By Lou Duva,Evander Holyfield,Tim Smith

ISBN-10: 1613218214

ISBN-13: 9781613218211

For greater than seven many years, Lou Duva has been a mainstay within the boxing global. together with his craggy face and the bulbous nostril of a boxer with questionable shielding abilities, Duva is among the so much enduring pictures of boxing, having climbed out and in of earrings for championship fights on six diversified continents. In Lou Duva: A combating Life, you’ll pay attention firsthand the exhilarating tale of the way Duva balanced kin lifestyles and his paintings with nineteen various global champions.

The son of Italian immigrants who landed at Ellis Island and lived in long island prior to relocating the relatives to Paterson, New Jersey, Duva had the percentages stacked opposed to him. instead of settling, Duva was once in a position to claw his approach out of poverty to arrive the top of the boxing enterprise, the place he laid the basis of major occasions Promotions—one of the main strong boxing promotions businesses within the sport.

Lou Duva: A combating Life chronicles an grand boxing profession choked with ups and downs. From his education of champions together with Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis to staging many of the greatest bouts within the background of boxing, together with the vintage fit among Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns, to the infamous “Riot on the Garden,” Duva pulls no punches as he stocks his corridor of repute lifestyles for the 1st time.

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