Boxing – 1985 – 6 Round Junior Welterweight Bout – David Taylor Vs Al Laddie

DOG ASIDE:  This 6-round Junior Welterweight bout took place at the Omni in Atlanta on August 29, 1985 between Al Laddie and David Taylor….early in both fighters careers….as David Talyor, who hailed from Atlanta, GA would end up having 64 professional bouts….while ending his career with a record of 25 – 36 – 3….whereas his…

Boxing – WBA Junior Welterweight Title – Champ Aaron Pryor VS Sang Hyun Kim

DOG COMMENTARY: Aaron Pryor is a former American professional boxer from Cincinnati, Ohio….who held the world junior welterweight champion from 1980 to 1985….and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996…..while being voted by the Associated Press as the #1 junior welterweight of the 20th century in 1999. Nicknamed “The Hawk”….Pryor was a great boxer….who…

Boxing – WBA Junior Welterweight Title – Champ Johnny Bumphus VS Lorenzo Garcia

DOG COMMENTARY: Johnny “Bump City” Bumphus is a former American boxer….who was the WBA world light welterweight champion in 1984.  Bumphus began boxing as an amateur at the age of eight out of the Tacoma Boy’s Club Boxing Club….finishing his amateur career with a record of 341-16….and he was one of four world champions to begin…

Boxing – IBF Jr Welterweight Title – Champ Aaron Pryor VS Nicky Furlano

DOG COMMENTARY: Aaron Pryor was one of the many great boxers during the golden age of boxing…..who in my opinion was a super great boxer during this awesome era. The Hawk, as he was known…..was the WBA world super lightweight champion from 1980 to 1983….the IBF world junior welterweight title from 1984 – 1985…..amassing a…

Boxing – Junior Welterweight Title – Hector Macho Camacho VS Ray Boom Boom Mancini

DOG COMMENTARY: This junior welterweight title fight between Hector “Macho” Camacho vs Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini took place on March 6, 1989 for the WBO world junior welterweight title…..as Camacho became the 1st ever title holder in this new WBO division…..after winning a very close split-decision fight in Las Vegas.  This fight featured one of…

Boxing – Jr Welterweight Bout – Hector Camacho VS Howard Davis

DOG ASIDE: Howard Edward Davis, Jr. was an American amateur and professional boxer….who grew up on Long Island as the eldest of 10 children….learning boxing from his father. After being inspired by a movie about Muhammad Ali….Davis embarked on his amateur career. He won the 1976 Olympic gold medal one week after his mother died…..being awarded…

Boxing – IBF Junior Welterweight Title – Champ Aaron The Hawk Pryor VS Gary Hinton

DOG ASIDE: Aaron Pryor is a former boxer from Cincinnati, Ohio….who was World Junior Welterweight Champion from 1980 to 1985….and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996. Pryor was voted by the Associated Press as the #1 junior welterweight of the 20th century in 1999. On November 12, 1982, Pryor defended his…

NFL – Greatest QBs Ever – Chiefs Len Dawson & Eagles Norm Van Brocklin

DOG ASIDE: Leonard Ray Dawson (born June 20, 1935) is a former American football quarterback and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He played 19 seasons for three professional teams….in his last 14 seasons with the Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs….and played college football at Purdue University. Dawson led the Chiefs to three American…