Bill Paxton's The Fearless Harry Greb: Biography of a Tragic Hero of PDF

By Bill Paxton

ISBN-10: 0786440163

ISBN-13: 9780786440160

The mythical Harry Greb stepped into the hoop greater than three hundred instances from 1913 to 1926, defeated competitors who outweighed him by way of greater than 30 kilos, held the middleweight and light-weight heavyweight titles and beat each corridor of repute boxer he ever fought. Dubbed “the Pittsburgh Windmill” due to his manic, freewheeling type within the ring, Greb additionally crossed racial traces, taking up all comers despite colour. An damage within the ring resulted in Greb’s steadily going blind in a single eye and will have ended his occupation, yet he stored his mystery and fought on. Tragically, the indomitable fighter will be lifeless through the age of 32, felled by way of issues in the course of minor surgery.
This biography of 1 of the hardest boxers of all time comprises interviews, relations memories, smooth medical professionals’ analyses of Greb’s eye harm and greater than a hundred and twenty infrequent photos, in addition to a whole struggle checklist and round-by-round descriptions of his most famed fights.

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