By Padraig Lawlor, Barry Flynn
Within the Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, boxers John Caldwell and Freddie Gilroy reached the very top in their activity and taken enormous satisfaction to Belfast and eire. this can be their tale of friendship and contention, of glory and ache, of riches and poverty. Belfast is world-renowned for her glovemen. better of Enemies explores the careers of 2 of the city's best exponents of the noble paintings of boxing. As buddies, they gained Olympic medals for eire. As pros, they speedy grew to become sour adversaries. Their contention peaked whilst Caldwell claimed a proportion of the realm bantamweight crown in a struggle that have been promised to Gilroy. Thereafter, the Belfast opponents have been on a collision path. the 2 eventually met in a bloody conflict in Belfast's King's corridor on Saturday, 20 October 1962. even though, that brutal evening didn't unravel the query of who used to be the higher boxer, which lingers to at the present time.