What Does It Take to be a Pro Boxer or MMA Fighter
AIR DATE: August 9, 2010
Las Vegas hosts some of the biggest boxing matches in the world. "Floyd Mayweather" and "Manny Pacquiao" are household names, and ringside tickets for their fights cost over $1000. But what does to take to "make it" as a fighter in this town? What's the life of an amateur or young pro struggling to win, often while juggling a family and job? We go behind-the-scenes with local boxers and MMA fighters who want to see their names in lights. Step into the ring with us and into a fighter's life.
Tracy Rollins, student, UNLV and amateur boxer Frank Slaughter, boxing coach, UNLV Henry Namauu, pro boxer Jorge Lopez, pro MMA fighter