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- DescriptionA quarter of a century ago journalist and author Ian Probert decided never to write about boxing again. His decision was prompted by the injuries sustained by boxer Michael Watson during his world title fight with Chris Eubank. Now, in common with so many fighters, Probert is making an inevitable comeback. Dangerous sees Probert return to the scene of an obsession that has gripped him from childhood. In the course of numerous meetings with a number of leading figures in the fight game, including Herol Graham, Steve Collins, Michael Watson, Nigel Benn, Ambrose Mendy, Rod Douglas, Frank Buglioni, Kellie Maloney, Glen McCrory and Jim McDonnell among others, Probert takes a look at how lives have changed, developed and even unravelled during the time he has been away from the sport. From an illuminating and honest encounter with transgender fight manager Kellie Maloney to an emotional reunion with Watson himself, Probert discovers just how much the sport has changed during his absence. The end result is one of the most fascinating and unusual books ever to have been written about boxing.
- Author BiographyIan Probert is the author of a number of books on a variety of subjects. He is best known for the US bestseller Internet Spy and for the critically acclaimed Rope Burns. In 2014 after a long illness he returned to writing with the bestselling children's book Johnny Nothing, which he also illustrated.
- Author(s)Ian Probert
- PublisherPitch Publishing Ltd
- Date of Publication15/09/2016
- SubjectBoxing & Combat Sports
- Place of PublicationHove
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPitch Publishing Ltd
- Content NoteIncludes colour picture section
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
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