Boxing

    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...

    Legendary Boxers of the Golden Age: The Portrait Gallery of Pugilists

    By Billy Edwards

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    A gallery of pugilists. It helps you discover boxing's greatest era - from the 1850s to the 1890s - when bare-knuckle fighting had its heyday. It is a historical guide to the career histories of the famous boxers of the time from England, Australia and America, including John L Sullivan,...

    Thomas Hauser on Sports: Remembering the Journey

    By Thomas Hauser

    Paperback Save £6.54 = £15.96

    Thomas Hauser is best known as Muhammad Ali's biographer and for his recording of the contemporary boxing scene. Booklist called Hauser ""the most respected boxing journalist working today and perhaps the best ever."" Robert Lipsyte said Hauser is ""the best boxing writer of our time."" Still, Hauser's love of sports...

    Friday Night Fighter: Gaspar "Indio" Ortega and the Golden Age of Television Boxing

    By Troy Rondinone

    Hardback Save £1.44 = £24.55

    Relives a lost moment in American postwar history, when boxing ruled as one of the nation's most widely televised sports.

    Toy Bulldog: The Fighting Life and Times of Mickey Walker

    By John Jarrett

    Paperback Save £10.14 = £21.36

    This is a cradle-to-grave biography of Mickey Walker, former welterweight 1922-1926 and middleweight champion 1926-1931 of the world, one of the greatest fighters in ring history. He fought at a time when boxing was a major sport with only eight championships, and he held two of them over a nine-year...

    Joe Louis: The Life of a Heavyweight

    By Lew Freedman

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    Joe Louis held the heavyweight boxing championship longer than any other fighter and defended it a record 25 times. During the 1930s and 1940s, the owner of the heavyweight title belt was the most prominent sports competitor not aligned with a team sport. In addition, Louis helped make breakthroughs for...

    Third Man in the Ring: 33 of Boxing\'s Best Referees and Their Stories

    By Mike Fitzgerald

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    Officiating a professional boxing match can be a thankless job. When a match goes well, no one focuses on the referee. But when a controversy arises, everyone remembers the man who makes the call.

    Enzo Calzaghe: A Fighting Life

    By Enzo Calzaghe

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    Enzo Calzaghe never fought in the ring, but he still turned his son Joe into one of the top ten boxers on the planet - a World Champion with a record of 46 unbeaten fights. This book tells the behind-the-scenes story of his flamboyant career and the making of a...

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