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Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran, and the Last Great Era of Boxing
Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran, and the Last Great Era of Boxing
by George Kimball
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"Sugar" Ray Leonard, "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler, Thomas "Hit Man" Hearns, and Roberto Duran all formed the pantheon of boxing greats during the late 1970s and early 1980s—before the pay-per-view model, when prize fights were telecast on network... (read more)

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American Son: My Story
American Son: My Story
by Oscar De La Hoya
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From Oscar De La Hoya, one of the most celebrated fighters in the history of boxing, comes a frank and touching memoir about achieving the American Dream: his rise to the top, the power of a solid work ethic, his mother's painful death from cancer, the... (read more)

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The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists
The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists
by Bert Randolph Sugar
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What were the ten most fantastic knockouts in boxing history? Which pugilist had the greatest jab of all time? What were the sports most intense rivalries? Who scored the biggest upsets in the sports annals? Which fighters have the best nicknames? These... (read more)

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Ali Rap
Ali Rap
by George Lois
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Before there was hip-hop: from the publisher that brought you the biggest book on Ali, here comes the smallest This book contains over 300 rap rhythms, witticisms, insults, wisecracks, politically incorrect quips, courageous stands and words of... (read more)

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One Punch from the Promised Land: Leon Spinks, Michael Spinks, and the Myth of the Heavyweight Title
One Punch from the Promised Land: Leon Spinks, Michael Spinks, and the Myth of the Heavyweight Title
by John Florio
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It was 1976 when Leon and Michael Spinks first punched their way into Americas living rooms. That year, they became the first brothers to win Olympic gold in the same Games. Shortly thereafter, they became the first brothers to win the heavyweight title:... (read more)

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Standing Eight: The Inspiring Story of Jesus "El Matador" Chavez, Who Became Lightweight Champion of the World
Standing Eight: The Inspiring Story of Jesus "El Matador" Chavez, Who Became Lightweight Champion of the World
by Adam Pitluk
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Here is the inspirational story of Gabriel Sandoval, who grew up in the small dirt-poor town of Delicias, Mexico. Crossing the U.S. border with his family as a young boy of seven, he settled in Chicago, where he learned to speak English and to box... (read more)

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Cut Time: An Education at the Fights
Cut Time: An Education at the Fights
by Carlo Rotella
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Boxing is not just fighting; it is also training and living right and preparing to go the distance in the broadest sense of the phrase, a relentless managing of self that anyone who gets truly old must learn." — from Cut Time As his affection... (read more)

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Boxer's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Boxing (Start-Up Sports)
Boxer's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Boxing (Start-Up Sports)
by Doug Werner
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A user-friendly, highly illustrated, straightforward boxing guide that promotes fun, fitness, self-defense, and self-confidence. Endorsed by USA Boxing, national governing body for amateur boxing.... (read more)

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On Boxing, Expanded Edition ((2ND)95 Edition)
On Boxing, Expanded Edition ((2ND)95 Edition)
by Joyce Carol Oates
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Chapter One "It's a terrible sport, but it's a sport . . . the fight for survival is the fight. --Rocky Graziano, " former middleweight champion of the world They are young welterweight boxers so evenly matched they might be twins, though one has a... (read more)

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Tent Boxing: An Australian Journey
Tent Boxing: An Australian Journey
by Wayne Mclennan
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When Wayne McLennan was growing up in a sleepy Australian mining town in the 1950s, the most exciting event of the year was the arrival of Jimmy Sharman's boxing tent. Boxers would stand on a raised platform and challenge the local men and boys to fight.... (read more)

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The Good Son: The Life of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini
The Good Son: The Life of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini
by Mark Kriegel
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FRANK SINATRA FAWNED OVER HIM. Warren Zevon wrote a tribute song. Sylvester Stallone produced his life story as a movie of the week. In the 1980s, Ray and#8220;Boom Boomand#8221; Mancini wasnand#8217;t merely the lightweight champ. An adoring public... (read more)

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Waterfront Fists and Others: The Collected Fight Stories of Robert E. Howard
Waterfront Fists and Others: The Collected Fight Stories of Robert E. Howard
by Robert E. Howard
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It is impossible to ignore the sheer number of boxing stories that Robert E. Howard wrote. Serious or funny, spooky or adventurous, these stories represent a fierce creative outburst that would pave the way later for his western hero, Breckenridge Elkins.... (read more)

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Championship Streetfighting: Boxing as a Martial Art
Championship Streetfighting: Boxing as a Martial Art
by Ned Beaumont
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Your fists are your primary weapon system in a streetfight, but most martial arts "masters" like to gloss over that fact. Now fisticuffs expert Ned Beaumont shows you how to duke it out in back alleys and smoky bars and walk away grinning (with all your... (read more)

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A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s (Harvest Book)
A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s (Harvest Book)
by Roger Kahn
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From 1919 to 1927, Jack Dempsey was the heavyweight champion of the world. With his fierce good looks and matchless dedication to the kill, he was a fighter perfectly suited to the Roaring '20s. In A Flame of Pure Fire, award-winning and renowned sports... (read more)

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Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
by Geoffrey C. Ward
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He was the first black heavyweight champion in history, the most celebrated — and most reviled — African American of his age. In Unforgivable Blackness, the prizewinning biographer Geoffrey C. Ward brings to vivid life the real Jack Johnson, a... (read more)

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Bert Sugar on Boxing
Bert Sugar on Boxing
by Bert Randolph Sugar
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A colorful tour of the excitement, agony, and thrills of the fight game, from its greatest raconteur.... (read more)

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The Main Event: Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History)
The Main Event: Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History)
by Richard O. Davies
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As the twentieth century dawned, bare-knuckle prizefighting was transforming into the popular sport of boxing, yet simultaneously it was banned as immoral in many locales. Nevada was the first state to legalize it, in 1897, solely to stage the Corbett... (read more)

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Lords of the Ring: The Triumph and Tragedy of College Boxing's Greatest Team
Lords of the Ring: The Triumph and Tragedy of College Boxing's Greatest Team
by Doug Moe
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"Lords of the Ring revives the exciting era--now forgotten--when college boxing attracted huge crowds, outdrawing the professional bouts. On the same night in 1940 when Joe Louis defended his heavyweight crown before 11,000 fans in New York's Madison... (read more)

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Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ (Sport & Society)
Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ (Sport & Society)
by Elliott J Gorn
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Recognized by Sports Illustrated as still the best known athlete in the world, Muhammad Ali has played a fascinating role in American culture, with an influence that has reached far beyond sports. As the first book by scholars on the significance of his... (read more)

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Boxing Is...: Reflections on the Sweet Science
Boxing Is...: Reflections on the Sweet Science
by Thomas Hauser
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Thomas Hauser has become "must reading" in the boxing community, and his latest book demonstrates why. Boxing Is . . . brings together all of Hauser's 2009 articles. In them, Hauser illuminates the behind-the-scenes stories of the year's most memorable... (read more)

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