Sports Social with Ed Easton Jr featured an interview with best-selling author Jonathan Eig discussing his new book Ali: A Life, A biography of boxing champion Muhammad Ali.
Jonathan is a critically acclaimed, best-selling author of books including Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig and Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season. He’s also working on an Ali doc series with Ken Burns.
In a landmark agreement Al Haymon often regarded as the plague of modern day boxing has inked a deal that will bring premium boxing back to primetime television on NBC. The deal will bring big time boxing names to broadcast TV, names like Adrien Broner, and Danny Garcia. This is a departure from what Haymon has done in the past were he typically pit his A level fighters against what many thought were merely elite sparring partners.