Here is Jake LaMotta discussing his career as a hoodlum Floyd Patterson on growing up in the ghetto Gunboat Smith on the Jack Johnson era Jack Dempsey on the Willard fight and the Tunney long count Rocky Grazia on showbiz and dozens of others,including Sugar Ray Robinson, Willie Pastra, Jose Torres, Carmen Basilio, Joe Louis, Willie Pep, and Archie Moore,on boxers, racketeers, drugs, payoffs, managers. Including two never-before-published interviews with Roberto Duran and Alexis Arguello, this newly expanded and updated edition of In This Corner...! is undoubtedly the best one-volume history of boxing ever written.
Peter Heller is the author of Bad Intentions: The Mike Tyson Story. A sports producer for ABC News, he lives in Putnam Valley, New York and Boca Raton, Florida.