Rocky Marciano - 1966 Australian TV Interview - Muhammad Ali
Marciano's overview of Heavyweight boxing in 1966
Some recent opinions:
Back in the olden days, if a highly rated fighter gets embarrassed by B+ grade fighter,
the highly rated one would take a tune-up to be sure his...
Scrap Iron. I saw that fight on TV back in 1969. Pretty brutal.
That is Doug Jones whupping up on Von Clay.
Multiple fights here:
Patterson beats Ellis, then goes after Frazier in 1970 unification .
This is the real, prime Smoking Joe who is his opponent.
Does Floyd have a...
If Ortiz can get the Ruiz, Jr. fight soon....might be best to not do a Wilder fight where
Ortiz may get ground down even more.
Monday, March 8, 1971, The FOTC, an unforgettable night.
Great saying across the board in real life.
Ortiz would unload on that Snickers body unmercifully.
Ortiz by TKO in 8 rds.
Ali: "Joe, they told me you were old and through".
Frazier: "Somebody lied to you".
Ali postfight": "It was as close to death that you...
Berbick also beat the shell of a Champion fighter named Muhammad Ali. (sad situation).
"A 1980 upset of ex-champ John Tate (9th-round KO) secured...
Appears that Galento v Nova was scheduled for 15 rounds....and was a non-World Championship fight.
See when The Hindenburg Blimp meets "static electricity".
Ruiz, Jr "Mr. Snickers", could easily show up at Butterbeanweight….if all the TV shows &
banquets go to his head (& gut).
" Jack loved to spend time in France. He once told a pal, “Most people think that the most beautiful women in the world are in...
Back in the 60's you had only 2 ABC Rating organizations...and Rose held both of their titles. He was The Champ, as opposed to 4-5 "champs" today...
Great points....sometimes yesterday's overlooked fights are interesting to re-evaluate.
BORN June 21 1948; Drouin, Vic, Australia (Some sources report Warragul,Vic, Australia)
DIED May 8 2011; Melbourne, Vic,...
Mike Rossman vs Galindez #2 might be a candidate.
Lessor Challengers who upset the Champ, but got drummed in rematch?
Billy Backus beating prime Jose Napoles comes to mind?
"Green Peace" seeks a "protective species" classification for Ruiz, Jr.
Mathis Sr. lasted to the late rounds with Joe Frazier. He might be able to get a
close decision win in a 12 rd fight.