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-- he was the light heavyweight champion -- The lightweight champion of the world you know that they Greg.
Of the world -- one of the most promising fighters of this time that was until one fight at the age of 21 changed his life forever.
After a grueling fourteen rounds ray Mancini -- the knockout blow in the fifteenth.
That would put down his opponent and one of the great -- shall ever see -- Koo Kim.
And -- put into a coma that he would not come out of.
I'm tougher registrations -- not fun to be will change my father had to face for the honor of my -- Youngstown Ohio.
But after that fight but to -- love him away -- -- -- to -- away from me to me who's innocent -- some righteous about it -- The good son is a do -- documentary focusing on the first time ray Mancini meets the son of the man that.
He had killed in the -- thirty years earlier ray boom boom Mancini joins us live right it's so much -- it's about your family where you came from what you accomplish which is unbelievable.
But that moment we -- sitting on the stoop and -- -- the young boy who never met his father who died in the ring fighting you.
And that was a real moment.
You know loosen -- state Giffords when it told me that you long wanted to -- as an absolutely.
The senate to a computer yes but that was important for him to -- means -- -- -- meet him.
To have closure for him and made for myself -- wondered about him and his mother.
And then them.
He said he wanted to -- -- it's a great so now you said that if he comes Anderson under on the way.
You'll take community ten minutes and this and that.
If I send my director Jesse James Miller's suggestion that -- shot to get this I can't do this can do this can be who can't take -- did you when shots -- mitigated do you want now.
So there's a -- camera shot you know in.
So when he got there he community pulled up to cars came out here on am and perhaps a half -- I -- -- anybody you know.
I didn't want to cross a line because Asian culture of the very conservative you know and I did so I look a bit awkward obviously how dumb but.
But it was nice we -- embrace and when he introduces mother she is loving so wonderful gracious.
Funny and what we commitment went my house and I introduced in my children and when Haas and finally did to guard started coming down everybody and went to dinner that night it was great it's -- into place as I hate you for oh yeah you know he found out what happened in the ring that he watched the fight you understand the -- you went through.
And he said don't feel bad about it that's that's what he would've wanted -- -- rate this story in a good sign written by Mark Kriegel is really the story of of the sun.
Try to fulfill a dream -- father couldn't accomplish your father goes to World War II he gets blown up and -- prior to that to becoming a champion he said I'm gonna become a lightweight champion that you couldn't do.
What was that like accomplishing that the it would give your dad dad built.
It was the greatest soon and I said other incidents where much of and one going to be -- -- -- -- -- -- To me that same euphoric type -- feeling.
-- it was just unbelievable feeling gives it its just.
They don't -- to this day to this day I can think I can feel -- -- remembered you know since memory man I I got it.
Just it was the greatest feeling ever it's greatest moment of my life and and we shared it it was just.
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And still one of the great person as the documentary is awesome go to iTunes downloaded or wait for its theatrical release in theaters August 9.
And Mark -- that a great job of both -- this whole thing is based on yet I got re still can't take unified on non you can play I don't know man I don't NASA.
Have you it.
Do season got the hands of the capital admittedly out on.
Steve stayed back you -- right he's our guest.
Ray Mancini congratulations on your -- realized we are right now -- and I thank you for coming in.
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