May 13, 2013
Scorsese Signs On For Paz Movie
Director Martin Scorsese has agreed to help produce a movie about the life of boxer Vinny Paz. Scorsese will be an executive producer on the project, which is being spearheaded Chad Verdi. Verdi bought the rights in 2009 to make the movie about Paz, the boxing champion who overcame a broken neck suffered in a car accident, to again fight for multiple world titles. Scorsese directed boxing film "Raging Bull," about the life of former middleweight boxing champion Jake LaMotta. Verdi says the movie is scheduled for release in 2016.
February 26, 2013
Vinny Paz Still Feisty At 50
Rhode Island boxer Vinny Paz recently talked about his life and career in a profile by Providence Journal columnist Mark Patinkin, in Sunday´s Rhode Islander section. "Everything I do," he told Patinkin, "I do big. That´s why I was a champion. Outside the ring I live the same. It´s good in the ring -- it´s not so good outside the ring." To view the complete article go to www.providencejournal.com