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No way but to fight : George Foreman and the business of boxing (Terry and Jan Todd series on physical culture and sports)

by Smith, Andrew R. M. (Author)

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Olympic gold medalist. Two-time world heavyweight champion. Hall of Famer. Infomercial and reality TV star. George Foreman's fighting ability is matched only by his acumen for selling. Yet the complete story of Foreman's rise from urban poverty to global celebrity has never been told until now. Rais... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue : crossroads
  • Fruits of the fifth ward
  • Corpsman's call
  • God bless the puncher
  • Eatin' money
  • Sculpting George Foreman
  • Better must come
  • I ain't no dog
  • Superman's evil twin
  • Man without a country
  • To the mountains of the moon
  • I don't run because I don't have to
  • You got to have a boss
  • A gangster's game
  • Jesus rode on a jackass
  • Man of La Mancha
  • Epilogue : unscripted.