Boxing – Middleweight Bout – Thomas Hearns VS Jeff McCracken

DOG COMMENTARY: After Thomas “Hitman” Hearns lost to Sugar Ray Leonard in his attempt to unify the world welterweight title….he did two very distinct things…..1st, he moved up in weight to the light middleweight and middleweight divisions….mainly because at his height of 6’2″, it was easier for him to make weight by putting on pounds…

Boxing – WBC Light Middleweight Title – Champ Thomas Hearns VS Roberto Duran

DOG COMMENTARY: By the time that June 6, 1984 rolled around…..both Roberto “Manos de Piedras” Duran faced off against the WBC world light middleweight champion Thomas “Hitman” Hearns…..both had already established themselves as super great legendary boxers during the golden age of boxing from 1964 to 1995…..for there was no other era of boxing in…

Boxing – Super Middleweight Title – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Roberto Duran – Fight 3

DOG COMMENTARY: The 3rd and final battle between golden era of boxing legends Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran was as equally epic as the first two….scintillating and riveting….but on this final battlefield, Leonard dominated a tired old Manos de Piedras…..who didn’t have the skills anymore to throw those hands of stone with any sort…

Boxing – WBC Super Middleweight Title – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Thomas Hearns II

DOG COMMENTARY: Following “The Showdown” (Leonard / Hearns Fight 1)….Sugar Ray defended the undisputed world welterweight championship once by knocking out Bruce Finch in the third round….then he retired after having surgery to repair a detached retina in his left eye. Hearns moved up in weight and outpointed Wilfred Benitez to win the WBC light-middleweight title…

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 – ABC Review – Welterweight Title – Tomas Hearns VS Sugar Ray Leonard

DOG COMMENTARY: This video is ABC’s Wide World of Sports review of the September 16, 1981 World Unification welterweight title fight featuring WBC Champ Sugar Ray Leonard vs WBA Champ Thomas “Hitman” Hearns…..as ABC boxing commentators Alex Wallau and Jim Lampley take an indepth analysis of the entire fight and its key rounds….providing wonderful insight…

Boxing – Welterweight Title – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Thomas Hearns

DOG COMMENTARY: A common thread of gold that ran through the very heart of the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) was the number of times that boxing legends fought each other….and this one was as big as it got….WBC welterweight champion Sugar Ray Leonard vs WBA welterweight champion Thomas “Hitman” Hearns….as this war…

Boxing – ABC In Studio Review – Roberto Duran VS Sugar Ray Leonard Fight 2

DOG COMMENTARY: This ABC In-Studio Review of the 2nd world welterweight title fight known as No Mas between Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran featured both fighters being interview by Howard Cosell….for this video gives the viewer a very distinct inside view of the mental framework of each of these two boxing legends from the golden…