Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last

Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing PDF/EPUB Á Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran MOBI :º Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran Kindle - Four Kings: PDF/EPUB or Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran MOBI :º Leonard, Hagler, PDF ✓ By the late s, boxing had lapsed into a moribund state and interest in it was on the wane In , however, the spo. 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 themLike 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 inand Hagler Hearns inare commonly included on any list of the greatest fights of all time The controversial outcome of another theLeonard Hagler fight remains the subject of heated debates amongst fans to this dayLeonard, 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 Four Kings, award winning journalist George Kimball documents the remarkable effect they had on the sport and argues that we will never see their likes again