This true story of the amazing life of boxer Des Rea will fascinate you. First British Light Welterweight Champion. Des won eight of his first nine professional fights. He also won the highly sought after Lonsdale Belt the first in his weight class. This is such an interesting story that even if you don’t follow boxing you will be enchanted. Des Rea became a professional boxer at age 20. Living in Liverpool he befriended Cilla Black and the Beatles. It was his undisclosed managers who caused the most attention, the one and only Kray Twins. His story is both fast paced and amusing. Enjoy.