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Hands of Stone - The Life and Legend of Roberto Duran

Christian Giudice

The subject of the major motion picture Hands of Stone starring Ana de Armas, Ellen Barkin, Robert De Niro, and Edgar Ramirez. Roberto Duran is a sporting legend. Often called the greatest boxer of all time, he held world titles at four different weights and is the only boxer in history to have fought in five different decades. His bouts with fellow greats like Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns, and Marvin Hagler have gone down in fistic folklore. He finally retired in January of 2002 at age fifty-two, with a professional record of 104 wins (69 by KO) in 120 fights. They called him Manos de Piedra: "Hands of Stone." Now journalist Christian Giudice has written the first-and definitive-story of Duran's incredible life, both in and out of the ring. He has interviewed the fighter, his family, closest friends, and scores of his opponents to separate truth from myth. Duran was born in utter poverty in Panama and grew up in the streets, fighting to survive. His talent with his fists soon emerged, and he had his first professional fight in 1967. Duran grew into a fighter's fighter. His hunger to destroy opponents and his willingness to take on anyone, anywhere, made him a huge favorite while his flamboyant lifestyle outside the ring made headline news. Duran was one of the first Latino fighters to become a mainstream sports star in the United States, and his natural talent, unprecedented achievements, and longevity made an indelible mark on the world of sport. "A riveting read from the first page to the last."-The Ring "An extraordinary tale."-The Times (London) "A compelling book; at times it's a profoundly detailed reconstruction of Duran's world."-Gerald Early, Belles-Lettres

The subject of the major motion picture Hands of Stone starring Ana de Armas, Ellen Barkin, Robert De Niro, and Edgar Ramirez. Roberto Duran is a sporting legend. Often called the greatest boxer of all time, he held world titles at four different weights and is the only boxer in history to have fought in five different decades. His bouts with fellow greats like Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns, and Marvin Hagler have gone down in fistic folklore. He finally retired in January of 2002 at age fifty-two, with a professional record of 104 wins (69 by KO) in 120 fights. They called him Manos de Piedra: "Hands of Stone." Now journalist Christian Giudice has written the first-and definitive-story of Duran's incredible life, both in and out of the ring. He has interviewed the fighter, his family, closest friends, and scores of his opponents to separate truth from myth. Duran was born in utter poverty in Panama and grew up in the streets, fighting to survive. His talent with his fists soon emerged, and he had his first professional fight in 1967. Duran grew into a fighter's fighter. His hunger to destroy opponents and his willingness to take on anyone, anywhere, made him a huge favorite while his flamboyant lifestyle outside the ring made headline news. Duran was one of the first Latino fighters to become a mainstream sports star in the United States, and his natural talent, unprecedented achievements, and longevity made an indelible mark on the world of sport. "A riveting read from the first page to the last."-The Ring "An extraordinary tale."-The Times (London) "A compelling book; at times it's a profoundly detailed reconstruction of Duran's world."-Gerald Early, Belles-Lettres
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The subject of the major motion picture Hands of Stone starring Ana de Armas, Ellen Barkin, Robert De Niro, and Edgar Ramirez. Roberto Duran is a sporting legend. Often called the greatest boxer of all time, he held world titles at four different weights and is the only boxer in history to have fought in five different decades. His bouts with fellow greats like Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns, and Marvin Hagler have gone down in fistic folklore. He finally retired in January of 2002 at age fifty-two, with a professional record of 104 wins (69 by KO) in 120 fights. They called him Manos de Piedra: "Hands of Stone." Now journalist Christian Giudice has written the first-and definitive-story of Duran's incredible life, both in and out of the ring. He has interviewed the fighter, his family, closest friends, and scores of his opponents to separate truth from myth. Duran was born in utter poverty in Panama and grew up in the streets, fighting to survive. His talent with his fists soon emerged, and he had his first professional fight in 1967. Duran grew into a fighter's fighter. His hunger to destroy opponents and his willingness to take on anyone, anywhere, made him a huge favorite while his flamboyant lifestyle outside the ring made headline news. Duran was one of the first Latino fighters to become a mainstream sports star in the United States, and his natural talent, unprecedented achievements, and longevity made an indelible mark on the world of sport. "A riveting read from the first page to the last."-The Ring "An extraordinary tale."-The Times (London) "A compelling book; at times it's a profoundly detailed reconstruction of Duran's world."-Gerald Early, Belles-Lettres

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ozzie Rodriguez

Length:

14h 50m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:11


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:31


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:45


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:04


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:49


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:01


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:26


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:59


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:00


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:25


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:29


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:10


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:31


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:29


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:27


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:43


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:58


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:52


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:33


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:55


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:53


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:11


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:23


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:20


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:10


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:36


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:54


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:43


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

08:56


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:52


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

08:22


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:38


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:08


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:27


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:23


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:20


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:47


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:22


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:53


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:40


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:16


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:27


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:33


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:21


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

08:11


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:39


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

08:44


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:22


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:50


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:59


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:47


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:21


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:29


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:32


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:48


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:19


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:40


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:38


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

08:31


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:32


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

08:59


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:25


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:05


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:06


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:01


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:58


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:59


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:08


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:33


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:15


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:46


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:41


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:07


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:09


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

08:21


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:07


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:46


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:33


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:04


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:58


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:51


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:09


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:07


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:52


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

03:38


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

07:02


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

08:43


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:50


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:41


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

06:56


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

07:13


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

06:45


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

07:35


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

08:03


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:35


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

06:15


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

05:59


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

07:33


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

07:25


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:49


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

06:30


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

07:18


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

08:23


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

06:23


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:29


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

06:35


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

06:55


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

08:04


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

07:57


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

07:48


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

07:36


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

07:52


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

08:21


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

07:24


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

08:20


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

05:49


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

06:22


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

06:05


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

07:14


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

08:18


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

08:06


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

08:37


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

08:57


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

07:10


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

04:30


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

00:33