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She's a Knockout!: A History of Women in Fighting Sports

by L. A. Jennings

This book provides a detailed history of women fighters—including wrestlers, MMA competitors, and boxers—and the different issues revolving around the fighters and their sports. She’s a Knockout! tells...

Boxing in Philadelphia: Tales of Struggle and Survival

by Gabe Oppenheim

In this book, author Gabe Oppenheim examines the rise and fall of boxing in Philadelphia, and how it often mirrored the city’s own narrative arc. Throughout, Oppenheim weaves together cultural history, urban...

A History of Women's Boxing

by Malissa Smith

A History of Women’s Boxing traces the history of the sport back to the 1700s, through the 2012 Olympic Games when women were first allowed to box, and up to the present. Rich in detail and exhaustively researched,...

Historical Dictionary of Boxing

by John Grasso

The Historical Dictionary of Boxing focuses on the as champions of boxing along with the lesser-known boxers who helped shape this sport. More of these boxers come from the United States but there are others...

The Gleason's Gym Total Body Boxing Workout for Women

by Bruce Silverglade, Hector Roca & Hilary Swank

Defined arms; sleek shoulders; flat, tight abs; lean, firm legs -- this is the shape that women want to get from their workouts. World-renowned trainer Hector Roca and owner Bruce Silverglade bring Gleason's...


by Eugene S. Robinson

Crushing your enemies, driving them before you, and hearing the lamentations of their women? It doesn't get any better than this." –Eugene Robinson, ripping off John Milius

That's the sentiment that surges...

Ghosts of Manila

by Mark Kram, Jr.

When Muhammad Ali met Joe Frazier in Manila for their third fight, their rivalry had spun out of control. The Ali-Frazier matchup had become a madness, inflamed by the media and the politics of race. When the...

The Gloves

by Robert Anasi

A gritty, spirited inside look at the world of amateur boxing today

The Golden Gloves tournament is center stage in amateur boxing-a single-elimination contest in which young hopefuls square off in steamy gyms...

The Good Son: The Life of Ray ',Boom Boom', Mancini

by Mark Kriegel

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 “Boom Boom” Mancini wasn’t merely the lightweight...

52 positive thoughts To Become An Elite Athlete

by Alain Ruiz & Agnès Ruiz

Citius, Altius, Fortius , in other words, "Faster, Higher, Stronger" Positive thoughts are essential to succeed in high-level sport. This guide is there to help you on a daily basis to surpass you, to give...

Secret Squirrel

by Secret Squirrel

This is the autobiography, or perhaps the public confessional, of the author.   It will come as a complete shock to his family, friends and work colleagues who all think that they know him, but alas, they don’t…His...

The Phantom Punch

by Rob Sneddon

The two bouts between Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston are widely considered the most anticipated and controversial fights in heavyweight boxing. Cassius Clay won the first bout in Miami Beach in February 1964,...

Rocky Graziano

by Jeffrey Sussman

Rocky Graziano, juvenile delinquent, middleweight boxing champion, and comedic actor, was the last great fighter from the golden age of boxing, the era of Joe Louis, Jake LaMotta, and Sugar Ray Robinson.


The Boxer Within

by Vickie Simos

Based on true events, this story is set predominantly in Adelaide, and takes a trip down memory lane to my childhood home of Barmera in the Riverland, 222 kilometres north of Adelaide. Born in 1974 to Greek...

The Legends of Sports: Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali - Sports Book for Kids | Children's Sports & Outdoors Books

by Baby Professor

Maybe your dad have mentioned Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali but didn’t go into detail of who they are. Now is your chance to dig deeper into the lives of these legends and the sports that they...

I am the Referee

by Mark Heffernan

"From a Poor Black kid off a rough White the 'Richest Prize in Sport' the Heavyweight Championship of the World" Read my incredible journey in I am the Referee!! "Being cheated out of their dream...

The Boxing Kings

by Paul Beston

For much of the twentieth century, boxing was one of America’s most popular sports, and the heavyweight champions were figures known to all. Their exploits were reported regularly in the newspapers—often...

The Manly Art

by Elliott J. Gorn

Elliott J. Gorn's The Manly Art tells the story of boxing's origins and the sport's place in American culture. When first published in 1986, the book helped shape the ways historians write about American sport...

The Game

by Jack London

The Game is a 1905 novel by Jack London about a twenty-year-old boxer Joe, who meets his death in the ring. London was a sports reporter for the Oakland Herald and based the novel on his personal observations...

The Definitive History of World Championship Boxing: Volume 4: Super Middle to Heavyweight

by Barry Hugman & Sean Willis

This epic book is the result of more than 30 years of research by world renowned boxing historian Barry J. Hugman, who has scoured libraries, newspapers and relevant institutions across several countries to...