Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Lightwt Boxing – KOR Yong Mo Heo VS PHI Efren Tabanas

DOG ASIDE: This boxing match at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in the lightweight division between KOR Yong Mo Heo vs PHI Efren Tabanas is brought to you on the ABC Network….by none other than the famous sportscaster and boxing aficionado Howard Cosell….for there may have never been a more distinct voice and delivery than…

Boxing – 12 Rnd WBA Welterwt Title – Champ Thomas Hearns VS Randy Shields

DOG ASIDE: Thomas “Hitman” Hearns was 30 – 0 when he defended his WBA Welterweight Title against Randy Shields in April of 1981…..as he was well on his way to a long and successful boxing career….one which garnered him five different titles in five different weight classes.  His opponent Randy Shields was a world class…

Boxing – 10 Rnd Middleweight Bout – Thomas Hearns VS Ernie Singletary

DOG ASIDE: Thomas Hearns is the only boxer in boxing history to win world championship belts in five (5) different weight classes….as his tall slender body as a young welterweight boxer allowed him to gain fifty (50) pounds during his long successful career….which gave him the opportunity to record this achievement.  This December 1981 fight…

Boxing – 10 Rnd Middleweight Bout – Thomas Hearns VS Jeff McCracken

DOG ASIDE: Thomas “Tommy” Hearns (born October 18, 1958) is an American former professional boxer….nicknamed the “Motor City Cobra” and more famously “The Hitman”….for he was known as a devastating puncher with a serious knockout punch.  Hearns was tall and slender….a build which allowed him to move up over fifty pounds in his career….becoming the…

Special – 1979 Pan American Games – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: This clip from the 1979 Pan American Games leads off with a wrap-up of the boxing competition….featuring USA’s Lem Steeples and Jackie Beard…..which is followed by a Jack Whitaker piece of the USA men’s basketball team with Coach Bobby Knight and his assistant coach Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K today)…..and his opinion on the…

Special 1979 Pan American Games Part 1

DOG ASIDE: This video of the 1979 Pan American Games….leading off with Grecco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling….followed by the equestrian event with Michael Matz the winner…..and this is followed by boxing which featured the USA teams and the Cuban teams….with an incredible heavyweight fight with Cuban sensation Teofilio Stevenson footage as he takes on Narcisso Maldonado…

Great Grudge Fights – Sugar Ray Robinson VS Gene Fulmer & Robinson vs Carmen Basilio & Ingemar Johannson vs Floyd Patterson

DOG ASIDE: This video gives you wonderful footage of one of the all time greatest fighters….Middleweight Sugar Ray Robinson….as he goes against two very equal middleweight champions in their own right….Gene Fulmer and Carmen Basilio….for both these men helped define what a grudge match is…..but every time Sugar Ray fought either of these two…..they were…

12 Rnd Continental Americas Welterweight Title Fight – Davey Hilton VS Dennis Horne

DOG ASIDE: Dave “Davey” Hilton, Jr. (born December 9, 1963) is a former boxing world champion. He is a member of the Fighting Hilton Family and is the former brother-in-law of Arturo Gatti.  He held the WBC super middleweight title briefly after defeating Dingaan Thobela in December 2000….but shortly thereafter….the WBC stripped it from him…