Boxing – WBA Welterweight Title – Champ Donald Curry vs Colin Jones

DOG COMMENTARY: Colin Jones was a Welsh boxer….who became the British, Commonwealth and European welterweight champion….who before turning professional had represented Great Britain at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada as the youngest British boxer to qualify for the Olympics….that is until Amir Khan appeared at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Jones was one of the hardest punching welterweights of…

Boxing – WBA Junior Welterweight Title – Champ Aaron Pryor VS Sang Hyun Kim

DOG COMMENTARY: Aaron Pryor is a former American professional boxer from Cincinnati, Ohio….who held the world junior welterweight champion from 1980 to 1985….and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996…..while being voted by the Associated Press as the #1 junior welterweight of the 20th century in 1999. Nicknamed “The Hawk”….Pryor was a great boxer….who…

Boxing – WBA Junior Welterweight Title – Champ Johnny Bumphus VS Lorenzo Garcia

DOG COMMENTARY: Johnny “Bump City” Bumphus is a former American boxer….who was the WBA world light welterweight champion in 1984.  Bumphus began boxing as an amateur at the age of eight out of the Tacoma Boy’s Club Boxing Club….finishing his amateur career with a record of 341-16….and he was one of four world champions to begin…

Boxing – WBA Jr Middleweight Title – Champ Mike McCallum VS Donald Curry

DOG COMMENTARY: A common theme throughout my Boxing section of our webpage is the fact that so many really outstanding boxers who fought during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) are being forgotten as boxing history is reviewed by boxing fans all over the world in 2016…..now, I am talking about men who…

Boxing – Jr Welterweight Bout – David Taylor VS Al Laddie

DOG ASIDE: This video features a 6 round junior welterweight bout between David Taylor and Al Laddie….who were two journeyman boxers who fought often times on USA Networks Friday Night Fights during the 1980’s.  Although neither of the boxers ever amounted to any particular significance in the ring…..this was a pretty darn good fight that…

Boxing – Junior Welterweight Fight – Irleis Perez vs Meldrick Taylor

DOG COMMENTARY: Meldrick Taylor is one of many boxing champions hailing from the city of Philadelphia, PA….who  learned his craft in the gyms of his hometown….posting a 99-4 record as an amateur fighter….while earning a spot on the 1984 U.S. Olympic team at the age of 17….and claiming the gold medal in the featherweight division. Following his…

Boxing – Welterweight Bout – Mark Breland vs Troy Wortham

DOG COMMENTARY: Mark Breland was a highly celebrated amateur boxer in the welterweight division….who had 79 KO’s during his amateur career while compiling an impressive amateur record of 110–1….with highlights in which he was a five time New York Golden Gloves welterweight champion (`980 – 1984)….US amateur welterweight champion (1982 & 1983)….winner of  the Gold Medal…

Boxing – IBF Jr Welterweight Title – Champ Aaron Pryor VS Nicky Furlano

DOG COMMENTARY: Aaron Pryor was one of the many great boxers during the golden age of boxing…..who in my opinion was a super great boxer during this awesome era. The Hawk, as he was known…..was the WBA world super lightweight champion from 1980 to 1983….the IBF world junior welterweight title from 1984 – 1985…..amassing a…

Boxing – WBC-IBF Welterweight Title – Champ Lloyd Honeygan VS Maurice Blocker

DOG COMMENTARY: Lloyd Honeyghan and Maurice were both world champion boxers whose careers and accomplishments are being lost in boxing history…..simply because they fought during the golden age of boxing from 1964 to 1995,,,,,an era in boxing that had more legendary boxers by almost 3 to one in every weight division of professional boxing…..than any…