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Boxing – 1986 – Special – What It Is Like To Be A Mike Tyson Sparring Partner -With Barry Tompkins

There is so much HBO Boxing content in our ImaSportsphile library….in which Barry Thompkins is the lead fight commentator along side of Sugar Ray Leonard and Larry Merchant during the entire production of so many memorable fights….when some of the best of Barry Tompkins would show up when he would narrate a career profile of many of the boxers covered in the HBO Boxing productions….and in this case, Mike Tyson’s sparring partners as seen in this video herewith…..where Tompkins profiles Anthony Davis and Dion Burgess on what it is like to be Iron Mike’s fighting partners, rather than sparring partners, when it comes to Tyson. 

We have found that many boxing fans who visit our site really appreciate these short videos that highlight various aspects of the sport of boxing that don’t fall into what is normal broadcast material….while providing insight into the inter-workings of the sport.  It is not often when a boxing fan gets to hear from a heavyweight champion’s sparring partners…..as the guys that enter the ring every day that the champion is preparing for a title fight. 

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