Close Encounters With The Gloves Off

Close Encounters With The Gloves Off

Boxing's Greats Recall the Inside Stories of Their Big Fights
Tom Myler
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A rollercoaster ride through boxing history which spans almost an entire century, told in the words of the boxers themselves as they recall their highs and lows, their greatest triumphs and reveal many shock revelations. Muhammad Ali, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Rocky Marciano, Joe Frazier, George Foreman and Mike Tyson are just a few of the names that acclaimed boxing writer, author and historian Thomas Myler has interviewed in a life spent covering boxing to create Close Encounters with the Gloves Off.    

About the author

This is Thomas Myler's fifth boxing book. He lives in Dublin and has spent a lifetime around boxing and boxers. Once described by George Kimball, prize-winning author of the acclaimed Four Kings, as 'One of the world's best boxing writers', his work has appeared in many publications including Boxing News, Boxing Illustrated, Boxing Digest, Fighting Fit and several different Irish newspapers. 

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