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Boxing – 1988 – Special – Down For The Count – The Greatest 1st Round Knockouts In Boxing History

This video provides boxing fans with a video highlight history of the greatest 1st round knockouts in boxing history….as HBO’s Larry Merchant provides the commentary for this wonderful highlights reel….including title fights with Joe Louis vs Max Schmelling 2nd fight…..Rocky Marciano vs Jersey Joe Walcott 2nd fight…..Sonny Liston vs Floyd Patterson….Muhammad Ali vs Sonny Liston 2nd fight…..and Mike Tyson vs Michael Spinks….for this is wonderful boxing highlights of some of the greatest 1st round KO’s in boxing history. 

In the 2nd part of this video….HBO’s Larry Merchant interviews Trainer Kevin Rooney….who was Mike Tyson’s trainer throughout his career leading up to his fight with Michael Spinks….as Merchant queries Rooney about the “state of the union” regarding Tyson’s career at this point of this interview….and the direction it was heading….with details on his old boxing family (Cuz D’Amato, Kevin Rooney, Bill Cayton and Jimmy Jacobs)….as compared to his new family (Robin Givens and Don King).   

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