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Boxing – 1980 – Highlights – Best Fights In 1980 – Leonard Vs Duran Ali Vs Holmes Cuevas Vs Hearns


This video is really something special…..as it captures the entire year of 1980 in boxing….which was a really dramatic year in the sport…..as four legends in boxing faced off against each other…..when Surgar Ray Leonard went toe to toe with Nabis de Piedra (hands of stone) Roberto Duran in the first fight…..and ended the year with No Mas No Mas…..an outcome that startled the boxing universe at the time…..then comes footage of The Greatest Muhammad Ali in his $8 million dollar swan song against the next heavyweight legend, The Easton Assassin Larry Holmes….and from this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion…..highlights of those alone make this video well worth watching….but then comes highlights of world championship fights like Gerrri Coetzee vs Mike “Hercules” Weaver….Thomas “Hitman” Hearns vs Pepino Cuevez……Gerry Cooney vs Ron Lyle…..and Larry Holmes Vs Mike Weaver……plus you get it delivered by HBO’s long time boxing analysts Barry Tompkins and Larry Merchant. 

All I can say is that 1980 was a momentous year in boxing….which makes this video another “nugget of pure gold” in our treasure chest of memories here at ImaSportsphile.

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