Boxing – WBC Welterweight Title – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Roberto Duran – Fight 1

DOG COMMENTARY: The two gold standards for epic grudge fights during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) were the three times that Muhammad Ali vs Smokin Joe Frazier met in the ring…..and the three times that Sugar Ray Leonard vs Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Duran met in the ring….as each of these four…

Boxing – Middleweight Bout – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Kevin Howard

DOG COMMENTARY: In November 1979, Sugar Ray Leonard defeated a super great boxer of the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) in Wilfred Benitez to win his first title….which he held until he lost his first fight in June 1980 with Roberto Duran….another boxing legend during the golden age….a title which he regained in…

Boxing – WBA Welterweight Title – Champ Sugar Ray Leonard VS Dave Green

DOG COMMENTARY: Dave “Boy” Green is a former British welterweight boxing champion and businessman….boxing under the moniker as the “Fen Tiger”.  In his youth at Cromwell School he was into soccer and cross-country….but took up boxing in 1967 after joining the Chatteris Amateur Boxing Club….with his trainer Arthur Binder being the one who had taught Eric Boon,…

DOG COMMENTARY: Carlos Santos is a former boxer from Puerto Rico….who was fought for his country in the 1976 Montreal Olympics…where he was eliminated in the quarterfinals. Santos debuted as a professional boxer on November 11, 1976 by outpointing José Collantes over four rounds in San Juan. He obtained his first knockout victory in his third fight…..when…

Boxing – WBA Welterweight Title – Champ Donald Curry vs Colin Jones

DOG COMMENTARY: Colin Jones was a Welsh boxer….who became the British, Commonwealth and European welterweight champion….who before turning professional had represented Great Britain at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada as the youngest British boxer to qualify for the Olympics….that is until Amir Khan appeared at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Jones was one of the hardest punching welterweights of…

Boxing – WBA Junior Welterweight Title – Champ Aaron Pryor VS Sang Hyun Kim

DOG COMMENTARY: Aaron Pryor is a former American professional boxer from Cincinnati, Ohio….who held the world junior welterweight champion from 1980 to 1985….and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996…..while being voted by the Associated Press as the #1 junior welterweight of the 20th century in 1999. Nicknamed “The Hawk”….Pryor was a great boxer….who…

Boxing – WBA Junior Welterweight Title – Champ Johnny Bumphus VS Lorenzo Garcia

DOG COMMENTARY: Johnny “Bump City” Bumphus is a former American boxer….who was the WBA world light welterweight champion in 1984.  Bumphus began boxing as an amateur at the age of eight out of the Tacoma Boy’s Club Boxing Club….finishing his amateur career with a record of 341-16….and he was one of four world champions to begin…

Boxing – WBA Jr Middleweight Title – Champ Mike McCallum VS Donald Curry

DOG COMMENTARY: A common theme throughout my Boxing section of our webpage is the fact that so many really outstanding boxers who fought during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) are being forgotten as boxing history is reviewed by boxing fans all over the world in 2016…..now, I am talking about men who…

Boxing – Jr Welterweight Bout – David Taylor VS Al Laddie

DOG ASIDE: This video features a 6 round junior welterweight bout between David Taylor and Al Laddie….who were two journeyman boxers who fought often times on USA Networks Friday Night Fights during the 1980’s.  Although neither of the boxers ever amounted to any particular significance in the ring…..this was a pretty darn good fight that…