Movie about Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini’s life to debut Saturday on NBC Sports Network

Kevin Iole
Boxing Experts Blog

Mark Kriegel's 2012 book on boxer Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini was outstanding, a compelling peek behind the curtain into the life of a fighter and the relationship that defined him.

The book, which has earned rave reviews, has been turned into a documentary movie, "The Good Son: The Ray Mancini Story," which will air Saturday at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on NBC Sports Network.

The documentary tells the story of Mancini's meeting with the son of boxer Duk Koo Kim, who died of brain injuries he suffered during a 1982 bout on national television in Las Vegas with Mancini.

It's a captivating, emotional film that handles a difficult subject with ease.

It's an excellent story and well worth your time. Check it out

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