Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Trevor Berbick vs Greg Page

DOG ASIDE: Trevor Berbick was a boxer who was the WBC heavyweight champion of the world in 1986. He won the title from Pinklon Thomas via a 12-round unanimous decision….and then lost the title in his first defense to a 20-year-old Mike Tyson via a 2nd-round TKO. He was the last man to fight Muhammad Ali….winning a…

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 – 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 – 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…

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…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Wrestling – 74kg Freestyle – USA David Schultz VS YUG Saban Sejdiu

DOG ASIDE: I have to apologize once again…..cuz this is another video that sounds like Bone Daddy recorded it under water….but this freestyle wrestling match at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..was between the guy that would win the gold medal…..against the guy that would eventually win the bronze…..as neither wrestler had had a point score…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – USA Grecco Roman Wrestler Jeff Blatnick

DOG COMMENTARY: The Men’s Greco-Roman +100 kg at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics was part of the wrestling program were held at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA……featuring the gold medal winner USA Jeff Blatnick….then  silver medalist Refik Memisevic of Yugoslavia….and the bronze winner was Romanian Victor Dolipschi…..but the real story of this video is the ABC…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles- Boxing – Featherwt Gold Medal Fight – USA Meldrick Taylor VS NGR Peter Konyegwachie

DOG ASIDE: Peter Konyegwachie was a Nigerian boxer….who won Nigeria’s first ever silver medal in the men’s Featherweight (54–57 kg) category.  Konyegwachie turned pro in 1986 and won his first 15 fights prior to getting stopped by a journeyman in 1990. He retired after the bout at 15-1-0. Meldrick Taylor is a former Olympic gold medalist and world…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Volleyball – Mens Qualifying – ARG VS KOR – Game 4

DOG ASIDE: This men’s volleyball match between South Korea and Argentina was played on August 10th at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..as this match was being played for the 5th and 6th place in the competition.  South Korea won the 1st game by a score of 15 – 13…..with Argentina winning game two by 15…