Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ali’s Dozen(Documentary about Ali’s 12 greatest rounds)

I ran across this on youtube and this quite the documentary on the 12 rounds/ moments that define the career of Muhummad Ali. Enjoy! Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday spotlights…Ali’s Dozen(Documentary about Ali’s 12 greatest rounds)  

Ali Vs Frazier 45 years ago…

It was billed as theĀ  Fight of century 45 years ago …and it lived up to it’s billing, both men were undefeated up to that point, both claimed to be the heavyweight Champion. Ali was stripped of his title three plus years before and had to fight to get a title shot and now JoeContinue reading “Ali Vs Frazier 45 years ago…”

You Can’t Hit, What you Can’t See…Amazing Speed ..Muhammad Ali

Joe frazier called him the Butterfly, but in his prime with lighting speed Muhammad Ali was cat like in that he toyed with you he was so quick until finally he said enough …time to finish you. For those of you like me who saw him at his finest enjoy, for those of you tooContinue reading “You Can’t Hit, What you Can’t See…Amazing Speed ..Muhammad Ali”

Ali vs Ernie Terrell

One of Ali’s more famous fights that did not include Joe Frazier, George Foreman or Ken Norton was against Ernie Terrell. It has been always called the What’s my name fight as Ali punished Terrell and taunting him by saying what’s my name? Terrell was known as a fighter that makes other fighters look badContinue reading “Ali vs Ernie Terrell”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …the Greatest Muhammad Ali

What else can one say that hasn’t already been said about the man.For a younger generation who never saw him in his prime, you just don’t appreciate what he did for sports, and athletes,now everyone talks trash…Ali was the first and master trash talker, he talked in the ring out the ring …he was nicknamedContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …the Greatest Muhammad Ali”

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”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Earnie Shavers

He was called the hardest puncher of all time and that was saying alot about the man called Earine (the Acorn) Shavers. Joe Fraizer, George Foreman, Ken Norton and Larry Holmes had made their reps as being hard punchers, but Shavers was a class above that. It was like getting in the ring with aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Earnie Shavers”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Larry Holmes : The Easton Assassin

His heavyweight reign was overshadowed by the spectre of Muhammad Ali and was the prelude to Mike Tyson rise as a future heavyweight. Larry Holmes was the Rodney Dangerfield of Boxing…he got no respect, he wasn’t Ali … even Sugar Ray Leonard in the lower weight classes got more attention and way more respect, inContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Larry Holmes : The Easton Assassin”