Boxing – 1982 – World Light Welterwt Title Fight – Alexis Arguello Vs Aaron Pryor – 1st Fight Rnds 13

On November 12, 1982, Aaron Pryor vs. Alexis Argüello met in what was ultimately named “The Fight of the 1980’s”….as former three weight world champion Alexis Argüello moved up to challenge for undefeated Aaron Pryor’s Light Welterweight championship. In what would prove to be a brilliant ebb and flow fight, the slicker, smaller puncher, Arguello, was ahead after 12 rounds.…

Music – 1952 – Bob Hope + Jane Russell + Roy Rodgers – Buttons And Bows – From Movie Son Of Paleface

Son of Paleface is a 1952 American Technicolor Comedy Western film directed by Frank Tashlin and starring Bob Hope, Jane Russell, and Roy Rogers. The film is a sequel to the 1948 movie The Paleface….which was written by Tashlin, Joseph Quillan, and Robert L. Welch….as the film is about a man who returns home to claim his father’s gold….which is nowhere to be found.  Son of Paleface was…

NFL – 1970 To 1981 – O J Simpson Showcases 8 Most Remarkable Plays Of The Decade Both Good & Bad

As we post this video with O J Simpson of him showcasing the eight most remarkable plays from 1970 to 1981….to include the 1978 Atlanta Falcons vs New Orleans Saints at the Superdome …. when Falcons QB Steve Bartkowski’s threw a monsterous Hail Mary to wide receiver Alfred Jackson with 17 seconds left….or how about the 1974…

Music – 1982 – Ray Charles – Just Because – Performed Live At Constitution Hall

Brother Ray, Oh Brother Ray…..your genius never ceases to move our emotions…..for you can deliver a ballad or a love song like nobody else….with those rough notes laced with soft gentle kindness…..it’s just because you’re near that the cold nights grow warmer….as Heaven’s not so far away….so, whisper in my ear….cuz gentle is the darkness…

Boxing – 1982 – NBCs Dick Enberg Highlights Light Middleweight Tony Ayala Defeat Of Carlos Herrera

Back in the early 1980’s…..up and coming San Antonio, Tx light heavyweight boxer Tony “El Torito” Ayala used to train at an upstairs boxing gym across from Bone Daddy’s (the original Sportsphile) sports bar on 6th Street in Austin, Tx…..and the young Ayala would come into his bar and request various boxing videos that the two would…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Jill St John Stand Up Routine + Excerpt From 1967 Movie Eight On A Lam

Jill St. John is an American actress…..who is best known for playing Bond girl Tiffany Case in Diamonds Are Forever (1971).  In May 1957, St. John was 16 when Universal Pictures signed her to a contract for seven years starting at $200 a week…..as her major studio film debut was in Summer Love (1958) starring John Saxon….when she also appeared on TV in episodes of The Christophers, Schlitz…

Figure Skating – 1986 – World Championships Mens Finals – USSR Alexander Fadeev – With John Tesh

Alexandre Fadeev is a Russian former competitive figure skater….who represented the USSR…. who won bronze at the 1979 World Junior Championships….and then gold the following year.  In the 1983–84 season, he won his first of four European titles….while stepping onto his first World podium by taking the bronze medal.  Fadeev won the 1985 World Championships by placing first in all three segments of the…

Boxing – 1983 – 10 Rnd Lightweight Bout – John Montes Vs Hector Camacho – With Tim Ryan + Gil Clancy

Hector Camacho was a young undefeated 19 – 0 super featherweight boxer…..who had champion written all over him…..when he entered the ring on February 12, 1983 at Buckner Fieldhouse inFort Richardson, Alaska to take on a really good club fighter in John Montes Jr ….who was 22 – 1 lightweight boxer when he stepped in…