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Ben Calder-Smith travelled around the UK for 18 months interviewing a broad cross-section of former fighters and boxing personalities. He now presents the stories of huge forgotten talents, coulda-been contenders and men who established a foothold in British boxing history, highlighting the highs and lows of their careers in and...
By Mick Hill
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.
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...
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...
Abitter boxing struggle for supremacy between hugely contrasting characters who captivated a nation.
How the "sweet science" flourished in the Silver State
By David Scott
'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.