The Celtic nations have always been Europe’s premier breeding ground for boxers prepared to punch their way from poverty.
A love of the sport unites the Irish, Scots and Welsh. Indeed, it can be claimed that boxing is the only rtuly international sport which these nations excel. Rugby is colonial, boxing is global.
CELTIC FISTS documents the life and times of the great boxers from these three countries. The fame they achived and the fortunes they occurued – and so often lost.