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,…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Mike Tyson VS Mitch Green

DOG COMMENTARY: In honor of those who passed in the terrorist attack on The Twin Towers in NYC on September 11, 2001….I present this video as a moment of remembering….as the video leads off with a panoramic view of the New York City skyline….featuring the Twin Towers standing tall and being referred to as the…

Boxing – Heavweight Title – Mike Tyson VS Buster Douglas – Fight & In Studio Review

DOG COMMENTARY: During the golden age of boxing….HBO was famous for carrying many of the major match-ups for championship fights….especially in the heavyweight division….and what became SOP (standard operating procedure) for HBO when any of the fights that they carried on their network had any type of controversy….was to replay the entire fight the following…

Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Mike Tyson VS Jose Ribalta

DOG COMMENTARY: When considering this fight between Mike Tyson and Jose Ribalta….it is important to give credit to Jose Ribalta….as he was the one of only two heavyweight boxers to go the distance with Iron Mike to this point in his career….as Tyson came into this fight with a 25 – 0 record with 23…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – HBO Studio Review – Larry Holmes VS Gerry Cooney

DOG COMMENTARY: This video gives the viewer an inside look and review of the classic world heavyweight championship fight between Larry Holmes and Ken Norton….as analyzed through an interview with Holmes in the studio with HBO’s Larry Merchant during the week following the fight….as this interview reveals that Holmes was extremely angry as he went…

Boxing – IBF Heavywt Championship – Michael Spinks VS Larry Holmes – Fight 2

DOG ASIDE: On November 9, 1984, after a year out of the ring….Larry Holmes made his first defense of the IBF title….stopping James “Bonecrusher” Smith on a cut in the twelfth round….followed by stopping David Bey in ten rounds for his 19th title defense in early 1985….with his next fight going against Carl “The Truth”…