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  1. Riddick Bowe and Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini highlight International ...

    Dan Rafael

    Three of the biggest stars of their time -- former undisputed heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe, former featherweight champion "Prince" Naseem Hamed and former lightweight champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini -- will share a big stage together this summer.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  2. Big changes welcome to Hall Of Fame ballot

    Dan Rafael

    At last, reform has come to the International Boxing Hall of Fame ballot. For years and years, I have advocated for change, and, at long last, those in charge of the Canastota, New York, shrine, namely executive director Ed Brophy, have finally lis...

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2014
  3. Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini: 'It is all about the journey'

    Brian Campbell

    Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, one of the most exciting fighters of the 1980s, takes pride in having captured the lightweight crown and the attention of fight fans who remember him as can't-miss TV.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2013
  4. Twenty-five years is a long time to carry a memory

    Ron Borges

    Ray Mancini's tragic bout with Duk Koo Kim changed the lives of the fighters, their families and the sport of boxing itself forever.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2007
  5. Ring tragedy from a doctor's perspective

    Dr. Margaret Goodman

    Is boxing any safer to its participants now than it was 25 years ago?

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2007
  6. Chat with Ray Mancini

    Welcome to The Show! On Tuesday, we'll have retired boxer Ray Mancini on to talk boxing and about his role with ESPN Classic. Mancini finished his career with a 29-5 record, including 23 knockouts. Mancini won nine title fights during his career a...

    Chat | July 17, 2006
  7. 'Boom Boom' makes appearance on FNF

    Joseph Santoliquito

    Ray Mancini, at 45, is waging another career climb similar to the one he had as a fighter. FNF's guest analyst is involved in making movies, Joe Santoliquito writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2006
  8. Notes: HOF set to announce Class of 2015

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • The International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York, announced that the Class of 2015 will be unveiled Dec. 4 at 1 p.m. ET. There will be inductees in four categories -- modern, old-...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  9. Prince Naseem Hamed deserves HOF election

    Dan Rafael

    Prince Naseem Hamed deserves election to the International Boxing Hall of Fame, writes Dan Rafael.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  10. 'Boom Boom' Mancini embraces film fest

    Michael Woods

    Yesterday was a hard day for Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini -- the 30th anniversary of the day his fists were responsible for the death of an in-ring foe. On Nov. 13, 1982, the 21-year-old Mancini, the pride of Youngstown, Ohio, defended his lightweight ...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  11. Mark Kriegel's "The Good Son"

    In the 1980's, Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini wasn't merely the lightweight champ. An adoring public considered him a national hero and a savior to boxing. But it all came apart November 1982. Macini's obscure Korean challenger, Duk Koo Kim, went down in th...

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  12. West Ham 1-1 Manchester City: City stutter

    Shaun Wright-Phillips and Adam Johnson pressed their World Cup claims by combining to earn Manchester City a point against West Ham.

    Recap | May 09, 2010
  13. Death in the ring has long been a part of boxing

    Graham Houston

    Death in the ring, though uncommon, has long been a part of boxing.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2007
  14. "Boom Boom" Mancini wins war; Kim loses life

    Larry Schwartz

    WBA lightweight champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini scores a 14th round knockout win over South Korean Duk Koo Kim. Kim will never regain consciousness and five days later, he dies of a blood clot in his brain.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 10, 2000