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Ray Mancini is a retired American fighter with an estimated net worth of $5 million. Raymond Michael Mancini was produced on March 4, 1961 in Youngstown, Ohio. Nearly produced using a set of Everlast gloves on his hands, Mancini came from a notable boxing family, along with his dad, Lenny Mancini, once being a top ranked competition in the 1940s before being injured in the second world war. Mancini got his nickname “Boom Boom” from his dad. As expected, the Lenny supported Mancini to begin training in a boxing gymnasium early in his life.

Ray Mancini Net Worth $5 Million Dollars

However, later he completed junior career before turning professional in 1979. Mancini’s competitive style brought in interest from boxing executives from the beginning of his career and he was featured frequently on television. His first major fight came when he took on famous Alexis Arguello for the WBO lightweight title in 1981. Although Mancini won the opening rounds, Arguello used his guile and understanding to win the later rounds and eventually quit Mancini in the 14th round.

Mancini’s livelihood, life and place in athletic lore would transform eternally in 1982 when he defended his crown against South Korean Duk Koo Kim at Caesars Palace. The damage done to Kim eventually resulted in his departure four days subsequent to the fight. The disaster made Mancini slip right into a melancholy and though he’d continue to fight and kept his title until 1984, he confesses he was never quite exactly the same. After his profession, Mancini enlarged his business portfolio to incorporate a cigar firm, and two movie production companies. His life was chronicled in the 2012 documentary, The Good Son and he’s appeared in numerous other shows and films including as an analyst in Celebrity Boxing, in the movie Redbelt. Mancini also produced the film Youngstown: Still Standing. Mancini was married in 1989 but afterwards divorced. He’s got a daughter and two sons.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 4, 1961
Birth place: Youngstown, Ohio, United States
Height:1.64 m
Weight:64 kg
Profession:Retired Boxer
Spouse:Tina Rozzi
Parents:Lenny Mancini
Siblings:Lenny Mancini Jr.
Awards:WBA Lightweight Champion (8 May 1982 – 1 June 1984), Won NABF Lightweight Title (1981)
Nominations:Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, International Boxing Hall of Fame
Movies:Youngstown: Still Standing (2010), The Good Son: The Life of Ray Boom Boom Mancini (2013)
TV shows:The Ring, Celebrity Boxing, SummerBreak

Interesting Facts

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".


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.





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
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



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



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

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

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