Interview with Dave Hannigan, author of ‘Drama In The Bahamas: Muhammad Ali’s Last Fight’

Ed Odeven Reporting

bahamascoverBy Ed Odeven
TOKYO (July 29) — The public’s thirst for knowledge and information about Muhammad Ali has been a constant for more than 50 years.

It won’t vanish now after The Greatest’s death at age 74 in June.

Many people will revisit faded newspaper clippings and magazine articles and take books about the boxing legend off their dusty shelves. Much of this rich material, of course, is about his most famous fights against the likes of Sonny Liston, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Ken Norton, among others.

New York-based Irish sports columnist and author Dave Hannigan took a different approach with his latest book.

The 45-year-old native of Cork city who has lived in New York since 2000, explained the reason he based his new Ali book on a different theme in a recent Irish Times column

“If you type Muhammad Ali into Amazon, there are almost 17000 titles about him or…

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