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…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Carl “The Truth” Williams VS Jesse Ferguson

DOG ASIDE: Carl Williams nicknamed “The Truth” was an American boxer….who was the USBA United States Heavyweight Boxing champion….fighting in several noteworthy boxing matches in the 1980’s and 1990’s….while winning two New York Golden Gloves Championships in his amateur career.  As a professional boxer….his first title shot was against Larry Holmes….a fight he lost in a controversial decision.…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Earnie Shavers VS Jeff Sims

DOG ASIDE: Earnie Shavers, is an American former professional boxer and two-time world heavyweight title challenger. He is considered by most boxing experts to be the hardest-punching knockout artist of all time….having scored 24 first-round knockouts. Shavers is best known for his fights with Larry Holmes and Muhammad Ali….and despite losing these contests….he did score a…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Trevor Berbick vs Greg Page

DOG ASIDE: Trevor Berbick was a boxer who was the WBC heavyweight champion of the world in 1986. He won the title from Pinklon Thomas via a 12-round unanimous decision….and then lost the title in his first defense to a 20-year-old Mike Tyson via a 2nd-round TKO. He was the last man to fight Muhammad Ali….winning a…