Hall of Famers Ray Mancini and Mike McCallum, as well as former WBO Champion Jesse Vargas has confirmed that they will appear at the Title Boxing/Rival booth, at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the second annual Box Fan Expo that will take place Saturday Sept. 12, 2015. The Boxing Expo will coincide with the Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto championship fight, which will take place later that evening, and Mexican Independence weekend.… Read Article
TORONTO/NEW YORK CITY (Dec. 4, 2014) – The International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) today announced its newest class of inductees, including former world lightweight champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini.
Also being inducted into the IBHOF are Class of 2015 Living inductees heavyweight champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe and featherweight champion “Prince” Naseem Hamed in the Modern category; light flyweight champion Yoko Gushiken in the Old-Timer category; booking agent / manager Rafael Mendoza and referee … Read Article
Yoko Gushiken, Rafael Mendoza, Steve Smoger, Nigel Collins and Jim Lampley also enter Hall of Fame
The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the newest class of inductees to enter the Hall. Living inductees include heavyweight champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe, featherweight champion “Prince” Naseem Hamed and lightweight champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini in the Modern category; light flyweight champion Yoko Gushiken in the Old-Timer category; booking agent / manager Rafael Mendoza … Read Article
NEW YORK (Oct. 14, 2014) – Former World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini is officially a candidate for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF).
Mancini (29-5, 23 KOs), the pride of Youngstown, Ohio, turned professional in 1979 and officially retired from the ring in 1992. From 1982 to 1984, he captured the hearts and minds of boxing fans all over the world, developing into a marquee fighter and … Read Article
(L-R) – Undefeated WBO middleweight champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Qulllin, unbeaten world heavyweight contender Charles Martin. UFC star Frankie Edgar, boxing great Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini and Fight Network CEO Len Asper
(all pictures by Emily Harney, see photo gallery below)
NEW YORK (July 28, 2014) -Last Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Fight Network hosted a private party at The Ainsworth for media, sponsors and television executives to celebrate its recent launch in the United … Read Article
Tonight at 9:00 p.m. on MSG Network’s “Friday Night Fights,” hosted by John Duddy and Mark Breland: Ray Mancini vs. Livingstone Bramble (6/1/84).
Sporting a 20-1 record, Livingstone Bramble entered this 1984 bout with a shot to take down defending WBA lightweight champ Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini at the Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, NY. A heavy underdog, Bramble almost ended the fight in the first round after he severely sliced Mancini’s eye, but “Boom Boom’s” … Read Article
On August 1st former WBA lightweight champion of the world Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini visited the Boxing Hall of Fame to promote his new film The Good Son. In addition to media interviews, touring the Hall of Fame Museum, signing autographs and posing for photos with fans, Mancini had the unique opportunity to step back into the Madison Square Garden ring where he successfully defended his world title 30 years ago.… Read Article
CANASTOTA, NY – AUGUST 2, 2013 – Former WBA lightweight champion of the world Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini visited the Boxing Hall of Fame yesterday to promote his new film The Good Son. While in Canastota “Boom Boom” conducted media interviews to discuss his championship career and the film, toured the Hall of Fame Museum and stepped back into the MSG boxing ring where he successfully defended his world title 30 years ago. The immensely … Read Article
Boxing has always made for great drama. There have been few moments in the history of the sport as gripping as Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini’s tragic win over Korean challenger Duk Koo Kim on November 13, 1982.
Now, 30 years later, Mancini revisits that story in the documentary film, “The Good Son.”… Read Article
St. Sophia Productions announces that “The Good Son, The Story of Ray Boom Boom Mancini” is to have a screening at the Shadow Box Film Festival on November 30.
Ray Mancini was the lightweight boxing champion in the 1980s and became a national hero.
The tells the story of Ray’s rise from the steel city of Youngstown, Ohio to the lights of Las Vegas. It is a tale of fathers and sons, struggle and triumph, … Read Article