Liam Neeson

Oscar-nominated actor LIAM NEESON started boxing at the age of nine, taught by the local parish priests in his hometown of Ballymena, Ireland. In his teens, he held the title of Youth Heavyweight Champion of Ireland for three consecutive years. A lifelong fan, Neeson still works out with his punching bag four or five times a week.

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Ken Regan was a young photographer in 1964 when he covered Muhammad Ali's first fight: his historic victory over Sonny Liston in Miami Beach. Afterward, the young photographer embarked on a life-long love affair with the sport of boxing.

For the next four decades, Regan would go on to chronicle the greatest fights and the greatest fighters of the age. His extraordinary photographs include many of the most enduring images ever created in the annals of boxing, as well as portraits of...

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