This tape features raw footage of boxing legend Floyd Patterson (1935-2006) and his son Tracy Patterson during a fight in Atlantic City. Shot for the television special "Once A Star."
00:00Copy video clip URL This tape begins with footage of Tracy Harris Patterson in the midst of a fight in Atlantic City, NJ. The camera looks closely at the ring, zooming in and out on the fighters, for the duration of this segment.
06:37Copy video clip URL As the final bell rings, Tracy returns to his corner and is greeted by his father and his other trainers. Patterson makes sure his son is okay and learns that Tracy lost a cap to one of his teeth. Patterson and the other trainers look for it in the ring. Tracy is announced as the winner of the bout.
08:59Copy video clip URL Both Pattersons and other trainers make their way backstage, and Patterson collects his son’s payment for the win. In the dressing room, Patterson comments on his son’s technique. Tracy becomes nauseous as he takes a shower, Patterson consoles him.
14:15Copy video clip URL Tape ends.