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- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 129.99
The Historical Dictionary of Boxing focuses on the as champions of boxing along with the lesser-known boxers who helped shape this sport. More of these boxers come from the United States but there are others from Europe, Asia and Latin America, and there are also entries on the major boxing countries as well. Plus entries on the rules, on the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
Ingemar Johansson's right hand--dubbed "The Hammer of Thor"--was the most fearsome in boxing, and Johansson's three fights with Floyd Patterson rank among the sport's classic rivalries. Yet most fans know little about the Swedish playboy who won the world heavyweight championship with a shocking third round knockout of Patterson... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57
A concise history of all the major figures in Irish boxing, from Barry McGuigan to Katy Taylor, this book from highly experienced author Barry Flynn is a must for fans of Irish boxing all over the world. A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts can be dipped into time and... more...
- Birlinn 2015; US$ 13.11
Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is one of the most successful professional boxers of all time. In September 2015 he defeated Andre Berto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to claim his forty-ninth professional victory in a glittering unbeaten ring career that has spanned two decades. Born into a boxing family that was barely surviving... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 18.95
Muay Thai, also referred to as Thai boxing, combines fitness training, self-defense, and competitive sport. In this hands-on guide, renowned trainer Christoph Delp presents the sport?s history, development, rules, and equipment. In the techniques section, he first details basic skills such as the correct starting position and footwork. Next he offers... more...
- Hyperink 2012; US$ 4.95
[Clay] will mean more to his people than any athlete before him. He is more than [first black major-league baseball player] Jackie Robinson was, because Robinson is the white man's hero. But Cassius is the black man's hero. Do you know why? ]]> more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 15.98
'The man who has no imagination Stands on earth He has no wings He cannot fly' Muhammad Ali Just off Highway 61 in northern Pennsylvania, up the dirt drive of a wooded hill lay a place called Fighter's Heaven. This was once the training camp of the 'greatest of all times'. From early '73 through the summer of '74 Victor Bockris visited Muhammad Ali,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 21.00
Boxing's greatest trainer reveals all "The book is written in a highly conversational tone, and by the end the reader will know precisely what it is like to listen to the Bill Walsh of boxing hold court on the exotic art of the cornerman." --New York Times Book Review "[H]ere's one for the fans: an as-close-up-as-you-can-get view of boxing's... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 8.74
NIGEL BENN is a powerhouse among boxers. Known to his fans as the Dark Destroyer, his first 22 professional fights ended with him knocking out all his opponents - half of them before the first round was over. In this book, Nigel Benn tells it like it is. From the grim days he spent in the army in Northern Ireland, to his notorious battle with Chris... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2004; US$ 9.99
The techniques taught in this book enable fighters and self-defense students to knock down and knock out their opponents. Maneuvers covered include the unique no holds barred (NHB) striking stance and the complete NHB striking arsenalevery punch, kick, elbow blow, knee strike, head-butt, forearm shot, and shoulder-butt is detailed. No holds barred... more...