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Publisher: Bonus Books
ISBN10: 1566251729 ISBN13: 9781566251723 DDC: 796 Edition: Paperback; 1996-03


The best history of boxing classics just got a lot better. A special full colour report chronicles Mike Tyson's career and controversial first-round victory over Peter McNeeley. With this book, readers can trace the evolution of boxing from the 1920's to the present. Through profiles of boxers, examination of boxing controversies, opinions by boxing insiders, fight summaries and analysis of the skills of all-time great boxers, the reader is offered a comprehensive of what A.J. Liebling called 'The Sweet Science'. Experience first-hand accounts of the great matchups - Dempdey vs. Tunney, Louis vs. Schmeling, Dempey vs. Firpo, Zale vs. Graziano, Ali vs. Foreman, and many more classics. The Ring - 'The Bible of Boxing' - brings you the best features stories and columns that have spread in that magazine since its first edition debuted on news-stands on 15 February 1922. Includes more than 100 rare boxing photographs from 'The Ring' archives recapture great boxing moments and the personalities who created them.


  • Dewey Decimal: 796

Book Details

  • Physical Description: 8.5"x10.9"x0.9"; 1.9 lb; 296 pages
  • Edition Info: Paperback; 1996-03


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