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The Kingpin Trio/How Three Bay Area Champions Became the Class of Boxing by Colin Seymour
Price: Free! Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: 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.
The Last Great Heavyweights-From Ali and Frazier to Lewis and Tyson by Ollie Odebunmi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,230. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Starting with the historical clash between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier in 1971, and ending with the much anticipated fight between Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson in 2002, this book looks at the great heavyweight champions who were the standard bearers of boxing over a thirty-year period. Grab a ringside seat and relive the epic fights and rivalries of boxing's legendary heavyweight champions.
The President - Hobo Chronicles by Johnny T. Noctor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Ali Per Volare - Scontri di un Supereroe al Quadrato by Massimo Del Papa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,850. Language: Italian. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
C'è un prima e un dopo Muhammad Ali: non solo nello sport, anche nell'America, nella comunità nera, nel mondo intero. Più di un pugile, più di una figura sociopolitica, Cassius Clay ha cambiato tutto al suo passaggio. Abbattendo superuomini con la grazia terribile di una farfalla. Un libro per raccontarlo dentro e fuori dal ring, o meglio in quel ring senza confini che è stata la sua vita.
Irish Boxing Review: 2012 Edition by Steve Wellings
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 106,500. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: 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
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing by Thomas Gerbasi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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.
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life by Tasha Robinson-White
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
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.
iBoxer- Internet Boxer by David & Victoria Siev
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, 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
The Yorkshire Hunter: The Paul Ingle Story by Paul Ingle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
The story of Paul Ingle - aka 'The Yorkshire Hunter' - is one of tough northern English roots, ambition, glory, tragedy and ultimately hope. After an IBF featherweight world title win over Manuel Medina, Ingle came off the Madison Square Garden canvas to stop Junior Jones in an epic for the IBO belt. Then disaster struck. This is the tale of a fighter whose fiercest battle came outside the ring.
Confusing the Enemy by Scott Weiss & Paige Stover
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 212,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Acanthus Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
This biographical novel explores the enigmatic life of Cus D'Amato with all the accuracy possible, given the fact that everybody you talk to has a different version of the facts and a different spin on the truth. Many people loved and respected Cus. Others thought he was crazy. To this day, hundreds of boxing fans think he is one of the greatest trainer/managers who ever lived.
Muay Thai - Lords of the Ring by Patrick Cusick
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Muay Thai - World Champions and Greatest Heroes The chronicles of Muay Thai from ancient battlefields to 21st century warriors
The Forever Boys by Peter Golenbock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,250. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
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.