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Legendary Nights

  • Season Two Wrap Up

    27 SEP 2021 · Sean & Johnston look back on the second season of Legendary Nights and discuss each episode and the reactions to the diverse careers and stories that surrounded the fighters involved.
    59m 23s
  • The Tale Of Larry Holmes vs Gerry Cooney

    13 SEP 2021 · Sean & Johnston go back to 1982 to take you through the racially hyped fight that was Larry Holmes v Gerry Cooney. The fight took place on June 11, 1982 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. It was one of the most highly anticipated fights of the early 1980s.
    1h 20m 43s
  • The Tale Of Joe Calzaghe vs Mikkel Kessler

    16 AUG 2021 · Joe Calzaghe versus Mikkel Kessler was a super middleweight boxing contest between the number one and two super middleweights in the World. At the time both fighters were unbeaten. On the line was the WBO, WBC and WBA World belts as well as The Ring Magazine championship. Sean & Johnston tell the story of how the paths of these two super-middleweight giants led to the battle for ultimate supremacy in the 168lb weight class.
    1h 24m 8s
  • The Tale Of Emile Griffith vs Benny "Kid" Paret

    26 JUL 2021 · Sean & Johnston explore the ramifications of one of the most infamous moments in the history of professional boxing. On March 24, 1962, at Madison Square Garden in New York, Emile Griffith pummelled Benny “The Kid” Paret to death, live on national television. Before all this could take place there is the tale of homophobia, three brutal fights, poor decision-making, and that one fatal night which would send shockwaves around the world and leave the public questioning whether boxing had a place in the sports world.
    1h 51m 26s
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    The Tale Of Roberto Duran vs Esteban De Jesus

    28 JUN 2021 · Panamanian Roberto Duran and Puerto Rican Esteban De Jesus found themselves embroiled in one of boxing’s great rivalries; over the course of five years these two proud Latino legends faced off on three occasions. Each fight is memorable for its ferocity and for how it impacted each man’s career. But the rivalry would ultimately be defined as much by what happened outside the ring as by the punches they exchanged inside it.
    1h 33m 38s
  • The Tale Of Donald Curry vs Lloyd Honeyghan

    12 APR 2021 · On 27th September 1986, Lloyd Honeyghan took on Donald Curry for the undisputed welterweight title. The fight took place in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and was televised by Showtime. At the time Curry was considered to be one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world with his only possible rival being Marvin Hagler. Honeyghan was given little chance by the majority of the media.
    1h 35m 38s
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    The Tale Of Sugar Ray Leonard vs Thomas Hearns

    29 MAR 2021 · In the summer of 1981, only two boxers mattered in America: WBA welterweight champion Thomas Hearns, and WBC welterweight champion Sugar Ray Leonard. Since the previous fall, when both men won huge fights – Hearns knocking out the dangerous Pipino Cuevas; Leonard forcing the great Roberto Duran to quit — this was the biggest match boxing could offer, the contest the whole world wanted to see.
    1h 30m 14s
  • The Tale Of Joe Frazier vs Muhammad Ali

    22 FEB 2021 · Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier, billed as the "Fight of the Century", was the boxing match between WBC/WBA heavyweight champion Joe Frazier (26–0, 23 KOs) and The Ring/lineal heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali (31–0, 25 KOs), held on Monday, March 8, 1971, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Fight is widely regarded as the biggest boxing match in history and arguably the most anticipated and hyped sporting event ever. It was the first time that two undefeated boxers fought each other for the heavyweight title. The bout held broad appeal for many Americans, including non-boxing and non-sport fans. Ali had become a symbol of the left-wing anti-establishment movement during his government-imposed exile from the ring, while Frazier had been adopted by the conservative, pro-war movement.
    1h 41m 57s
  • The Tale Of Julio Cesar Chavez vs Meldrick Taylor

    8 FEB 2021 · The world championship bout held on March 17, 1990 between WBC world champion Julio César Chávez of Mexico and IBF world champion Meldrick Taylor of the United States, both at light welterweight, was a historic event in boxing. It was titled "Thunder Meets Lightning" as an allusion to the punching power of Chávez and fast hand speed of Taylor. The fight was expected to be a rousing and exciting one but few, if any, could have foreseen the intense action it would produce, or the lasting fame it would earn in boxing history due to its dramatic and controversial ending.
    1h 22m 12s
  • The Tale Of Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield

    14 DEC 2020 · Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield was a series of two bouts in 1996 & 1997 for the WBA world heavyweight championship which resulted in two of the most shocking nights in boxing history
    1h 28m 57s

An inside look at the world's greatest boxing bouts, telling the true entire story of the build-up, breakdown, and aftermath. You will look at the fights and the fighters in...

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An inside look at the world's greatest boxing bouts, telling the true entire story of the build-up, breakdown, and aftermath.

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