Boxing – WBA Junior Welterweight Title – Champ Johnny Bumphus VS Lorenzo Garcia

DOG COMMENTARY: Johnny “Bump City” Bumphus is a former American boxer….who was the WBA world light welterweight champion in 1984.  Bumphus began boxing as an amateur at the age of eight out of the Tacoma Boy’s Club Boxing Club….finishing his amateur career with a record of 341-16….and he was one of four world champions to begin…

Boxing – WBA Jr Middleweight Title – Champ Mike McCallum VS Donald Curry

DOG COMMENTARY: A common theme throughout my Boxing section of our webpage is the fact that so many really outstanding boxers who fought during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) are being forgotten as boxing history is reviewed by boxing fans all over the world in 2016…..now, I am talking about men who…

Boxing – Junior Welterweight Fight – Irleis Perez vs Meldrick Taylor

DOG COMMENTARY: Meldrick Taylor is one of many boxing champions hailing from the city of Philadelphia, PA….who  learned his craft in the gyms of his hometown….posting a 99-4 record as an amateur fighter….while earning a spot on the 1984 U.S. Olympic team at the age of 17….and claiming the gold medal in the featherweight division. Following his…

Boxing – Welterweight Bout – Mark Breland vs Troy Wortham

DOG COMMENTARY: Mark Breland was a highly celebrated amateur boxer in the welterweight division….who had 79 KO’s during his amateur career while compiling an impressive amateur record of 110–1….with highlights in which he was a five time New York Golden Gloves welterweight champion (`980 – 1984)….US amateur welterweight champion (1982 & 1983)….winner of  the Gold Medal…

Boxing – IBF Jr Welterweight Title – Champ Aaron Pryor VS Nicky Furlano

DOG COMMENTARY: Aaron Pryor was one of the many great boxers during the golden age of boxing…..who in my opinion was a super great boxer during this awesome era. The Hawk, as he was known…..was the WBA world super lightweight champion from 1980 to 1983….the IBF world junior welterweight title from 1984 – 1985…..amassing a…

Boxing – WBC-IBF Welterweight Title – Champ Lloyd Honeygan VS Maurice Blocker

DOG COMMENTARY: Lloyd Honeyghan and Maurice were both world champion boxers whose careers and accomplishments are being lost in boxing history…..simply because they fought during the golden age of boxing from 1964 to 1995,,,,,an era in boxing that had more legendary boxers by almost 3 to one in every weight division of professional boxing…..than any…

Boxing – WBC Welterweight Title – Champ Carlos Palomino VS Wilfred Benetiz

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight was between two truly great boxers who graced the welterweight division during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) in Carlos Palomino vs Wilfred Benitez…..and it also was a history making fight….as Benitez became the youngest boxer in history to win a major world title….in what was a terrific fight…

Boxing – WBC Welterweight Title – # 1 Milton McCrory VS # 2 Colin Jones

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight for the WBC welterweight title between # 1 ranked Milton McCrory vs # 2 ranked Colin Jones was for the title vacated by Sugar Ray Leonard upon his retirement…..which turned out to be an awesome fight that went the distance….and ended up in a draw….for this was a fight well worth…

Boxing – WBC Super Welterweight Title – Duane Thomas VS Lupe Aquino

DOG COMMENTARY: Duane Thomas was a professional boxer in the super welterweight division….who turned pro in 1979 and won the vacant WBC light middleweight title with a 3rd round TKO over John Mugabi in 1986 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Thomas would lose the title eight months later, in Merignac, France, in his first defense to…