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…

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Boxing – 1985 – WBC Super Featherwt Title – Dwight Pratchett Vs Julio Cesar Chavez – Thru 4 Rnds

Julio César Chávez (born July 12, 1962) is a Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1980 to 2005….while becoming one of the greatest boxers of all time….a true legend of boxing…..who without question is the best Mexican boxer of all time along with Salvador Sanchez. A  multiple-time world champion in three weight divisions, Chávez was listed by The Ring magazine as the…

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Music – 1965 – Michael Jackson – It Was A Very Good Year

This short video features Michael Jackson at 7 years old singing and impersonating Frank Sinatra….while singing the song “It Was A Very Good Year”….which is a song composed by Ervin Drake in 1961….and originally recorded by Bob Shane with the Kingston Trio.  It was subsequently made famous by Frank Sinatra’s version in D minor….which won the Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male in 1966….while Gordon…

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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,…

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Boxing – 1985 – 6 Rnd Welterwt Bout – Louis Howard Vs Dwight Williams – With Don Chevrier + A Dundee

This 1985 six round welterweight bout between Louis Howard verses Dwight Williams was aired live on USA Network on March 29th….as a Don King Productions featuring Don Chevrier and Angelo Dundee behind the mike on the call of the fight.  Louis Howard was a welterweight boxer out of St. Louis, Missouri….who had a nine year…

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Wrestling – 1979 – Nature Boy Buddy Rogers Introduces $1K Pin Match – Andy Kaufman Vs Diana Peckham

We at ImaSportsphile are happy to introduce this highly touted special wrestling match between Andy Kaufman verses Diana Peckham….whereby, if Peckham pins Kaufman in one three-minute round…..she will win $1000 cash….while Kaufman will have to shave his head bald.  This once in a lifetime special match is introduced by world heavyweight wrestling champion Nature Boy Buddy Rogers….who…

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Boxing – 1985 – 12 Rnd Continental Americas Welterweight Title Fight – Davey Hilton Vs Dennis Horne

Davey Hilton Jr. (born December 9, 1963) is a Canadian former boxing world champion….who is a member of the Fighting Hilton Family….who held the WBC super middleweight title briefly after defeating Dingaan Thobela in  2000….but shortly thereafter, the WBC stripped it from him after child molestation charges were leveled against him. Hilton suffered only two losses in his career to fellow Canadians Stephane Ouellett, and Alain Bonnamie…..after compiling…

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Boxing – 1985- 10 Round Heavyweight Bout – James Broad Vs Tim Witherspoon – With Don Chevrier

Tim Witherspoon (born December 27, 1957) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1979 to 2003. He was a two-time world heavyweight champion, having held the WBC title in 1984, and the WBA title in 1986. Witherspoon also worked as a regular sparring partner for Muhammad Ali.   On May 20, 1983, Witherspoon would have his first attempt at earning a world title by taking on…

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Music – 1934 – Roy Acuff – Wabash Cannonball – With Highlights Of Cards World Champ Gas House Gang

“The Wabash Cannon Ball” was a fast express train line on the Wabash Railroad. This express train traveled throughout the middle and western United States….and also, on the Great Rock Island Route in the late 1800’s and into the early 1900’s. “The Great Rock Island Route”, also known as “Wabash Cannonball”….is the title of an American folk song…

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