PublishAmerica Presents "My Life Among the Icons" by Johnny Ortiz

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His connection at age 15 with L.A.’s most notorious gangster, his sinister lifestyle while working for a renowned private investigator, 50 years as a fighter, trainer and manager, Johnny Ortiz’s exciting life involved close friendships with sports champions and Hollywood superstars 다운로드.

In Palm Springs, he mingled with the Rat Pack, in Las Vegas he attended celebrity-ridden parties, in L.A. the saloon he owned became a hangout for sports figures and famous actors 다운로드. Champions worked out at his legendary Main St. Gym and most of Hollywood’s top boxing movies were filmed there.

In his revealing reminiscences, Ortiz fondly relates previously untold stories of sports icons O.J. Simpson, Joe Louis, “Sonny” Liston, Henry Armstrong, Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad Ali, and celebrities Frank Sinatra, Lenny Bruce, Henry Fonda, Phil Crosby, Robert Mitchum, Jim Morrison, Elvis Presley, Lynda Carter, Olivia De Havilland, Ben Johnson, Bette Davis, Jackie Gleason, Dorothy Lamour, John Drew Barrymore, Milton Berle, Mickey Rooney, Antonio Banderas and Woody Harrelson.

Johnny Ortiz has been a boxing historian, twelve year host of a radio boxing show and co-owner of the legendary Main St. Gym. A member of Screen Actors Guild, he has many film credits, and is also an accomplished stage actor.

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NOTE: I am simply delighted to announce the news regarding the publication of this book to be officially released in stores next month. Johnny Ortiz is one of the most knowledgeable boxing authorities that I have ever met in my 49 years of boxing. He is also a dear and loyal friend that I am blessed to be associated with in my life. This autographed picture that I have displayed with this press release is a gift that I will always treasure from Johnny and I proudly display in my home. I hope that you will join me and support his up coming book. To purchase your copy on line – you can go directly to

David Martinez / Boxing Historian