Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Mike Tyson VS Jose Ribalta

DOG COMMENTARY: When considering this fight between Mike Tyson and Jose Ribalta….it is important to give credit to Jose Ribalta….as he was the one of only two heavyweight boxers to go the distance with Iron Mike to this point in his career….as Tyson came into this fight with a 25 – 0 record with 23…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Title – HBO Studio Review – Larry Holmes VS Gerry Cooney

DOG COMMENTARY: This video gives the viewer an inside look and review of the classic world heavyweight championship fight between Larry Holmes and Ken Norton….as analyzed through an interview with Holmes in the studio with HBO’s Larry Merchant during the week following the fight….as this interview reveals that Holmes was extremely angry as he went…

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Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Champ Larry Holmes VS Ken Norton

DOG COMMENTARY: I have watched so much video in my life….with boxing being what I watched mostly….cuz I just love the beautiful and violent art of boxing….it is a violent ballet of footwork and leverage….holding a sports similarity to the game of chess….with a lot of point,counterpoint…move, countermove going on….with a whole bunch of setting…

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Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Champ Larry Holmes VS Ossie Ocasio

DOG ASIDE: Osvaldo “Ossie” Ocasio¬†is a Puerto Rican former boxer….who held the world cruiserweight championship….and was a heavyweight contender who fought for the world title against the likes of Larry Holmes and Evander Holyfield….who was nicknamed “Jaws”….as a result of him accidentally biting another boxer during a sparring session….long before Tyson nearly bit Holyfield’s ear…

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Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Champ Larry Holmes VS LeRoy Jones

DOG COMMENTARY: Leroy Jones was a heavyweight boxer who won the NABF heavyweight championship and challenged Larry Holmes for the WBC heavyweight title in 1980.¬†Jones’ professional career began with a third round knockout of John Scroggins on July 30, 1973. He put together 24 wins with 12 knockouts….including a 12 round points win over future…

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Boxing – IBF Heavywt Championship – Michael Spinks VS Larry Holmes – Fight 2

DOG ASIDE: On November 9, 1984, after a year out of the ring….Larry Holmes made his first defense of the IBF title….stopping James “Bonecrusher” Smith on a cut in the twelfth round….followed by stopping David Bey in ten rounds for his 19th title defense in early 1985….with his next fight going against Carl “The Truth”…

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Boxing – IBF Heavywt Championship – Champ Larry Holmes VS Michael Spinks – Fight 1

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight between Heavyweight Champ Larry Holmes verses Light Heavyweight Champion Michael Spinks was the 9th time that this had happened in boxing history….where the heavyweight champ fought the light heavyweight champ….and what is even more interesting about this fight from a historic standpoint….is that in this fight…the heavyweight champ Larry Holmes whose…

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Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Title – Larry Holmes VS Carl Williams

DOG ASIDE: Dick Enberg of NBC conducts an introspective interview with # 1 heavyweight contender Carl “The Truth” Williams at the outset of this video….followed by Enberg’s assessment of Larry Holmes assault on Rocky Marciano’s unbeaten heavyweight record….as he covers the story of the original Rocky with a wonderful perspective of his career while setting…

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Boxing – WBC Heavyweight Boxing Title – Champ Larry Holmes vs Gerry Cooney

DOG COMMENTARY: To say that America was anxiously waiting for the WBC World Heavyweight Title fight between Champion Larry Holmes and # 1 Gentleman Gerry Cooney would be an huge understatement….for the real reason for all the excitement was the fact the Cooney was the first “great white hope” since Rocky Marciano to really have…

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