Boxing Veterans Take Center Stage In October 15th Edition Of 30 for 30

Courtesy:  ESPN

Courtesy: ESPN

ESPN’s hugely successful 30 for 30 series rolls on through the month of October when it premieres the boxing documentary No Mas.  The documentary, which premieres Tuesday, October 15th, follows the rivalry between boxers Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran.  The documentary attempts to find out why Duran gave up in the second round of the second of the fighters now five legendary fights.

Leonard and Duran were two of the biggest names in the boxing world during the 1980s.  Leonard became a national hero after bringing home gold for America in the 1976 Summer Olympics.  The win led to Leonard earning a number of sponsorship deals for himself. But for years, the words “No mas” would echo in both fighters’ ears until Leonard traveled to Panama in the search for closure between the two men.

Each of the films in the 30 for 30 series will be available for download via iTunes and Amazon Instant Video online the day after its broadcast.  The current schedule of 30 for 30 specials is available below.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 15, 8 p.m. – No Más (Director: Eric Drath)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 22, 8 p.m. – Big Shot (Director: Kevin Connolly)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 29, 8 p.m. – This is What They Want (Directors: Brian Koppelman and David Levien)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 5, 8 p.m. – Bernie and Ernie (Director: Jason Hehir)

 

More information on ESPN Films’ 30 for 30 series is available online at http://www.facebok.com/espn30for 30 and http://twitter.com/30for30.

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