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- 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...
- 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...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.06
With an introduction by Salman Rushdie With a new afterword by the author It was the night of February 25, 1964. A cloud of cigar smoke drifted through the ring lights. Cassius Clay threw punches into the gray floating haze and waited for the bell. When Cassius Clay burst onto the sports scene in the 1950s, he broke the mould. He changed... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2015; US$ 16.03
An account of the history, heritage, successes and failures of Irish boxing. Incorporating interviews with key players including Gary Keegan, Billy Walsh, Katie Taylor, boxers past and present and people closely associated with the sport. more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99
4 de julio de 1910. Reno, Nevada. Todo está listo: James J. Jeffries ?la gran esperanza blanca? se enfrentará al primer campeón negro de la historia de los pesos pesados, Jack Johnson ?el gigante de Galveston? Jack London está en Reno cubriendo la noticia para el New York Herald , junto a él muchos otros periodistas de todo el mundo y miles de... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This volume offers a wide-reaching overview of current academic research on women's participation in combat sports within a range of different national and trans-national contexts, detailing many of the struggles and opportunities experienced by women at various levels of engagement within sports such as boxing, wrestling, and mixed martial arts. more...
- Transworld 2015; US$ 12.78
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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00
Greatness is often overlooked in its own time. For Ezzard Charles--one of boxing's most skilled practitioners, with a record of 93-25-1 (52 KO)--recognition took decades. Named by The Ring magazine as the greatest light heavyweight of all time, Charles was frustrated in his attempts to get a shot at the 175-pound title, and as World Heavyweight... more...