Boxing – Middleweight Title – Marvelous Marvin Hagler VS Thomas Hearns – Revisited

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight holds a very special place in this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s heart…..cuz the trip that Bone Daddy made to Las Vegas to see this fight live…..tipped the scales at the UNBELIEVABLE  level for a sports fan….and the first Sportsphile that I have ever known….the original Sporsphile….at ;east from my short four-legged…

Boxing – Junior Middleweight Bout – Davey Moore VS Wilfred Benetiz

DOG COMMENTARY: Davey Moore was an American world junior middleweight champion boxer….the second of two professional champions who shared the name in the second half of the 20th century….with each dying around the age of thirty….the first Davey Moore (born 1933) as a result of punishment in a fight….the second in an accident at his home. The…

Boxing – Middleweight Bouts – Frank Tate VS Galvin Prejean & Frank Tate VS David Barrows

DOG ASIDE: Frank Tate’s 6th and 7th professional middleweight bouts verses Calvin Prejean and David Barrows as seen in this video…..are early bouts in the career of another great boxer during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….who gets overlooked as a result of the plethora of super great and legendary boxers during this…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Champ Vito Antuofermo VS Marvin Hagler – 1st Fight – Rounds 4 – 11

DOG COMMENTARY: This world middleweight title fight was between a super great boxer (Hagler) and a great boxer (Antuofermo) during the golden age of boxing from 1964 – 1995….as this was their first fight for the middleweight title….when Antuofermo was the middleweight champion coming into the fight…..while Hagler was just coming up the ranks and…

Boxing – Middleweight Bout – Michael Nunn VS Charles Campbell

DOG COMMENTARY: Michael Nunn is another one of those great boxers who simply got lost in the cornucopia of super great and legendary boxers of the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)…..who held the IBF and lineal middleweight titles….as well as the WBA and lineal super middleweight titles….for the fact of the matter is that…

Boxing – Continental Americas Heavyweight Title – Evander Holyfield VS Michael Dokes

DOG COMMENTARY: Michael Dokes entered the fight as the WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Champion….winning the vacant title when he stopped James Pritchard in seven rounds on April 28, 1988….which led to the December 9, 1988 title fight between Champ Michael Dokes vs Evander Holyfield….after fighting on the same card in Atlantic City, New Jersey when…

Boxing – WBC Junior Heavyweight Title – Champ Dwight Muhammad Qawi VS Evander Holyfield

DOG COMMENTARY: The simple sentence on the T-shirt that Evander Holyfield wore Friday before his lightweight title fight with Dwight Muhammad Qawi read: ”I’m going to win!”….and that is what he did when he entered the ring at The Omni in his hometown of Atlanta….when he won the World Boxing Association junior-heavyweight title from the…

Boxing – WBC Cruiserweight Title – Champ Carlos DeLeon VS Alfonzo Ratliff

DOG COMMENTARY: This WBC cruiserweight title fight was a really good fight between one great fighter (DeLeon) and a really good boxer (Ratliff) of the golden age of boxing…..as this championship battle was full of action throughout the entire fight…..ending in a split decision. Carlos “Sugar” de León is a Puerto Rican former boxer who made…

Boxing – WBA Light Heavyweight Title – Champ Monte Parloff VS Marvin Johnson

DOG COMMENTARY This WBA light heavyweight title fight between Champ Monte Parloff vs Marvin “Pops” Johnson took place in Marsala, Sicily…..the island off the coast of Italy….for this was a fight that had generated a great deal of interest with the locals on the Isle of Sicily…..who like the Italians, just love boxing…..however, there was…