Look out for a new book on the Hogue Twins coming soon.

Willard (Big Boy) Hogue and Willis (Shorty) Hogue


Shorty and Bigboy Hogue blazed accross the California fight scene of the 1940' like a couple of twin comets. Crossing gloves with with former and future world champions and oft-avoided dangerous contenders, the Hogue twins took on all comers in a duel quest for world rankings and sibling superiority.

Just like twin comets, their spectacle was brief and they crashed and burned almost as soon as they arrived. Both lived and fought with passion and both died  under tragic circumstances.

Discover the truth begind the life and times of Willis and Willard Hogue in a new book from the author of Charley Burley and the Black Murderers' Row.