Boxing – 1969 – Highlights – 15 Round World Heavyweight Title Fight – Jerry Quarry Vs Joe Frazier

DOG ASIDE: Jerry Quarry (May 15, 1945 – January 3, 1999), nicknamed “Irish” or “The Bellflower Bomber”, was an American heavyweight boxer….who was rated by Ring Magazine as the most popular fighter in the sport, from 1968 to 1971….during the peak of his career….with his most famous bouts being against world champions Floyd Patterson, Jimmy Ellis, Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali and Ken…

Boxing – 1981 – Jim Hill Interviews Broadcasters Don Dunphy + Davey Pearl + Randy Shields Before Ali Vs Berbick

DOG ASIDE: In this video clip….USA Network’s Jim Hall introduces the boxing broadcast team for the upcoming Muhammad Ali verses Trevor Berbick fight…..as legendary boxing commentator Don Dunphy is accompanied by equally legendary referee Davey Pearl…..along with well-respected welterweight contender Randy Shields. Don Dunphy (July 5, 1908 – July 22, 1998) was an American television and radio sports announcer….who specialized…

Boxing – 1986 – 10 Rnd Heavyweight Bout – Iron Mike Tyson VS Mitch Blood Green

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1986 ten round heavyweight bout between Iron Mike Tyson vs. Mitch Blood Green was Tysons’ 21st professional heavyweight bout…..against a really tough street savvy fighter called Blood….as this bout went the distance and provided really good entertainment….for both these guys had reputations of being known as “bad ass, angry tough”. Mitch Green is…

Boxing – Middleweight Bout – Thomas Hearns VS Jeff McCracken

DOG COMMENTARY: After Thomas “Hitman” Hearns lost to Sugar Ray Leonard in his attempt to unify the world welterweight title….he did two very distinct things…..1st, he moved up in weight to the light middleweight and middleweight divisions….mainly because at his height of 6’2″, it was easier for him to make weight by putting on pounds…

Boxing – 10 Rnd Welterweight Bout – Mike Picciotti VS Kirkland Lange

DOG ASIDE: Kirkland Laing is a retired British welterweight boxer nicknamed The Gifted One….who fought 56 times in a twenty-year career….the highlight of which was a shock split decision win over Roberto Durán in September 1982. The fight was selected as Ring Magazine’s upset of the year…..as Laing was a two-time winner of the British welterweight title….winning the…

Boxing – Middleweight Bout – Thomas Hearns VS Ernie Singletary

DOG COMMENTARY: Thomas “Hitman” Hearns rates as one of my “super great boxers” of the golden age of boxing from 1964 – 1995…..and his opponent Ernie Singletary was a good enough boxer to get shot at the IBF super middleweight title against Champ Murray Sutherland…..as he was no pushover for Hitman in this his 1st…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Champ Muhammad Ali VS Chuck Webner

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight with Chuck Webner came at a time in his career where he had pretty much lost his foot-speed….relying on his “rope-a-dope” position to wear out boxers that he used to wear-out by chasing him around the ring….but no matter that he was no longer swift of feet….cuz he still had that…

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 – 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…