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Amir Mansour grew up on some mean streets and fell into the drug culture in the 1980s, a decision that landed him in prison for 8 1/2 years (plus another six-month stint later) and interrupted a 9-0 boxing career.

Since his release, Mansour, 40, has boosted his record to 18-0, with 14 KOs, with an explosiveness that reminds some of Mike Tyson's heyday. More important, he's also turned his life around.

Mansour gave us a deeply honest and candid interview on the May 25, 2013 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show, one of the most-fascinating conversations we've had in a long time. Don't miss this one.

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Anthony Fletcher was a pro boxer with a solid record until he engaged in a one-on-one streetfight in Philadelphia with a man who died by his own gun.

Fletcher was convicted of first-degree murder and sent to Death Row, where he still sits almost 21 years later.

Ivan Goldman of insideboxing.com joined us on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 to explain why the evidence proves that Fletcher deserves a new trial.

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In Depth: Paul Spadafora

His story is worthy of a Hollywood movie. Paul Spadafora has been undefeated for 17 years and 48 fights as a pro, a career that included a four-year reign (and seven title defenses) as the IBF lightweight champion. Parallel with that astonishing record is his stormy personal life -- a world of drug addiction, alcoholism, and one of the most-horrific instances of domestic violence imaginable: In a drunken rage, Spadafora shot his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach.

A year in a penitentiary was educational, but not enough to make him change his ways, and "The Pittsburgh Kid" hit rock-bottom later.

This colorful and candid interview gives Spadafora room to describe the world he lived in, and the person he's become since enduring a seven-month stint in rehab. This is one of the most-compelling interviews we've ever done on The Ringside Boxing Show. Enjoy.

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 In the annals of boxing history, Aaron "The Hawk" Pryor ranks among the greatest 140-pound fighters ever, capturing his title from the legendary "Kid Pambele," Antonio Cervantes, then defending it 11 times, during which he KO'd Alexis Arguello twice.

 Pryor's personal story is even more compelling. He was addicted to crack, he was shot twice, he went to prison, and overcame all of that to straighten out his life and become an ordained deacon in his Baptist church.

 Enjoy this astonishing conversation with a legendary Hall of Fame boxer and remarkable personality.

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  Dicky Eklund was a promising boxer from Lowell, Mass., who went 10 rounds with undefeated Sugar Ray Leaonard and Davey "Boy" Green before substance abuse derailed his career. His compelling battle with drugs has been chronicled in an HBO Undercover documentary, and his life inspired Christian Bale's Oscar-winning performance in "The Fighter."

 Eklund, who is Ward's half-brother and was his trainer, joined us for an astonishing in-depth interview on the Nov. 13, 2011 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show.

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Yaqui Lopez had dreams of becoming a bullfighter as a boy in Mexico, but wound up fighting men instead. This legendary tough guy fought four times for the light heavyweight crown and once for the cruiserweight championship. His 12-year career included memorable wars with the likes of Victor Galindez, Matthew Saad Muhammad, Mike Rossman, Mike Quarry and James Scott, whom he fought inside the walls of Rahway State Prison, where Scott was an inmate. Don't miss this remarkable interview with one of the most respected fighters of his era.

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We conducted in-depth interviews with some of the most-compelling figures in boxing history in 2010, including Carlos Palomino, Angelo Dundee, George Chuvalo, Gerry Cooney, Greg haugen, Ron Lyle, Milton McCrory and Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, On our live, Jan. 2 broadcast, we replayed the best clips from our best conversations of the year for a program we called "Best Of The Ringside Boxing Show: 2010." Enjoy!

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 We conducted in-depth interviews with some of the most-compelling figures in boxing history in 2010, including Carlos Palomino, Angelo Dundee, George Chuvalo, Gerry Cooney, Greg haugen, Ron Lyle, Milton McCrory and Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, On our live, Jan. 2 broadcast, we replayed the best clips from our best conversations of the year for a program we called "Best Of The Ringside Boxing Show: 2010." Enjoy!

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He was one of the most-successful amateur boxers of his era as a teenager, but succumbed to the lure of the street life, got busted for cocaine trafficking, and spent five years in a penitentiary.

When Wilkins Santiago was released, he was a better person and a vastly different fighter -- qualities he plans to use to propel him to a world championship.

In this amazing, in-depth interview, Santiago talks about the street, the penitentiary, the gym, and the future. Enjoy this astonishing conversation from our Dec. 26, 2010 editon of The Ringside Boxing Show.

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