Boxing – 1987 – 15 Round IBF Cruiserweight Championship – Champ Rickey Parkey VS Evander Holyfield

DOG ASIDE: Our Ima Sportsphile boxing library….which includes some 625 world championship title fights….plus 200 additional professional and amatuer bouts from the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) goes a long way in proving that this era did indeed contain more boxing legends in dang near every weight division…..a plethera of super great boxers…..a…

Boxing – 1988 – 12 Round Undisputed Light Heavyweight Title – Evander Holyfield VS Carlos DeLeon

DOG COMMENTARY: This 12 round Undisputed Cruiserweight Title Fight was between two boxing legends during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield vs Carlos “Sugar” de Leon…..as Holyfield became the ONLY boxer to date in history to reign as the undisputed world Cruiserweight and Heavyweight champion,,,,plus The Real Deal is also…

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 – 1987 – 12 Rnd IBF Cruiserweight Championship – Champ Ricky Parkey VS Evander Holyfield

DOG COMMENTARY: Another super great to almost legendary heavyweight boxer during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) was Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield….who fights for his 2nd of 6 different world boxing titles that he won in his career….as seen in this video herewith ….which was a 12 round IBF Cruiserweight Championship Fight…

Boxing – IBF Cruiserweight Title – Champ Ricky Parkey VS Evander Holyfield

DOG ASIDE: Evander Holyfield started out professionally 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 knockout of Fred Brown in the first…

Boxing – Light Heavyweight Bout – Evander Holyfield VS Lionel Byarm

DOG COMMENTARY: This 6 round light heavyweight boxing match between Evander Holyfield vs Lionel Byarm…..was Holyfield’s 1st professional fight….a fight that took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City billed as “A Night of Gold”…..featuring 5 gold medal winning boxers from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics including Mark Breland, Pernell Whitaker, Meldrick Taylor,…

Boxing – Cruiserweight Bout – Evander Holyfield VS Rick Myers imasportsphile

DOG COMMENTARY: During the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) there were many super great fighters and more than a couple of handfuls of legendary fighters…..and two of the super greats who almost reached legendary status…..as Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield and Michael “jinx” Spinks were both great light heavyweight / crusierweight champions…..and both…

Boxing – IBF Cruiserweight Title – Champ Rickey Parkey VS Evander Holyfield

DOG ASIDE: Ricky Parkey is an American former professional boxer from Morristown, Tennessee….who turned pro in 1981 and won the IBF Cruiserweight Title with a TKO win over Lee Roy Murphy in 1986. He defended the belt once before losing the title to Evander Holyfield via TKO the following year in a title unification bout….retiring in…

10 Rnd Light Heavyweight Bout – Dwight Muhammad Quawi VS Ossie Ocasio

DOG ASIDE: Dwight Muhammad Qawi (born Dwight Braxton; January 5, 1953) is an American former professional boxer….who won world titles at light heavyweight and cruiserweight. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2004.  He went 1-1-1 in his first three pro fights….but then reeled off 14 straight victories to move into the…