Joe Bugner My Story
Stuart Mullins writer. Alan Whiticker Editer
He was the man Muhammad Ali couldn’t knock out and couldn’t knock down.He faced Cooper, Smokin Joe Frazier, Wepner, Lyle, Ellis Shavers and Bruno in the ring. He survived press condemnation, a rocky marriage and a colorful film career.And at 48 years of age he became the oldest heavy weight champion of the world.
This is the story of Joe Bugner,one of the most controversial, fascinating and inspiring personalities in sports history.
Joe Bugner My Story is a about a far more than boxing, It is a story of a refugee looking for a true home; of fame gained, lost and reclaimed. Of family and turbulent love;of reputation, pride and regret. Told in his own words to writer Stuart Mullins. Bunger’s tale is a gripping account of one man’s lifelong search for glory.
- Smokin Joe Frazier rated Joe Bugner the 3 best boxers he ever faced ( Ali ,Foreman and Bugner ) Not bad company to keep.
- At the age of 21 years and 2 days he became the youngest ever boxer to hold a heavy weight title The British European and Commonwealth Heavy Weight title.Winning against the odds to Henry Cooper.
- He is the only boxer ever to go the distance twice with the “Greatest” : Muhammed Ali .Frasier didn’t ; Foreman couldn’t.
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