As fast-moving as a flurry of overhand punches, DON KING ONLY IN AMERICA provides an insider's look at the business of boxing through the perspective of the sport's most notorious promoter. The film was made for HBO and subsequently released to home video.
In Cleveland, 1954, Don King (Ving Rhames) kills a burglar in his house. In 1966, King, who now runs a small numbers racket, consorts with the mob and hangs out with singer and good friend Lloyd Price (Vondie Curtis Hall). King finds he needs instant cash after a run-in with a gangster to whom he
owes protection money. King finds and beats to death a man who is late paying him back a debt; he subsequently serv...