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 johnnyblaze, on 13 June 2018 - 02:05 PM, said:


Don was never known for his foresight, which is why he's no longer relevant.
Finally some sane stuff from JB.
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 HeSoNice, on 13 June 2018 - 11:52 AM, said:



And Don put some incredible fights on.  Prime vs prime shit.
He did ripped fighters off in the process
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 Raghavan1, on 14 June 2018 - 03:02 AM, said:

Finally some sane stuff from JB.
Lol
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 boxalettice, on 14 June 2018 - 08:53 AM, said:

He did ripped fighters off in the process
Rippededed. He rippededed fighters off in the process. Learn bro.
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Lol
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 rayajr, on 14 June 2018 - 04:59 PM, said:


Rippededed. He rippededed fighters off in the process. Learn bro.
Ok Girl
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 boxalettice, on 14 June 2018 - 08:53 AM, said:

He did ripped fighters off in the process

King has been investigated for possible connections with organized crime. During a 1992 Senate investigation, King invoked the Fifth Amendment when questioned about his connection to mobster John Gotti.

Mike Tyson, the former undisputed World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, says of his former manager, "(King is) a wretched, slimy, reptilian motherfucker. This is supposed to be my 'black brother', right? He's just a bad man, a real bad man. He would kill his own mother for a dollar. He's ruthless, he's deplorable, he's greedy ... and he doesn't know how to love anybody."

In 2005 King launched a $2.5 billion defamation suit against ESPN, the makers of SportsCentury, after a documentary alleged that King had "killed, not once, but twice", threatened to break Larry Holmes' legs, cheated Meldrick Taylor out of $1 million, and then threatened to have Taylor killed. Though the documentary repeated many claims already made, King said he had now had enough. King's attorney said "It was slanted to show Don in the worst way. It was one-sided from day one, Don is a strong man, but he has been hurt by this."[33]

The case was dismissed on summary judgment with a finding that King could not show "actual malice" from the defendants. Judge Dorian Damoorgian ruled, "Nothing in the record shows that ESPN purposefully made false statements about King in order to bolster the theme of the program or to inflict harm on King."

Tim Witherspoon was threatened with being blackballed if he did not sign exclusive contracts with King and his stepson Carl. Not permitted to have his own lawyer present, he signed four "contracts of servitude" (according to Jack Newfield). One was an exclusive promotional contract with Don King, two were managerial contracts with Carl King, identical except one was "for show" that gave Carl King 33% of Witherspoon's purses and the other gave King a 50% share, more than is allowed by many boxing commissions. The fourth contract was completely blank.[24]

Muhammad Ali Edit
King has been involved in many litigation cases with boxers that were focused on fraud. In 1982 he was sued by Muhammad Ali for underpaying him $1.1 million for a fight with Larry Holmes. King called in an old friend of Ali, Jeremiah Shabazz, and handed him a suitcase containing $50,000 in cash and a letter ending Ali's lawsuit against King. He asked Shabazz to visit Ali (who was in the hospital due to his failing health) and get him to sign the letter and then give Ali the $50,000. Ali signed. The letter even gave King the right to promote any future Ali fights. According to Shabazz, "Ali was ailing by then and mumbling a lot. I guess he needed the money." Shabazz later regretted helping King. Ali's lawyer cried when he learned that Ali had ended the lawsuit without telling him.[21]

Larry Holmes Edit
Larry Holmes has alleged that over the course of his career King cheated him out of $10 million in fight purses, including claiming 25% of his purses as a hidden manager. Holmes says he received only $150,000 of a contracted $500,000 for his fight with Ken Norton, and $50,000 of $200,000 for facing Earnie Shavers, and claims King cut his purses for bouts with Muhammad Ali, Randall "Tex" Cobb, and Leon Spinks, underpaying him $2 million, $700,000, and $250,000, respectively. Holmes sued King over the accounting and auditing for the Gerry Cooney fight, charging that he was underpaid by $2 to $3 million.[22] Holmes sued King after King deducted a $300,000 'finder's fee' from his fight purse against Mike Tyson; Holmes settled for $150,000 and also signed a legal agreement pledging not to give any more negative information about King to reporters.[23]
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Read it. Thatís just the wiki stuff and only some of it.

Don King is an evil sickening man and getting water chucked at him is nothing.

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 9secondko, on 16 June 2018 - 03:10 AM, said:

Read it. Thatís just the wiki stuff and only some of it.

Don King is an evil sickening man and getting water chucked at him is nothing.
Yup He deserves a WWE beat down. Could you imagine Big Show body slam him 4 real? Awesome
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In addition to violating the trust of his fighters, King managed to kill a couple people along the way. He is a useless human being.
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 Sudsysul, on 18 June 2018 - 07:02 AM, said:

In addition to violating the trust of his fighters, King managed to kill a couple people along the way. He is a useless human being.
True
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 boxalettice, on 16 June 2018 - 03:27 AM, said:

Yup He deserves a WWE beat down. Could you imagine Big Show body slam him 4 real? Awesome
wtf :lol:
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Don got off easy
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