Boxing – Lightweight Title – Champ Greg Haugen VS Vinny Pazienza

DOG ASIDE: Greg Lee Haugen is a retired American boxer….who was world champion at both the Lightweight and Light-welterweight classes. Haugen turned pro in 1982 and won his first 17 fights before challenging for a world title on December 5, 1986….when he captured the IBF (International Boxing Federation) lightweight title with a majority decision over reigning champion…


Boxing – WBC Lightweight Title – Champ Edwin Rosario VS Howard Davis

DOG ASIDE: Edwin “El Chapo” Rosario was a Puerto Rican boxer….who won the lightweight championship three times….as the WBC lightweight champion (1983–84)….then the WBA champion (1986–87)….and again the WBA champion for the 2nd time (1989–90)….then, after moving up to the junior welterweight class….he won the WBA championship….holding the title from 1991 to 1992. El Chapo’s…


Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Rodolfo Gato Gonzalez VS Andy Ganigan

DOG ASIDE: This lightweight fight features the # 1 rated contender Gato Gonzalez from Mexico verses # 4 rated Andy Ganigan from Hawaii…and like nearly all lightweight fights that I have seen….it is an action fight from start to finish. Rodolfo González was a Mexican boxer and former WBC Lightweight Champion….also known as El Gato….who started his…


Boxing – NABF Lightweight Title – Pernell Whitaker VS Roger Mayweather

DOG COMMENTARY: This is a really good fight…..for I am a huge fan of both fighters knocking the other down with one punch… it is really rare when the referee takes a fully loaded left hook and doesn’t even blink an eye…..and how often have you seen one fighter pull-down the other boxer’s trunks…..not to…


Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Aaron Pryor VS Julio Valdez – Round 4


Angelo Dundee and Dick Stockton bring this 4th round of the scheduled 10 round lightweight boxing bout between Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor and Julio Valdez… The Hawk swoops down on Valdez in the this round and treats him like he is a field mouse openly exposed to the talons of The Howk.


Boxing – Junior Lightweight Bout – Rocky Lockridge VS Dennis Cruz

DOG ASIDE: Dennis Cruz is was an  American professional boxer in the lightweight division during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….who was raised in the Bronx of New York City….retiring after 31 professional fights with a record of 27 – 4 with 22 KO’s….who in this junior lightweight (super featherweight) bout takes on…


Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Pernell Sweet Pea Whitaker vs Eddie Hatfield

DOG ASIDE: Pernell Whitaker is an American former professional boxer and current boxing trainer….who won a silver medal as a lightweight at the 1982 Amateur World Championships…..a gold at the 1983 Pan American Games and 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. In his professional career, Whitaker won world titles in four different weight divisions. During his career he fought…


Boxing – WBC Lightweight Title – Champ Jose Luis Rameriz VS Terrance Ali

DOG ASIDE: José Luis Ramírez is a retired Mexican boxer….who was a two-time World Lightweight Champion.  A native of Huatabampo, Sonora and a resident of Culiacán, Ramírez made his professional debut on March 25, 1973 at the age of 15. He climbed slowly but steadily on boxing’s rankings….and in 1978 as a Featherweight….a young Ramírez lost…


Boxing – Light Heavyweight Bout – Michael Spinks VS Yaqui Lopez

DOG ASIDE: Álvaro Yaqui López is a former Mexican boxer and current member of the Boxing Hall of Famr…who was a very popular Mexican fight fans….was a native of Zacatecas, Zacatecas….as López is considered many as one of the greatest Light Heavyweights to never become world champion. The fascinating story of López starts with his birth under a…