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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...


Fight

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...


The Fight of the Century: Ali vs. Frazier March 8, 1971

by Michael Arkush

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"The Fight of the Century brings back memories of a different and troubled time both in sports and in our country. It is vividly reported and a perfect example of the old saying that the genius...


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...


The Hornet: From Bullied Schoolboy To World Champion

by Jeff Horn & Grantlee Kieza

My journey from bullied schoolboy to world champion The story of Jeff Horn reads like a fairytale. Written with award-winning author, journalist and boxing aficionado Grantlee Kieza, The Hornet is the tale of...


Character Assassins

by William M. Connolly

CHARACTER ASSASSINS is a brief history of the consequences of bearing false witness. It tells how toxic talk has led to shunning, witch hunts, persecuti ons, false prosecuti ons, executi ons, pogroms, famines,...


Ringside Reflections

by Matthew Hurley

The inevitability of what was to come hung in the air but the crowd at the outdoor arena at Caesars Palace seemed as dazed as to what was happening as Duran. Hearns, now oozing confidence, approached center...


The First Superstar

by Gary K. Weiand

The First Superstar tells how John L. Sullivan forged the link between media and sports by being such good copy that the papers of the 1880s couldn't help but report his every move. What Babe Ruth's homeruns...


Gloves Gone By

by James Amato & Jerry Fitch

The heavyweight boxing scene may have enjoyed its most competitive time period in the decades 1960 to 1980. Champions like Patterson, Liston, Ali, Frazier, Foreman and Holmes roamed the landscape. There were...


Hardcore Self-Defense

by C. R. Jahn

HARDCORE SELF-DEFENSE is totally unlike any other martial-arts book you've ever read. It is the result of a lifetime of experience by one who walks the Warrior's Path. Jam-packed with useful information, no...


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.

In...