'Kostya: From Russia With Gloves' is a fully illustrated pictorial biography of this undisputed world champion boxer from Russia who has embraced Australia as his home. It is filled with never before seen behind-the-scenes snapshots as well as featuring photos of this powerful boxer in action in the ring. A must for all Kostya fans.
Featuring photos of Kostya at home with his family, on holidays, training, rubbing shoulders with Australian stars like Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe, and all his major professional fights - including his much-anticipated upcoming battle with Ricky Hatten of England. The text tells the story behind the pictures, and highlights quotes and testimonials from people such as John Howard, Alan Jones, Angelo Dundee (Mohammed Ali's trainer) and the editor of the USA's boxing bible Ring magazine. Fans also make up a big part of this book, and their quotes are featured, as well as Kostya's feelings towards his fans.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 11 / 2005
- 212 x 257mm