Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini speaks out about biography - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini speaks out about biography

Posted: Updated:

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Former World Boxing Association Lightweight champion and Youngstown native, Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini met some hometown fans on Monday.

The former champ spoke at the Park Vista Retirement home. He talked about his biography "The Good Son: The Life of Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini."

"It's based on the book, and other than me and my father, the city of Youngstown is the biggest character in the book," Mancini says.

Mancini says the movie will be in limited theatrical run in August, then on television in November.

  • More NewsMore>>

  • ECOT closure leaves Valley students scrambling

    ECOT closure leaves Valley students scrambling

    Friday, January 19 2018 2:25 PM EST2018-01-19 19:25:32 GMT

    Friday was the final day of classes for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, also known as "ECOT." Ohio's largest online charter school is closing down after losing its sponsor, leaving thousands of students scrambling. For the Earl family in Leavittsburg, it's reluctantly onto Plan B. 

    More >>

    Friday was the final day of classes for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, also known as "ECOT." Ohio's largest online charter school is closing down after losing its sponsor, leaving thousands of students scrambling. For the Earl family in Leavittsburg, it's reluctantly onto Plan B. 

    More >>
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules congressional mapping unconstitutional

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules congressional mapping unconstitutional

    Monday, January 22 2018 4:10 PM EST2018-01-22 21:10:03 GMT

    Pennsylvania's highest court has ruled that the way in which congressional districts are divided in the state is unconstitutional. 

    More >>

    Pennsylvania's highest court has ruled that the way in which congressional districts are divided in the state is unconstitutional. 

    More >>
  • Ice jam threatens new flooding in Meadville

    Ice jam threatens new flooding in Meadville

    Monday, January 22 2018 3:38 PM EST2018-01-22 20:38:00 GMT
    Officials in Meadville are concerned that melting snow and rain could once again push ice jammed French Creek over it's banks. The city was even considering using explosives to break up the ice. A miles-long ice jam pushed on French Creek contributed to pushing the creek above flood stage last week. The result was flooding in low-lying areas including the city's bicentenial park, which is stll littered with large slabs of ice.  The city manager says the army corp of engineers de...More >>
    Officials in Meadville are concerned that melting snow and rain could once again push ice jammed French Creek over it's banks. The city was even considering using explosives to break up the ice. A miles-long ice jam pushed on French Creek contributed to pushing the creek above flood stage last week. The result was flooding in low-lying areas including the city's bicentenial park, which is stll littered with large slabs of ice.  The city manager says the army corp of engineers de...More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms