Al Bernstein: 30 Years, 30 Undeniable Truths About Boxing, by Al Bernstein

By Al Bernstein

For simply over 30 years Al Bernstein has been probably the most recognizable and revered sportscasters in the US. In these 3 many years, the “voice of boxing” suggested the humorous, poignant, and peculiar occasions that contributed to shaping activities tv, ESPN, boxing, Las Vegas, and SHOWTIME. With an eclectic solid of characters that comes with each famous person in boxing, together with Marvin Hagler, Mike Tyson, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, in addition to such names within the leisure global as Rodney Dangerfield, Sylvester Stallone, Russell Crowe, and Jerry Lewis, Bernstein's memoir can have you in stitches.

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