Boxing – 1982 – Special – Highlights Of Year – Barry Tompkins + Larry Merchant + Sugar Ray Leonard

DOG COMMENTARY:    It is our opinion at ImaSportsphile that The Golden Age of Boxing ….which covered a period starting in with heavyweight Cassius Clay taking down the mighty Bear, Sonny Liston in February of 1964….and running through Evander Holyfield losing his heavyweight title to Lennox Lewis in March of 1999.    he Golden Age of Boxing….unveiled…

Boxing – 1981 – 15 Round WBC Championship – Alexis Arguello VS Ray Boom Boom Mancini

DOG COMMENTARY: There were many many super great to legendary boxers during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) that became world lightweight champions to include Esteban de Jesus, Roberto Duran, Carlos “Teo” Ortiz, Julio Cezar Chavez, Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker, Hector “Macho” Camacho, Edwin Rosario, Jose Luis Ramirez, Oscar de la Hoya, Miguel…

Boxing – Lightweight Title – Ray Boom Boom Mancini VS Alexis Arguello

DOG COMMENTARY: This world lightweight title fight features two really outstanding fighters…..as Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini comes into this fight with a 20 – 0 record with 15 KO’s….who is getting his first chance at fighting for the title that his father, Lenny Mancini, had taken away from him by entering World War II in…

Boxing – WBC Lightweight Title – Champ Jim Watt VS Alexis Arguello

DOG ASIDE: Jim Watt is a Scottish former boxer and commentator….who became world champion in the lightweight division when Roberto Durán left the title vacant in 1979….as the WBC had him fight Alfredo Pitalua for the vacant title…..knocking out Pitalua in twelve rounds.  Watt beat such notables as future world champion Sean O’Grady, former world champion, Perico Fernandez,…

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 – WBC Lightweight Title – Champ Alexis Arguello vs Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini

DOG ASIDE: Alexis Argüello was known by the ring name El Flaco Explosivo (The Explosive Thin-Man )….was a Nicaraguan professional boxer and politician. As a boxer he was a three-weight world champion….having held the WBA featherweight title….the WBC super featherweight title & WBA junior lightweight title….and WBC lightweight title. He has regularly been cited as one of the greatest…