The Prince and the Prophet: The Rise of Naseem Hamed

The Prince and the Prophet: The Rise of Naseem Hamed
Author: Nick Pitt
Language English
Pages: 181
ISBN10: 1568581300
Genre: Biography
Goodreads Rating: 4.12
ISBN13: 9781568581309
Published: February 1st 1999 by Four Walls Eight Windows

Trainer Brendan Ingle discovered Naseem Hamed at age seven holding his own in a fight against three bullying English boys. This was the beginning of a dynamic relationship between the Irish trainer and Prince Naseem, who quickly proved to be a gifted and tenacious fighter.Ingle coddled and coached Naseem throughout his career, from his first amateur fight to the European Bantamweight Championship to his victorious fight for the WBO Featherweight Championship in 1995.Nick Pitt has known both Naseem Hamed and Brendan Ingle since 1981. In The Prince and the Prophet, he tells the story of Naseem's career from his modest beginnings in a church-hall gym to his spectacular U.S. debut at Madison Square Garden in December 1997.