Saturday 17 October 2015

Reviews of 'DICK TIGER: The Life and Times of a Boxing Immortal' at amazon dot com

Title – Five Stars

"A great read about a truly great fighter”
- Thomas James Jenkinson (July 17, 2015)

Title – Five Stars

"Great book."
- Postieman (July 4, 2015)

Title - Great Black History Book

“This Book was a journey from Africa to the United States with battles and victories. Dick Tiger never quit he kept fighting and pulling himself up from the rough fight that life dealt him. This book would make a great movie. We can all learn the lesson of staying tough in hard times. You will overcome challenges with discipline and persistence.”
- Gerard McGrellis (April 7, 2009)

Title - Excellent Look at a Champion

“The book is a good read. Gives the life of Tiger very well”
- Peter (June 18, 2008)

Title - A Great Book

"I have been reading boxing books for over twenty years and Adeyinka Makinde has written one of the best I have ever read. Dick Tiger was one of the greatest Middleweights of the modern era and this book is a fitting tribute to him.

Adeyinka Makinde has done a great job of packing the book full of well researched information on Tiger and the times he fought in.

A must read for any true Boxing fan."
- P. Jones, Leicester, UK (August 16, 2006)

Title - Enlightening

"A comprehensive biography of Richard "Dick Tiger" Ihetu, two-time undisputed world middleweight champion and one-time undisputed light heavyweight champion. He was a humble man from humble beginnings in Nigeria, who went from Liverpool's boxing booths to New York City's Madison Square Garden. Makinde delves into Dick Tiger's life and explains the most intricate situations that allow us to know one of the greatest fighters of all times-a real history lesson."
- Cheryl Robinson (April 26, 2006)

Title - Highest Quality Saga Of One Of The Ring's Great Warriors

"One of the best stories I have ever makes the most interesting and historical reading for anyone of any age...One of the most complete researched books I have ever read, they should make it into a movie...Great job by Adeyinka Makinde."
- Brett Lipton (August 11, 2005)

Title - Dick Tiger Revisited

"Fine biography! Not much was really known about Tiger until this book was published. Even I, a long-time boxing aficionado, was unaware of many of the things in this work. Excellent!"
- Robert C. Scudder (August 6, 2005)

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