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…

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 – 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…

Comedy – 1983 – Stand Up Routine – Bob Hope + Rosemary Clooney – On The Road To Hollywood Special

Rosemary Clooney was an American singer and actress….who came to prominence in the early 1950’s with the song “Come On-a My House”…. which was followed by other pop numbers such as “Botch-a-Me”, “Mambo Italiano”, “Tenderly”, “Half as Much”, “Hey There” and “This Ole House”….while she also had success as a jazz vocalist….but Clooney’s career languished in the…

Boxing – 1982 – Dick Enberg Profiles The Life & Career Of Lt Heavywt Champ Dwight Muhammad Qawi

Dwight Braxton Muhammad Qawi is an American former professional boxer….who competed from 1978 to 1998….while becoming a world champion in two weight classes….after having held the WBC and Ring magazine light heavyweight titles from 1981 to 1983….and the WBA cruiserweight title from 1985 to 1986.

Qawi was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2004.

Boxing – 1964 – Cassius Clay Muhammad Ali Goes Crazy At Heavywt Title Weigh In With Sonny Liston

At age 22….the boxing genius Cassius Clay….precursor to The Greatest Muhammad Ali…. was already a psychological boxing genius before he entered the ring against the one fighter in the world that no one wanted to face…..for this young man figured it all out before he even entered the ring against Sonny Liston…..as Clay knew that there wasn’t…

Boxing – 1981 – Brent Musburger Profiles Life & Career Of WBA Bantamwt Champion Jeff Chandler

“Joltin’” Jeff Chandler is a former professional boxer…..who reigned as the Lineal and WBA world Bantamweight Champion from November 1980 to April 1984….as the 5’7″ tall Philadelphian began his professional career with a four-round draw in 1976 after only two amateur bouts….then he began a four-year string of victories culminating in a challenge for the world’s lineal and WBA 118-pound…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Special – Judd Rose Showcases The Souvenirs & The Vendors Of L A Games

This video brings back a lot of memories to our Bone Daddy here at ImaSportsphile….cuz he and his two Olympic sojourners spent a great deal of time and money at souvenir stands all over the 1984 Los Angeles Games….where they set an Olympic fan record by seeing a live event in every sports discipline gold…

Boxing – 1978 – Howard Cosell PostFight Interview With Ken Norton After Losing Title To Larry Holmes

Ken Norton Sr. was an American professional boxer who competed from 1967 to 1981….and held the WBC heavyweight title in 1978…..who is best known for his trilogy with Muhammad Ali….in which Norton won the first fight by split decision….and lost the latter two fights by split and unanimous decision, respectively…..as Norton also fought a slugfest with Larry Holmes in 1978….after narrowly losing a split decision…..with the…