Originally Posted by Skins
I was 12 at the time, and this fight made me the over the top boxing fan I still am to this day. Hard to describe how big this event was, the anticipation was something I have never seen since. Back then, of course, there was no internet, no espn, no East Side Boxing, no nothing, so it was tough to get info. Still the biggest event ever, and unlike most of today's overhyped fights, it lived up to the hype, and then some. Beautiful fight!
I hear they were all over tvs in the paper and in Mags
It seems there was boatloads of coverage it was the biggest fight ever.