Boxing – Lightweight Title – Champ Livingstone Bramble vs Ray Boom Boom Mancini

DOG ASIDE: Livingstone Bramble was a professional boxer raised on Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands….who became the first world champion from Saint Kitts and Nevis.  Bramble began boxing professionally on October 16, 1980 by knocking out Jesus Serrano in round one….whom he would outpoint Serrano in a rematch. In his fourth fight, Bramble faced the more experienced, fringe…

Boxing – Jr Welterweight Bout – Hector Camacho VS Howard Davis

DOG ASIDE: Howard Edward Davis, Jr. was an American amateur and professional boxer….who grew up on Long Island as the eldest of 10 children….learning boxing from his father. After being inspired by a movie about Muhammad Ali….Davis embarked on his amateur career. He won the 1976 Olympic gold medal one week after his mother died…..being awarded…

Boxing – WBC Lightweight Title – Champ Jim Watt VS Alexis Arguello

DOG ASIDE: Jim Watt is a Scottish former boxer and commentator….who became world champion in the lightweight division when Roberto Durán left the title vacant in 1979….as the WBC had him fight Alfredo Pitalua for the vacant title…..knocking out Pitalua in twelve rounds.  Watt beat such notables as future world champion Sean O’Grady, former world champion, Perico Fernandez,…

Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Hector Macho Camacho VS Johnny Sato

DOG ASIDE: Héctor Luís Camacho Matías was known as Macho Camacho….who was a Puerto Rican professional boxer and singer. Known for his quickness in the ring and flamboyant style….he held major championships in the WBC super featherweight (1983)….the WBC lightweight (1985)….and WBO junior welterweight (1989 and 1991) divisions. After earning minor titles in four additional weight classes….Camacho became the first boxer to…

Boxing – WBA Lightweight Title – Champ Hilmer Kenty VS Ernesto Espana

DOG ASIDE: James Kenty, also known as Hilmer Kenty is a former American boxer who was born in Austin, TX….Bone Daddy and my home town…..keep Austin weird, baby…..who was a former WBA professional boxing champion in the lightweight (135lb) division.  Kenty won the National AAU Lightweight championship in 1974 and 1976….beating Aaron “The Hawk”  Pryor in…

Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Edwin Rosario VS Frankie Randall

DOG ASIDE: Frankie Billy Randall is a three-time world champion boxer….being the first to defeat Julio César Chávez in a professional match….who had turned pro in 1981 after a career as an amateur boxer. He won his pro debut in June of that year, but was inactive in 1982 and did not fight again until February 1983….when Randall…

Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Rockin Robin Blake VS J C Kim

DOG COMMENTARY: Rockin Robin Blake was a long tall lanky world lightweight champions boxer from Levelland, TX…..which is out in God’s Country….otherwise known as West Texas…..which is a place where young boy grow up strong in the world of sports….with a West Texas tradition and pastime of fighting.  This is the place where Bone Daddy…

Boxing – Lightweight Title – Champ Greg Haugen VS Vinny Pazienza

DOG ASIDE: Greg Lee Haugen is a retired American boxer….who was world champion at both the Lightweight and Light-welterweight classes. Haugen turned pro in 1982 and won his first 17 fights before challenging for a world title on December 5, 1986….when he captured the IBF (International Boxing Federation) lightweight title with a majority decision over reigning champion…

Boxing – WBC Lightweight Title – Champ Edwin Rosario VS Howard Davis

DOG ASIDE: Edwin “El Chapo” Rosario was a Puerto Rican boxer….who won the lightweight championship three times….as the WBC lightweight champion (1983–84)….then the WBA champion (1986–87)….and again the WBA champion for the 2nd time (1989–90)….then, after moving up to the junior welterweight class….he won the WBA championship….holding the title from 1991 to 1992. El Chapo’s…