Boxing – 1986 – HBOs Larry Merchant Provides The Story And Career Highlights Of Champ Tony Tubbs

Tony Tubbs (born February 15, 1958) is an American former professional boxer….who competed from 1980 to 1997…. and 2002 to 2006….while having held the WBA heavyweight title from 1985 to 1986.  On April 29, 1985, Tubbs challenged Greg Page for the WBA Heavyweight Championship…..as Page and Tubbs had fought seven times as amateurs….with Page winning six of them….but for their only meeting…

Boxing – 1986 – Special – HBO Prefight – WBA Heavyweight Title – Tim Witherwspoon Vs Tony Tubbs

DOG ASIDE: This HBO Boxing PreFight Show telecast of the impending WBA Heavyweight Title Fight between  Terrible Tim Witherspoon verses Tony TNT Tubbs starts out with Barry Tompkins narrating a indepth personal profile of Tony Tubbs….which is followed by a Larry Merchant analysis of the upcoming fight, as he provides commentary on Tim Witherspoon’s personal profile and relationship…

Boxing 1986 – HBO Prefight Special – WBA Heavywt Title – Champ Tim Witherwspoon vs Tony Tubbs

DOG ASIDE:   On January 17, 1986 at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, WBA heavyweight champion Tony “TNT” Tubbs, from Cincinnati, Ohio, fought “Terrible” Tim Witherspoon, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in defense of the title he won from Greg Page seven months earlier. Tubbs was undefeated at 21-0…and Witherspoon came into the fight with a record of…

Boxing – 1985 – 12 Rnd NABF Heavyweight Title – Tim Witherspoon VS James Broad

DOG COMMENTARY: This 12 round NABF Heavyweight Championship fight was fought the Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, NY on April 29, 1985…..and featured another really good heavyweight during the “golden age of boxing” (1964 – 1995)…..who is being forgotten far too rapidly in boxing history…..for Terrible Tim was a really good heavyweight boxer….and had he fought…

Boxing – WBA Heavyweight Title – Champ Tony Tubbs VS Tim Witherspoon

DOG COMMENTARY: The professional heavyweight boxing division throughout the golden age of boxing (Chiweenie dog sportsphile’s opinion)….from the mid-1960’s to the mid-1990’s….for this was a time in boxing history when there were a plethera of masters of the are of pugilism….who ranged from really good fighters from Chuck Webner, Scott LeDoux, Francesco Damiani, Angel Evangelista, Tex Cobb,…

Boxing – NABF Heavyweight Title – Tim Witherspoon VS James Broad

DOG ASIDE: Tim Witherspoon is a retired American boxer who fought in the heavyweight division…..recording 55 victories in 69 fights with 38 knockouts….and is a two-time former world heavyweight champion….having won the World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Association (WBA) championships in his career….and as a result of his second title victory….Witherspoon joined Floyd Patterson…