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Golden Boy

talented young violinist gives up musical career for the sake of wealth and fame as a boxer. [Am. Lit.: Odets Golden Boy in Magill III, 422]

Golden Boy

violinist turns boxer for fame, wealth. [Am. Lit.: Golden Boy]
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The in demand World youth silver medallist was also being pursued by Bob Arum's Top Rank but eventually chose the Golden Boy ticket because they were open to him fighting in Ireland.
Kavanagh said: "Having Golden Boy as my promoter and Freddie Roach as my coach was always in my head.
I don't think I could stand the same pain I felt when I eventually had to consign the Golden Boys to the bin.
Philadelphia's infamous band, the Flamin' Caucasians, will continue on in the spirit of the Golden Boys with music for all generations to enjoy.
So how are the Golden Boys doing after two weeks in this 10-week class to become computer literate, I asked their teacher?
The way Edna describes it, it sounds like the Golden Boys have become a lot like those kids in class they used to want to beat up when they were skipping school at Van Nuys High 50 years ago.