Boxing – WBA Light Heavyweight Title – Champ Marvin Johnson VS Leslie Stewart

DOG COMMENTRY: ABC’s Wide World of Sports was a leader is sports television…..which brought all kinds of sports from all over the world…..and some of the best profile pieces of athletes and sporting events…..and this video starts off with a great piece on the NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics vs Detroit Pistons on the…

Boxing – Light Heavyweight Bout – Evander Holyfield VS Lionel Byarm

DOG COMMENTARY: This 6 round light heavyweight boxing match between Evander Holyfield vs Lionel Byarm…..was Holyfield’s 1st professional fight….a fight that took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City billed as “A Night of Gold”…..featuring 5 gold medal winning boxers from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics including Mark Breland, Pernell Whitaker, Meldrick Taylor,…

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 – 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 – NABF Lightweight Title – Pernell Whitaker VS Roger Mayweather

DOG COMMENTARY: This is a really good fight…..for I am a huge fan of both fighters knocking the other down with one punch…..plus it is really rare when the referee takes a fully loaded left hook and doesn’t even blink an eye…..and how often have you seen one fighter pull-down the other boxer’s trunks…..not to…

Boxing – Light Heavyweight Title – Dwight Braxton Muhammad Qawi VS Michael Spinks

DOG ASIDE: Dwight Braxton Muhammad Qawi was raised in New Jersey….where he got involved with crime at a young age….eventually being convicted of armed robbery and spending around five years in prison….where at Rahway State Prison he found his place in life….for the prison had an extensive boxing program and one of its inmates, James Scott, was…

Boxing – IBF Junior Welterweight Title – Champ Aaron The Hawk Pryor VS Gary Hinton

DOG ASIDE: Aaron Pryor is a former boxer from Cincinnati, Ohio….who was World Junior Welterweight Champion from 1980 to 1985….and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996. Pryor was voted by the Associated Press as the #1 junior welterweight of the 20th century in 1999. On November 12, 1982, Pryor defended his…

Boxing – IBF Light Heavyweight Title – Champ Bobby Czyz VS Jim MacDonald

DOG ASIDE: Robert Edward Czyz is a retired American boxer, commentator, and member of Mensa….who was a New Jersey native of Polish descent…..who won both a world light heavyweight and cruiserweight champion. Nicknamed “Matinee Idol”….Czyz was a member of the United States amateur boxing team whose other members died in the 1980 plane crash….but because of…

Boxing – WBA Light Heavyweight Title – Champ Marvin Johnson VS Leslie Stewart

DOG ASIDE: Marvin Johnson is an American former boxer….who was a 3-time light-heavyweight champion of the world. As an amateur, Johnson fought in the 1972 Olympics in Munich….winning a bronze medal….and made his way up the professional ranks in the light heavyweight division soon thereafter. Early in his career, Johnson lost to Matthew Saad Muhammad and Lottie…