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- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 14.67
On December 30th, 1970, at the age of 38, former heavyweight champion Sonny Liston died from what Las Vegas police suspected was a heroin overdose. When police arrived, they found a one-ounce balloon on Sonny's nightstand but the coroner quickly labelled Sonny's passing as death by natural causes. To this day, Liston's death hovers over Las Vegas... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 20.99
Fifteen previously unpublished boxing pieces written between 1952 and 1963. Demonstrating A.J. Liebling's abiding passion for the "sweet science" of boxing, A Neutral Corner brings together fifteen previously unpublished pieces written between 1952 and 1963. Antic, clear-eyed, and wildly entertaining, these essays showcase a The New Yorker journalist... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 15.89
They called him 'Hands of Stone'. In his own words, and for the first time, Roberto Duran tells his unbelievable story in I Am Duran: The Autobiography of Robert Duran . From the mean streets of Panama to the bright lights of Las Vegas, blazing a trail through the golden decade of boxing, Duran, in unflinching form, dispels myths and lays bare the... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Au point de vue boxe, il est regrettable que l'amateurisme ne soit pas plus développé en France. Il faut remarquer, en effet que c'est un exercice absolument complet, mettant en jeu l'organisme entier. Malgré ses apparences brutales, elle est également un sport beaucoup moins rude que bien d'autres, l'aviron par exemple, beaucoup moins... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 14.09
From the author of Paper Lion Stepping into the ring against light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore, George Plimpton pauses to wonder what ever induced him to become a participatory journalist. Bloodied but unbowed, he holds his own in the bout ? and brings back this timeless book on boxing and its devotees, among them Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier,... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99
How did the old school, all time champs ? like Jack Dempsey, Kid McCoy, Sonny Liston and Stanley Ketchel ? do it? This manual examines some of the best and most interesting fighters in boxing history and gets inside the historical import of what they accomplished. Examining the training, technique and tactics of past champions, this book provides readers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95
The author explores the careers and private lives of the first two African-American boxing champions in order to define the history of race relations and the black press at the time. The major events and fights are organized around the themes of segregation and the significance to black Americans. more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 1.99
Actualmente el kickboxing es uno de los deportes de lucha más difundidos en el mundo, por ser muy eficaz y fácil de aprender. Evolución moderna de las antiguas artes marciales, el kickboxing es una disciplina deportiva completa y también una técnica que puede ser un arma válida de defensa personal. Seguro y muy atractivo, el kickboxing permite desarrollar... more...
- Sports Publishing 2016; US$ 24.99
For more than seven decades, Lou Duva has been a mainstay in the boxing world. With his craggy face and the bulbous nose of a boxer with questionable defensive skills, Duva is one of the most enduring images of boxing, having climbed in and out of rings for championship fights on six different continents. In Lou Duva: A Fighting Life , you?ll hear... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2016; US$ 16.99
Inoki can use his bare fists. He can use karate. This is serious. There?s $10 million involved. I wouldn?t pull a fraud on the public. This is real. There?s no plan. The blood. The holds. The pain. Everything is going to be real. I?m not here in this time of my life to come out with some phony action. I want you to know this is real." Muhammad Ali,... more...