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- Taylor Trade Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99
There is only one winner in boxing. Fighting against your opponent and fighting against your own inner demons become one in the same. Those who survive both in and out of the ring are beloved worldwide. Those who do not spiral downward into drugs, prison, and even murder. "[My] life's been pretty tragic," remarks Johnny. "But in the ring, it's been... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2014; US$ 28.02
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 tough Nottingham estate, where boxing helped to keep... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
For all hard-core boxing fans, this book introduces the reader to New Jersey stars of the 20th century--gladiators who fought in blood soaked rings bringing entertainment to millions for little pay. They must not be forgotten. The book contains many little known facts about these fine men, all trying to punch out a living for their families in hard... more...
- Short Books 2014; US$ 17.49
Michael Gerard Tyson grew up in almost indescribable poverty in the ghettos of Brooklyn. Incarcerated in a young offender institution at the age of ten – when he was often mistaken for a man of twenty – Tyson discovered that he had extraordinary physical power. In Scream, Jonathan Rendall presents an oral history of Tyson?s life, built around statements... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 15.99
Punchlines is the best of Bert Sugar's writings, a collection of his lifelong art of covering some of the most colorful and often controversial figures in the world of boxing, from Muhammad Ali to Sonny Liston, Mike Tyson, and Sugar Ray Leonard, among many others. more...
- Parthian Books 2014; US$ 4.36
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 ,... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Any discussion of great boxers must include Willie Pep and Sandy Saddler?midcentury featherweight champions whose heroics electrified the fistic world then and reverberate today. This book explores the boxing lives of both pugilists?early years, fighting years, training and conditioning, historical context, life after boxing, and, of course, the lasting... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99
A History of Women?s Boxing traces the history of the sport back to the 1700s, through the 2012 Olympic Games when women were first allowed to box, and up to the present. Rich in detail and exhaustively researched, this book illuminates the struggles, obstacles, and successes of the women who fought?and continue to fight?in the ring and out to... more...
- 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 of... more...