The Content Outline
The heart of THE FUTURE OF BOXING is contained in the more than 55 first-person stories from
the personalities on the list below. From the old-time style of Jake LaMotta and Carmen Basilio to
the unique modern story of Nonito Donaire . . . from the world-famous champion “Doctor Iron fist”
Vitali Klitschko to the fan favorite Ricky Hatton. Meet Micky Ward, whose story was told in the recent movie “The Fighter” and George Foreman, now a popular TV pitchman. Celebrate with “Marvelous Marvin,” “Sugar Ray,” “The Golden Boy,” and more.
Highlights also include rare interviews with Cuban 3 time Heavyweight Olympic Gold medalist stars Teofilo Stevenson and Felix Savon; one of the final interviews before his death of influential boxer, official and author Jose Torres; and a peek inside the lives of the reclusive Roberto Duran, Jeff Fenech, Lennox Lewis, Azumah Nelson and Virgil Hill.
Each of the interviewees receive several spreads in the book, with more popular or well-known fighters getting larger sections. Each interview (see sample pages) includes a brief bio of the subject, and then a first-person article based on the interviews. There’s no filter between reader and subject; these are the thoughts, ideas, and emotions of the stars that boxing fans long to hear from:
- IN ADDITION, INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL IN THE BOOK INCLUDE:
• History of Boxing & a great Timeline by Michael Rosenthal – The Ring Magazine
- PLUS, SHORT INTERESTING CHAPTERS ON TOPICS SUCH AS:
• Celebrities and Boxing
• Belts & Sanctioning Bodies
• Boxing on TV
• Boxing Gyms
• Boxing Gear
• Other Fighting Sports that compete with Boxing