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‘BOXER’ is set in the world of Unlicensed Boxing in the North East of England, and features a foreword by former Cruiserweight champion of the world, Glenn McCrory.
Stu Armstrong is the author of a number of other books, including the smash hit ‘Diaries of a Doorman’ series of books. Click here to visit Stu Armstrong’s Author profile with links to other titles
BOXER is the story ‘Micky Tyson’, Christened ‘Michael’ by his father after his hero ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson.
Micky the oldest of four children takes it harder than the others when his father, an unlicensed boxer, who had what it took to turn pro but never did, was killed tragically by a hit and run driver when Micky was only Ten years old. We pick up the story when Micky turns fifteen, still struggling to cope with the loss of his Dad, by accident stumbles across his father’s old boxing gym, that he visited many times up until his Dads untimely death.
Will Micky have the courage to face his demons and ghosts and enter the gym? Will he follow his father into pugilism? Will Micky come face to face to killer of his beloved farther?
This is BOXER, this is Micky Tyson’s storey over a ten-year period, set in a very real and gritty backdrop of unlicensed boxing in the working class North East of England.