The great city of Youngstown,Ohio has produced an array of fine fighters. Numerous champions and contenders have come out of Youngstown and its surrounding areas. From highly regarded welterweight contender Tommy Bell to the recent former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik. The history of boxing in Youngstown is priceless. Among the boxers who have added to Youngstown’s rich legacy...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Good Son Ray Mancini documentary to make theater run August 9

SnagFilms has acquired the exclusive U.S. distribution rights (theatrical, digital, home video and television) to The Good Son: The Ray Mancini Story. The intimate documentary is based on the book of the same name by Mark Kriegel. After a strong festival run including screenings at The Hamptons International Film Festival and The Philadelphia Film Festival, the film will be released...
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May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Mancini to be special VIP guest at Nov 9 Shobox ‘Night of the Olympians’

The former world champion boxer with the distinctive nickname, Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, will greet fans at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. prior to the November 9 edition of ShoBox: The New Generation featuring five 2012 American Olympic boxers making their professional debuts along with unbeaten featherweight contender and 2008 United States Olympian...
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October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Ray Mancini The Good Son movie premiere: Photos, video & notes

The new documentary movie about the life of Ray Mancini debuted at the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C. on Thursday night. Called "The Good Son", it's a documentary film based on the biography of the same name written by Mark Kriegel, previously the author of biographies on Pete Maravich and Joe Namath. The premiere was hosted by Fight for Children, a Washington...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Ray Mancini biography The Good Son to be released in September

From Mark Kriegel, the bestselling author of Namath and Pistol comes THE GOOD SON: The Life of Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, the definitive biography that uncovers the full story of Ray’s quest for redemption—first for his father and then for himself. On November 13, 1982 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, six short months after the 21-year-old Ray claimed that world championship...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Dana White and Ray Mancini

Here is a rare picture of Dana White and Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini in the suite at Staples Center over the weekend. Always good to see boxing legends supporting MMA. Stars Come Out For UFC on Fox Dana And Rousey Backstage
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August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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