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Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
The Forever Boys
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,250. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Peter Golenbock spent the 1989 season with the St. Pete Pelicans of the Senior Professional Baseball Association. The story is fascinating, and the portraits of the aging athletes are hilarious, and at times poignant. Some are thrilled to compete again; some are bitter about how they were treated; still others cling to a desperate hope for one more chance at a game that is eager to forget them.
Coward Punch Corruption- Hobo Chronicles (Book Three)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
One night while walking through Hobart, I was Coward-Punched onto the concrete street, causing my skull to be fractured. After waking from a coma, I was told I fell over drunk, but I knew this to be false. Eighteen months later, I was told by police that witnesses had stated it was a boxer that attacked me and that it was one of my sparring partners. Yet to this day, nobody has ever been charged.
Great Heavyweights: The Punch Felt 'Round the World
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Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Joe "the Brown Bomber" Louis. "Jersey" Joe Walcott. "Rocky" Marciano. Muhammed Ali. George Foreman. Here's a perspective on these heavyweights you've probably never read before.
Sonny Liston 1958-1959
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Sonny Liston's background is murky and shady. An ex-con he left prison and fought as an amateur. In 1953 he turned pro. Curiously he hardly fought for 21 months. In early '58 Liston's quick rise among heavyweights began. Mobsters Blinky Palermo and Frankie Carbo entered his life . Were they his true managers and how much influence did they have on him? My book looks at these perplexing issues.
The Kingpin Trio/How Three Bay Area Champions Became the Class of Boxing
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Price: Free! Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
“The Kingpin Trio” traces the simultaneous five-year rise to superstardom of San Francisco Bay Area boxers Andre Ward, Nonito Donaire and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, as chronicled by veteran Bay Area reporter Colin Seymour on Examiner.com. Serious illnesses, injuries and injustices have not stopped the trio from achieving eminence unequaled in the Bay Area for nearly 100 years.
Yolande Pompey Light Heavyweight Boxer From Trinidad And Tobago
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Yolande Pompey, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, was ranked as high as 3rd by Ring Magazine and the World Boxing Association. He was the product of Belmont Orphanage in Princes Town. Pompey came to prominence after he defeated Gentle Daniel, the boxing champion of Trinidad. Yolande faced Archie Moore in the most important fight of his career, in London, on June 5, 1956. Pompey boxed from 1949-'61.
The President - Hobo Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
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When The Hobo tries to get justice for a fractured skull, the Hobart police refuse to arrest the perpetrator. Instead they try to entrap the innocent victim, giving him no choice but to sleep in the woods. In order to stay sober, he spars in hard gyms with great Australian fighters. Even when fit and sober, he realizes without the puppet master, he’ll never get to fight in Australia ever again.
Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano fought British Empire champion Don Cockell on May 16, 1955 at San Francisco's old Kezar Stadium. The bout was not regarded as much of a test for Marciano in the pre-fight newspapers leading up to the event. It was the American's 5th title defense. Even British commentators failed to anticipate the highly competitive contest that was about to be staged.
The Legend
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Price: Free! Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Larry Donald is a 1992 Olympian who remained a main-stay in top contention for over a decade in the heavyweight division. He turned pro long before the bustling social media age-when HBO, USA Tuesday Night Fights, and boxing magazines were where the info was at. Never a brawler or one to take needless chances Larry consistently won at a top level with only a few losses to the division’s very best.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
Boxing Science: Learn Boxing - The Critical First Few Days
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
True Boxing mastery will begin with understanding and practicing the fundamentals repeatedly. If you are learning boxing for sport, recreation or to compliment a martial arts study, this book will be invaluable during “The Critical First Few Days”. Through thorough introductions, drill instructions, and pictures you will learn stance, basic punches, how to move and how to use the punching bag.
Boxing Science: Skills Book - A Reference Guide for Boxing Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
This boxing “Reference Guide for Beginners” is complete with skill descriptions, variations and “coach tips”. Easy to use on your smart phone, tablet or computer, this book is full of valuable information that is only a click away to perfecting and fine tuning your boxing skill knowledge. It is a must read for any boxer, coach or parent of someone interested in the sport and/or activity of boxing.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Boxing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
This is your complete guide to Boxing at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about boxing, who is on the American Olympic team and who to expect on the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Boxing in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic Boxer!
iBoxer- Internet Boxer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
In the boxing world it is often said if you talk the talk,then you need to walk the walk. Well in a new book called “i-boxer, the internet boxer” you can hear talk about the “sweet science” but now you can also see just how some of the top fighters have walked the walk. You might just want to put your gloves on as you enter the ring in this new experience of reading and learning. -Teddy Atlas
Tyson - The Concise Biography of Iron Mike
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
In his prime Tyson was the most dominant fighter the sport of boxing had ever seen. At twenty he became the youngest heavyweight champion in history after winning his first nineteen fights by KO. This mini bio covers Tyson’s life and career, beginning with his criminal childhood, through to his amateur career, his meteoric rise to champion, his shock fall from grace, and eventual retirement.
Growing Up With The Greatest
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Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
There have been many stories written about Muhammad Ali, but few from the standpoint of one who remembers him was he was not so popular and following him through his astonishing career, and having the chance to meet him, even engaging in a sparring session. This is the story of Ali as told by someone who watched him rise from villian to "The Greatest"
Irish Boxing Review: 2012 Edition
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 106,500. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
The Irish boxing review covers all of the talking points and events from across the Irish boxing scene and beyond. Reports, news, articles, features, previews and photographs plus much more. “Finally a boxing book that pulls it all together: Fights, fighters, dates and proper 'live' reports. It's my type of boxing book - no fantasy, just the truth. Perfect.” Steve Bunce