"An acutely intelligent, even-handed analysis of the characters, history and all-round horrible wonders of boxing's brutality and beauty. Solid, straight-talking and as rock’n’roll as sports writing gets" (The Scotsman
"Powerfully taut account of Benn v McClellan brawl captures boxing’s farce and nobility" (Observer
"The boxing book to end all boxing books... compellingly unputdownable" (Guardian
An astonishing piece of boxing writing, detailing one of the most vicious, controversial and tragic fights of the last thirty years, between Britain's Nigel Benn and American Gerald McClellan.