Dangerous, exciting and often controversial, the Heavyweight division has always represented the peak of the sport. The biggest fighters battling it out in the ultimate contest of strength, endurance and skill. This programme chronicles the history of heavyweight boxing from its origins, through to the careers of some of the sport s most influential boxers of their generation, including Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, Floyd Patterson, Rocky Marciano, Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson. With exciting archive footage of some of the biggest heavyweight fights of all time, such as Floyd Patterson s defeat against Ingemar Johansson and his subsequent victory, and several of Mohamed Ali s most famous fights: from his unexpected victory over reigning champion Sonny Liston (as Cassius Clay) to his epic bouts with long time rival Joe Frazier. Packed with fight footage and bursting with action, this DVD is a must have for any boxing fan.
Release Date: 07 June 2010
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification
Sound: Dolby Digital
Main Language: English