After last months diversion into MMA, Fight Card is back with an old school boxing story (but MMA fans, don’t worry – there’s more MMA take down action coming later in the year – I think there’s one called Rosie the Ripper).
I haven’t had a chance to read this one yet, but the early reports suggest the one has a nice twist in the tail, that has caught a few people off guard. Sounds great.
Here’s the spiel.
Ottumwa, Iowa 1954
Griffin McCann’s small-town world is rocked when the bank where he works as a guard is robbed. He chases the robbers out of the bank and into a gun battle, leaving one hood dead and one on the lam. Left alone with a dead robber and a bag full of cash, McCann makes a rash decision …
Knowing he’s made a bad mistake, McCann wants to return the money, but life is never that simple. He needs a plan, so he turns to the one thing he knows best – boxing. Now, his moment of weakness has put him in the ring against a deadly opponent who wants to destroy him.
But McCann remembers the most important thing Father Tim, the battling priest, taught him back at St. Vincent’s Asylum For Boys in Chicago: When you get hit, hit back …