Boxing – WBC Super Middleweight Title – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Thomas Hearns II

DOG COMMENTARY: Following “The Showdown” (Leonard / Hearns Fight 1)….Sugar Ray defended the undisputed world welterweight championship once by knocking out Bruce Finch in the third round….then he retired after having surgery to repair a detached retina in his left eye. Hearns moved up in weight and outpointed Wilfred Benitez to win the WBC light-middleweight title…

Boxing – Special – Sugar Ray Leonard – From Retirement To Comeback

DOG PHILOSOPHY: There were four boxing legends who made major comebacks from retirement/s…..winning additional world titles in the ring after being away from the ring for a significant amount of time…..Muhammad Ali, Roberto Duran, Sugar Ray Leonard and George Foreman….which conjures up my opinion that at the core of all athletes is their inability to…

Boxing – ABC Review – Welterweight Title – Tomas Hearns VS Sugar Ray Leonard

DOG COMMENTARY: This video is ABC’s Wide World of Sports review of the September 16, 1981 World Unification welterweight title fight featuring WBC Champ Sugar Ray Leonard vs WBA Champ Thomas “Hitman” Hearns…..as ABC boxing commentators Alex Wallau and Jim Lampley take an indepth analysis of the entire fight and its key rounds….providing wonderful insight…

Boxing – Welterweight Title – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Thomas Hearns

DOG COMMENTARY: A common thread of gold that ran through the very heart of the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) was the number of times that boxing legends fought each other….and this one was as big as it got….WBC welterweight champion Sugar Ray Leonard vs WBA welterweight champion Thomas “Hitman” Hearns….as this war…

Boxing – ABC In Studio Review – Roberto Duran VS Sugar Ray Leonard Fight 2

DOG COMMENTARY: This ABC In-Studio Review of the 2nd world welterweight title fight known as No Mas between Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran featured both fighters being interview by Howard Cosell….for this video gives the viewer a very distinct inside view of the mental framework of each of these two boxing legends from the golden…

Boxing – WBC Welterweight Title – Roberto Duran VS Sugar Ray Leonard – Fight 2

DOG COMMENTARY: Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Durán II is also known as the No Más Fight….is one of the most famous fights in boxing history. It took place on November 25, 1980 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans,United States…as the second of three bouts between this pair of boxing legends who dominated the ring during the…

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,…