Boxing – Continental Americas Welterweight Title – Davey Hilton VS Dennis Horne

DOG ASIDE: Dave “Davey” Hilton, Jr. is a Canadian former boxing world champion. He is a member of the Fighting Hilton Family and is the former brother-in-law of Arturo Gatti. He held the WBC super middleweight title briefly after defeating Dingaan Thobela in December 2000….but shortly thereafter, the WBC stripped it from him after child molestation…

Boxing – 10 Rnd Welterweight Bout – Mark Breland VS Richard Aguirre

DOG COMMENTARY: Mark Breland was a really good and almost great boxer with an outstanding career….who had he fought in any other era than during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….Breland might be recognized today as a super great boxer….but instead he is being lost in boxing history as a result of there…

Boxing – 10 rnd Welterweight Bout – Wilfred Benitez VS Irish Johnny Turner

DOG COMMENTARY: This welterweight fight between Irish Johnny Turner and Wilfred Benitez is a fight worthy of watching….for this bout features one of the truly great fighters during the golden age of boxing from 1964 – 1995 in Benitez….and a really good club fighter in Irish Johnny. Wilfred Benítez is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer…

Boxing – 10 Rnd Welterweight Bout – Mike Picciotti VS Kirkland Lange

DOG ASIDE: Kirkland Laing is a retired British welterweight boxer nicknamed The Gifted One….who fought 56 times in a twenty-year career….the highlight of which was a shock split decision win over Roberto Durán in September 1982. The fight was selected as Ring Magazine’s upset of the year…..as Laing was a two-time winner of the British welterweight title….winning the…

Boxing – Special – HBOs Inside Boxing With Larry Merchant

DOG COMMENTARY: It is this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion that no network has ever delivered boxing quite like HBO…..as the boxing commentator crew of Barry Tompkins, Sugar Ray Leonard and Larry Merchant were as good as it got during the golden age of boxing….yep, there was Gil Clancy and Tim Ryan at CBS…..Marv Albert…

Boxing – Special – Promoter Don King’s Salute to the Marines

DOG COMMENTARY: Many things have been said and written about one of the most famous professional boxing promoters of all time….Don King….from his globally identifiable hair style…..to his rocky relationship with many well known fighters…..to his style of hyping and selling his fights….to his career long rivalry with boxing promoter Bob Arum…..and to many other…

Boxing – Best Fights Of Year 1982 & Pre-fight To Hagler VS Sibson Title Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: HBO’s Barry Tompkins and Sugar Ray Leonard hosts this wonderful look at boxing in 1982….a significant year during the golden age of boxing…with such major fights of boxers like Salvador Sanchez, Larry Holmes, Marvin Hagler, Wilfred Benitez, Thomas Hearns, Aaron Pryor, Alexis Arguello, Tony Ayala (El Toroito went to jail shortly after winning…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Marvelous Marvin Hagler VS Alan Minter

DOG COMMENTARY: After Marvelous Marvin Hagler finally got a shot at the undisputed world middleweight boxing championship in November 1979 against then champ Vito Antuofermo…whom he fought to a 15 round draw…..even though many boxing pundits at the time said that Hagler won the fight…..but the Marvelous one was fortunate that a second title shot…

Boxing – Middleweight Title Fight – HBO In Studio Review – Hagler VS Hearns

DOG COMMENTARY: Barry Tompkins and Sugar Ray Leonard of HBO Boxing host this awesome in-studio review with Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns of the historic battle in the ring on April 15, 1985….when one “legendary boxer”  Marvelous Marvin Hagler (60 – 2 – 2, 50 KO’s) and one “super great boxer” Thomas “Hitman” Hearns (40…