Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing (Rating: 3.31 - 4965 votes)Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing - Read Online or Download Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing by Leona Stone Book For Free. Available forma: PDF, TXT , ePub , PDB , RTF, Audio Books George Kimball full text books
|Title||:||Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing|
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|Category||:||Sports, Non fiction, History, Biography|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing By the late s boxing had lapsed into a moribund state and interest in it was on the wane In however the sport was resuscitated by a riveting series of bouts involving an improbably dissimilar quartet Sugar Ray Leonard Marvelous Marvin Hagler Thomas Hearns and Roberto Duran The Four Kings of the Ring would fight one another nine times throughout the decade and win sixteen world titles between them .
Like Ali and Frazier Dempsey and Tunney Robinson and LaMotta these four boxers brought out the best in each other producing unprecedented multi million dollar gates along the way Each of the nine bouts between the four men was memorable in its own way and at least two of them Leonard Hearns I in and Hagler Hearns in are commonly included on any list of the greatest fights of all time The controversial outcome of another the Leonard Hagler fight remains the subject of heated debates amongst fans to this day .
Leonard Hagler Hearns and Duran didn t set out to save boxing from itself in the post Ali era but somehow they managed to do so In i Four Kings i award winning journalist George Kimball documents the remarkable effect they had on the sport and argues that we will never see their likes again