The new documentary movie about the life of Ray Mancini debuted at the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C. on Thursday night. Called "The Good Son", it's a documentary film based on the biography of the same name written by Mark Kriegel, previously the author of biographies on Pete Maravich and Joe Namath.
The premiere was hosted by Fight for Children, a Washington D.C. charity serving low-income children in the area, and the driving force behind the annual Fight Night events in the nation's capital.
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The documentary and the book are based on the concept of fathers and sons, and the connection and power that is there. Ray Mancini always wanted to be like his own father, Lenny, the original Boom Boom, and he promised him he would win the boxing championship he wasn't able to after he had been badly wounded serving in World War II.
Of course, after rising to fam...