Don King, on Mike Tyson

"Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter?
He went to prison, not to Princeton."

"To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music
and the dancers hit each other."

Friday, October 14, 2016

Aaron Pryor vs Alexis Arguello I - Nov 12, 1982 - Entire fight - Rounds ...

Aaron Pryor vs Alexis Arguello I
Aaron Pryor defends his WBA
Light Welterweight Championship of the World against Alexis Arguello.
The fight had been given alot of media attention and was considered a
sure Fight of the Year winner. The fight didn't disappoint, but it
didn't get Fight of the Year, however it got ranked #8 in the 100
Greatest Fights of all time by Ring Magazine in 1996. The fight also had
some controversy, as 'Panama' Lewis, the trainer of Pryor requested a
specific bottle of which Pryor was to drink from; 'The one that I
mixed'. The fight ended in the next round, and no urin test was
administered by the Miami Boxing Commision after the bout. Because of
this, they had a rematch 10 months later.
Their records at the time
Aaron Pryor: 31-0
Alexis Arguello: 77-5

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