First-ever super-heavyweight champion Tyrell Biggs to be featured in upcoming documentary
November 11, 2013
"Whatever Happened to Tyrell Biggs," will tell that story on the big screen if the project, an effort by the Manayunk-based Lunchbox Communications, can secure the final chunk of funding needed to wrap up production...
'Whatever Happened to Tyrell Biggs?' - Doc On Once-Promising Olympic Gold Medal Winning Boxer
October 31, 2013
A new documentary feature from directors Trinity Greer and Dafna Yachin, and writer Art Fischman, titled Whatever Happened to Tyrell Biggs?, follows the titular Tyrell Biggs, a once promising, standout Olympic Gold medal-winning boxer,...
Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Biopic on First Olympic Gold Super Heavyweight Boxer
October 24, 2013
Whatever happened to Tyrell Biggs? is the question co-director Dafna Yachin asks in her new feature documentary that explores Biggs’s life, from his teenage years in West Philadelphia to the resurfacing of his fatal flaws many years later as he faced the hard realities of professional boxing.
Gabriel Rosado offers all-access tickets to his fight against Peter Quillin to supporters of Tyrell Biggs documentary
October 21, 2013
Philadelphia fighter Gabriel Rosado wants to see the "Whatever Happened to Tyrell Biggs" documentary get made. To help the filmmakers reach their goal on Kickstarter, Rosado graciously donated two sets of all access tickets...
Help make a doc about a West Philly legend
October 21, 2013
Tyrell Biggs was one of those dudes who may have hit his prime too early. He was a starting forward on that legendary West Philadelphia High School basketball team that won a state record 68 straight games on its way to Public League and City titles in 1976-1978...
Documentary Examines West Philly Boxer Tyrell Biggs
October 21, 2013
Via West Philly Local comes news that a documentary is being made about Tyrell Biggs, a West Philly boxing phenom whose career ended at 27 with a loss to Mike Tyson...
Kickstarter campaign launched to finish Tyrell Biggs biopic
October 18, 2013
When it comes to boxing, Philadelphia has quite a legacy. Tyrell Biggs is certainly a part of the city’s boxing exploits. In 1987, Biggs was on his way to carving his own spot in boxing history. “The second-coming of Muhammad Ali,” is what some experts labeled him...
Tyrell Biggs Documentary needs help with funding & accepting Donations!
October 14, 2013
You’ve heard the stories before; a young talented athlete has an amazing rise in a csport but would eventually fall into the trappings of addiction, thus making virtually everything in his life crash around him...
Campaign launched for Tyrell Biggs Biopic
October 3, 2013
A city that has perhaps the richest boxing history of any may have neglected one of its best. In 1987 Tyrell Biggs seemed on the verge of writing a new chapter in Boxing history. "The second coming of Muhammed Ali," they called him. But then something happened...
Tyrell Biggs wants to help youths avoid pitfalls
July 21, 2013
Tyrell Biggs has a story to tell. It’s one about embracing prosperity and fame. It’s also one about accepting failure and obscurity. And somewhere along the way, the Olympic boxing Gold Medalist found himself and learned something about who he is and what he is about...