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Whatever happened to Tyrell Biggs?

November 11, 2013

Tyrell Biggs isn’t missing. We know where he is. He’s teaching boxing to kids whose parents remember the former boxer as the gold medal winner in the 1984 Olympics...

 

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?

November 1, 2013

What if I were to tell you there was only one American boxer to ever win an Olympic gold medal in the super heavyweight division? That he beat up both Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis on the way there? That he was one of the most successful big...

'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,...

Tyrell Biggs Documentary 30 Days to raise $30,000 Help us reach our goal join #TeamBiggs Today

October 26, 2013

 

That is $1,000 a day for the next 30 days. By the end of this weekend, we would like to have 100 backers find their name on the online credits...

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.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Biopic on First Olympic Gold Super Heavyweight Boxer

October 24, 2013

From standout high school basketball star to first-ever Olympic super heavyweight Gold Medalist, Biggs was on top of the world. Then came his descent into addiction...

Help Make The Tyrell Biggs Documentary A Knockout

October 22, 2013

To bring "Whatever Happened to Tyrell Biggs?"  to the screen we need your generous support as a backer...

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...

Whatever Happened to Tyrell Biggs?

October 20, 2013

Whatever Happened to Tyrell Biggs? will be funded only if $35,000 is pledged by the end of the short run campaign.

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 documentary launches fundraiser on Kickstarter

October 2, 2013

Biggs’s sudden fall from grace, his loss of heart, and his struggle to survive in the territory between relevance and obscurity

Tyrell Biggs documentary looking for Kickstarter funds

October 2, 2013

Funds raised through this Kickstarter crowd funding campaign will help Yachin (who met Biggs at a local gym while working on a television series about boxing) and her team complete the film and share Tyrell’s story with the world.

Whatever happened to Tyrell Biggs?

October 2, 2013

If Dafna Yachin Kickstarter funding campaign is successful, we’ll find out...

Whatever Happened To Tyrell Biggs?

October 2, 2013

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Biopic on First Olympic Gold Super Heavyweight Boxer. New Lunchbox Dox documentary film to answer question, Whatever Happened to Tyrell Biggs?

Tyrell Biggs documentary launches fundraiser on Kickstarter

October 1, 2013

His personal comeback to fast-rising professional with a 15-0 record seemed unstoppable until a devastating loss in his title fight with Tyson...

Donate to "Whatever Happened to Tyrell Biggs?" Kickstarter Campaign

September 28, 2013

Tyrell Biggs, a standout athlete in high school, takes up boxing and wins Olympic Gold and his first 15 pro fights. But there's a dark side to Biggs...

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...

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