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The Boxing Promoter Who Killed Two People

Don King had a reputation of stealing from his boxers

Don King — by Gage Skidmore on Wikipedia Commons

“I had just sold the rights to this book to HBO, and King had read about the transaction. He looked at me from the adjacent urinal, and broke a tense silence. ‘I read in the newspapers,’ King roared, ‘that I’m now feeding your whole motherfucking family.’” — Jack Newfield, author of The Life and Crimes

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Ryan Fan

Ryan Fan

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