Bare Knuckle by Stayton Bonner audiobook

Bare Knuckle: Bobby Gunn, 71–0 Undefeated. A Dad. A Dream. A Fight like You’ve Never Seen.

By Stayton Bonner

Blackstone Publishing 9781982650711
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Format : Hardcover (In Stock)
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    Available on 10/19/2021

    ISBN: 9781982650711

Based on the acclaimed article in Men’s Journal Soon to be a major motion picture Undefeated in seventy-one fights, Bobby Gunn, 42, is the undisputed world champion of bare-knuckle boxing. He rules the circuit, a nationwide underground network of pro boxers, mixed martial artists, and anything-goes street brawlers who square off without gloves in empty warehouses and mobster McMansions for as much as $50,000 a fight. It’s dangerous, bloody, and illegal almost everywhere—a secret world run by organized crime. And for Gunn, a devout Christian using the prize money to put his seven-year-old daughter through private school, it’s his only shot at a better life—one that may even revive America’s first sport in the process.

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Based on the acclaimed article in Men’s Journal

Soon to be a major motion picture

Undefeated in seventy-one fights, Bobby Gunn, 42, is the undisputed world champion of bare-knuckle boxing. He rules the circuit, a nationwide underground network of pro boxers, mixed martial artists, and anything-goes street brawlers who square off without gloves in empty warehouses and mobster McMansions for as much as $50,000 a fight. It’s dangerous, bloody, and illegal almost everywhere—a secret world run by organized crime. And for Gunn, a devout Christian using the prize money to put his seven-year-old daughter through private school, it’s his only shot at a better life—one that may even revive America’s first sport in the process.

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“A remarkable story of triumph and heartbreak.” Don Winslow, #1 internationally bestselling author of The Cartel

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Author Bio: Stayton Bonner

Author Bio: Stayton Bonner

Stayton Bonner is a former senior editor at Rolling Stone. His journalism has appeared in publications including GQ, Esquire, and Outside. “Champion of the Underworld,” the 2016 Men’s Journal article that was the basis for this book, was nominated for the Dan Jenkins Medal for Excellence in Sportswriting. This is his first book.

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Available Formats : Hardcover
Category: Nonfiction/Sports & Recreation
Audience: Adult
Language: English