Boxing – Heavyweights – Remembering Ali Special – Part II – Clay & Liston Fight 1 & 2

DOG ASIDE: I have often commented on how much I appreciate the sports providers of the world….ABC, NBC, CBS, HBO, ESPN, USA, TNT…..and so many more….for these are the folks who provided the content that Bone Daddy has in his extensive video library….as this video clip is no exception….for HBO along with guest hosts Barry…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Cassius Clay Special – From Olympic Gold To Archie Moore

DOG COMMENTARY: This video segment is a part of HBO’s Boxing’s Best series….which highlights the careers of the greatest boxers of all time…..with this one being on The Greatest Muhammad Ali….as Barry Tompkins of HBO and Joe Martin, a Louisville police officer who taught boxing at the Louisville Boxing Gym tell the story of a…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Mike Tyson VS Henry Tillman

DOG COMMENTARY: This video provides historic visual proof that longtime rival legendary boxing promoters Bob Arum and Don King….did not always hate and disdain each other…..as history has otherwise told us. In an interview with HBO’s Larry Merchant….Don King and Bob Arum give each other so much love….it seemed like a “love-fest” by comparison to…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – WBC Champ Mike Tyson VS WBA Champ Pinklon Thomas

DOG COMMENTARY: Over the years, there have been so many things written and published about Iron Mike Tyson….the last legendary heavyweight of the golden age of boxing….and so very few positive words were ever written about this glorious gladiator and what he did outside of the ring….but at the core of this champion’s heart….is a…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – WBC WBA IBF Champ Mike Tyson VS Lineal Champ Michael Spinks

DOG COMMENTARY: Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks was a boxing match which took place on Monday June 27, 1988. Both men were undefeated and each had a claim to being the legitimate heavyweight champion. At the time, Tyson held the belts of all three of the major sanctioning organizations…World Boxing Council (WBC)….World Boxing Association (WBA)….and…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – WBC Champ Mike Tyson VS IBF Champ Tyrell Biggs

DOG ASIDE: Mike Tyson vs. Tyrell Biggs was billed as “The Clash for the Crown” for the professional boxing match contested on October 16, 1987 for the Undisputed Heavyweight Championship….which consists of the WBA, WBC and IBF Heavyweight Titles.  According to Mike Tyson’s Book “Undisputed Truth”….Tyrell Biggs dissed Tyson in 1984….when Tyson came to wish the…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – WBC & IBF Champ Mike Tyson VS WBA Champ Tony Tucker

DOG ASIDE: Mike Tyson vs. Tony Tucker was billed as “The Ultimate” professional boxing match contested on August 1, 1987 for the WBA, WBC and IBF Heavyweight championships….as part of HBO’s heavyweight title unification series tournament….in an effort to find the next Undisputed Champion. Mike Tyson was able to defeat Trevor Berbick and James “Bonecrusher” Smith…

Boxing – WBA Heavyweight Title – Champ Tony Tubbs VS Mike Tyson

DOG ASIDE: Mike Tyson vs. Tony Tubbs was a professional boxing match contested on March 21, 1988 for the WBA, WBC and IBF Heavyweight Championships….as Tyson was only two months removed from an impressive victory over ex-Heavyweight champion Larry Holmes. Shortly after his victory, Tyson’s promoter Don King was able to work out a blockbuster deal…

Boxing – WBA Heavywt Championship – Champ Mike Tyson VS Carl Williams

DOG ASIDE: After Iron Mike Tyson’s dominating victory over Frank Bruno five months prior….negotiations for a potential bout with Carl Williams began….and on June 15, 1989….the fight was made official. Four years earlier, Williams had challenged then-IBF Heavyweight champion Larry Holmes for the title….only to narrowly lose by unanimous decision. Prior to his fight with Tyson,…