Boxing

    Ali: A Life

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    Murder of Sonny Liston

    By Shaun Assael

    Paperback £7.85

    On January 5th 1971, former heavyweight champion Sonny Liston was found dead at his Las Vegas home. Liston's death, labelled an overdose, has long hung over Las Vegas and the boxing world, leaving unanswered questions about his ties to mob kingpins, drug lords, billionaire hoteliers and powerful promoters. Against the...

    The Stakes Were High: The Extraordinary Life of John Gully, from Bruiser and Bookie to Fine Old English Gentleman

    By Keith Baker

    Paperback £8.45

    The Stakes were High follows the amazing life of 'Glorious' John Gully, the butcher's boy from Bristol who first achieved fame as a bareknuckle fighter and champion of England. No other boxer in the history of sport has had such an varied career. He amassed a huge fortune first as...

    Bittersweet Science

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    Weighing in with a balance of the visceral and the cerebral, boxing has attracted writers for millennia. Yet few of the writers drawn to it have truly known the sport and most have never been in the ring. Moving beyond the typical sentimentality, romanticism, or cynicism common to writing on...

    Muhammad Ali: A Memoir

    By Michael Parkinson

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    Michael Parkinson reflects on the life of boxing icon Muhammad Ali

    Believe

    By Nicola Adams

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    At London 2012, Nicola Adams made history. The flyweight boxer became the first woman ever to win an Olympic Gold medal for boxing. In Rio 2016, with the nation cheering her on, she did it all over again. Years of relentless training, fundraising and determination have seen Nicola battle through...

    Nigel Benn

    By Nigel Benn

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    Known to his fans as the Dark Destroyer, all of his first 22 professional fights ended with him knocking out his opponents - half of them before the first round was over.

    Joshua

    By John Dennen

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    Over the last 8 years Anthony Joshua has pounded his way to the top of the boxing world. In April 2017 he faced the legendary Ukrainian, Wladimir Klitschko, in the fight that commentators have labelled the heavyweight fight of the century.

    Win or Learn: MMA, Conor McGregor and Me: A Trainer\'s Journey

    By John Kavanagh

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    Conor McGregor's trainer tells the amazing story of his long road to success in the world's fastest-growing sport Growing up in Dublin, John Kavanagh was a skinny lad who was frequently bullied. As a young man, after suffering a bad beating when he intervened to help a woman who was...

    Intimate Warfare

    By Dennis Taylor

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    This book tells the story of the greatest blood-and-guts rivalry in the history of boxing, the spectacular trilogy of fights between Arturo "Thunder" Gatti and "Irish" Micky Ward. It paints a vivid portrait of these two charismatic boxers, tracing their lives, careers, and the unlikely friendship they formed despite their...

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