Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday Larry Holmes vs Ken Norton


I remember watching this fight rooting for Holmes. I knew little of Holmes and his skills other than he was a sparring partner of Muhammad Ali. Norton had lost twice to Ali in two hotly controversial decisions, yet was crowned the WBC champion when Leon Spinks beat Ali for his title and 6 months laterContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday Larry Holmes vs Ken Norton”

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday


  I apologize for not posting the answer to last week’s question so….   Welcome back,  how did you do with this week’s question? If you answered the Minnesota Vikings you are correct. The Vikings have never won a super bowl in their history and was the first to lose 4 super bowls. 1970 vsContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Ron Lyle vs George Foreman


Welcome to Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday.  We are going back in time Ron Lyle vs George Foreman. This fight was not for the weak at heart. It was billed as a slugfest and it definitely lived up to the billing. Howard Cosell and Ken Norton were the ringside announcers. So he we go back inContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Ron Lyle vs George Foreman”