Boxing – WBA Light Heavyweight Title – Champ Marvin Johnson VS Leslie Stewart

DOG ASIDE: Marvin Johnson is an American former boxer….who was a 3-time light-heavyweight champion of the world. As an amateur, Johnson fought in the 1972 Olympics in Munich….winning a bronze medal….and made his way up the professional ranks in the light heavyweight division soon thereafter. Early in his career, Johnson lost to Matthew Saad Muhammad and Lottie…

Boxing – IBF Cruiserweight Title – Champ Rickey Parkey VS Evander Holyfield

DOG ASIDE: Ricky Parkey is an American former professional boxer from Morristown, Tennessee….who turned pro in 1981 and won the IBF Cruiserweight Title with a TKO win over Lee Roy Murphy in 1986. He defended the belt once before losing the title to Evander Holyfield via TKO the following year in a title unification bout….retiring in…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Boxing – Middlewts – Virgil Hill VS Damir Skaro

DOG ASIDE: Virgil Eugene Hill (born January 18, 1964) is a retired American professional boxer….who is a four-time former world champion….having held the IBF, WBA and lineal light heavyweight titles….as well as the WBA cruiserweight title. In 2013, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame….in addition to winning the 1984 National Golden Gloves at…

10 Rnd Light Heavyweight Bout – Dwight Muhammad Quawi VS Ossie Ocasio

DOG ASIDE: Dwight Muhammad Qawi (born Dwight Braxton; January 5, 1953) is an American former professional boxer….who won world titles at light heavyweight and cruiserweight. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2004.  He went 1-1-1 in his first three pro fights….but then reeled off 14 straight victories to move into the…

Boxing – 10 rnd Middlewt Bout – Bobby Czyz VS Rick Noggle

DOG ASIDE: Robert Edward Czyz (born February 10, 1962) is a retired American boxer, commentator, and member of Mensa.  A New Jersey native of Polish descent….he is both a former world light heavyweight and cruiserweight champion.  Nicknamed “Matinee Idol”….Czyz was a member of the United States amateur boxing team whose other members died in the…