June 27: Mike Tyson, Michael Spinks And An H-Town Anthem Unite

For some, June 27 is simply another day on the calendar, seven days away from the next recognized holiday and the next holiday off from work. For sports fans, especially ones who are familiar with boxing, June 27 is a memorable day. For hip-hop fans, especially ones from the state of Texas, it has memorable [...]The post June 27: Mike Tyson, Michael Spinks And An H-Town Anthem Unite...
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June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Fights returns May 24 with local prospects, and Leon Spinks III

With two fight cards under its belt this year, Bobby D Presents will now stage its biggest event to date this year on Friday, May 24th, when “San Diego Fights” makes its debut at the historic Bing Crosby Hall at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.  Known for its all-action bouts filled with explosive match-ups, Bobby DePhilippis guarantees that the upcoming card, the first of seven exciting...
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May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Live at the Lodge August 11 features Shawn Estrada, Leon Spinks III & more

Back on June 23rd, the San Fernando Valley's legendary Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City, CA hosted its first boxing event in 17 years before an appreciative full house. On Saturday night, August 11, Goossen Tutor Promotions, the Valley's first family of boxing, will present the second program in its "LIVE AT THE LODGE" series of boxing events held every...
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July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Today in Sports History- Tyson vs Spinks

On June 27, 1988, heavyweight champ Mike Tyson knocked out Michael Spinks 91 seconds into the first round, the sixth-shortest heavyweight title fight in boxing history. The severe beat-down Tyson laid on Spinks had the boxing world asking: could anyone beat Iron Mike?  [fight really gets going around 6 minute mark of video]   Tyson won his first nineteen professional fights...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Memorable Moments in Sports: Mike Tyson KO’s Michael Spinks

www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8uaKqgR8gU I’ll be the first to admit that I think that Mike Tyson was the best heavyweight ever when he was in his prime.  And yes I think better than Muhammad Ali.   I know that probably will cause quite a stir but that’s just how I feel. Sure maybe his opponents weren’t as good but at the same time I have a really hard time buying it.  I think...
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March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

It Only Takes A Nickel On The Ground To End A Michael Spinks Interview

I spent a lot of time this past week covering the public outpouring of love and respect in Philly for Smokin' Joe Frazier, the first guy to — as one preacher put it at yesterday's "Homegoing Ceremony" — "put [Muhammad] Ali on his ass." This, while Ali sat near the front of a behemoth church that holds up to 6,500...
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November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

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