Boxing – Bantamweight Bouts – Orlando Canizales VS John Camaro & Joe Loving VS Victor Davis

DOG ASIDE: In this video of live lightweight boxing from 1985….we get a chance to watch four (4) young bantamweight fighters early in their careers….one of which turned out to be the world bantamweight champion for 14 years….as Orlando Canizales from Laredo, TX joined his brother Gaby Canizales as the world bantamweight champion. Orlando Canizales is…

Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Champ Larry Holmes VS Muhammad Ali

DOG COMMENTARY: In this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion….the golden age of boxing had 5 legendary heavyweight boxing champions….Muhammad Ali, Smokin Joe Frazier, Big George Foreman, The Easton Assassin Larry Holmes and Iron Mike Tyson….and this is one of the match-ups where two of these five fought each other…..however, this was also the only time…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – WBC Champ Mike Tyson VS WBA Champ Pinklon Thomas

DOG COMMENTARY: Over the years, there have been so many things written and published about Iron Mike Tyson….the last legendary heavyweight of the golden age of boxing….and so very few positive words were ever written about this glorious gladiator and what he did outside of the ring….but at the core of this champion’s heart….is a…

Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Mike Tyson VS Frank Bruno

DOG ASIDE: Franklin Roy “Frank” Bruno is a British former professional boxer who fought as a heavyweight….whose career spanned fourteen years….in which time he won the WBC and European heavyweight titles….facing multiple world champions including Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis. He won the WBC heavyweight title in 1995 byu defeating Oliver McCall at a packed Wembley Stadium.…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – WBC Champ Mike Tyson VS IBF Champ Tyrell Biggs

DOG ASIDE: Mike Tyson vs. Tyrell Biggs was billed as “The Clash for the Crown” for the professional boxing match contested on October 16, 1987 for the Undisputed Heavyweight Championship….which consists of the WBA, WBC and IBF Heavyweight Titles.  According to Mike Tyson’s Book “Undisputed Truth”….Tyrell Biggs dissed Tyson in 1984….when Tyson came to wish the…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – WBC & IBF Champ Mike Tyson VS WBA Champ Tony Tucker

DOG ASIDE: Mike Tyson vs. Tony Tucker was billed as “The Ultimate” professional boxing match contested on August 1, 1987 for the WBA, WBC and IBF Heavyweight championships….as part of HBO’s heavyweight title unification series tournament….in an effort to find the next Undisputed Champion. Mike Tyson was able to defeat Trevor Berbick and James “Bonecrusher” Smith…

Boxing – WBA Heavyweight Title – Champ Tony Tubbs VS Mike Tyson

DOG ASIDE: Mike Tyson vs. Tony Tubbs was a professional boxing match contested on March 21, 1988 for the WBA, WBC and IBF Heavyweight Championships….as Tyson was only two months removed from an impressive victory over ex-Heavyweight champion Larry Holmes. Shortly after his victory, Tyson’s promoter Don King was able to work out a blockbuster deal…

Boxing – WBA Heavywt Championship – Champ Mike Tyson VS Carl Williams

DOG ASIDE: After Iron Mike Tyson’s dominating victory over Frank Bruno five months prior….negotiations for a potential bout with Carl Williams began….and on June 15, 1989….the fight was made official. Four years earlier, Williams had challenged then-IBF Heavyweight champion Larry Holmes for the title….only to narrowly lose by unanimous decision. Prior to his fight with Tyson,…

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…