On This Week's Twisted History of The Sweet Science:
- Panama Lewis Incident
- The despicable Don King -
- Emile Griffith III ends boxing on T.V.
- Shane Mosley v. Antonio Margarito (loaded wraps)
- Irish Billy Collins v. Luis Resto, Plaster of Paris:
Quotes from today's episode:
Large: "Gerry, have you ever been approached to do something shady?"
Gerry Cooney: "What happened to me, I was (one of) the only guys who didn’t sign with Don King. I wanted to fight for the title at age 21, 22, and King was keeping me out. That was experience I couldn’t get, and I could have learned. I would have loved to have that championship.
On Fighting Champion Larry Holmes in 1982:
He was patient, I learned things from him, he dropped me in the second round and when he went back to his corner and they said: Why didn’t you open up on this guy?! He said to them: This guy can punch!
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