Colleen Aycock

Colleen Aycock, PhD (Rhetoric, Linguistics, and Literature from the University of Southern California) lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has written historical biographies for Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. Her most recent boxing book is The Magnificent Max Baer: The Life of the Heavyweight Champion and Film Star. She is on the editorial board of the International Boxing Research Organization and member the New Mexico Boxing Hall of Fame.

Posts by Colleen Aycock

The Last Great White Hope

Pop culture will forever remember Tommy Morrison for two things: his unanimous-decision win over George Foreman in 1993 for the WBO Heavyweight Championship, and for his co-starring role with Sylvester Stallone in Rocky V. What writer Acevedo makes certain in this book is that Morrison will also be remembered for his fantastic lies and crazed behavior.

The Greatest Story Ever Told

Jonathan Eig has compiled the most interesting and informative details from the best of the Muhammad Ali biographers, boxing historians, and Ali’s friends and family to give readers a comprehensive look at a complex life both blessed and cursed by the sports world’s toughest profession.