Whether you love him or hate him, Don King will definitely go down as one of the most influential figures in the history of boxing, and possibly all of sports period. Don King may no longer be at the forefront of boxing promotions, but he’s still a heavy and visible influence on the game. The man is responsible for bringing us Muhammad Ali and George Foreman’s Rumble in the Jungle, and has promoted some of boxing’s elite fighters and personalities like Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Julio César Chávez, Ricardo Mayorga, Andrew Golota, Félix Trinidad, Roy Jones, Jr., Marco Antonio Barrera, Adrian Diaconu, Nikolai Valuev and Joey Hernandez.
The 81-year-old boxing legend is still a mover and shaker in the game, and sat down with BlackSportsOnline to talk about Don King Productions, his new television network, why america is so great, and how Tavoris Cloud, who faces Bernard Hopkins on March 9, is the next big thing in the sport of boxing.
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