"Kimball's accounts of the fights are riveting blow-by-blows, the "big event" context is palpably rendered, and each of the fighters re-emerges from the mists of memory as colorful and compelling as ever. Boxing fans . . . will savor Kimball's work." Booklist
"George Kimball is one of America's best-loved sportswriters." Jeremy Schaap, author, Cinderella Man
"You need to learn to duck before you get into the ring with George Kimball. He comes out of his corner two-fisted and ready to fight." J. P. Donleavy, author, The Ginger Man
About the Author
George Kimball spent 25 years as a sports columnist for the Boston Herald and received the Nat Fleischer Award for Excellence in Boxing Journalism in 1986. He has covered nearly 400 world-title fights in a four-decade sports writing career and is the author of the acclaimed Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing. He lives in New York City.