Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Day 11 – Boxing – Flywts + Lt Flywts + Lightwts & Diving Mens 3m

DOG COMMENTARY:  As ABC Sports enters Day 11 of their 1984 Los Angeles Olympics telecast….they focus most of their early window of coverage for the day on boxing at the Los Angeles Sports Arena…. with boxing broadcast legend Howard Cosell at the mike for three featured bouts throughout the day….as 1st up is a 3rd…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games Day 13 – Boxing + Wrestling + Baseball – Womens Volleyball + Basketball

DOG COMMENTARY: Day 13 of ABC Sports coverage of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games starts off at the L A Sports Arena with Howard Cosell covering a quarterfinals lightweight bout between USA Pernell Whitaker verses West Germany’s Reiner Geis…..which Whitaker wins by a 5 – 0 unanimous decision.  This boxing match is followed by…

Boxing – 1985 – 6 Round Lightweight Bout – Pernell Sweet Pea Whitaker VS Teddy Hatfield

DOG COMMENTARY:  Pernell Whitaker is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2001….while compiling a 40 wins 4 losses and 1 draw career….who was a four-weight world champion…. having won world titles at lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight, and light middleweight….after facing all the legends and super greats of during his time in the ring to include Greg Haugen, Jose Luis Ramirez, Azumah…

Boxing – 1987 – 12 Round NABF Lightweight Title – Pernell Whitaker VS Roger Mayweather

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1987 12 round NABF lightweight title fight featured two outstanding boxers who fought during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)…..with one being a super great to legendary in Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker…..and the other being a truly great boxer….as each are too soon being forgotten in the world of boxing…

Boxing – 1987 NABF Lightweight Title – Pernell Whitaker VS Roger Mayweather

DOG ASIDE: On March 28, 1987, future super featherweight and light welterrweight champion Roger Mayweather fought against future boxing legend and IBC, The Ring, WBC, Linear, WBA lightweight champion and WBA junior welterweight and WBC welterweight champion Pernell Whitaker for the NABF lightweight title….at a time when both boxers were undefeated…..when Mayweather was knocked down…

Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Pernell Sweet Pea Whitaker vs Teddy Hatfield

DOG COMMENTARY: Pernell Whitaker (born January 2, 1964) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2001….and currently works as a boxing trainer. He is a four-weight world champion….having won titles at lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight, and light middleweight….as well as the undisputed lightweight title and the lineal lightweight and welterweight titles.…

Boxing – NABF Lightweight Title – Pernell Whitaker VS Roger Mayweather

DOG COMMENTARY: This is a really good fight…..for I am a huge fan of both fighters knocking the other down with one punch…..plus it is really rare when the referee takes a fully loaded left hook and doesn’t even blink an eye…..and how often have you seen one fighter pull-down the other boxer’s trunks…..not to…

Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Pernell Sweet Pea Whitaker vs Eddie Hatfield

DOG ASIDE: Pernell Whitaker is an American former professional boxer and current boxing trainer….who won a silver medal as a lightweight at the 1982 Amateur World Championships…..a gold at the 1983 Pan American Games and 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. In his professional career, Whitaker won world titles in four different weight divisions. During his career he fought…