Boxing – Best Fights Of Year 1982 & Pre-fight To Hagler VS Sibson Title Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: HBO’s Barry Tompkins and Sugar Ray Leonard hosts this wonderful look at boxing in 1982….a significant year during the golden age of boxing…with such major fights of boxers like Salvador Sanchez, Larry Holmes, Marvin Hagler, Wilfred Benitez, Thomas Hearns, Aaron Pryor, Alexis Arguello, Tony Ayala (El Toroito went to jail shortly after winning…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Rocky Marciano – Boxing’s Best Special

DOG COMMENTARY: If there were ever a certifiable “Great White Hope” in the heavyweight division of professional boxing….it was the original Rocky….not a some cinematic “Italian Stallion” of the big screen…..but a true undefeated heavyweight champion boxer that ruled the heavyweight division from September 1952 to when he retired from boxing in April of 1956.…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Jack Johnson – Boxings Best Part 1

  DOG COMMENTARY: The life and times of Jack Johnson was a storied history that spanned the globe in the early 1900’s…..as this professional boxer from Galveston, TX provided the background that allowed him to become the most universally known African-American in the world…..who early in his boxing career beat former black heavyweight champ Frank Childs…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Tony Zale VS Rocky Graziano & Featherweight Title – Willie Pep VS Sandy Saddler

DOG COMMENTARY: I really get great joy in bringing these video clips from HBO’s boxing special “Boxing’s Best Grudge Fights”….for in addition to the rare footage…Barry Tompkins and Larry Merchant of HBO….really gives the boxing fans so great insight and video highlights of the scintillating grudge fight from the 1940’s and 1950’s. Thomas Rocco Barbella better known…

Boxing – Middleweight Title Fights – Sugar Ray Robinson vs Gene Fullmer & Robinson VS Carmen Basillo

DOG COMMENTARY: This video clip is a continuation of HBO’s boxing special “Boxing’s Best Grudge Fights”….which features the notorious middleweight boxing battles between Sugar Ray Robinson vs Gene Fullmer……and the ring wars between middleweights Sugar Ray Robinson vs Carmen Basillo….as Robinson takes on two rugged middleweight champions in what turned out to be some of the…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Jack Dempsey – HBO Special – Boxing Best

DOG COMMENTARY: This HBO special of “Boxing’s Best covering the exploits of “The Manassa Mauler” Jack Dempsey’s career….from the historic second fight between heavyweight champ Gene Tunney at Soldiers Field in Chicago before 194,934 fans is just awesome footage….followed by additional highlights of Dempsey’s career….including his last professional bout where he knocks Cowboy Luttrell completely out of…

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 Champions – Special – John Madden Journey – How Hagler Became Marvelous

DOG COMMENTARY: This boxing special is a piece done by CBS Sports under the title of John Madden’s Journey…..as the former NFL coach hosts a program designed to highlight really special athletes in conjunction with the sport and the abilities and talents of high profile athletes in that particular sport …..and this John Madden’s Journey…

Boxing – Lightweight Title – Rosario VS Bramble Recap & Highlights Lt Heavyweight Title – Carlos DeLeon VS Evander Holyfield

DOG ASIDE: This video starts off with HBO’s recap of the lightweight title fight between Edwin Rosario vs Livingstone Bramble with Barry Tompkins, Sugar Ray Leonard and Larry Merchant…..then shifts to ABC’s Al Michaels and highlights of the WBC / IBF Cruiserweight & WBA Jr Heavyweight Title Fight between Carlos DeLeon vs Evander Holyfield….as the…