Thunder & Lightning: The Fighting Gatti Brothers

Thunder & Lightning: The Fighting Gatti Brothers, by Joe Botti, is a gripping tale of triumph, tragedy, and the dark side of sports. It is a groundbreaking masterpiece that pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary lives of two brothers, Arturo and Joe Gatti, from their childhoods in Montreal, Canada until they arrived in Jersey City, N.J. and battled their way through the cutthroat world of professional boxing in their quest for fame, fortune, and redemption.

Thunder & LightningThe Fighting Gatti Brothers transcends the boundaries of a mere sports book, unearthing untold behind-the-scenes stories that will bring forth both joy, laughter, excitement, and admiration, but also shock, disappointment, sadness, and tears. Botti fearlessly exposes the pressures of stardom, the intoxicating allure of entourages, and the clandestine backroom negotiations that shaped the brothers’ careers and lives.

Prepare to be consumed by the enigmatic death of Arturo Gatti, as Botti presents an unprecedented array of evidence. The facts are laid bare, leaving the reader to be the judge.

Thunder & LightningThe Fighting Gatti Brothers takes you to the heart of passion, sacrifice, and the human spirit. As you turn the pages, you will be immersed in a world where victories and defeats intertwine, where romances ignite and heartbreaks shatter, both inside and outside of the ring.

Botti weaves an intricate web of storytelling that will captivate your imagination until the final page, unveiling a mystery that has haunted the 21st Century. Brace yourself for an unforgettable journey that will leave an indelible imprint on your psyche, as you navigate the maze of Arturo and Joe Gatti’s extraordinary lives, culminating in one of the most famous and enigmatic deaths of our time. Thunder & Lightning: The Fighting Gatti Brothers is poised to become an iconic classic, solidifying its place amongst the greatest sports books ever written.

Prepare to have your jaw drop in shock. Based on primary sources, including interviews with multiple insiders, this is the most revealing and comprehensive book about Arturo Gatti and Joe Gatti ever written.

654 pages.

Joe Botti also has authored Joe Jennette: Boxing’s Ironman (2013).


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