Boxing – 1980 – WBC Featherweight Champ – Salvador Sanchez VS Danny Lopez – Fight II – Rnds 1 – 10

DOG COMMENTARY:    At age 20, Mexico’s Salvador Sanchez had taken the WBC World Featherweight Title from Danny “Little Red” Lopez back on February 2, 1980 at Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, AZ by a 13th round TKO in an action packed fight….which was typical in most fights with Danny “Little Red” Lopez. The headlines for…

Boxing – 1980 – 12 Rnd WBC Featherweight Title – Salvador Sanchez VS Ruben Castillo – Final Round

DOG COMMENTARY:  This April 12, 1980 final round of boxing for the WBC World Featherweight Championship Title Fight between Champ Salvador Sanchez vs. Ruben Castillo was fought at the Civic Auditorium in Tucson, Arizona was televised live on ABC’s Wide World of Sports featuring legendary boxing sportscaster Howard Cosell….took place just 2 years before Sanchez’ tragic…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Tony Zale VS Rocky Graziano & Featherweight Title – Willie Pep VS Sandy Saddler

DOG COMMENTARY: I really get great joy in bringing these video clips from HBO’s boxing special “Boxing’s Best Grudge Fights”….for in addition to the rare footage…Barry Tompkins and Larry Merchant of HBO….really gives the boxing fans so great insight and video highlights of the scintillating grudge fight from the 1940’s and 1950’s. Thomas Rocco Barbella better known…

Boxing – WBC Featherweight Championship – Salvador Sanchez vs Roberto Castenon

DOG COMMENTARY: To my way of thinking as a lil ole Chiweenie sportsphile boxing enthusiast….Mexico’s Salvador Sanchez was the greatest Mexican boxer of all time…..better than Bazooka Limon….a one punch artist…..and better than Julio Cezar Chavez…..who definitely had the best record and looked the best on paper….but he ducked a lot of the great fighters of…

Boxing – WBA Super Bantamwt Title – Eusebio Pedrosa VS Rocky Lockridge

DOG COMMENTARY: Eusebio Pedroza is a retired boxer from Panama….who held the World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight championship from 1978 to 1985…with his 19 successful defenses of his title as world featherweight champion….is the all-time record for his division….who started out as a professional boxer on December 1, 1973 with a four round knockout win over Julio…

Boxing – Super Featherweight Title – Bobby Chacon VS Cornelius Boza-Edwards

DOG COMMENTARY: Bobby Chacon is an American former two-time world featherweight and super featherweight boxing champion….who turned professional in 1972 and won his first 19 fights….including a win against former champion Jesus Castillo. . Fourteen months into his professional career….Chacon faced world champion Rubén Olivares….but lost the bout when Olivares scored a ninth-round knock out. After suffering his first defeat…

1981 Boxing WBC Super Featherweight Championship With Cornelius Boza Edwards VS Rolando Navarate

DOG ASIDE: From this sportsphile’s perspective….in the universe of the hoopla in boxing,,,,which has been there since 1964….when The Greatest, Muhammad Ali….brought television to the sport of boxing…and the hoopla has only grown since that day…..anyway, in the hoopla of those who are extremely marketable television boxers….the great British boxers have been overlooked…..after all, this…