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What is your personal view on the boxing promoter Don King? Is he really a larger than life talented promoter or do u feel he built himself up by financially screwing over boxers under his wing?

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Asked by A Moin, 12 Mar '10 10:28 pm
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DONALD "DON" KING (BORN AUGUST 20, 1931) IS AN AMERICAN BOXING PROMOTER PARTICULARLY KNOWN FOR HIS HAIRSTYLE AND FLAMBOYANT PERSONALITY. HIS CAREER HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE PROMOTING "THE RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE" AND THE "THRILLA IN MANILA", AS WELL AS ORCHESTRATING THE ASCENT OF MIKE TYSON. KING HAS PROMOTED SOME OF THE MOST PROMINENT NAMES IN BOXING, INCLUDING MUHAMMAD ALI, MIKE TYSON,GEORGE FOREMAN, EVANDER HOLYFIELD, JULIO CSAR CHVEZ, ANDREW GOLOTA, FLIX TRINIDAD, ROY JONES JR. AND LARRY HOLMES.
KING WAS CONVICTED OF SECOND DEGREE MURDERFOR THE SECOND KILLING IN 1966 AFTER HE WAS FOUND GUILTY OF STOMPING TO DEATH AN EMPLOYEE, SAM GARRETT, WHO OWED HIM $600
Don King has been a lightning rod for controversy throughout his career. He has been the subject of several lawsuits by boxers he managed who alleged that they were forced to hire King's relatives and cronies. He has faced charges of tax evasion by the IRS. Rumors of jury-tampering have swirled around him. And it also became known that ...more
Answered by Josna, 20 Mar '10 07:54 pm

 
  
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A heady mix of both
Answered by anil garg, 08 Nov '10 12:40 am

 
  
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