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Description - McIlvanney on Boxing by 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); Eusebio Pedvora versus Barry McGuigan (1985); Lloyd Honeyghan versus Marlon Starling (1989); and Mike Tyson versus Frank Bruno (1989).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781840186055
ISBN-10: 1840186054
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Hugh McIlvanney

Hugh McIlvanney is the chief sports writer for the Sunday Times, having previously been associated with the Observer for 30 years. He is widely regarded as the outstanding sports writer of his generation. A regular winner of the UK Sports Writer of the year award, he is the only sports writer to have also won the Journalist of the Year honour.

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