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”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Earnie Shavers vs. Ken Norton


Ken Norton was best known for handing Muhammad Ali his second defeat of his Boxing career and often gave Ali fits in their 3 battles but just like his style gave Ali fits …Norton’s style never seemed to match up well with sluggers like George Foreman, Gerry Cooney and Earnie Shavers. The fight vs ShaversContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Earnie Shavers vs. Ken Norton”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Howard Cosell


The voice was nasil and annoying, yet humorous.By many accounts there would be no Ali without him, as much as Ali and Frazier were linked together, Cosell had as much to do with the shaping of Ali the legend. Never was there such a connection of announcer and boxer like Ali and Cosell both inContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Howard Cosell”