NE Ringside radio guest: TOMMY MORRISON

BOSTON (January 10, 2005) – New England Ringside Boxing Radio Show goes to the movies Thursday night (Jan. 13) on WWZN 1510 The Zone in Boston. Special guests include former heavyweight contender Tommy “The Duke” Morrison, co-star of Rocky V,” and Boston film critic James Vernier, who’ll review “Million Dollar Baby,” directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Hillary Swank..

The two-hour New England Ringside Boxing Radio Show – hosted by Ted Bodenrader, Anthony Pepe, Rick Brutti and Joe Bills -- airs every Thursday night between 6-8 pm (ET) on The Zone: Boston’s Boxing Station at 1510 AM and also may be heard live on the Internet by going to

Tune-in to listen, call-in to comment.

Hosts, guests and listeners this week will discuss the greatest boxing movies of all-time, including all five “Rocky” films, Raging Bull, Fat City, Requiem for a Heavyweight, The Champ, Body and Soul, The Greatest, The Set-Up and others.

The popular, colorful and often controversial Morrison had a 46-3-1 (40 KOs) record during his eight years as a pro (1988-1996). Highlighting the now 36-year-old Oklahoman’s career was his 12-round unanimous decision against George Foreman for the vacant WBO heavyweight title in 1993. Morrison, who took on Lennox Lewis and Ray Mercer, also defeated former WBC heavyweight champion Pinklon Thomas, “Razor” Ruddock, Carl “The Truth” Williams, Joe Hipp, and James “Quick” Tillis.

New England Ringside also publishes a monthly magazine, hosts a popular web site, and owns Fightography (sells classic boxing pictures). For more information about New England Ringside call 603.525.3867 or go on line to

Article posted on 09.01.2005

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