Their names are legendary: Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hit Man Hearns, and Roberto Duran. They were exceptional boxers with unique combinations of power and speed. In some other era, with few rivals of equal caliber, each and every would possibly have held championship belts for years on end. But as it was once, they matured together within the 1980s and fought each and every other as middleweights. With unforgettable courage and skill, they ruled the ring and ushered within the last Golden Age of boxing. George Kimball takes an authoritative have a look at the rivalries that fueled this great era in sports history. Veteran sports journalist Kimball reported on each and every probably the most Four Kings’ nine internecine fights. Here his eye-witness coverage is enhanced by up to date interviews with each and every of the boxers and other seasoned analysts. The result is a fast-paced, blow-by-blow account of four peculiar adversaries and a remarkable boxing epoch.