Bareknuckles, Blood and Broken Bones

    By Mick Hill

    Paperback £13.99

    This book contains about fifty true accounts of these fights from 1787-1865 which took place in the counties surrounding London known as the Home Counties. It describes the fights of well known, not so well known and obscure pugilists and their lives.

    Frankly Kellie

    By Kellie Maloney

    Hardback £12.65

    Packed with wonderful insight and anecdotes about herself and those she knew both inside and outside the world of boxing, Frankly Kellie is a story with another dimension - a tale of an identity kept hidden for decades and how the overcoming of a deep inner turmoil can propel anyone...

    The Ali Files: His Fights, His Foes, His Fees, His Feats, His Fate

    By Norman Giller

    Hardback £12.65

    This book is for all Ali fans. It's more than thirty years since Muhammad Ali last threw a punch, yet he remains unquestionably the best-known sportsman of all time. The Ali Files gives the facts behind the fable, gathering countless eyewitnesses to Ali's astonishing adventures - giving you a ringside...

    Hate Game

    Paperback £7.85

    Abitter boxing struggle for supremacy between hugely contrasting characters who captivated a nation.

    Undisputed Truth

    By Mike Tyson

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    One of the most talked-about and bestselling books of last year, this is the no-holds-barred autobiography of a sporting legend driven to the brink of self-destruction

    The Main Event: Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip

    By Richard O. Davies

    Hardback Save £5.63 = £24.32

    How the "sweet science" flourished in the Silver State

    The Aura of Boxing

    By David Scott

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    'The Aura of Boxing' explores the world of the boxing gym, a tough environment in which boxers train their minds and their bodies in preparation for the gruelling challenges of the ring. Kandhola powerfully captures the gritty atmosphere of the gym and the unrelenting physical effort demanded of the boxers.

    A Tiger Rose Out of Georgia: Tiger Flowers - Champion of the World

    By Bob Mee

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers rose above prejudice to become the first African-American to win the world middleweight title.

    Classic Boxing Stories

    By Paul D. Staudohar

    Hardback Save £2.12 = £14.83

    Boxing has been a part of our history for centuries. Whether it's bare-knuckle or the PPV fights we see today, it has been a staple in our lives. In this book, the author has collected work from dozens of writers, telling stories about the sport that has been so important...

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