Dick Tiger: The Life and Times of a Boxing Immortal

Dick Tiger: The Life and Times of a Boxing Immortal

by Adeyinka Makinde

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595710420
Publisher: Word Association Publishers
Publication date: 04/28/2005
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
Foreword xi
Introduction xiii
Preface xv
1 Origins
2 Nigerian Boxing and the Great Migration
3 The Fireman
4 Liverpool and the Tax
5 Reborn
6 Not a Visiting Apprentice
7 The Best Middleweight in the World
8 Ibadan
9 A Garden Fighter
10 A Step Up
11 Rebel with a Cause
12 Old Man of Biafra
13 Twilight: �As Long as There�s Money�
14 He Never Gave his Heart Away
Chronology
Record
Accolades
Sources
Index

 

Foreword

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"Adeyinka Makinde, in writing this book, has excavated the knowledge and the story of a hero, Dick Tiger, made his life a historical indelibility, and set a course for others to travel. The author�s patient tenacity in researching facts is patently evident in every page of the book." Dr. Paddy Davies, formerly of the Directorate of Biafran Propaganda.

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