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Old 05-07-2009, 12:05 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Mike Rodgers View Post
Greg told me that after Don was through with his 1.2 million purse for winning the title that he only walked with $30,000. Heavyweight Champion of the world and got screwed all the way to the grave. Oliver has still not got paid one dime for his 2nd fight with Lewis. Don got the money and never paid him anything. ONLY IN AMERICA!
That kind of tale repeats itself again and again in Newfield's book (which, in later editions, was retitled "The Life and Times of Don King: The Shame of Boxing in America." The most amazing part is that he gets away with it, every single time.

Well, maybe in real life, but Greg's World might be another story ...
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