Badou Jack KO'd in His Legal Pursuit To Shed Managers
By Michael Marley
Badou Jack, that is aka Badou "The Ripper" Jack, unbeaten (10-0, 8 KOs) light heavyweight prospect of Swedish and Gambian origin and who was "discovered" in Sweden by two time former world heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs.
Jack, promoted by Lou DiBella and Neon Leon Margules, tried to shed his managers, father-son duo of Milton and Steven Heid, by going to bankruptcy court in Las Vegas. Word is the court refused to cancel the fighter's managerial deal and he fights on with the Heids as his managers.
Jack is fighting at Texas Station in a Showtime televised card in Vegas Friday night. Will he be playing Heid and seek with his managers, New York businessmen who treat fighters like beloved family members? The Heids deserve better...