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Ray Mancini Net Worth

Ray Mancini Net Worth is
$5 Million

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Ray Mancini Net Worth $5 Million

Retired American fighter Ray Mancini comes with an estimated net worth of $5 million. His dad, Lenny Mancini, was a top-ranked competitor throughout the 1940s, and served as Ray’s inspiration. Mancini started his professional boxing career in 1979, capturing the interest of executives from distinct American television networks along with his whirlwind hitting fashion. This led to him becoming a routine on their various sports systems. He conquered several top-ranked fighters, like Norman Goins and Jose Luis Ramirez. In 1981, Ray Mancini fought Alexis Arguello for the WBC Lightweight Tournament, but ended up conquered. After seven months of training, he fulfilled his vision and won the title using a victory against Arturo Frias. Nicknamed “Boom Boom,” he’s best known for being the World Boxing Association lightweight champ between 1982 and 1984. His wins included a ferocious knockout against Duk-Koo Kim who perished after. He also lost in a rematch following a detailed decision in 1985 which caused his retirement. Boom Boom Mancini came from retirement however he lost in a contentious fight against Hector Camacho in 1989 and a persuasive loss to Greg Haugen in 1992. He eventually left boxing for great right after. Mancini went to become and performer and producer.



Full NameRay Mancini
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 4, 1961
Place Of BirthYoungstown, Ohio, United States
Height1.64 m
Weight64 kg
ProfessionRetired Boxer
NationalityAmerican
SpouseTina Rozzi
ParentsLenny Mancini
SiblingsLenny Mancini Jr.
AwardsWBA Lightweight Champion (8 May 1982 – 1 June 1984), Won NABF Lightweight Title (1981)
NominationsItalian American Sports Hall of Fame, International Boxing Hall of Fame
MoviesYoungstown: Still Standing (2010), The Good Son: The Life of Ray Boom Boom Mancini (2013)
TV ShowsThe Ring, Celebrity Boxing, SummerBreak
#Quote
1[Talking about his fight with Duk-Koo Kim]: I wish I could say it was a classic moment but it wasn't in my eyes because Kim died and after his death I simply lost all passion for the sport. I really did. It was eerie because Kim had taped to his door a sign that read: Kill or Be Killed. I just brought closure to that situation last year (May, 2002). I visited Korea to support a film about the life of Du Koo Kim. I was apprehensive, to be honest, but I couldn't believe what happened. The Koreans treated me like a national hero. They treated me with love and respect. You see, in their eyes, Du Koo Kim died a warrior, a hero. He died honorably for something he believed in, something he defended. I was able to explain my situation and my feelings. There was no animosity toward me, what-so-ever. It was rewarding because my kids are taunted sometimes by their classmates' parents.
2[Talking about Duk-Koo Kim]: The rest of my life, I'm not just Ray Mancini, I'm Ray Mancini, the guy who killed Duk Koo Kim. You never escape that. You wonder what it would have been like for the both of us if I had quit or if he had quit and this hadn't happened.I have done a lot of praying, a lot of thinking. I'm never really going to know why it happened. No one will. He was a tough kid. Too tough, really. Too tough.
3[Talking about Duk-Koo Kim]: He died once, and I felt I was dying every day, when you're a fighter, you develop a respect for your opponent and I had all the respect in the world for this guy. I just wanted to win the fight. I never wanted to see him hurt. It was devastating.
#Fact
1Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2015.
2As a result of Mancini's fight with Duk-Koo Kim, which resulted in Kim's death, all title fights were shortened from fifteen to twelve rounds.
3Owns the El Campeon Cigar Company.
4Honorary Board of Directors Member of the Retired Boxers Foundation.
5Honorary Board Member of the National Veterans Foundation.
6Warren Zevon wrote the song, "Boom Boom Mancini", about Mancini, featured on Zevon's album, "Sentimental Hygiene".
716 Feb 1985: Lost bid to regain the WBA title from Livingstone Bramble.
81 Jun 1984: Lost the WBA title to Livingstone Bramble.
913 Nov 1982: Retained the WBA title in a nationally-televised match at Ceasar's Palace in Las Vegas against Korean Duk-Koo Kim, a fight so brutal, Kim slipped into a coma after Mancini knocked him out, and died four days later. As an eerie foreshadow of things to come, Kim wrote "kill or be killed" at his hotel room prior to the bout.
108 May 1982: Won the World Boxing Association (WBA) Lightweight Title from Art Frias.
1116 May 1981: Won the North American Boxing Federation (NABF) Lightweight Title from Jorge Morales.
12Pro Record: 29-5 (23 K.O's)
13A Junior Olympian.
14Father, Lenny Mancini, was a lightweight contender in the 1940s, who also earned the nickname, "Boom Boom".
15Boxer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tarantula2016pre-productionCory
Bad Frank2015pre-productionCharlie Pierce
Gloves Off2014TV Series
The Roots of Fight2012-2013TV Series
The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone2009KC
Redbelt2008George (as Ray Mancini)
Chooch2003Ball Player
Turn of Faith2002Joey (as Ray Mancini)
Body and Soul2000Charlie Davis
The Girl Gets Moe1997Zeto
Opposite Corners1997
The Mouse1996Larry
Bullet1996Gates
Fatal Choice1995Provie (as Ray Mancini)
The Search for One-eye Jimmy1994Lefty (as Ray Mancini)
Deadly Bet1992Charlie (as Ray Mancini)
Aces: Iron Eagle III1992Chico (as Ray Mancini)
Timebomb1991Mr. Black (as Ray Mancini)
The New Adam-121991TV SeriesRuiz
Wishful Thinking1990/IJake (as Ray Mancini)
Monsters1990TV Series
Backstreet Dreams1990Aldo
The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission1988TV MovieTom Ricketts (as Ray Mancini)
New Monkees1987TV Series
Oceans of Fire1986TV MovieRomano
Who's the Boss?1985-1986TV SeriesJoey Rossini
Amazing Stories1986TV SeriesIrish
Heart of a Champion: The Ray Mancini Story1985TV MovieMan walking on street (uncredited)
Mutants in Paradise1984Boxing Trainer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
TitletownDocumentary producer pre-production
Operation Resurrection2013Documentary executive producer
The Good Son: The Life of Ray Boom Boom Mancini2013Documentary producer
Youngstown: Still Standing2010Documentary producer
Turn of Faith2002producer
Body and Soul2000producer - as Ray Mancini

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Traficant: The Congressman of Crimetown2015Documentary completed
TitletownDocumentary pre-productionHimself
Safest Place on Earth2015DocumentaryHimself
El Boxeo2013DocumentaryHimself
Operation Resurrection2013DocumentaryHimself
The Fight That Changed Boxing Forever2013Documentary shortHimself - WBA Lightweight World Champion 1982-1984
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2013TV SeriesHimself
The Good Son: The Life of Ray Boom Boom Mancini2013DocumentaryHimself
Ali 70 from Las Vegas2012TV MovieHimself
I Am Bruce Lee2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
AKA Private2011DocumentaryHimself
Youngstown: Still Standing2010DocumentaryHimself
Inside MMA2008TV SeriesGuest
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHimself
Triumph and Tragedy: The Ray Mancini Story2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2006TV SeriesHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
The Distance2005DocumentaryWorld champion
ESPN SportsCentury2002-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Naked Movie2002Himself
Celebrity Boxing 22002TV SpecialHimself
Celebrity Boxing2002TV SpecialHimself
The Test2001TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place1999TV SeriesHimself
Howard Stern1996TV SeriesHimself
WBO Jr. Lightweight Championship: Hector Camacho vs. Vinny Pazienza1990Himself - Ringside Commentator
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Tuesday Night Fights1989TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Secrets1988TV MovieHimself
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHimself
HBO Boxing1985TV Series documentaryHimself
Larry Holmes v. Marvis Frazier1983TV MovieHimself
ESPN Top Rank Boxing1981TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
HBO Boxing After Dark2011TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights2010TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHimself
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