One Punch From the Promised Land

One Punch From the Promised Land

Leon Spinks, Michael Spinks, and the Myth of the Heavyweight Title

Book - 2013
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"The story of the first brothers to capture the world heavyweight title, Leon and Michael Spinks, who fought their way out of the projects, took on the biggest names in boxing (including Ali and Tyson), and made millions of dollars.... But one brother would find himself strung-out, back in the projects"--
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, c2013.
ISBN: 9780762783007
Branch Call Number: 796.830922 FLORI
Characteristics: 279 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Shapiro, Ouisie


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Jan 06, 2014

Excellent, excellent account. Writing is spare but evocative. I was taken back to those always interesting, if erratic, boxing days of the eighties...Highly recommend.

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