Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Gerrie Coetzee vs Renaldo Snipes imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Gerhardus Christian Coetzee is a South African former boxer.…also known as the Boksburg Bomber….was the first boxer from the African continent ever to fight for and win a world heavyweight title….holding the WBA version of the championship between September 1983 and December 1984. His other nickname was The Bionic Hand, because he always had…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Gentleman Gerry Cooney vs Eddie Gregg

DOG ASIDE: Gerry Cooney is a retired American professional heavyweight boxer….who despite relative inexperience propelled his career into a lucrative bout with world heavyweight champion Larry Holmes in 1982….thanks to his size and hitting power….and the fact that he was for all intent purposes….the next great white hope in the heavyweight division. Cooney performed credibly before his…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Tyrell Biggs VS Sterling Benjamin

DOG ASIDE: Tyrell Biggs is an American former boxer who fought in the heavyweight division….while winning the gold medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in the super heavyweight division….after winning bronze the previous year at the 1983 Pan American Games…..followed by a professional career that spanned a period of fourteen years, from 1984 to 1998.…

Boxing – WBC Featherweight Championship – Salvador Sanchez vs Roberto Castenon

DOG COMMENTARY: To my way of thinking as a lil ole Chiweenie sportsphile boxing enthusiast….Mexico’s Salvador Sanchez was the greatest Mexican boxer of all time…..better than Bazooka Limon….a one punch artist…..and better than Julio Cezar Chavez…..who definitely had the best record and looked the best on paper….but he ducked a lot of the great fighters of…

Boxing – WBC Super Featherwt Championship – Champ Cornelius Boza-Edwards vs Rolando Navarete

DOG COMMENTARY: It is my intention to give my viewers a historic short biography of every fighter in Bone Daddy’s library of some 600 fights that he has in his video library…..as I don’t want people to forget just how great the fighters were during what I consider the golden age of boxing….from mid-1960’s to…

Boxing – WBA Super Bantamwt Title – Eusebio Pedrosa VS Rocky Lockridge

DOG COMMENTARY: Eusebio Pedroza is a retired boxer from Panama….who held the World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight championship from 1978 to 1985…with his 19 successful defenses of his title as world featherweight champion….is the all-time record for his division….who started out as a professional boxer on December 1, 1973 with a four round knockout win over Julio…

Boxing – Super Featherweight Title – Bobby Chacon VS Cornelius Boza-Edwards

DOG COMMENTARY: Bobby Chacon is an American former two-time world featherweight and super featherweight boxing champion….who turned professional in 1972 and won his first 19 fights….including a win against former champion Jesus Castillo. . Fourteen months into his professional career….Chacon faced world champion Rubén Olivares….but lost the bout when Olivares scored a ninth-round knock out. After suffering his first defeat…

Boxing – Featherweight – 10 Round – Barry McGuigan vs Juan LaPorte

DOG COMMENTARY: Barry McGuigan, nicknamed The Clones Cyclone….is a retired Irish professional boxer from Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland….who became a World Boxing Association featherweight champion. Barry was a fan favorite for Irish and British audiences….as he represented neutrality and peace in a time when Northern Ireland (where he lived) was divided as part of The Troubles. He…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Wrestling – Freestyle 74kg (163 lbs) Finals – USA Dave Schultz VS FGR Martin Knosp

DOG COMMENTARY: For many years Bone Daddy has had the opinion that freestyle wrestling ranks right up there with bull riding as some of the toughest athletes in the world….cuz I have heard the story soooooo many times about the two athlete that were in his US Army Company at Reserve Officer Training Center in…