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…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Muhammad Ali VS Trevor Berbick

DOG COMMENTARY: On December 11, 1981, Muhammad Ali entered the ring for the last time as a heavyweight boxer…..he was 39 years 328 days old….having fought 60 battles against the entire array of heavyweight boxers…from the golden age of boxing….for the better part of 18 years. I guess if you consider the 3 years he…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Special – Boxing’s Best – Muhammad Ali

DOG COMMENTARY: HBO’s Boxing’s Best series was in this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion….the very best boxing special series ever produced…..especially this one on “Muhammad Ali – Boxing’s Best”….for it covers The Greatest from his youth through the end of his career and beyond.  There have been so many great pieces done on Ali….that it…

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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…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Bob Dylan Sings Forever Young To Ali Highlights

DOG COMMENTARY: There are occasions when still photos or video is put to music that it just brings tears to the eyes of this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile….and this video piece is one of those….as Bob Dylan’s “Forever Young” is put to career video highlights of Muhammad Ali…..for with any true Sportsphile’s hero….especially one who…

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Boxing – Heavyweights – Remembering Ali Special – Ali vs Norton – Ali vs Frazier – Ali vs Foreman

DOG ASIDE: This video clip is a continuation of HBO’s special on the career of Muhammad Ali…..as Barry Tompkins and Angelo Dundee remember the Ali vs Norton….Ali vs Frazier….and Ali vs Foreman….for not only do these short segments of Ali’s career give the viewer great insight into the entertainer that was Muhammad Ali…cuz he was…

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