He is the former NABF and WBA World Lightweight Boxing champion (1982 -1984). In 2015 he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. He defended his title 4 times and retired from boxing with a career record 29-5 with 23 KO's. A TV Movie entitled "Heart of a Champion: The Ray Mancini story" was televised in 1985. Author Mark Kriegel wrote a book abount Ray, titled "The Good Son". He has always said: "Home is where his heart is" and since moving back to Ohio after an acting career in Hollywood consider Ohio as his home. Since moving back to Ohio Ray and his wife Tina have formed the Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini Foundation, which aids charities that do not receive federal fundind and depend on the support of the community.
The Ohio Athletic Commission regular scheduled monthly meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Tuesday of each month. All meetings will start at 10:00 AM. These are also listed on the events calendar on this site. If there is any change in the scheduled time or date of the meeting the change will be posted on the events Calendar on this website.
Starting October 8, 2019; New Location
Oliver Ocasek Government Office Building
161 S. High St - 2nd Floor
Akron, OH 44308
Morley Parking Deck
117 S. Broadway - Akron, OH
Dates for 2019 Meetings:
January Minutes ( No Meeting)
SEPTEMBER NO MEETING