Boxing – 1985 – 15 Round Undisputed Light Heavyweight Championship – Michael Spinks VS David Sears

DOG ASIDE: Michael Spinks was a super great professional boxer during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)…..who dominated the light heavyweight division from 1983 – 1985…..and then holding the lineal heavyweight title from 1985 – 1988….who went undefeated in his first 31 professional fights….while beating such opponents as Dwight Muhammad Qawi, Eddie Mustafa Muhammad,…

Boxing – 1981 – 10 Round Heavyweight Bout – Gerrie Coetzee vs Renaldo Snipes

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1981 10 round heavyweight boxing match between Gerrie Coetzee vs Renaldo Snipes…..freatured two more “really good” heavyweight boxers during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….who like so many others….Earnie Shavers, Jimmie Ellis, Jimmy Young, Tim Witherspoon, Michael Dokes, James Tillis, Greg Page et al…..that are so quickly being forgotten…..and these…

Boxing – 1985 – 10 Rnd Jr Lightweight Bout – Rocky Lockridge VS Dennis Cruz

DOG ASIDE: This 10 round Junior Lightweight bout between eventual 3-time world  super featherweight / junior lightweight champion Rocky Lockridge against a very good club fighter in Dennis Cruz….who ended his professional career with 27 wins 4 losses…..for this was a pretty darn good fight with a devasting 3-punch combination in the 7th round that…

MLB – Special – Baseball 1985 – A Look Ahead At The Season – Host Johnny Bench

DOG ASIDE: In this vintage MLB video special taking a look at the upcoming 1985 season, the viewer is given a team by team evaluation by Reds fiture Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench….as he travels throughout the major league ballclubs’ spring training camps for the 1985 season….as he gives an inside look at the…

MLB – 1985 Pizza Hut All Star Softball Game – Host Bob Costas

DOG ASIDE: During the mid-1980’s, NBC and Pizza Hut teamed up to produce and promote a pre-spring training softball all star game between National League vs American League stars…..which brought together some of MLB’s best players in 1985….to play a “let’s have fun” slow pitch softball game for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America…

Boxing – 1987 IBF Lightweight Title – Champ Greg Haugen VS Vinny Pazienza

DOG COMMENTARY: As you will find often throughout the boxing section of Imasportsphile…..which pretty much covers the golden age of boxing from 1964 to 1995….there are many fights between many great fighters who have long since been forgotten….cuz history in the year 2017 only covers the many legendary boxers of this era….but the truth remains…

Boxing – 1984 Junior Lightweight Bout – Rocky Lockridge VS Dennis Cruz

DOG COMMENTARY: Rick “Rocky” Lockridge (born January 30, 1959) is an American former professional boxer….who is known for handing world champion super featherweight champion Roger Mayweather his first defeat….which was a first-round knockout in just 98 seconds….earning him the WBA and Lineal super featherweight titles.  Rocky later won the IBF super featherweight title from Barry Michael.…

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 – Middleweight Bout – Bobby Czyz VS Rick Noggle

DOG COMMENTARY: Rick Noggle was better than a club fighter during the golden age of boxing (1964 – `995)….for he was pretty good with power in both hands……but I think he saw the writing on the wall in regards to his future as a boxer…..cuz he ended his career after only 21 fights…..with a 15…