Boxing – Welterweight Bout – 10 Round – Milt McCrory VS Roger Stafford

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight featured the # 1 rated WBA welterweight in the world, Roger Stafford verses the # 2 rated WBC welterweight in the world, Milt McCrory…..who would eventually win the WBC welterweight championship on August 13 1983….holding this title until December 6, 1985. McCrory trained under the legendary Emanuel Steward in the famous Detroit Kronk…

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Boxing – Continental Americas Welterweight Title – Davey Hilton VS Dennis Horne

DOG ASIDE: Dave “Davey” Hilton, Jr. is a Canadian former boxing world champion. He is a member of the Fighting Hilton Family and is the former brother-in-law of Arturo Gatti. He held the WBC super middleweight title briefly after defeating Dingaan Thobela in December 2000….but shortly thereafter, the WBC stripped it from him after child molestation…

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Boxing – 10 Rnd Welterweight Bout – Mark Breland VS Richard Aguirre

DOG COMMENTARY: Mark Breland was a really good and almost great boxer with an outstanding career….who had he fought in any other era than during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….Breland might be recognized today as a super great boxer….but instead he is being lost in boxing history as a result of there…

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Boxing – 10 rnd Welterweight Bout – Wilfred Benitez VS Irish Johnny Turner

DOG COMMENTARY: This welterweight fight between Irish Johnny Turner and Wilfred Benitez is a fight worthy of watching….for this bout features one of the truly great fighters during the golden age of boxing from 1964 – 1995 in Benitez….and a really good club fighter in Irish Johnny. Wilfred Benítez is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer…

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Boxing – 10 Rnd Welterweight Bout – Mike Picciotti VS Kirkland Lange

DOG ASIDE: Kirkland Laing is a retired British welterweight boxer nicknamed The Gifted One….who fought 56 times in a twenty-year career….the highlight of which was a shock split decision win over Roberto Durán in September 1982. The fight was selected as Ring Magazine’s upset of the year…..as Laing was a two-time winner of the British welterweight title….winning the…

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Boxing – Special – HBOs Inside Boxing With Larry Merchant

DOG COMMENTARY: It is this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion that no network has ever delivered boxing quite like HBO…..as the boxing commentator crew of Barry Tompkins, Sugar Ray Leonard and Larry Merchant were as good as it got during the golden age of boxing….yep, there was Gil Clancy and Tim Ryan at CBS…..Marv Albert…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Joe Louis – Tribute To The Brown Bomber

DOG COMMENTARY: Joe Louis was to the heavyweight boxing championship title in the 1940’s….that Jack Johnson was to the 1910’s…..that Jack Dempsey was to the 1920’s….that Rocky Marciano was to the 1950’s….that Muhammad Ali was to the 1960’s and 1970’s….that Larry Holmes was to the early 1980’s…..that Mike Tyson was to the late 1980’s and…

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Boxing – Special – Promoter Don King’s Salute to the Marines

DOG COMMENTARY: Many things have been said and written about one of the most famous professional boxing promoters of all time….Don King….from his globally identifiable hair style…..to his rocky relationship with many well known fighters…..to his style of hyping and selling his fights….to his career long rivalry with boxing promoter Bob Arum…..and to many other…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Jack Dempsey – The Manassa Mauler

DOG COMMENTARY: In this lil ole Sportsphile Chiweenie’s opinion…..Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano were the only super great heavyweight champions in the era of boxing from 1922 to 1964.  The Manassa Mauler was a dominating boxer who to the action to his opponent in virtually every fight.   William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey (June 24,…

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