Man Behind Celebrity Boxing For 18 Years Says Critics Have It Wrong

Pictured: Rodney Burton (left) and Damon Feldman (right), promoters of Official Celebrity Boxing.

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Celebrity pugilism hasactually made headings in current years, with lotsof crediting the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. exhibit, and the arrival of the Paul Brothers, for its expansion and revival.

But most puton’t understand that Damon Feldman veryfirst promoted the principle eighteen years back. Michael Woods of The Ring stated in June 2021 that “he [Damon Feldman] needto mostlikely get credit for being the most impassioned motorist of the idea in the world.”

According to Feldman, celeb boxing isn’t a ploy, it’s an chance for redemption.

Feldman, who established Official Celebrity Boxing, is siblings with David Feldman, who established Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. Their daddy, Marty Feldman, a previous expert fighter, was inducted into the Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006.

Last June, Feldman managed a match inbetween previous NBA star Lamar Odom and 90’s pop-star Aaron Carter, and in years previous, setup matches including Coolio, Rodney King, Jose Canseco, “Octomon,” and others.

ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY – JUNE 11: (L-R) Aaron Carter, Chuck Liddell and Lamar Odom throughout the … [+] star boxing match at Showboat Atlantic City on June 11, 2021 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Bill McCay/Getty Images)

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Although Feldman and the principle of celeb boxing get slammed, Feldman views it inadifferentway. “People chuckled at it years back. [But critics miss] what can stem from this. Those coupleof minutes in the ring might provide them the self-confidence to relocation forward in other parts of their life, to modification their life,” Feldman stated.

Feldman and his organization partner Rodney Burton think in the redemptive nature of the promo duetothefactthat it’s what they lookedfor throughout their low points in life.

Burton invested 5 years in jail for drug dealing. “No one desired to provide me a task or aid me since of what I went through,” Burton stated. Meanwhile, Feldman fought alcohol dependency for years and invested 13 months in jail for attack in 2016.

“I saw a photo of my child having supper, and I broke down,” Feldman stated. “I hoped to God and stated I’ll neverever beverage onceagain.” Feldman hasn’t had a beverage consideringthat, he informed me.

ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY – JUNE 11: (L-R) Coco and ICE-T revealing throughout the celeb boxing … [+] match at Showboat Atlantic City on June 11, 2021 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Bill McCay/Getty Images)

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Feldman and Burton hosted an occasion at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey last Saturday, on March 26th, hosted by Public Enemy co-founder Flavor Flav.

This summertime, Feldman and Burton will have Caitlyn Jenner action into the boxing ring on June 11th at the Charles F. Dodge City Center in Miami as a visitor host for their upcoming occasion.

Jenner will signupwith visitor referee Rashad Evans, a previous UFC light heavyweight champion, and visitor analyst Omarosa, a participant on NBC’s The Apprentice and previous political assistant to previous U.S. President Donald Trump.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – OCTOBER 24: Caitlyn Jenner participatesin the screening of Summit Entertainment’s … [+] “Hacksaw Ridge” at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on October 24, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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