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January 11, 2021 33 min

RAY MANCINI, HALL OF FAME BOXER ORIGINALLY FROM YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO, WHO WAS GIVEN THE NICKNAME “BOOM BOOM” BECAUSE OF HIS WHIRLWIND FIGHTING STYLE.  HIS FIRST WORLD TITLE ATTEMPT CAME AGAINST WBC LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION, ALEXIS ARGUELLO. IT WAS CHOSEN BY MANY AS ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR BOUTS OF THE 1980S. SIX MONTHS LATER, HE CHALLENGED WBA LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION ARTURO FRIAS. AND TAKING THE BELT IN ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR FIRST ROUND VICTORIES IN HISTORY.  BUT WIAT TILL YOU HEAR WHAT HE’S BEEN DOING IN HIS POST-BOXING CAREER. 

 

About Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger

Today, a highly sought after motivational speaker, Rudy entertains international corporate audiences with a unique, passionate, and heartfelt style of communicating. He reaches school children, university students, and professional athletes with the same enthusiasm, portraying the human spirit that comes from his personal experiences of adversity and triumph. His captivating personality and powerful message of "YES I CAN" stays with his audiences forever. Rudy's opening remarks receive thunderous applause and standing ovations from audiences of 200 to 20,000 people who emotionally chant "RU-DY, RU-DY!"

About Joe Garner

When it comes to America's popular culture, six-time New York Times bestselling author Joe Garner has become one of its premiere chroniclers.  See all his books here.

He's been featured on the Today Show, CNN, Fox & Friends and hundreds of radio programs nationwide.  Joe's books have also become Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, Sports Illustrated and USA Today bestsellers.

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