Boxing – Bantamweight Bouts – Orlando Canizales VS John Camaro & Joe Loving VS Victor Davis

DOG ASIDE: In this video of live lightweight boxing from 1985….we get a chance to watch four (4) young bantamweight fighters early in their careers….one of which turned out to be the world bantamweight champion for 14 years….as Orlando Canizales from Laredo, TX joined his brother Gaby Canizales as the world bantamweight champion. Orlando Canizales is…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Special -How There Became Multiple Champions in WBA, WBC & IBF

  DOG COMMENTARY: From the time of the 1st heavyweight champion of the modern era….John L. Sullivan….to the mid-1960’s when Cassius Clay was champion…..there was only one undisputed heavyweight champion of the world….but when the WBA (World Boxing Assn.) refused to sanction the 2nd Ali vs Liston fight….due to it being against their rules….they stripped Ali…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Cassius Clay Special – From Olympic Gold To Archie Moore

DOG COMMENTARY: This video segment is a part of HBO’s Boxing’s Best series….which highlights the careers of the greatest boxers of all time…..with this one being on The Greatest Muhammad Ali….as Barry Tompkins of HBO and Joe Martin, a Louisville police officer who taught boxing at the Louisville Boxing Gym tell the story of a…

Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Champ Larry Holmes VS Muhammad Ali

DOG COMMENTARY: In this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion….the golden age of boxing had 5 legendary heavyweight boxing champions….Muhammad Ali, Smokin Joe Frazier, Big George Foreman, The Easton Assassin Larry Holmes and Iron Mike Tyson….and this is one of the match-ups where two of these five fought each other…..however, this was also the only time…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – WBC Champ Mike Tyson VS WBA Champ Pinklon Thomas

DOG COMMENTARY: Over the years, there have been so many things written and published about Iron Mike Tyson….the last legendary heavyweight of the golden age of boxing….and so very few positive words were ever written about this glorious gladiator and what he did outside of the ring….but at the core of this champion’s heart….is a…

Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Mike Tyson VS Frank Bruno

DOG ASIDE: Franklin Roy “Frank” Bruno is a British former professional boxer who fought as a heavyweight….whose career spanned fourteen years….in which time he won the WBC and European heavyweight titles….facing multiple world champions including Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis. He won the WBC heavyweight title in 1995 byu defeating Oliver McCall at a packed Wembley Stadium.…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title Fights – Mike Tyson VS Pinklon Thomas & Michael Spinks VS Gerry Cooney

DOG COMMENTARY: Mike Tyson vs. Pinklon Thomas was billed as “Hard Road to Glory“….a professional boxing match contested on May 30, 1987 for the WBA and WBC heavyweight championships. In 1986, the three major boxing organizations, the WBA, WBC and IBF teamed up with HBO to develop a unification tournament that would ultimately unify all three Heavyweight…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – WBC WBA IBF Champ Mike Tyson VS Lineal Champ Michael Spinks

DOG COMMENTARY: Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks was a boxing match which took place on Monday June 27, 1988. Both men were undefeated and each had a claim to being the legitimate heavyweight champion. At the time, Tyson held the belts of all three of the major sanctioning organizations…World Boxing Council (WBC)….World Boxing Association (WBA)….and…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – WBC Champ Mike Tyson VS IBF Champ Tyrell Biggs

DOG ASIDE: Mike Tyson vs. Tyrell Biggs was billed as “The Clash for the Crown” for the professional boxing match contested on October 16, 1987 for the Undisputed Heavyweight Championship….which consists of the WBA, WBC and IBF Heavyweight Titles.  According to Mike Tyson’s Book “Undisputed Truth”….Tyrell Biggs dissed Tyson in 1984….when Tyson came to wish the…