By Damon Gonzalez – Latinbox
Gary Rosato – Professional Referee for Pennsylvania Athletic Commission plays Actor –
Johnny LoBianco who was an American boxing referee for over 30 years, who was referee for a number of championship fights, including several that ended controversially, most notably Roberto Durán’s successful 1972 dethroning of Ken Buchanan in which LoBianco ruled Durán the victor by knockout despite having appeared to have hit Buchanan with a low blow.
In a Legends story Roberto Duran played by Edgar Ramirez, His trainer Ray Arcel played by Robert De Niro, Grammy recording artist Usher plays Sugar Ray Lenard, Carlos Eleta is played by Ruben Blades.
Follows the life of Roberto Duran, who made his professional debut in 1968 as a 16-year-old and retired in 2002 at age 50. In June 1980, he defeated Sugar Ray Leonard to capture the WBC welterweight title but shocked the boxing world by returning to his corner in the November rematch, saying ‘no mas’ (no more). @HandsOfStoneMov