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…

Boxing – Super Featherweight Title – Bobby Chacon VS Cornelius Boza-Edwards

DOG COMMENTARY: Bobby Chacon is an American former two-time world featherweight and super featherweight boxing champion….who turned professional in 1972 and won his first 19 fights….including a win against former champion Jesus Castillo. . Fourteen months into his professional career….Chacon faced world champion Rubén Olivares….but lost the bout when Olivares scored a ninth-round knock out. After suffering his first defeat…

Boxing – Featherweight – 10 Round – Barry McGuigan vs Juan LaPorte

DOG COMMENTARY: Barry McGuigan, nicknamed The Clones Cyclone….is a retired Irish professional boxer from Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland….who became a World Boxing Association featherweight champion. Barry was a fan favorite for Irish and British audiences….as he represented neutrality and peace in a time when Northern Ireland (where he lived) was divided as part of The Troubles. He…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles- Boxing – Featherwt Gold Medal Fight – USA Meldrick Taylor VS NGR Peter Konyegwachie

DOG ASIDE: Peter Konyegwachie was a Nigerian boxer….who won Nigeria’s first ever silver medal in the men’s Featherweight (54–57 kg) category.  Konyegwachie turned pro in 1986 and won his first 15 fights prior to getting stopped by a journeyman in 1990. He retired after the bout at 15-1-0. Meldrick Taylor is a former Olympic gold medalist and world…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Volleyball – Mens Medal Ceremony USA Gold & Boxing – USA Tyrell Biggs

DOG ASIDE: This video starts off with the announcing of the decision in the Olympics boxing super heavyweight division finals between USA Tyrell Biggs vs Italy’s Francesco Damiani….with Biggs taking the gold medal on a 4 – 1 split decision….followed by ABC’s Howard Cosell interviewing Biggs…..and the fighter giving praise to God for his strength…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Boxing- Heavywt Gold Fight – USA Tyrell Biggs VS ITA Francesco Damiani

DOG ASIDE: Francesco Damiani is an Italian former professional boxer….who as an amateur won a silver medal in the super heavyweight division at both the 1982 World Amateur Boxing Championships and the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….after losing the gold medal fight to USA Tyrell Biggs.  He was the first WBO heavyweight champion….also holding the European heavyweight title. Damiani began his…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Boxing – Lt Welterwts – USA Jerry Page VS THA Dhawee Umponmaha

DOG ASIDE: Jerry Louis Page was an American boxer….who won the light welterweight gold medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….who also a year earlier won a silver medal at the 1983 Pan American Games. His path to gold in the ’84 Games came as follows….a 1st round bye….followed by a defeat of Helmut Gertel…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Boxing – Middlewts – USA Virgil Hill VS ALG Mohamed Zaoui

DOG ASIDE: Although this video sounds like it was recorded under water….this middleweight fight between USA Virgil Hill vs ALG Mohamed Zaoui is a good fight….as Hill really takes it to the Algerian fighter on his way to winning the gold medal in the middleweight division of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics boxing competition. Also,…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Boxing – Lt Middlewts – USA Frank Tate VS CAN Shawn O’Sullivan

DOG ASIDE: This video is the gold medal fight between USA Frank Tate and CAN Shawn O’Sullivan….which was brought to the viewer by the one and only….Howaaaad Cosell. Frank Tate was an American boxer….who was the 1983 National Golden Gloves light middleweight champion…..becoming the Light Middleweight Gold medal winner at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….even…