Vaden Versus is a short documentary about Retired World Champion Boxer Paul ‘The Ultimate’ Vaden and his life after his 1999 title fight with Stephan Johnson, who was knocked out unconscious and died 15 days later. Featuring interviews with HBO Boxing’s Jim Lampley, Showtime Boxing’s Steve Farhood, and members of Vaden’s boxing camp, this short explores Vaden’s emotional struggles after the fight and how he’s managed to rediscover his championship form in life.
Director: Brian Ducoffe
Playing: Saturday, 6:40 p.m. – Dante Hall
Runtime: 18 minutes