Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Mike Tyson VS Cruiserwt Champ Alfonso Ratliff

DOG ASIDE: Alfonso Ratliff is an American former boxer….who as an amateur won the Chicago Golden Gloves title in 1980….and won a decision against Mitch Green in intercity competition. Ratliff turned professional in 1980 and won the WBC cruiserweight title with a decision win over Carlos De León in 1985. He lost the belt in his first defense…

Boxing – Heavywwight Bout – Mike Tyson VS Michael Johnson & Knockout Highlights

DOG ASIDE: This video depicts Iron Mike Tyson in the early years of his professional career….as this is his 8th professional fight against a journeyman boxer Michael Johnson….who after taking a Tyson left hook to the rib-cage….just dropped his hands and that’s when Tyson delivered a “hammer punch” that knocked his opponent some time and…

Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Champ Larry Holmes VS Ossie Ocasio

DOG ASIDE: Osvaldo “Ossie” Ocasio is a Puerto Rican former boxer….who held the world cruiserweight championship….and was a heavyweight contender who fought for the world title against the likes of Larry Holmes and Evander Holyfield….who was nicknamed “Jaws”….as a result of him accidentally biting another boxer during a sparring session….long before Tyson nearly bit Holyfield’s ear…

Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Champ Larry Holmes VS LeRoy Jones

DOG COMMENTARY: Leroy Jones was a heavyweight boxer who won the NABF heavyweight championship and challenged Larry Holmes for the WBC heavyweight title in 1980. Jones’ professional career began with a third round knockout of John Scroggins on July 30, 1973. He put together 24 wins with 12 knockouts….including a 12 round points win over future…

Boxing – IBF Heavywt Championship – Michael Spinks VS Larry Holmes – Fight 2

DOG ASIDE: On November 9, 1984, after a year out of the ring….Larry Holmes made his first defense of the IBF title….stopping James “Bonecrusher” Smith on a cut in the twelfth round….followed by stopping David Bey in ten rounds for his 19th title defense in early 1985….with his next fight going against Carl “The Truth”…

Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Larry Holmes VS Carl Williams

DOG ASIDE: Dick Enberg of NBC conducts an introspective interview with # 1 heavyweight contender Carl “The Truth” Williams at the outset of this video….followed by Enberg’s assessment of Larry Holmes assault on Rocky Marciano’s unbeaten heavyweight record….as he covers the story of the original Rocky with a wonderful perspective of his career while setting…

Boxing – Elimination Heavyweight Title – Gerrie Coetzee VS Leon Spinks

DOG ASIDE: As with a few other videos in Bone Daddy’s video collection…..the tracking is a bit wobbly….but it clears up and our viewers get to see South African Gerri Coetzee give Leon Spinks a significant beating for a one round fight….as Coetzee is known as one of the all time hardest hitting heavyweight fighters….landed…

Boxing – WBA Heavyweight Championship – Champ Greg Page VS Tony “TNT” Tubbs

DOG COMMENTARY: Tony Tubbs is an American former professional boxer who fought as a heavyweight….who won the WBA heavyweight champion….and as an amateur….compiled a record of 240 – 13 primarily in the heavyweight division….who in a 1976 match between the USSR and the United States….lost by knockout in the second round to future Soviet Heavyweight Champion…

Boxing – USBA Heavyweight Championship – Scott LeDoux VS Greg Page

DOG ASIDE: Alan Scott LeDoux, nicknamed “The Fighting Frenchman” was a politician, professional heavyweight boxer, professional wrestler and referee….who began his professional boxing career in 1974….with his first boxing match being a knockout victory over Arthur Pullens….as LeDoux’s final bout in 1983 was a technical knockout loss to Frank Bruno….retiring with a record of 33-13-4…