Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Earnie Shavers VS Jeff Sims

DOG ASIDE: Earnie Shavers, is an American former professional boxer and two-time world heavyweight title challenger. He is considered by most boxing experts to be the hardest-punching knockout artist of all time….having scored 24 first-round knockouts. Shavers is best known for his fights with Larry Holmes and Muhammad Ali….and despite losing these contests….he did score a…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Trevor Berbick vs Greg Page

DOG ASIDE: Trevor Berbick was a boxer who was the WBC heavyweight champion of the world in 1986. He won the title from Pinklon Thomas via a 12-round unanimous decision….and then lost the title in his first defense to a 20-year-old Mike Tyson via a 2nd-round TKO. He was the last man to fight Muhammad Ali….winning a…

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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…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – James “Quick” Tillis VS Marvis Frazier

DOG ASIDE: James Tillis is a former professional boxer….known as “Quick” for his fast hand speed….who challenged for the WBA world heavyweight title in 1981….but was defeated by fifteen round unanimous decision to Mike Weaver….as this fight would become famous for trainer Angelo Dundee imploring Tillis to do something, asking the fighter….”Do you want to be…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Gerrie Coetzee vs Renaldo Snipes imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Gerhardus Christian Coetzee is a South African former boxer.…also known as the Boksburg Bomber….was the first boxer from the African continent ever to fight for and win a world heavyweight title….holding the WBA version of the championship between September 1983 and December 1984. His other nickname was The Bionic Hand, because he always had…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Gentleman Gerry Cooney vs Eddie Gregg

DOG ASIDE: Gerry Cooney is a retired American professional heavyweight boxer….who despite relative inexperience propelled his career into a lucrative bout with world heavyweight champion Larry Holmes in 1982….thanks to his size and hitting power….and the fact that he was for all intent purposes….the next great white hope in the heavyweight division. Cooney performed credibly before his…

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Boxing – Heavyweight Bout – Tyrell Biggs VS Sterling Benjamin

DOG ASIDE: Tyrell Biggs is an American former boxer who fought in the heavyweight division….while winning the gold medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in the super heavyweight division….after winning bronze the previous year at the 1983 Pan American Games…..followed by a professional career that spanned a period of fourteen years, from 1984 to 1998.…

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Boxing – WBC Featherweight Championship – Salvador Sanchez vs Roberto Castenon

DOG COMMENTARY: To my way of thinking as a lil ole Chiweenie sportsphile boxing enthusiast….Mexico’s Salvador Sanchez was the greatest Mexican boxer of all time…..better than Bazooka Limon….a one punch artist…..and better than Julio Cezar Chavez…..who definitely had the best record and looked the best on paper….but he ducked a lot of the great fighters of…

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Boxing – WBC Super Featherwt Championship – Champ Cornelius Boza-Edwards vs Rolando Navarete

DOG COMMENTARY: It is my intention to give my viewers a historic short biography of every fighter in Bone Daddy’s library of some 600 fights that he has in his video library…..as I don’t want people to forget just how great the fighters were during what I consider the golden age of boxing….from mid-1960’s to…

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