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THE ZAPPER
John Walters
December 15, 1997
Let's face it: More than a few of us watch auto racing only for the crashes, Baywatch only for the babes and boxing only for the knockouts. Catering to such prurient interests, Classic Sports presents One-Round Knockouts (Friday, 10 p.m.). Hosts Dick Schaap and Jack Newfield are our guides for what Schaap calls "the short and sweet science." Shown—in their entirety!—are nine of the most satisfyingly stunning bouts in heavyweight history, such as Louis-Schmeling II and Ali-Liston II. Yet there are moments, such as the Mike Tyson montage, that seem better suited to a FOX special—say, When Heavyweights Attack.
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December 15, 1997

The Zapper

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Let's face it: More than a few of us watch auto racing only for the crashes, Baywatch only for the babes and boxing only for the knockouts. Catering to such prurient interests, Classic Sports presents One-Round Knockouts (Friday, 10 p.m.). Hosts Dick Schaap and Jack Newfield are our guides for what Schaap calls "the short and sweet science." Shown—in their entirety!—are nine of the most satisfyingly stunning bouts in heavyweight history, such as Louis-Schmeling II and Ali-Liston II. Yet there are moments, such as the Mike Tyson montage, that seem better suited to a FOX special—say, When Heavyweights Attack.

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