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How To Win A Street Fight: Stand Up Fighting Techniques to Destroy Your Enemy
Price: $3.57 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by SurviveTravel.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Street fighting techniques and strategic guide. Includes step by step instructions with simple and clear pictures.
June Byers Women's World Champion Wrestler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
June Byers was a force in the world of female wrestling until a fan tossed a bottle into her windshield and she had to re-retire from wrestling in 1964. A leg injury put an end to a career that began in the 1940s. My book looks at her roots in Houston, Texas and June's disputed victory in a world title bout with Mildred Burke. I have used old newspaper and magazines as well as more recent sources.
Nell Stewart The Marilyn Monroe of Women's Wrestling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Nell Stewart was among the greatest female wrestlers of her era. She used her aggressive style in combination with her natural beauty to succeed in a violent sport that appealed to large crowds throughout the United States and Canada. She was also very photogenic,a quality that endeared her to promoters and the executives of the National Wrestling Alliance. My e-book looks at her roots and career.
Mildred Burke Champion Girl Wrestler Of The World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Mildred Burke's story describes a young woman who gave up a traditional career for a woman in the twentieth century to enter a violent sport that was scorned by the majority of people, especially when women were involved. Yet she preserved her femininity throughout her wrestling life. Observers remarked that she looked, spoke, and acted like a professional secretary away from the ring.
Kid Gavilan World Welterweight Boxing Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
The 1950s was an era of great boxing and Kid Gavilan was one of the most talented of the welterweights. He beat Johnny Bratton on May 18, 1951 to win the welterweight title left vacant by Sugar Ray Robinson. This was an era when black and whites did not meet in the ring in states like Florida. In fact Gavilan's bout with Bobby Dykes in 1952 was the first mixed race fight in the Sunshine State.
Cora Livingston World Champion Female Wrestler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Cora Livingston's training regimen is still relevant today. The world champion female wrestler considered brisk walks, of 5 and 8 miles daily, an essential part of preparing for important wrestling matches. In the early 1900s she bested much larger women, pinning them quickly because of her use of scientific methods. Noted wrestler Dan McLeod of San Francisco was one of the men she trained with.
Joey Maxim Versus Floyd Patterson June 7, 1954
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Joey Maxim's bout with Floyd Patterson pitted an aging fighter against an up and comer who would eventually become Heavyweight Champion of the World. The fight went the distance and both fighters performed admirably. However, there was a distinct disparity as to who won between sportswriters and fans and the two judges and the ring referee. I have written my e-book using old newspapers and books.
Max Baer Versus James Braddock World Heavyweight Boxing Championship Garden Bowl, Long Island City, New York June 13, 1935
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Max Baer claimed that his wrists were injured before his big fight with James Braddock. His handlers advised him to seek a postponement but he went ahead and fought as scheduled. A misunderstood fighter, especially for his time, Baer drew jeers when he clowned and rubber legged while being hit by his ring opponents. Braddock was all business and a classic underdog, by as much as 10-1 odds.
Jack Sharkey Versus Primo Carnera World Heavyweight Boxing Championship Long Island City, New York June 29, 1933
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Primo Carnera was shifted to a super-dreadnaught weight class among boxers after he pummeled boxer Ernie Schaaf to death at Madison Square Garden on the night of February 10, 1933. A separate weight division, created in the aftermath of this tragedy, was for boxers of 220 pounds or more. It would've prevented Sharkey-Carnera II from happening. The boxing commission permitted the bout in the end.
Mike DeJohn Heavyweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Mike DeJohn fought many of the most recognizable ranked contenders of the 1950s and early 1960s. Among these were Sonny Liston, Eddie Machen, George Chuvalo and Nino Valdes. DeJohn's best punch was a left uppercut. He fought out of a crouch and overpowered numerous boxing adversaries with his superior strength. He was a handsome athlete who looked more like a college student and was well-mannered.
Coward Punch Corruption- Hobo Chronicles (Book Three)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
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
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
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.
Yolande Pompey Light Heavyweight Boxer From Trinidad And Tobago
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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.
Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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
Price: Free! Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
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.
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
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
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
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
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
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.