Category Archives: fights

Death Rounds 11-14 Thrilla in Manila

Muhammad Ali – Sonny Liston 2nd Fight 1964

In 1964 I watched the second Cassius Clay-Sonny Liston fight on TV.

Joe Frazier the thrilla in manila

The Thrilla in Manila between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali on October 1, 1975 has been called the greatest fight of modern times. Ali entered the ring out of condition. Joe Frazier had lost three fights; two to George Foreman and one to Ali. HIs career was thought to be over. The heat the morning […]

Muay Fenway

Muay Thai is featured every Sunday on Thai TV. As a young boy my son Fenway and his Uncle Nai watched the telecasts from Lumpini Stadium and other boxing venues in a mesmerized state. After the victors and losers were declared for the day, Fenway is encouraged to show what he has learned from the […]


Throughout the 60s the Eastern High School hockey tournament was held at the old Boston Arena. Games between bitter rivals packed the stands over the legal capacity of 4600. In the 1968 ECAC semi-finals BC High was pitted Somerville High. Fans from the public high school filled the rinkside seats, while BC High’s following crammed […]