Young Rocky: Young Rocky?A True Story Of Attilio Rocky Castellani, By Adolph Caso And Joe Sarge Kinney, Branden Books, Isbn 9780828319027; E-Book Isbn 9780828329218 E-Book, $9.99

Young Rocky: Young Rocky?A True Story Of Attilio Rocky Castellani, By Adolph Caso And Joe Sarge Kinney, Branden Books, Isbn 9780828319027; E-Book Isbn 9780828329218 E-Book, $9.99

  • Publish Date: 2014-04-27
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Adolph Caso;Joe Sarge Kinney
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A Marine with who fought in the battles of Guam and Iwo Jima, including the attacks on Guam, Iwo Jima, Mount Suribachi, Hill 382, and Hill 362, Rocky Castellani began his boxing career on a return visit to Guam. Word soon spread about young Rockys prowess as a boxer that he quickly found himself being sent to China as a boxer representing the Army. His name established, he returned to America to begin his famous boxing career. Except for Rocky Marciano, the Heavyweight Champion of the World, who did not make a comeback after retiring undefeated, Attilio Rocky Castellani made an unsuccessful comeback for the Middleweight Crown. In his quest for that title, he fought a courageous bout with the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson, whom Rocky knocked down for a nine count in the sixth round. Sugar Ray, nevertheless, was able to hang on and to win the bout by a split decision. In this biography, we learn about Rockys youth, and about his education background; we are also privy to his limited English-speaking immigrants, and their impact on this precocious young man destined to enter the world of competitive boxing. , by Adolph Caso and Joe Sarge Kinney, Branden Books, ISBN 9780828319027; E-Book ISBN 9780828329218 E-Book, $9.99 A Marine with who fought in the battles of Guam and Iwo Jima, including the attacks on Guam, Iwo Jima, Mount Suribachi, Hill 382, and Hill 362, Rocky Castellani began his boxing career on a return visit to Guam. Word soon spread about young Rockys prowess as a boxer that he quickly found himself being sent to China as a boxer representing the Army. His name established, he returned to America to begin his famous boxing career. Except for Rocky Marciano, the Heavyweight Champion of the World, who did not make a comeback after retiring undefeated, Attilio Rocky Castellani made an unsuccessful comeback for the Middleweight Crown. In his quest for that title, he fought a courageous bout with the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson, whom Rocky knocked down for a nine count in the sixth round. Sugar Ray, nevertheless, was able to hang on and to win the bout by a split decision. In this biography, we learn about Rockys youth, and about his education background; we are also privy to his limited English-speaking immigrants, and their impact on this precocious young man destined to enter the world of competitive boxing.

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