Damon Feldman Profile: King of the D-List

How self-promoting promoter Damon Feldman turned Philly into the pseudo-celebrity boxing capital of the world

Two days later, Feldman takes stock. The crowd could have been bigger, he says: “I think what happened was the date change at the last minute. We had a couple hundred calls Saturday because the tickets still said Saturday.” Still, he was happy with the media coverage. “It was all over the place today. Daily News, New York Post, TMZ.”

He’s ready for more. Coming up: Joey Buttafuoco vs. Amy Fisher’s husband. “I’m good at what I do,” he says. “Not good. I’m great. Not to be arrogant. But I know what I’m doing – except I’m not good with the business sense of it. I’m good with getting the people, putting a good show on.”

Over the summer, Feldman made a promising contact, with a representative for Carl Weathers, the actor who played Apollo Creed in Rocky. Well, not quite: It turned out the guy didn’t really rep Weathers. But it got Feldman dreaming. Maybe Feldman will be the guy to bring the Philadelphia celebrity boxing story to a mind-bending full circle. “My goal is to get Sylvester Stallone in the ring,” he says. “Don’t count me out yet.”

 

 

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  • jill

    this is an amazing story, i am really proud of you and what you have been thru, When you get Rocky, you have to tell me, i will absolutely be there. Take care, and find the time to stop in soprano’s. xoxo

  • bruno

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pmkMLW9y1c in this video Damon Feldman is now trying to get the Misfit tranny yes so called transexual from the kidd chris show that was fired from 94 wysp may of 08 this so called transexual from south philly claims Feldman snuck puch “it” at the south philly bar and grill oct 13th 2010 over tickets “it” didnt sell