Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Champ Larry Holmes VS LeRoy Jones

DOG COMMENTARY: Leroy Jones was a heavyweight boxer who won the NABF heavyweight championship and challenged Larry Holmes for the WBC heavyweight title in 1980. Jones’ professional career began with a third round knockout of John Scroggins on July 30, 1973. He put together 24 wins with 12 knockouts….including a 12 round points win over future…

Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Boxing Title – Champ Larry Holmes vs Gerry Cooney

DOG COMMENTARY: To say that America was anxiously waiting for the WBC World Heavyweight Title fight between Champion Larry Holmes and # 1 Gentleman Gerry Cooney would be an huge understatement….for the real reason for all the excitement was the fact the Cooney was the first “great white hope” since Rocky Marciano to really have…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Carl “The Truth” Williams VS Jesse Ferguson

DOG ASIDE: Carl Williams nicknamed “The Truth” was an American boxer….who was the USBA United States Heavyweight Boxing champion….fighting in several noteworthy boxing matches in the 1980’s and 1990’s….while winning two New York Golden Gloves Championships in his amateur career.  As a professional boxer….his first title shot was against Larry Holmes….a fight he lost in a controversial decision.…

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…