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 – Middlewt Title – Champ Marvin Hagler VS Caveman Lee & Lt Heavywt Title – Dwight Braxton VS Jerry Martin

DOG COMMENTARY: Marvelous Marvin Hagler had to wait until his 50th professional fight before he could get a shot at the world middleweight championship…..cuz all the other middleweights were afraid to fight him…..so, he was avoided like the plague….that is until he entered the ring in November of 1979 against champ Vito Antuofermo….which was some…

Boxing – IBF Junior Middleweight Title – Champ Buster Drayton VS Matthew Hilton

DOG COMMENTARY: Both of these boxers featured in this IBF junior middleweight title fight……Buster Drayton and Matthew Hilton were world champions…..and both were two more “really good” boxers during the golden age of boxing from 1964 – 1995…..who both deserve the recognition and shrine that I am building to each of them in my boxing…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Champ Hugo Corro VS Vito Antuofermo

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight features two more really good boxers who have been somewhat forgotten as time goes by…..but both were world champions who in any other era than the golden age of boxing might have very well been considered great fighters…..so I enjoy paying homage to those who were really outstanding that time has…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Marvelous Marvin Hagler VS Thomas Hearns – Revisited

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight holds a very special place in this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s heart…..cuz the trip that Bone Daddy made to Las Vegas to see this fight live…..tipped the scales at the UNBELIEVABLE  level for a sports fan….and the first Sportsphile that I have ever known….the original Sporsphile….at ;east from my short four-legged…

Boxing – Junior Middleweight Bout – Davey Moore VS Wilfred Benetiz

DOG COMMENTARY: Davey Moore was an American world junior middleweight champion boxer….the second of two professional champions who shared the name in the second half of the 20th century….with each dying around the age of thirty….the first Davey Moore (born 1933) as a result of punishment in a fight….the second in an accident at his home. The…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Champ Vito Antuofermo VS Marvin Hagler – 1st Fight – Rounds 4 – 11

DOG COMMENTARY: This world middleweight title fight was between a super great boxer (Hagler) and a great boxer (Antuofermo) during the golden age of boxing from 1964 – 1995….as this was their first fight for the middleweight title….when Antuofermo was the middleweight champion coming into the fight…..while Hagler was just coming up the ranks and…

Boxing – WBC Junior Heavyweight Title – Champ Dwight Muhammad Qawi VS Evander Holyfield

DOG COMMENTARY: The simple sentence on the T-shirt that Evander Holyfield wore Friday before his lightweight title fight with Dwight Muhammad Qawi read: ”I’m going to win!”….and that is what he did when he entered the ring at The Omni in his hometown of Atlanta….when he won the World Boxing Association junior-heavyweight title from the…

Boxing – WBC Light Heavyweight Title – Dwight Muhhamad Quawi VS Jerry Martin

DOG ASIDE: Dwight Muhammad Qawi born Dwight Braxton is an American former professional boxer….who won world titles at light heavyweight and cruiserweight….was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2004…..and lands on my list of great boxers in the golden age of boxing. Qawi, then known as Dwight Braxton, was born in Baltimore, Maryland….growing up in…