Boxing – 1983 – Tim Ryan PostFight Interview With Hector Camacho After His 1st Rnd KO Of John Montes

Hector “Macho” Camacho is a boxing legend here at ImaSportsphile…..after having a professional career in which he had many notable fights against some of the biggest names in boxing….including defeating  Roberto Durán twice….and knocking out Sugar Ray Leonard to send him into permanent retirement. He also fought Julio César Chávez, Félix Trinidad and Oscar De La Hoya, among others. Camacho competed professionally from 1980 to…

Boxing – 1982 – NBCs Dick Enberg Highlights Lt Middleweight Bout With Tony Ayala Vs Carlos Herrera

Tony Ayala Jr. was an American professional boxer who competed in the light middleweight division….who began his professional career in 1980, and by 1982 he had compiled a record of 22 wins and no losses, with 19 knockouts….for Ayala was born to a boxing family….and had two other brothers who were boxers, Mike Ayala and Sammy Ayala. Tony Ayala is considered one of…

Music – 1982 – Ray Charles & The Raelettes – I Cant Stop Loving You – Sung Live At Constitution Hall

“I Can’t Stop Loving You“ is a popular song written and composed by country singer, songwriter and musician Don Gibson….who first recorded it on December 30, 1957 for RCA Victor Records….when it was released in 1958 as the B-side of “Oh, Lonesome Me”….thus becoming a double-sided country hit single. At the time of Gibson’s death in 2003….the song had been recorded by more than 700 artists.…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Teams With GB Packers + Miami Dolphins + Pittsburgh Steelers

This NFL Films presents who they considered to be the Best Ever Teams to have played in the NFL up to the 1982 season…..which includes the Green Bay Packers under Coach Vince Lombardi from 1965 through 1968…..along with the 1972 and 1973 Miami Dolphins under Coach Don Shula…..and finally, the team that NFL Films crowned as the Best…

Boxing – 1982 – Jr Welterwt Title Fight – Alexis Arguello Vs Aaron Pryor – Fight 1 – Rnds 13 + 14

The Battle of the Champions was the term used by promoter Bob Arum regarding the junior welterweight boxing title fight between Aaron Pryor vs. Alexis Argüello on November 12, 1982….. as Arguello had previously won three boxing titles including the Featherweight title….the Junior Lightweight title….and the Lightweight title…..and he hoped to become the first boxer ever to win world titles in four divisions by…

Music – 1980 – Drummer Max Roach & Billy Taylor Orchestra – What Am I Here For

Max Roach was an American jazz drummer and composer….who was a pioneer of bebop….along with his work in many other styles of music…. and is generally considered alongside the most important drummers in history…..after having worked with many famous jazz musicians…..including Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Abbey Lincoln, Billy Eckstine, Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins, Eric Dolphy,  Dinah Washington, Charles Mingus, Booker Little, Miles Davis and Duke Ellington. Roach also led…

Boxing – 1983 – Tim Ryan Interviews Joe Bugner & Wife Marlene On 10 Rnd Heavywt Marvis Frazier Bout

Joe Bugner is a Hungarian-born British-Australian former heavyweight boxer and actor…..who holds triple nationality….being a citizen of Hungary and a naturalized citizen of both Australia and the United Kingdom. As an actor, he is best known for his role in the 1994 action film Street Fighter….when he played alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme and Raul Julia. Born in Szőreg, a southeastern suburb of Szeged in southern Hungary….Bugner and his family fled after the 1956 Soviet invasion and settled in Britain. Standing at 6 ft 4 in…

Music – 1980 – Don Williams – Amanda – Sung Live At Austin City Limits

Don Williams was an American country singer, songwriter and 2010 inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame….who began his solo career in 1971 singing popular ballads and amassing 17 x # 1 country hits. His straightforward yet smooth bass-baritone voice, soft tones, and imposing build earned him the nickname of the “Gentle Giant” of country music In 1979, Waylon Jennings…

Figure Skating – 1986 – World Championships – Men Free Skate Finals – USSR Alexander Fadeev

Alexandre “Sasha” Fadeev is a Russian former competitive figure skater….who represented the Soviet Union…..while becoming the 1985 World champion….and a four-time European champion.  Fadeev won the 1985 World Championships by placing first in all three segments of the competition….including compulsory figures and the short and long programs….as he took the gold medal ahead of CAN Brian Orser (silver) and USA Brian Boitano (bronze).   At the 1986…