Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Ezzard Charles VS Joe Walcott & Rocky Marciano vs Jersey Joe Walcott

DOG COMMENTARY: HBO Boxing presented some really outstanding specials on some of the storied fights throughout the history of boxing…..involving fighters who just did not like each other…..who when matched together in a championship bout…..would just bring out the best and toughest sides of so many of these boxers…..as the specials were presented under the…

Boxing – Middleweight Title Fight – HBO In Studio Review – Hagler VS Hearns

DOG COMMENTARY: Barry Tompkins and Sugar Ray Leonard of HBO Boxing host this awesome in-studio review with Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns of the historic battle in the ring on April 15, 1985….when one “legendary boxer”  Marvelous Marvin Hagler (60 – 2 – 2, 50 KO’s) and one “super great boxer” Thomas “Hitman” Hearns (40…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Champ Marvelous Marvin Hagler VS Roberto Duran

DOG COMMENTARY: Any time that two legendary boxers during the golden age of boxing got together in the ring…..it was danged near always a great fight that is worthy of watching over and over…..cuz that’s what we do here at www.imasportsphile.com…..we give you the opportunity to watch these legends fight over and over…since I have…

Boxing – WBC Lightweight Title – Hector Macho Camacho VS Cornelius Boza Edwards

DOG COMMENTARY: Any time you get two former world champions together in the ring….you typically get an action fight….especially in the lightweight divisions…..and both Hector Camacho and Cornelius Boza Edwards  were known as punchers….but this fight was more of a technical fight by both fighters that went the distance….not overly exciting but still a good…

Boxing – WBA Super Featherwt Title – Hector Macho Camacho VS Rafael Solis

DOG COMMENTARY: Hector Camacho was a by-product of the streets of New York City….with a toughness that edges on meanness….an simple attitude that if you hit me, I hit you back harder and more often with all I got….plus he  like he has a magic combination of talent, energy and nerve….with the kind of smile…

Boxing – WBA Lightweight Title – Champ Edward Rosario VS Julio Cesar Chavez

DOG COMMENTARY: In the first 15 minutes of this video…HBO gives us a wonderful look at the lightweight division and its many great and legendary fighters…..which is absolutely priceless stuff…..plus it gives further evidence in support of my contention that the golden age of boxing was from 1964 to 1995….as there were more super great…

Boxing – IBF Heavyweight Title – Champ Michael Spinks VS Steffen Tangstad

DOG ASIDE: Steffen Tangstad is a Norwegian retired professional boxer and two time European Heavyweight Champion.  Tangstad fought Michael Spinks for the IBF Heavyweight title on 6 September 1986….losing as a result of a fourth round knock out. He retired with a career record of 24 wins (14 by knockout), 2 losses and 2 draws. Michael Spinks is an…

Boxing – Lightweight Title – Ray Boom Boom Mancini VS Bobby Chacon

DOG ASIDE: On November 13, 1982, a 21-year-old Mancini met 27-year-old South Korean challenger Duk Koo Kim. Kim had struggled to make the 135lb weight limit….and had to lose several pounds shortly before the fight. The title bout was at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas….and was televised live at 1pm PST on CBS Sports.  It was…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Stripped Of Title

DOG COMMENTARY: It has long been my opinion as a Chiweenie Sportsphile…..that the biggest black-eye in boxing’s history to the universal fan base of the “art of pugilism” happened on the day….was the day that the US Federal Court found Muhammad Ali guilty of refusing to go into the US military…..as that decision started a…