Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/15/13
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From the time he wrote down on a dresser drawer as an eight year old child that he would become a world champion, Meldrick Taylor had only one goal. From being a prized amateur and a 1984 Olympic Gold Medal winner and then in 1988 finally realizing his dream when he knocked out Buddy McGirt to become the IBF Jr. Welterweight champion, Taylor wasn’t done. After making two defenses, Taylor then took on his greatest challenge against then 68-0 future legend Julio Cesar Chavez. Taylor went in as a big underdog but dominated the bout until he was controversially stopped just two seconds before the end of the fight. Now, along with Taylor’s business partner Damon Feldman, a movie that will chronicle the life of Taylor is being shopped throughout Hollywood. The working title is “Two Seconds from Glory”, an obvious reference to the memorable fight with Chavez. “I am in talks with a few companies now, this is the Next Big Boxing movie," says Damon Feldman. “The feedback has been tremendous a...
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