Boxing

BIC code: WSTB
See also: Sports & Outdoor Recreation

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  • Cover scan of Liston & Ali
    Liston & Ali: The Ugly Bear And The Boy Who Would Be King
    Bob Mee - Paperback - Mainstream
    Three months after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, two prizefighters named Charles 'Sonny' Liston and Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. stepped into a boxing ring in Miami to dispute the heavyweight championship of the world. America was in turmoil. This book follows the contrasting paths these two men took.
  • Cover scan of Twice Bitten
    Twice Bitten: The Untold Story Of Holyfield-Tyson II
    George Willis - Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
    On 28 July 1997, in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield engaged in what would become the most infamous fight in boxing history. After the third round of a heavyweight championship match, Tyson was disqualified for biting off and spitting out a chunk of Holyfield's ear. But what drives a man to viciously bite another man? Was it a mental breakdown? Was it fear? Was it retaliation? In 'Twice Bitten', renowned sports columnist George Willis details what triggered Tyson's mad act of violence and reveals the answers to the following questions: what happened to the piece of ear that Tyson chewed off and spit out? Why didn't Holyfield reattach it? And was it popping champagne bottles or gunshots that caused a near riot in the MGM corridors and casinos that night?
  • Cover scan of Wayne Barker
    Wayne Barker: Born To Fight
    Bernard O'Mahoney - Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
    Former professional boxer Wayne Barker fought every man who ever challenged him. This brutally honest account of his eventful life recounts how he was left in the care of the travelling community, where he learned to fight, how he was charged with attempting to murder a child killer, and how he fled to America. Eventually deported to Britain, he served two years in prison before returning to the streets to earn a living from bare-knuckle fighting, until cancer claimed his life in 2012.
  • Cover scan of Twice Bitten
    Twice Bitten: The Untold Story Of Holyfield-Tyson II
    George Willis - Hardback - Mainstream Publishing
    On 28 July 1997, in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield engaged in what would become the most infamous fight in boxing history. After the third round of a heavyweight championship match, Tyson was disqualified for biting off and spitting out a chunk of Holyfield's ear. But what drives a man to viciously bite another man? Was it a mental breakdown? Was it fear? Was it retaliation? In 'Twice Bitten', renowned sports columnist George Willis details what triggered Tyson's mad act of violence and reveals the answers to the following questions: what happened to the piece of ear that Tyson chewed off and spit out? Why didn't Holyfield reattach it? And was it popping champagne bottles or gunshots that caused a near riot in the MGM corridors and casinos that night?
  • Cover scan of Mohammad Ali
    Mohammad Ali: Fifteen Rounds With The Greatest
    Hugh MacDonald - Paperback - Argyll
    The titles in the 'Inspirations Series' includes themes from the worlds of sports, ideas, arts, politics, history, science, popular culture and even world faiths and philosophies.
  • Cover scan of Liston & Ali
    Liston And Ali: The Ugly Bear And The Boy Who Would Be King
    Bob Mee - Paperback - Mainstream
    Three months after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, two prizefighters named Charles 'Sonny' Liston and Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. stepped into a boxing ring in Miami to dispute the heavyweight championship of the world. America was in turmoil. This book follows the contrasting paths these two men took.
  • Cover scan of The British Boxing Board Of Control Boxing Yearbook 2010

    £16.14
    The British Boxing Board Of Control Boxing Yearbook 2010
    - Paperback - Mainstream
    Combining information about all those involved in boxing in Britain, this yearbook is a record of British and international boxing throughout the year. It also offers specially commissioned features and the results of the editor's extensive research into the early days of the professional sport.
  • Cover scan of Four Kings
    Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran, And The Last Great Era Of Boxing
    George Kimball - Paperback - Mainstream
    Leonard, Hagler, Hearns and Duran didn't set out to save boxing from itself in the post-Ali era, but somehow they managed to do so. In 'Four Kings', award-winning journalist George Kimball documents the remarkable effect they had on the sport and argues that we will never see the likes again.
  • Cover scan of Ringside
    Ringside: A Treasury Of Boxing Reportage
    Budd Schulberg - Paperback - Mainstream
    'Ringside' is a bountiful collection of the most memorable boxing stories by legendary boxing writer Budd Schulberg.
  • Cover scan of Boxing's Hall Of Shame
    Boxing's Hall Of Shame: The Fight Game's Darkest Days
    Thomas Myler - Paperback - Mainstream
    Telling the inside stories of the real world of boxing, this title reveals the sport's heroes and villains, mobsters and fixers, its shame and sorrows. It also provides the reader with a ringside seat at the sport's greatest and most controversial contests.

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