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The Throws and Takedowns of Freestyle Wrestling
The Throws and Takedowns of Freestyle Wrestling
by Geoff Thompson,
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Ground fighting is taking the martial arts world by storm, but how do you get to the ground safely and end in a prone position? What are the dangers of throwing and taking an opponent over? In this book on throwing and take-down techniques of Sambo, the... (read more)

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Distinction Earned: Cape Breton's Boxing Legends 1946-1970
Distinction Earned: Cape Breton's Boxing Legends 1946-1970
by Paul. Macdougall
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Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, was the home of five Canadian boxing champions during the mid-1960s. This book highlights the careers of the boxers and trainers of the region during the golden era from post-WWII to 1970, and includes numerous b&w... (read more)

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In the Ring with Marvin Hart
In the Ring with Marvin Hart
by Adam Pollack
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This the the first biography ever written on Marvin Hart, the forgotten heavyweight champion from the South. Hart gained popularity as a middleweight and light-heavyweight in the Louisville, Kentucky area before moving up to heavyweight and defeating the... (read more)

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The Greatest Boxing Stories Ever Told: Thirty-Six Incredible Tales from the Ring
The Greatest Boxing Stories Ever Told: Thirty-Six Incredible Tales from the Ring
by Jeff Silverman
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The Greatest Boxing Stories Ever Told delivers a knockout collection of not only the best writing ever penned on the subject of “the sweet science,” but also stories that relate to the larger human issues this brutal sport has come to... (read more)

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Fight of the Century (07 Edition)
Fight of the Century (07 Edition)
by Arkush
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It was more than the long-awaited showdown between two superb athletes in their prime, more than the ultimate test of speed and artistry versus power and endurance. It was more than a boxing match, much more. The first meeting between Muhammad Ali and... (read more)

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At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing
At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing
by George Kimball
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American writers have been fascinated by the ring, both the primal contest inside the ropes and the crazy carnival world outside them. From neighborhood gyms and smoke-filled arenas to star-studded casinos and exotic locales, they have chronicled... (read more)

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Strong Boy: The Life and Times of John L. Sullivan, America's First Sports Hero
Strong Boy: The Life and Times of John L. Sullivan, America's First Sports Hero
by Christopher Klein
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“I can lick any son-of-a-bitch in the world.” So boasted John L. Sullivan, the first modern heavyweight boxing champion of the world, a man who  was the gold standard of American sport for more than a decade, and the first athlete to... (read more)

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Scientific Boxing and Self Defence: The Deluxe Edition
Scientific Boxing and Self Defence: The Deluxe Edition
by Tommy Burns
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In "Scientific Boxing and Self Defence," Canadian Heavyweight Boxing Champion Tommy Burns shows the reader the techniques that made him a success. "Scientific Boxing and Self Defence" includes details on the scientific basis of boxing, ring strategy and... (read more)

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Straight Writes and Jabs: An Inside Look at Another Year in Boxing
Straight Writes and Jabs: An Inside Look at Another Year in Boxing
by Thomas Hauser
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Commenting on Thomas Hauser's annual collections of articles on boxing, Ring Magazine declared, "What makes Hauser's stories so extraordinary is that the man many consider 'The Dean of Boxing Writers' refuses to allow his admiration for the sport to... (read more)

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Henry Cooper 1934-2011: The Authorised Biography
Henry Cooper 1934-2011: The Authorised Biography
by Robert Edwards
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The story of Britain's greatest boxing hero and his famous left hook Henry Cooper is best remembered for the night when he nearly changed the course of boxing history. On July 19, 1963, he fought the up-and-coming Cassius Clay, later to become... (read more)

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Beyond Glory : Joe Louis VS. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink (05 Edition)
Beyond Glory : Joe Louis VS. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink (05 Edition)
by David Margolick
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Nothing in the annals of sports has aroused more passion than the heavyweight fights in New York in 1936 and 1938 between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling — bouts that symbolized the hopes, hatreds, and fears of a world moving toward total war... (read more)

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Bummy Davis Vs. Murder, Inc.: The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Mafia and an Ill-Fated Prizefighter
Bummy Davis Vs. Murder, Inc.: The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Mafia and an Ill-Fated Prizefighter
by Ron Ross
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A tough kid with a heart of gold, Al "Bummy" Davis grew up in the streets of Brownsville, New York on the fringes of the Jewish mob during the 20's and 30's-thanks to his older brother, a feared racketeer. But as much as he resisted the underworld of... (read more)

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And the New...: An Inside Look at Another Year in Boxing
And the New...: An Inside Look at Another Year in Boxing
by Thomas Hauser
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Thomas Hauser's recording of the contemporary boxing scene has become the sport's most eagerly anticipated written work. Here's what readers are saying about And the New . . . "Masterful, as always . . . Awesome writing." "On a scale of one to ten... (read more)

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A Tiger Rose Out of Georgia: Tiger Flowers Champion of the World
A Tiger Rose Out of Georgia: Tiger Flowers Champion of the World
by Bob Mee
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This is the inspirational story of the boxer Theodore "Tiger" Flowers, who overcame prejudice to become the middleweight champion of the world. The book looks at his life, career, and controversial death, and shows how he paved the way for later black... (read more)

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An Unforgiving Sport: An Inside Look at Another Year in Boxing
An Unforgiving Sport: An Inside Look at Another Year in Boxing
by Thomas Hauser
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Thomas Hauser has become amust readinga in the boxing community, and his latest book demonstrates why. An Unforgiving Sport brings together Hauseras 2008 articles from secondsout.com and espn.com, in which he exposes the inner workings of HBO Sports... (read more)

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Sting Like a Bee the Muhammad Ali Story
Sting Like a Bee the Muhammad Ali Story
by Jose Torres
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Climb inside the ring with a world-champion boxer for a behind-the-scenes look at Muhammad Ali Writers have long been attracted to boxing. Hemingway, Mailer, Algren, Plimpton, Oates, and many others have stepped into the ring--at least in spirit--to give... (read more)

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The First Black Boxing Champions: Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s
The First Black Boxing Champions: Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s
by Colleen (edt) Aycock
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This volume presents fifteen detailed biographies of some of the first African American and black champions and challengers of the early prize ring. Boxers covered range from Tom Molineaux, a slave who won freedom and fame in the ring in the early 1800s;... (read more)

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Art of Boxing and Manual of Training: The Deluxe Edition
Art of Boxing and Manual of Training: The Deluxe Edition
by William Edwards
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In 1888, William Edwards wrote "The Art of Boxing and Manual of Training" with the help of his friend and former ring opponent, Arthur Chambers. One of the earliest American books on the subject, "The Art of Boxing and Manual of Training" features... (read more)

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Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life
Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life
by Jim Kershner
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Carl Maxey was, in his own words, "a guy who started from scratch - black scratch." He was sent, at age five, to the scandal-ridden Spokane Children's Home and then kicked out at age eleven with the only other "colored" orphan. Yet Maxey managed to make... (read more)

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Learn'n More about Boxing Handbook/Guide for Kids, Parents, and Coaches
Learn'n More about Boxing Handbook/Guide for Kids, Parents, and Coaches
by Bob Swope
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This is a practical guide book for parents and young kids learning to box. It has 528 individual pictures, illustrations, and charts to look at. It covers all the basic boxing fundamentals, both offensively and defensively, young boxers will need to be... (read more)

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