November 1, 1985 -Mike’s last fight with Cus D’amato – Iron Mike KO’s Sterling Benjamin – Cus dies 3 days later.
October 30, 1974 - One of the biggest upsets in boxing history. 4AM - Zaire Africa.
39 years ago went Africa; strongest boxer alive. A certain victory in mind. But [...]
October 29, 1960 -Muhammad Ali vs Tunney Hunsaker – The beginning of an era. “The Greatest”
October 28, 1978 - In one of the most anticipated fights in history - two legendary Latino warriors battle in San Juan. Wilfredo Gomez of Puerto rico stops Carlos Zarate of Mexico.
October 27, 1931 — The great Panama Al Brown defends his bantamweight title with a decision over Eugene Huat in the Forum in Montreal.
In some ways, the epic interview/speech the great Muhammad Ali gave immediately after he had shocked the world in regaining his heavyweight crown with an incredible 8th-round KO over an “invincible” [...]
October 26, 1951 - In one of the most dramatic fights of all time - The "Brown Bomber"Joe Louis comes out of retirement to take on the "Brockton Blockbuster" Rocky Marciano. The last fight in the [...]
October 26, 1970 - Muhammad Ali returns to the ring and scores a TKO victory over tough Jerry Quarry in Atlanta Georgia. Superstar entertainer Bill Cosby does the color commentary.
October 25, 1985 – Mike Tyson scores a spectacular one punch knockout over big Robert Colay
There was a whole lot going on in the world fifty years ago. In the real world, hugely popular President, John. F Kennedy was embroiled in both civil rights issues and the ever-growing tension that [...]
There are, and probably always will be, rumours among boxing folk that say Mike Tyson wanted no part of George Foreman. The two heavyweight greats fought their peak years in different eras, yet due [...]
HBO Sports, winner of nine George Foster Peabody Awards and 33 Sports Emmys® for documentaries, presents a new installment of the acclaimed LEGENDARY NIGHTS boxing documentary series this month [...]