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Superbout: Hagler v Leonard

Billed as ‘The Superfight’, on April 6, 1987, Marvellous Marvin Hagler and Sugar Ray Leonard battled it out for the WBC Middleweight Championship, in front of 15,000 fans at a packed outdoor arena at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. Among those fans were celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, Gene Hackman, Bo Derek, Joan Collins, Whoopie […]

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Fat City: Poster Gallery

May sees the launch of King of the Outback, the sixth book in the popular Fightcard series – and my literary debut (writing as Jack Tunney). Accordingly, in a month long celebration, Permission to Kill will be looking back and some of the highlights – and lowlights – of boxing in film and literature – […]

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Fat City (1972)

I have never seen, John Huston’s Fat City – so let’s discover it together. Well, at least some of you can. On my Mac, I can watch the whole movie – but for some reason on my PC, I can only watch a 5 minute preview. I don’t know why? I hope most of the […]

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Living in America – James Brown

Uploaded by; Drako2012 May sees the launch of King of the Outback, the sixth book in the popular Fightcard series – and my literary debut (writing as Jack Tunney). Accordingly, in a month long celebration, Permission to Kill will be looking back and some of the highlights – and lowlights – of boxing in film […]

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The Boxer – Simon and Garfunkel

From 2009 – Maddison Square Garden Uploaded by Zarastro1040 May sees the launch of King of the Outback, the sixth book in the popular Fightcard series – and my literary debut (writing as Jack Tunney). Accordingly, in a month long celebration, Permission to Kill will be looking back and some of the highlights – and […]

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The Power of One (1992)

Director: John G. Avildsen Starring: Stephen Dorff, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Morgan Freeman, John Gielgud, Fay Masterson, Marius Weyers, Tracy Brooks Swope, John Osborne, Daniel Craig, Dominic Walker, Alois Mayo, Ian Roberts, Maria Marais Music: Hans Zimmer Based on the novel by Bryce Courtenay Since I began writing King of the Outback, my entry in the Fight […]

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Survivor – Eye of the Tiger

Uploaded by: SurvivorVEVO May sees the launch of King of the Outback, the sixth book in the popular Fightcard series – and my literary debut (writing as Jack Tunney). Accordingly, in a month long celebration, Permission to Kill will be looking back and some of the highlights – and lowlights – of boxing in film […]

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The Power of One

Author: Bruce Courtenay Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd Published: 1989 I have a dreadful, dreadful confession to make. Until The Power of One, I had never read a Bryce Courtenay novel. Why this is so unusual, and so embarrassing is that everybody who had recommended Courtenay to me, were woman. I even had Courtenay books given […]

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The Set Up – Poster gallery

I have never seen The Set Up, but it was directed by Robert Wise, who directed Somebody Up There Likes Me, with Paul Newman as Rocky Grazziano – which I thought was pretty damn good. It’s not quite as good as The Hustler, but still, a fine example of Newman’s early work. I have heard […]

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Facing Ali (2009)

Country: United States Director: Peter McCormack Featuring: George Chuvalo, Sir Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, Ron Lyle, Ken Norton, Earnie Shavers, Leon Spinks, Ernie Terrell, and Muhammad Ali Music: Schaun Tozer Based on the book by Stephen Brunt There are many documentaries about Muhammad Ali. Possibly the most famous, and arguably the […]

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