On November 2012, four-time world champion Ricky Hatton dropped to his knees, felled by a sickening punch to the body in his first comeback fight in almost three years. Gasping for breath, down and out, it was then that something extraordinary happened:20,000 fans began to sing his name.
Ricky Hatton :War and Peace is the definitive autobiography of one of boxing’s true icons. From a Manchester council estate to the bright lights of Las Vegas, Ricky Hatton experienced incredible highs in his career, including one of the greatest ever wins by a British boxer,over the IBF light-welterweight champion Kostya Tszyu. But heavy defeats to two legends of the ring, Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao, brought him quickly down to earth. Soon,Ricky was faced with a new set of tough battles against depression, drink and drugs.