DOG ASIDE: One of Bone Daddy’s favorite boxers of all time was Heavyweight Champion Smoking Joe Frazier…..but the trouble was that he was fighting during the Muhammad Ali era….having fought Ali in 3 historic boxing battles for the ages. Although Muhammad Ali holds the highest rung on the ladder of popularity with Bone Daddy….Smoking Joe…Details
DOG ASIDE: 1974 rookie Dallas Cowboy QB Clint Longley….a player who had never played a down in the NFL….replaced an ailing Roger Staubach in the last quarter of the game…and led the Cowboys to a Thanksgiving Day comeback over their arch rival Washington Redskins…..throwing a Hail Mary 50 yard pass to WR Drew Pearson on…Details
1981 WBC Super Welterweight Title Fight With Champ Maurice Hope VS Wilfred Benitez At Caesars Palace
This 1981 WBC Super Welterweight Title Fight featured Champion Maurice Hope in his 3rd title defense against former Jr. Welterweight and Welterweight Wilfred Benitez with a record of 40 – 1 – 1 with 25 KO’s seeking his 3rd world title.
WBA Jr Welterweight Champion Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor entered this fight with a 32 – 0 record with 30 KO’s. His opponent Sang Hyun Kim was the former WBC Super Lightweight Champ with a record of 42 – 3 – 3 with 25 KO’s coming into this fight.
DOG ASIDE: Rarely do sports fan ever get to see what actually goes on behind the scenes of a major sporting event or concert….as there is actually a world of its own going on behind what is seen by the spectator and viewing public. This video provides a good look at what it takes to…Details
DOG ASIDE: At the contract signing for the Middleweight Title Fight between Carmen Basilio and Sugar Ray Robinson….Sugar Ray demanded that his opponent Carmen Basilio surrender 5% of his purse…..then going on strike and delaying the contract signing for 9 days insisting on a $250,000 TV guarantee….whereby Basilio called Robinson an arrogant and greedy man.…Details