Boxing – 1981 – 10 Rnd Heavyweight Bout – Gentleman Gerry Cooney VS Ken Norton

DOG COMMENTARY: The year 1981 was “smack dab” in the middle of the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….a time when the heavyweight division showcased many great to super great boxers….starting with boxing legends like Smokin’ Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes and George Foreman….and including really good to great heavyweights like Earnie Shavers,…

Boxing – 1986 – 10 Rnd Heavyweight Bout – Iron Mike Tyson VS Mitch Blood Green

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1986 ten round heavyweight bout between Iron Mike Tyson vs. Mitch Blood Green was Tysons’ 21st professional heavyweight bout…..against a really tough street savvy fighter called Blood….as this bout went the distance and provided really good entertainment….for both these guys had reputations of being known as “bad ass, angry tough”. Mitch Green is…

Boxing – 1985 – 10 Rnd Jr Lightweight Bout – Rocky Lockridge VS Dennis Cruz

DOG ASIDE: This 10 round Junior Lightweight bout between eventual 3-time world  super featherweight / junior lightweight champion Rocky Lockridge against a very good club fighter in Dennis Cruz….who ended his professional career with 27 wins 4 losses…..for this was a pretty darn good fight with a devasting 3-punch combination in the 7th round that…

Boxing – 1985 – 12 Rnd NABF Lightweight Title – Hector Camacho VS Roque Montoya

DOG ASIDE: This NABF Lightweight Title Fight between Hector “Macho” Camacho vs. Roque Montoya took place on April 29, 1985…..a Macho Camacho was moving up in weight from being the former WBC Super Featherweight champion to the Lightweight Division….which was a warm-up fight for his upcoming WBC Lightweight Title Fight with Jose Luis Rameriz. Roque…

Boxing – 1983 Lightweight Bout – Rockin Robin Blake VS J C Kim

DOG ASIDE: This 1983 Lightweight Bout between Rockin Robin Blake from Levelland, TX verses Korean J. C. Kim was fought on May 26, 1983 at The Showboat Casino in Las Vegas…..as Blake was an up and coming lightweight with an 18 – 0 record coming into this fight….who would eventually fight IBF lightweight champion Jimmie…

Boxing – 1987 IBF Lightweight Title – Champ Greg Haugen VS Vinny Pazienza

DOG COMMENTARY: As you will find often throughout the boxing section of Imasportsphile…..which pretty much covers the golden age of boxing from 1964 to 1995….there are many fights between many great fighters who have long since been forgotten….cuz history in the year 2017 only covers the many legendary boxers of this era….but the truth remains…

Boxing – 1984 WBC Lightweight Title – Champ Edwin Rosario VS Howard Davis

DOG COMMENTARY: This is 1984 WBC Lightweight Championship fight was between a super great boxer of the golden age of boxing in Champ Edwin Rosario….and a great boxer of the golden age….who both are being forgotten in this fast paced world of 2017….simply because there were so many boxing legends in almost every weight division…

Boxing – 1981 Lightweight Bout – Rodolfo Gato Gonzalez VS Andy Ganigan imasportsphile.com

DOG COMMENTARY: This is a great lightweight boxing match between Gato Gonzales vs. Andy Ganigan….a fight that features two boxers who were voted to The Ring Magazine’s 100 hardest punchers list…..and these two guys were lightweights….for this fight is well worth the watch. Rodolfo González was born December 16, 1945 in Guadalajara, Jalisco was a Mexican boxer…

Boxing – 1987 NABF Lightweight Title – Pernell Whitaker VS Roger Mayweather

DOG ASIDE: On March 28, 1987, future super featherweight and light welterrweight champion Roger Mayweather fought against future boxing legend and IBC, The Ring, WBC, Linear, WBA lightweight champion and WBA junior welterweight and WBC welterweight champion Pernell Whitaker for the NABF lightweight title….at a time when both boxers were undefeated…..when Mayweather was knocked down…