN spirit and attention….than the pictures of the athletes in their endeavor to excel and capture a dream….and although I have 2300 hours of incredible sports, music and comedy video to share….and the content is…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley

DOG ASIDE: Thomas J. “Tom” Bradley (December 29, 1917 – September 29, 1998) was the 38th Mayor of Los Angeles….serving from 1973 to 1993….as he was the only African-American mayor of that city….and his 20 years in office mark the longest tenure by any mayor in the city’s history. His 1973 election made him the second…