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The Good Son

Updated: November 9, 2012, 10:17 PM ET

In the 1980's, Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini wasn't merely the lightweight champ. An adoring public considered him a national hero and a savior to boxing. But it all came apart November 1982. Macini's obscure Korean challenger, Duk Koo Kim, went down in the 14th round and never regained consciousness. The death would haunt Ray and ruin his carefully crafted image, suddenly transforming boxing's All-American Boy into a pariah. Jeremy Schaap speaks with author Mark Kriegel about his book "The Good Son." ...

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