McIlvanney On Boxing – Hugh McIlvanney
McIlvanney On Boxing - Hugh McIlvanney
Hugh McIlvanney is a sports journalist, and a regular winner of the fiercely contested UK Sports Writer of the Year award, he also has the distinction of being the only sports writer to have been voted Journalist of the Year. This collection contains the best of his writing on his first great passion, boxing. The book features in-depth analysis of the build-up, climax and aftermath of over 25 showdowns including: Muhammad Ali versus Henry Cooper (1966); Joe Frazier versus Muhammad Ali (1971); George Foreman versus Ken Norton (1974); Eusibio Pedzora versus Barry McGuigan (1985); Lloyd Honeyghan versus Marlon Starling (1989); and Mike Tyson versus Frank Bruno (1989).