Retired boxer David Rodriguez joined Tuesday’s “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson” to talk about his  brush with death, his new book, and his reasons for supporting President Donald Trump.
Rodriguez, who once had a perfect boxing record of 36-0, shared his realization that being bullied as a kid led to his boxing career. His new book, “When the Lights Go Out: From Survivor to Champion,” is the “in-depth story of how I went through those trials and tribulations,” he said.
Formerly a champion boxer, Rodriguez has faced incredible ups and downs during his life. As a child, he endured bullying, something that inspired him to become an advocate for bullied kids. In 2011, Rodriguez was knifed in the face outside a bar, a murder attempt that left him with hundreds of stitches and a permanent scar. “When the Lights Go Out” was written during one of his low points, while he …