Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Hauser’

Weekly Comment: Why I Won’t Be Going to Las Vegas

Thomas Hauser, a biographer of Muhammad Ali, the author of the forthcoming There Will Always Be Boxing (University of Arkansas, November 2017), and a frequent Irish America contributor hasn’t hidden his views of the upcoming boxing spectacle between the Dublin-born UFC fighter Conor McGregor and American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. He recently wrote a three part series on the boutRead more..

Irish Micky Ward:
The Fighter Speaks Out

The real-life boxer behind the Oscar-nominated movie Eight years ago, Irish America magazine honored boxer Micky Ward as one of “The Irish 100.” Ward received his tribute at the annual Irish America awards banquet at the Plaza Hotel in New York. “I don’t know why I’m being honored,” Micky said that night. Then he turnedRead more..