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Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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
By Steve Baxter
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
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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
By Thomas Gerbasi
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)
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.50 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
By Chadrick Wigle
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
By Chadrick Wigle
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
By Kyle Richardson
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
By David & Victoria Siev
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
By Frank Oliver
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
By Patrick Triplett
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
By Steve Wellings
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