Boxing – Special – Sugar Ray Leonard – From Retirement To Comeback

DOG PHILOSOPHY: There were four boxing legends who made major comebacks from retirement/s…..winning additional world titles in the ring after being away from the ring for a significant amount of time…..Muhammad Ali, Roberto Duran, Sugar Ray Leonard and George Foreman….which conjures up my opinion that at the core of all athletes is their inability to…

Boxing – Special – ESPN Superbouts – Wilfred Benetiz VS Sugar Ray Leonard

DOG COMMENTARY: ESPN produced a series of great boxing events that were known as SuperBouts…..and this one seen herewith was a replay and analysis of the November 30,1979 WBC welterweight title fight between then Champ Wilfred Benitez vs # 1 ranked Sugar Ray Leonard….which was hosted by Al Bernstein and Sam Rosen…..who give expert analysis of…

Boxing – Welterweight Bout – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Marcos Geraldo

DOG COMMENTARY: Marcos Geraldo is a retired Mexican boxer….who was Mexican champion at both middleweight and light heavyweight….who fought out of Baja California for much of his career.…whose first professional fight was in September 1970….a points defeat of Albaro Parra.  In 1977 he won the Mexico middleweight title by defeating Emetrio Villanueva by a knockout…..then after two…

Boxing – Welterweight Bout – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Floyd Mayweather

DOG COMMENTARY: On September 9, 1978, Sugar Ray Leonard was an up-and-coming boxer in the welterweight division of professional boxing…..who had KO’d 7 out of 13 prior opponents…..and was facing a seasoned fighter in Floyd Mayweather Sr….who was an American former professional boxer and current boxing trainer….as Floyd Sr. was known for his defensive ability and overall…

Boxing – Welterweight Bout – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Tony Chiavereoini

DOG COMMENTARY: Sugar Ray Leonard entered this fight with Tony Chiaverini at 23 – 0 in his professional welterweight boxing career…..as he was moving up the ladder towards a title fight….as Sugar Ray finally silenced the critics who questioned the former Olympic champion’s punching power….for the 23 year old highly publicized boxer from Palmer Park, MD scored…

Boxing – WBC Welterweight Title – Champ Wilfred Benetiz VS Sugar Ray Leonard

DOG COMMENTARY: On November 30, 1979 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV…..two incredible boxers of the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) met in the ring to fight for the WBC, Ring and Lineal welterweight titles….as then Champ Wilfred Benitez, a super great boxer of the era, faced off against Sugar Ray Leonard….in…

Boxing – NABF Welterweight Title – Champ Pete Ranzany VS Sugar Ray Leonard

DOG COMMENTARY: Pete Ranzany was a former American boxer….who while fighting as an amateur, represented the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1973….where he defeated future welterweight champion Carlos Palomino at the 1972 Olympic Trials….but lost to eventual gold medalist Sugar Ray Seales in the finals.  Ranzany was a conventional boxer with a solid jab and vicious left hook….which he…

Boxing – WBC Welterweight Title – Champ Carlos Palomino VS Wilfred Benetiz

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight was between two truly great boxers who graced the welterweight division during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) in Carlos Palomino vs Wilfred Benitez…..and it also was a history making fight….as Benitez became the youngest boxer in history to win a major world title….in what was a terrific fight…

Boxing – Junior Welterweight Title – Hector Macho Camacho VS Ray Boom Boom Mancini

DOG COMMENTARY: This junior welterweight title fight between Hector “Macho” Camacho vs Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini took place on March 6, 1989 for the WBO world junior welterweight title…..as Camacho became the 1st ever title holder in this new WBO division…..after winning a very close split-decision fight in Las Vegas.  This fight featured one of…