Boxing's Greatest Upsets
Fights That Shook the WorldBook - 1998
In between are classic shock results including Mike Tyson's shattering defeat at the hands of James 'Buster' Douglas, Muhammad Ali's win over Sonny Liston against all the odds, Iran Barkley's destruction of the legendary Thomas Hearns, and Gene Tunney"s great victory over Jack Dempsey.
Here, too, are Barry McGuigan's unexpected downfall against late substitute Steve Cruz, the astonishing defeat of Sugar Ray Robinson by the unheralded Randolph Turpin, George Foreman's annihilation of iron man Joe Frazier, ring-rusty Sugar Ray Leonard's win over indestructable Marvelous Marvin Hagler and many more.
In rich, colorful writing Thomas Myler chronicles the fascinating background of each fight before taking the reader to a ringside seat and then, afterwards, into the crowded dressing room.