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Mobster Vincent Macri's Murder And Featherweight Boxing Champ Willie Pep
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Vincent Macri was interviewed concerning the 1949 stabbing death of former labor organizer William Lurye. Macri's brother, Benedetto, was indicted for Lurye's murder. He spent a year as a fugitive before he was arrested by New York City Police. Willie Pep was questioned about Vincent Macri's murder as well as the disappearances of four witnesses in the pending trial of mobster Albert Anastasia.
Ray Impelletiere Giant Heavyweight Boxer From Peekskill, New York
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
Former fighter Harry Lenny managed young Ray Impelletiere after his graduation from Peekskill High. Impelletiere scored early wins over aging fighters like Charlie Wepner who he completely dominated. He was somewhat disappointing, however, when matched with veteran fighters of skill. Among these were Tommy Loughran. Ray also outboxed Primo Carnera in the early rounds of a 1935 bout in New York.
Bob Pastor Jewish Challenger To Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Bob Pastor was a solid fighter who has been rated the second best Jewish heavyweight behind Max Baer. Pastor left NYU to pursue a boxing career. At 25, when he fought Joe Louis for a second time, the fight also pitted Pastor's trainer, Jimmy Johnson, and Louis' promoter Mike Jacobs, as adversaries. A former Madison Square Garden booster, Johnson hoped to diminish Louis' growing marketability.
Frank "Blinky" Palermo Philadelphia Boxing Manager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Blinky Palermo manipulated boxing fights and robbed boxers that he managed for decades. One of his most successful fighters was Ike Williams, who captured the lightweight world championship in the late 1940s. Years later Williams told an author that Blinky stole money from him regularly. On one occasion Palermo took the entirety of a $33,400 paycheck Williams earned for fighting Beau Jack.
Storia vera di Carlo Orlandi. “El Negher” di Porta Romana
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: Italian. Published: June 21, 2017 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
‘‘El Negher di Porta Romana’’, in queste pagine, ci cattura, ci avvinghia e ci trascina, da protagonisti, in un racconto che ci stende al tappeto, non avversari ma complici. Nino Benvenuti
MMAXfit : Mixed Martial Arts Cross-Training
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Every aspect of your fitness , health and diet are covered in this comprehensive course. Your coach has 25 years of experience working with thousands of clients and athletes. A handy PHONE APP, Website, VIDEO support and custom TRAINER support are available. The first half of the book is our "Knowledge base". Educating you on all aspects of human fitness. The second half is your extensive "Plan"
Danmar Chuan Dao: Basic Self-Defense Moves and Techniques Anyone Can Do
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017 by 22 Lions Bookstore. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
This book reveals the practical applications of Danmar Chuan Dao, also known as Danmar Boxing and Danmar Kung Fu, in street fights and self defense situations. The techniques and principles presented here, can be learned, studied and applied by anyone, to gain advantage in a fight, either you are an amateur or a professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter.
Juan Zurita Mexican Lightweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Juan Zurita fought Ike Williams for the N.B.A. lightweight title in April 1945. Williams was coming off a lackluster fight versus Willie Joyce. Scheduled for Philadelphia Williams and Zurita actually met in a Mexico City bullring. The fight itself was not nearly as exciting as Zurita's fight against Sammy Angott in March 1944. The 5'5" Mexican was a switch hitter, a style that excited spectators.
Wing Chun for MMA: How to use Wing Chun for Modern Fighting, Self-Defense, and Sport
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Among MMA fighters, Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiujitsu are among the most popular art forms. Somehow Wing Chun has managed to stay remain quite popular. Its recent popularity can be attributed to the new Ip Man movies starring Donnie Yen. Joe Rogan famously called out Wing Chun for being ineffective. Is Wing Chun really as bad as people say it is? Can it be used for MMA? Find out!
A Tribute To Muhammad Ali (Champ, Entertainer, Humanitarian)
Price: Free! Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Muhammad Ali was an American Olympic and professional boxer and activist. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. From early in his career, Ali was known as an inspiring, controversial and polarizing figure both inside and outside the ring.
Mae Weston Acrobat, Boxer and Wrestler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Mae Weston began wrestling competitively in the late 1930s. One of her earliest bouts was against her sister, Wilma Gordon, in 1938. In the 1940s Weston wrestled stars like Mildred Burke and Elvira Snodgrass. She contended for the title as a masked wrestler and unmasked. Mae had a number of wrestling aliases including Carole Starr, Astroette and Purple Flash. She was popular at wrestling reunions.
Gorilla Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Gorilla Jones was from Memphis, Tennessee. Early on he fought in the border region between Louisiana and Texas. Later his career blossomed under the tutelage of Suey Welch, an Akron, Ohio promoter. His career lasted two decades, from 1920-1940. Jones was a skilled fighter could find weaknesses in his opponents. Against Sammy Slaughter in 1933 he scored a knockout with a short right uppercut.
Cesar Brion Argentine Heavyweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » South American
Cesar Brion was not the aggressive and powerful fighter that his countryman Luis Firpo had been. Yet he had many skills. Against Joe Louis in 1951 Brion had been even through seven rounds. It was after Cesar switched from a crouching stance attack to a more upright offensive that Louis cut him up and dominated the fight. Brion was never stopped from going the distance by a ring opponent.
Jack McVey Welterweight Boxer From Georgia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Jack McVey fought in some of the best venues of his era, including bouts against Sailor Freedman at Yankee Stadium, in 1926, and another against KO Phil Kaplan at the Queensboro Stadium on Long Island in 1928. It was an era of discrimination when a black fighter like McVey was booed relentlessly during his fights. Jack has been compared to Elbows McFadden, i.e. all gloves, elbows and forearms.
William Sailor Freedman Lightweight Boxer and Jewish Criminal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
William Sailor Freedman was a boxer of significance from 1916 until 1928. He was also an enforcer/thug for gangsters, particularly the Philadelphia rum runner Max Hoff. Hoff ran a gambling operation as well while also managing Sailor's boxing career. Freedman was a short fighter, standing 5'8" with a 69" reach. He fought many of the greatest fighters, including Mickey Walker and Benny Leonard.
Doll Rafferty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Originally from Chicago Doll Rafferty came to prominence in Milwaukee as a pupil of former fight great Joe Gans. He was also trained by former lightweight champion Pinkey Williams. Doll's best punch was a right and he ascended the lightweight ladder for a time, before peaking around 1947. My book looks at his fights, family, untimely death and contains a detailed list of his opponents & fights.
Juste Fontaine Lightweight Boxer From Milwaukee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
With a great reach and solid punches Juste Fontain entered boxing in the 1940s. He won many of his early bouts and peaked around 1947 with a great fight against Ruby Kessler in Philadelphia. Soon after this Juste lost decisively to Ike Williams, the world lightweight champion. By 1950 a boxing official advised that Fontaine could no longer defend himself. Juste found a second career as a trainer.
Sonny Liston 1960-1961
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book looks at the two years before Sonny Liston won the world heavyweight boxing championship, 1960-1961. Liston was summoned before the Kefauver Senate Investigative Committee. The inquiry disclosed that a large amount of Liston's earnings were pocketed by mobsters like Frankie Carbo and Blinky Palermo. Liston denied knowing these men and also that they took any of his prize money.
The Yorkshire Hunter: The Paul Ingle Story
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.
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.

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