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#73: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION:THE FLOYD PATTERSON VS INGEMAR JOHANSSON HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1961-03-13, WABC, 63 min.
Ingemar Johansson, Floyd Patterson, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, Arthur Mercante, Jack McCarthy, Mickey Allen, Cus Damato, Billy Regan

Howard Cosell and Les Keiter are on hand to bring the third boxing match between Ingemar Johansson and Floyd Patterson from Miami Beach, Florida. Commentary from Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, and Referee Arthur Mercante. At ringside, announcer Jack McCarthy is heard. Mickey Allen sings the National Anthem. Memorable first round with Patterson being knocked down twice and Johansson sent to the canvas once. Post-fight interviews with champ Floyd Patterson, manager Cus D'Amato, referee Billy Regan and Joe Louis. Hugh O'Brien is interviewed at ringside by Howard Cosell.                         
#13798: HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT: SONNY LISTON VS. FLOYD PATTERSON
1962-09-25, WABC, min.
Floyd Patterson, Howard Cosell, Gene Fullmer, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, Barney Ross, James Braddock

Radio broadcast of the first Sonny Liston-Floyd Patterson championship fight from Comiskey Park in Chicago. Liston knocks out Patterson in the first round and becomes the new heavyweight champion. Pre-fight interviews with James Braddock, Barney Ross, Joe Louis, Gene Fullmer, Sonny Liston, Floyd Patterson, and commentator Howard Cosell.                                       
#270: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE FLOYD PATTERSON VS. SONNY LISTON FIRST WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1962-09-25, WABC, 65 min.
Chris Schenkel, Floyd Patterson, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Gene Fullmer, Joe Louis, Mickey Allen, Sonny Liston, Barney Ross, James Braddock, Jack Drees

Howard Cosell and Rocky Marciano broadcast live radio network boxing coverage. Pre-fight interviews with Sonny Liston, Barney Ross, Joe Louis, James Braddock, Gene Fullmer and Floyd Patterson. Predictions are heard on the outcome of the fight from many sports columnists at ring side in Comiskey Park in Chicago. Jack Drees calls the fight round by round. Mickey Allen sings the National Anthem prior to the 2 minutes, 6 seconds first round knockout of Patterson by the new Heavyweight Champion, Sonny Liston. Post-fight comments from all, including Floyd Patterson's mother. There is a TRIG Deodorant commercial by Chris Schenkel and from Liston's dressing room, Sonny comments regarding a return match.             
#486: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE SONNY LISTON VS. FLOYD PATTERSON REMATCH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT.
1963-07-22, WABC, 75 min.
Jim Bishop, Floyd Patterson, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, Jack McCarthy, Mickey Allen, Sonny Liston, Billy Conn, Cassius Clay, Bruce Morrow, Angelo Dundee, Shirley Povich, Jack Hand, Nat Fleischer, Muhammad Ali, Lou Nova, Arthur Daley, Al Abrams, Bill Hines, Dick Peebles, George Whiting, Dick Greg

WABC RADIO lead in by Bruce Morrow prior to coverage of 
a first round KO of Floyd Patterson by Sonny Liston broadcast live from the convention center in Las Vegas over WABC Radio in New York. Heard is a 15 minute Special Preview boxing pre-fight show with Howard Cosell who interviews Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston and Challenger, Floyd Patterson. They give their views on how the fight will turn out.  Predictions of who will win this rematch World Heavyweight Championship fight by sports columnists at ringside, Arthur Daley, Shirley Povich, Al Abrams, Bill Hines, Dick Peebles, Nat Fleischer, Jack Hand, George Whiting, Angelo Dundee, and Jim Bishop, the only one who predicts a Patterson victory. Howard Cosell is at ringside along with Les Keiter who does the blow-by-blow reporting with commentary from Rocky Marciano. Jack McCarthy announces the fighters. Mickey Allen sings the National Anthem. Number 2 contender Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) mocks Sonny Liston at ringside and in the ring. The three knockdown first round is broadcast. Extensive interviews with Joe Louis, and Rocky Marciano. Additional comments from Billy Conn and Lou Nova. Howard Cosell interviews Patterson, Cus D'amato and Liston after the fight, who discusses a possible upcoming fight with Cassius Clay in September. Les Keiter summarizes the fight. Replay of the first round. Keiter interviews Joe Louis who feels that Clay will give Liston a better fight, but cannot beat him. From the Gold Room, Sonny Liston meets the Press and answers questions.
Additional commentary by Howard Cosell and Rocky Marciano who states that Patterson should retire from the ring. Les Keiter interviews former Heavyweight Lou Nova. Sign off.                                                                                          
#14236: HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1963-07-22, , min.
Floyd Patterson, Howard Cosell, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, Billy Conn, Lou Nova

The Las Vegas Convention Center is the host for the second Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson world heavyweight championship fight. Pre-fight comments by Howard Cosell, predictions by newspapermen and former fighters Lou Nova, Joe Louis, and Billy Conn, comments by Sonny Liston and Floyd Patterson. As in their first fight, Liston knocks out Patterson in the first round to retain his world heavyweight crown.                                     
#14454A: HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT: CASSIUS CLAY VS. SONNY LISTON. ABC RADIO SPECIAL
1964-02-25, ABC, min.
Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Sonny Liston, Jim Brown, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson

The Miami Beach Convention Center is the site for the first Cassius Clay vs. Sonny Liston Heavyweight Championship fight. 
Les Keiter gives the blow-by-blow account with Howard Cosell doing color commentary. Also on hand are Rocky Marciano, Jim Brown, and Sugar Ray Robinson. Cassius Clay becomes the new heavyweight champion of the world when Liston refuses to come out for round 7.  

A sports presentation of the ABC radio network.                                      
#616: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE SONNY LISTON VS. CASSIUS CLAY (MUHAMMAD ALI), FIRST HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1964-02-25, WABC, 77 min.
Jack Cutty, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, Jim Brown, Cy Burick, Charles McCabe, Cassius Clay, Frank Gifford, Arthur Daly, Frank Gibbons, John Carmichael, Alexander Robbins, Muhammad Ali

Live radio network coverage of Cassius Clay's 6th round defeat of Champion Sonny Liston is broadcast. There are pre-fight interviews and color commentary by Howard Cosell. The outcome predictions of the fight are heard from a dozen sports columnists, all but one, predicting a Liston slaughter. They include Walter Red Smith, Mel Durslag, Charles McCabe, Lyle Smith, Frank Gibbons, Cy Burick, Hal Abrams, Shirley Povich, Murray Kempton, Jack Cutty, Jack Hand, Arthur Daly and John Carmichael. 

The legend of Liston's invincibility is also expressed by former champ Joe Louis to Howard Cosell. Also, comments from heavyweight Liston opponent Marty Marshall, trainer Cus D'Amato and from Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), who states to Cosell that he will KO Liston in round eight. We hear from blow-by-blow commentator Les Keiter at ringside, along with Cosell, former heavyweight Champion Rocky Marciano and Jim Brown of the Cleveland Browns. 

After the upset Clay victory, Cosell interviews Clay and Liston in the ring. Keiter interviews Sugar Ray Robinson and Joe Louis. Howard Cosell recaps the fight; he interviews Dick Young of the Daily News and Clay's trainer Angelo Dundee. 

Cassius Clay is heard live during an extended News Press Conference in its entirety from Cassius Clay's dressing room. He gets justice from the press who mostly downplayed his ability and his chances of winning this fight.  Clay asks all, "Who's The Greatest?"

There is a wrap-up  with Les Keiter and comments from UPI sports editor Leo Peterson. In addition, on the following day, CBS Sports With Frank Gifford is heard. Frank Gifford recounts the fight. There is a brief interview with fight physician Alexander Robbins, who stopped the fight giving Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), his first championship.   

NOTE: This original direct line recording by Phil Gries is considered the most complete and the most qualitative audio version of all other extant existing versions of ABC Radio's broadcast of this championship fight.                                                                                                                                
#748: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE MUHAMMAD ALI VS. FLOYD PATTERSON WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1965-11-22, WABC, 70 min.
Floyd Patterson, Howard Cosell, Eddie Fisher, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston

Live from Las Vegas, Nevada, Howard Cosell hears predictions on the fight from Joe Louis, Sonny Liston and Eddie Machen. Comments are heard from Angelo Dundee, Cus D'Amato and Solomon McTier. A humble and sincere Muhammad Ali talks about his opponent and his prediction about the fight. Floyd Patterson talks to Cosell about the champ and how he feels he can win this boxing match. At ringside, Chris Schenkel tells the tale of the tape. Rocky Marciano does the "color" commentary. Eddie Fisher sings the National Anthem. Ring introductions, the fight, and the bout is stopped at 2 min. 18 sec. in the 12th round. Cosell talks to Patterson in the ring. Marciano analyzes the fight. Cosell talks to Ali in the ring.             
#15127: MUHAMMAD ALI VS. GEORGE CHUVALO HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT CBC RADIO BROADCAST
1966-03-29, CBC, min.
Muhammad Ali, Cassius Clay, George Chuvalo, Don Dunphy

Excerpted broadcast of the first Muhammad Ali vs. George Chuvalo heavyweight championship fight, live from Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada. Ali wins a fifteen-round unanimous decision.

This radio broadcast sports special was presented and heard on the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company). It was not broadcast on American radio though seen in theaters on closed-circuit.
Commercials included.

Don Dunphy does the blow-by-blow reporting at ringside.                                                                          
#15127C: MUHAMMAD ALI VS. GEORGE CHUVALO HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1966-03-29, CBC, min.
Muhammad Ali, Cassius Clay, George Chuvalo, Don Dunphy

Muhammad Ali vs. George Chuvalo from Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto for the heavyweight championship of the world. Ali wins a unanimous fifteen-round decision.
Don Dunphy reports from ringside.             
#15201: HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT: MUHAMMAD ALI VS. BRIAN LONDON
1966-08-06, ABC, min.
Muhammad Ali, Howard Cosell, Cassius Clay, Brian London

Muhammad Ali Fights Brian London at Earls Court Arena in London, England. Ali won by knockout in the third round. Pre-fight interview with Ali and Howard Cosell.            
#17652: ABC'S WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS: GEORGE FOREMAN VS. KEN NORTON HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1974-03-31, ABC, min.
Frank Gifford, Ken Norton, George Foreman, Evel Knievel

George Foreman defends his WBA, WBC, and Ring heavyweight championships with a second round knockout of Ken Norton in Caracus, Venezuela. This is a taped replay of the match which took place on March 26th, 1974.    
                
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