Boxing – USBA Heavyweight Championship – Scott LeDoux VS Greg Page

DOG ASIDE: Alan Scott LeDoux, nicknamed “The Fighting Frenchman” was a politician, professional heavyweight boxer, professional wrestler and referee….who began his professional boxing career in 1974….with his first boxing match being a knockout victory over Arthur Pullens….as LeDoux’s final bout in 1983 was a technical knockout loss to Frank Bruno….retiring with a record of 33-13-4…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Carl “The Truth” Williams VS Jesse Ferguson

DOG ASIDE: Carl Williams nicknamed “The Truth” was an American boxer….who was the USBA United States Heavyweight Boxing champion….fighting in several noteworthy boxing matches in the 1980’s and 1990’s….while winning two New York Golden Gloves Championships in his amateur career.  As a professional boxer….his first title shot was against Larry Holmes….a fight he lost in a controversial decision.…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – George Foreman vs Adilson Rodrigues

DOG COMMENTARY: This video gives the viewer a wonderful understanding of one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time….the one and only “Big George” Foreman….who happens to be one of the most successful businessman boxers of all time too…..for example….Big George sold his famous “George Foreman Grill” for $138,000,000 to Salton Corporations….as just one…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Earnie Shavers VS Jeff Sims

DOG ASIDE: Earnie Shavers, is an American former professional boxer and two-time world heavyweight title challenger. He is considered by most boxing experts to be the hardest-punching knockout artist of all time….having scored 24 first-round knockouts. Shavers is best known for his fights with Larry Holmes and Muhammad Ali….and despite losing these contests….he did score a…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Trevor Berbick vs Greg Page

DOG ASIDE: Trevor Berbick was a boxer who was the WBC heavyweight champion of the world in 1986. He won the title from Pinklon Thomas via a 12-round unanimous decision….and then lost the title in his first defense to a 20-year-old Mike Tyson via a 2nd-round TKO. He was the last man to fight Muhammad Ali….winning a…

Boxing – NABF Heavyweight Title – Tim Witherspoon VS James Broad

DOG ASIDE: Tim Witherspoon is a retired American boxer who fought in the heavyweight division…..recording 55 victories in 69 fights with 38 knockouts….and is a two-time former world heavyweight champion….having won the World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Association (WBA) championships in his career….and as a result of his second title victory….Witherspoon joined Floyd Patterson…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – James “Quick” Tillis VS Marvis Frazier

DOG ASIDE: James Tillis is a former professional boxer….known as “Quick” for his fast hand speed….who challenged for the WBA world heavyweight title in 1981….but was defeated by fifteen round unanimous decision to Mike Weaver….as this fight would become famous for trainer Angelo Dundee imploring Tillis to do something, asking the fighter….”Do you want to be…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Gerrie Coetzee vs Renaldo Snipes imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Gerhardus Christian Coetzee is a South African former boxer.…also known as the Boksburg Bomber….was the first boxer from the African continent ever to fight for and win a world heavyweight title….holding the WBA version of the championship between September 1983 and December 1984. His other nickname was The Bionic Hand, because he always had…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Gentleman Gerry Cooney vs Eddie Gregg

DOG ASIDE: Gerry Cooney is a retired American professional heavyweight boxer….who despite relative inexperience propelled his career into a lucrative bout with world heavyweight champion Larry Holmes in 1982….thanks to his size and hitting power….and the fact that he was for all intent purposes….the next great white hope in the heavyweight division. Cooney performed credibly before his…