Tommy Raudonikis and the Sydney Cricket Ground? Sure.
Tommy and the pub ... or the race track? Yes to both.
Tommy and the Sydney Opera House? Hang on a bit.
But believe it or not, on the week the rugby league world farewelled one of its greats after his battle with cancer, one of the best Tommy Raudonikis sporting stories took place in the unlikeliest place of all - the Opera House.
It was the night Tommy tried his hand as a boxing promoter and, to this day, it remains the only boxing event ever to be held at the iconic Sydney venue.
Let's start at the beginning.
It's 1983 and Tommy has recently retired from rugby league after playing his final three seasons with Newtown. But his ties with club supremo John Singleton are still strong and they decide to co-promote a boxing match.
It's a good clash on paper - Kenny Salisbury taking on Alex Temelkov for the Australian Light Middleweight title.
Salisbury could punch and had a strong following around Sydney, no doubt due to some spectacular knockout wins.
Temelkov was the champ, a tough Macedonian immigrant with his own strong following and, like Salisbury, as hard as nails.
It should be pointed out here that the referee was no stranger in boxing circles either - in fact, in his own way he was probably better known than both fighters - Charkey Ramon, a Commonwealth champion twice, and a fearsome puncher in his day too.
The undercard bouts went off without drama in front of a crowd full of Sydney's most colourful characters, as did the first seven rounds of the main bout.
And then came round eight. The infamous round eight.
Things started to turn sour when Temelkov, stung by a couple of sharp jabs, wrapped Salisbury around the neck and suddenly decided it was a good idea to start punching him in the back of the head. Even in the brutal world of boxing, this is not on.
Trouble was, he was right near Salisbury's corner at the time. And standing there in the corner was Salisbury's volatile manager Bernie Hall who promptly wrapped his arm around Temelkov's neck, grabbed his hair and dragged him backwards to the corner post.
Upon seeing this, Temelkov's corner reacted. Next thing you know his corner man is flying through the air with a kung-fu kick aimed at Hall that would have made Bruce Lee envious.
The corner man, after missing Hall, then starts punching a clearly shocked Salisbury before referee Ramon tries to pull him away. Feeling under attack, the kung-fu man turns on Ramon and starts wildly throwing punches at the ref.
This only serves to bring out the old pug in Ramon, and the two are ferociously trading blows with even more intensity than Temelkov and Salisbury had shown seconds earlier.
With the referee now in the middle of the stoush, both corners as well as members of the crowd took the opportunity to enter the ring.
This, in turn, brings Tommy, the man himself into the ring in the highly unfamiliar role of pacifier. It's probably the first time there has ever been a blue on - anywhere or at any time - where Tommy wasn't front and centre, an enthusiastic participant.
But he was clearly a better fighter than he was a peace maker - the melee continues unabated.
At one stage the television commentator says: "There must be 20 people in the ring, punches flying everywhere. Where will this end? What will happen here?"
We now know it ends with Salisbury dragged out of the ring by the crowd, with Temelkov still in the ring.
Eventually some semblance of calm was restored and Kenny Salisbury was returned to the ring and crowned the new champion.
Tommy Raudonikis boxing promoter?
Probably best to remember him as a footballer.
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