Boxing – 1987 – 12 Round USBA Junior Middleweight Title Fight – Donald Curry Vs Tony Montgomery

DOG ASIDE: Donald Curry is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1980 to 1991, and in 1997…. who held the undisputed welterweight title from 1985 to 1986….the WBC super welterweight title from 1988 to 1989….and challenged once for the IBF and lineal middleweight titles in 1990. After losing to Honeyghan, Curry moved up to the light middleweight division…when he defeated Tony Montgomery to win the USBA…

Boxing – 1985 – 15 Round IBF Junior Middleweight Title – Champ Carlos Santos Vs Louis Acaries

DOG COMMENTARY: Carlos Santos debuted as a professional boxer on November 11, 1976 by outpointing José Collantes over four rounds in San Juan, Puerto Rico….and had his 1st knockout victory in his 3rd fight when he beat Juan Polanco in the 3rd round on May 21, 1977…..then in November he had his 1st fight abroad….when he beat…

Boxing – 1987 – 15 Round IBF Jr Middleweight Title – Champ Buster Drayton Vs Matthew Hilton

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1987 IBF Junior Middleweight Title Fight between champion Buster Drayton verses Matthew Hilton took place on ABC Wide World of Sports on June 27, 1987 in Montreal, Canada…. with Jim Lampley and Alex Wallau making the call for ABC. This fights went the distance with Hilton, a Canadian, winning on a unanimous decision….which gave…

DOG COMMENTARY: Carlos Santos is a former boxer from Puerto Rico….who was fought for his country in the 1976 Montreal Olympics…where he was eliminated in the quarterfinals. Santos debuted as a professional boxer on November 11, 1976 by outpointing José Collantes over four rounds in San Juan. He obtained his first knockout victory in his third fight…..when…

Boxing – WBA Jr Middleweight Title – Champ Mike McCallum VS Donald Curry

DOG COMMENTARY: A common theme throughout my Boxing section of our webpage is the fact that so many really outstanding boxers who fought during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) are being forgotten as boxing history is reviewed by boxing fans all over the world in 2016…..now, I am talking about men who…

Boxing – WBC Super Welterweight Title – Duane Thomas VS Lupe Aquino

DOG COMMENTARY: Duane Thomas was a professional boxer in the super welterweight division….who turned pro in 1979 and won the vacant WBC light middleweight title with a 3rd round TKO over John Mugabi in 1986 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Thomas would lose the title eight months later, in Merignac, France, in his first defense to…

Boxing – IBF Junior Middleweight Title – Champ Buster Drayton VS Matthew Hilton

DOG COMMENTARY: Both of these boxers featured in this IBF junior middleweight title fight……Buster Drayton and Matthew Hilton were world champions…..and both were two more “really good” boxers during the golden age of boxing from 1964 – 1995…..who both deserve the recognition and shrine that I am building to each of them in my boxing…

Boxing – IBF Junior Middleweight Title – Champ Carlos Santos VS Louis Acaries

DOG COMMENTARY: Marv Albert and Dr. Ferdie Pacheco bring us this fight for the IBF junior welterweight title fight between Champ Carlos Santos vs Louis Acaries on NBC Sportsworld….a fight that turns out to be a really good action fight between a boxer and a puncher.  Carlos Santos was another one of the “really good…

Boxing – USBA Junior Middleweight Title – Donald Curry VS Tony Montgomery

DOG COMMENTARY: CBS Sports has always brought a wide array of sports…..with its Sports Saturday and Sports Sunday programs…..they brought a great deal of boxing with the CBS boxing commentator team of Tim Ryan and Gil Clancy at the helm……but on this day’s Sports Saturday program boxing event for the USBA junior middlewight title between…