Boxing – 1989 – 12 Rnd Continental Americas Heavyweight Title – Evander Holyfield VS Michael Dokes

DOG COMMENTARY: This 12 round Continental Americas Heavyweight Championship fight between Evander Holyfield vs Michael Dokes took place on March 11, 1989 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, NV…..and was presented by Showtime Championship Boxing featuring broadcasters Dr. Ferdie Pacheco and Steve Albert….as this fight featured a future legendary heavyweight champion in Evander “The Real…

Boxing – 1985 – 15 Rnd WBA Heavyweight Title Tony Tubbs VS Greg Page

DOG ASIDE: Can you imagine if Tony Tubbs or Greg Page had fought in the heavyweight boxing era of Jersey Joe Walcott, Ezzard Charles or Lee Savold (1949 – 1952)….or the heavyweight boxing era of Floyd Patterson and Ingemar Johannson (1956 – 1961)….instead of fighting during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….which was…

Boxing – 1985 – 12 Rnd NABF Heavyweight Title – Tim Witherspoon VS James Broad

DOG COMMENTARY: This 12 round NABF Heavyweight Championship fight was fought the Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, NY on April 29, 1985…..and featured another really good heavyweight during the “golden age of boxing” (1964 – 1995)…..who is being forgotten far too rapidly in boxing history…..for Terrible Tim was a really good heavyweight boxer….and had he fought…

Boxing – 1981 – 10 Round Heavyweight Bout – Gerrie Coetzee vs Renaldo Snipes

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1981 10 round heavyweight boxing match between Gerrie Coetzee vs Renaldo Snipes…..freatured two more “really good” heavyweight boxers during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….who like so many others….Earnie Shavers, Jimmie Ellis, Jimmy Young, Tim Witherspoon, Michael Dokes, James Tillis, Greg Page et al…..that are so quickly being forgotten…..and these…

Boxing – 1985 – 8 Round Cruiserweight Bout – Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield VS Rick Myers

DOG ASIDE: Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield started out his professional boxing career as a light heavyweight with a televised win in six rounds over Lionel Byarm at Madison Square Garden on November 15, 1984….then on January 20, 1985, he won another six-round decision over Eric Winbush in Atlantic City, New Jersey….followed by a March…

Boxing – 1980 – 10 Round Light Heavyweight Bout – Michael “Jinx” Spinks VS Yaqui Lopez

DOG COMMENTARY: Michael “Jinx” Spinks turned professional with a win over Eddie Benson….who he knocked out in one round on April 17, 1977 in Las Vegas….which began a 31 fight winning streak that would almost extend to the end of his career. After four more wins, Spinks finished 1977 with the first fight that began…

Boxing – 1985 – 10 Round Heavyweight Bout – James Tillis VS Marvis Frazier imasportsphile com

DOG COMMENTARY: Marvis Frazier, the son of legendary world champion heavyweight boxer Smokin’ Joe Frazier…was a professional boxer who retired with a career record of 19 wins 2 losses…who is best remembered for two fights….in which he unfortunately experienced both with first-round knockout losses….albeit both were against future heavyweight boxing legends in Larry Holmes (1984)…

Boxing – 1990 – 10 Rnd Heavyweight Bout – George Foreman VS Adilson Rodriques

DOG COMMENTARY: There were six legendary heavyweight fighters and multiple world title holders whose careers were spread throughout the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) to include Muhammad Ali, “Smokin” Joe Frazier, Larry “The Easton Assassin” Holmes, “Iron” Mike Tyson, Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield and “Big George” Foreman….with the most powerful of them…

Boxing – 1990 – 10 Rnd Heavyweight Bout – Iron Mike Tyson VS Henry Tillman

DOG COMMENTARY: This June 16, 1990 ten round heavyweight boxing match between Iron Mike Tyson vs Henry Tillman was Tyson’s 1st fight after experiencing his first defeat of his career after entering the fight (37 – 0) against Buster Douglas on February 11, 1990….who up until that fight looked impenetrable after destroying one and all…