Friday, March 7, 2008

Badsnap recommended viewing: Joe Louis - America's Hero, Betrayed

Check out, if you have the chance, the HBO documentary Joe Louis - America's Hero, Betrayed. Worth it for the boxing clips alone, along with some excellent interviews that give insight into the man and his historical moment.

Some Joe Louis highlights:

Heavyweight Championship: Joe Louis vs. James Braddock - 1937

Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling I - 1936

Joe Louis vs. Max Schemling II - 1938

note: above image is in the public domain


  1. now he was an amazing boxer!

  2. Louis opened up a can in '38!

  3. OT: Manny Pacquiao is so awesome to watch! Watch Manny Pacquiao speed shadowboxing all day on the official MP Youtube Channel now!