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  • Muay Thai Basicsby Christoph Delp

    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...

  • The Soul Of A Butterflyby Hana Yasmeen Ali; Muhammad Ali

    Transworld 2015; US$ 12.68

    In this poignant, moving book, Muhammad Ali shares the beliefs he has come to live by and which he has passed on to his children. Some of the wisdom is his own; some comes from the teachings of true Islam, from his spiritual studies, and from people he has met in the course of his extraordinary life. Here, as he recalls his early days as a young warrior... more...

  • Battling Jack Turpinby Jackie Turpin

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 14.09

    Now in his 80th year, 'Battling' Jack Turpin is the last surviving member of his generation of Britain's best-known and best-loved boxing family. Jack's father, Lionel Turpin, came from British Guiana to volunteer for the British Army during the Great War. He was wounded on the battlefields of France and invalided to Warwick, the first black man... more...

  • The Visual in Sportby Mike Huggins; Mike O'Mahony

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This comprehensive, novel and exciting interdisciplinary collection brings together leading international authorities from the history of sport, social history, art history, film history, design history, cultural studies and related fields to explore the ways in which visual culture has shaped, and continues to impact upon, our understanding of sport... more...

  • The Regulation of Boxingby Robert G. Rodriguez

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 29.95

    This first nationwide study of boxing regulations in the United States offers an historical overview of the subject, from the earliest attempts at regulating the sport to present-day legislation that may create a national boxing commission. It examines the disparity of regulations among states, as well as the reasons for some of these differences.... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Boxingby John Grasso

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 144.99

    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...

  • A Cuban Boxer's Journeyby Brin-Jonathan Butler

    Picador 2014; US$ 4.99

    THE STORY OF CUBAN BOXER AND POLITICAL PARIAH GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX'S HARROWING DECISION TO DEFECT IN HOPES OF REAPING THE REWARDS OF THE AMERICAN DREAM "What is one million dollars compared to the love of eight million Cubans?" This was the question posed by legendary boxer Teofilo Stevenson in the 1970s, crowned by many as the Muhammad Ali... more...

  • The Dream Fightby Philip Solomon

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 6.49

    When sports journalist Denison Brown visits a hypnotherapist to help him quit smoking, he has no idea of the journey on which he is about to embark. Whilst his efforts to give up tobacco fail miserably, he does attempt to answer a long-debated sporting question, who is the greatest heavyweight boxer that ever lived? Along the way, Denison visualises... more...

  • So Long, Hector Bebbby Ron Berry

    Parthian Books 2014; US$ 1.99

    A year out of the game for a fight gone wrong, Hector Bebb, a boxer from Cymmer, south Wales, is ready to make a comeback, confident that he's got himself under control. Those around him aren't so sure, and their fears are justified as, second time round, Hector's savagery takes a terrible toll, and he has to go on the run. So Long, Hector Bebb, which... more...

  • Frochby Carl Froch

    Ebury Publishing 2014; US$ 11.27

    When Carl Froch defeated George Groves in their Wembley Stadium re-match in front of 80,000 fans, it went down as the biggest fight in British boxing history, cementing Carl?s place as our greatest boxer ? a pure warrior who has never accepted the easy way. Carl grew up a tough kid on a Nottingham estate, where boxing helped to keep him out of trouble.... more...