Boxing's Quintuple Champions : de La Hoya, Mayweather, and Pacquiao Edition
You might be able to name boxing's quintuple champions, but do you know the details of their respective ascents to the top of their sport? Follow the match-by-match, round-by-round, victories and setbacks of Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather, and Manny Pacquiao in this compelling look at some of boxing's greatest competitors. A thorough and comparative analysis of these three remarkable fighters, "Boxing's Quintuple Champions" looks at the early days of each man's career before exploring their heydays and legacies. From De La Hoya's start in East Los Angeles to Mayweather's controversial bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics to Pacquiao's cultural and political influence at home and beyond, there is no part of these three men's careers or personalities left unexamined on their quest to become quintuple champions. Author Armando Paz provides complete boxing records and a hall-of-fame summary that also predicts which fighters the champions defeated will likely go to the International Boxing Hall Of Fame. Perfect for die-hard boxing enthusiasts and casual fans of the sport alike, "Boxing's Quintuple Champions" is an engaging look at three of the sport's most dominant contemporary figures.
- Paperback | 448 pages
- 152 x 229 x 23mm | 594g
- 28 Aug 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Armando Paz
Armando Paz received an honorable mention for best news story in 2010 from the Boxing Writers Association of America for his coverage of the promotional war between Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions. He's written nearly a thousand articles on the sport, including stories going all the way back to the bare-knuckle days of boxing.