Boxing – WBC Lightweight Title – Hector Macho Camacho VS Cornelius Boza Edwards

DOG COMMENTARY: Any time you get two former world champions together in the ring….you typically get an action fight….especially in the lightweight divisions…..and both Hector Camacho and Cornelius Boza Edwards  were known as punchers….but this fight was more of a technical fight by both fighters that went the distance….not overly exciting but still a good…

Boxing – Jr Welterweight Bout – Hector Camacho VS Howard Davis

DOG ASIDE: Howard Edward Davis, Jr. was an American amateur and professional boxer….who grew up on Long Island as the eldest of 10 children….learning boxing from his father. After being inspired by a movie about Muhammad Ali….Davis embarked on his amateur career. He won the 1976 Olympic gold medal one week after his mother died…..being awarded…

Boxing – WBA Super Featherwt Title – Hector Macho Camacho VS Rafael Solis

DOG COMMENTARY: Hector Camacho was a by-product of the streets of New York City….with a toughness that edges on meanness….an simple attitude that if you hit me, I hit you back harder and more often with all I got….plus he  like he has a magic combination of talent, energy and nerve….with the kind of smile…

Boxing – WBC Lightweight Title – Champ Jim Watt VS Alexis Arguello

DOG ASIDE: Jim Watt is a Scottish former boxer and commentator….who became world champion in the lightweight division when Roberto Durán left the title vacant in 1979….as the WBC had him fight Alfredo Pitalua for the vacant title…..knocking out Pitalua in twelve rounds.  Watt beat such notables as future world champion Sean O’Grady, former world champion, Perico Fernandez,…

Boxing – NABF Lightweight Title – Hector Macho Camacho VS Roque Montoya

DOG COMMENTARY: This NABF lightweight championship fight between Hector Macho Camacho and Roque Montoya was a really good fight…..plus I just love to watch that lil Puerta Rican “Macho” Camacho in the ring….and having Latin blood in me….I always like looking at Hector….cuz he could’ve left his shoes under my bed at night…..but in truth,…

Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Hector Macho Camacho VS Johnny Sato

DOG ASIDE: Héctor Luís Camacho Matías was known as Macho Camacho….who was a Puerto Rican professional boxer and singer. Known for his quickness in the ring and flamboyant style….he held major championships in the WBC super featherweight (1983)….the WBC lightweight (1985)….and WBO junior welterweight (1989 and 1991) divisions. After earning minor titles in four additional weight classes….Camacho became the first boxer to…

Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Hector Camacho VS Cubanito Perez

DOG COMMENTARY: This was a really good that this lil ole Sportsphile thinks that Cubanito Perez could have easily gotten the decision over Macho Camacho…..but Camacho was so cute with his spit-curl and glittery trunks….plus he was really quick on his feet and fast with his hands……and really marketable at the time.  Heck, you even…

Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Alexis Arguello VS Cornelius Boza Edwards

DOG COMMENTARY: Alexis Argüello was known by the ring name El Flaco Explosivo (The Explosive Thin-Man )….a boy was he ever the explosive thin man….as Bone Daddy puts it…..Arguello has a “stun punch” that literally stunned his opponents when he landed it….as they would just be stunned and definitely going down….but not yet….cuz the stun that…

Boxing – WBA Lightweight Title – Champ Edward Rosario VS Julio Cesar Chavez

DOG COMMENTARY: In the first 15 minutes of this video…HBO gives us a wonderful look at the lightweight division and its many great and legendary fighters…..which is absolutely priceless stuff…..plus it gives further evidence in support of my contention that the golden age of boxing was from 1964 to 1995….as there were more super great…