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Boxing: The Greatest Fighters of the 20th Century # A Complete Guide to the Top Names in Boxing, Shown in Over 200 Dynamic Photographs

By: Chris King

Price: $41.95

Publisher: UK, Lorenz Books: 2013

Seller ID: 003118


This is a celebration of the top 14 greatest boxers of all time, as well as an overview of the new stars of the 21st century. It features Jack Johnson, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Rocky Marciano, Muhammad Ali, Roberto Duran, Larry Holmes, Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr, Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao. It includes modern-day fighters such as Nikolay Valuev, Lennox Lewis, Vitali Klitschko, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Antonio Marga... View more info

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The Last Showman: The life and times of an Outback tent-boxing legend Fred Brophy

By: Fred Brophy and Sue Williams

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2014

Seller ID: 003320


My life has been a mad travelling show, meeting some of the strangest and greatest people who've ever lived. I've had my fair share of trouble and I'm lucky to be here. But I've always been a showman and I've done my best to preserve a precious part of an old Australia that's fast disappearing.' Son of a sideshow operator and trapeze artist, fourth-generation showman Fred Brophy grew up on the road, travelling the length and breadth of Australia. He did time in jail as... View more info

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Boxing in Australia

By: Grantlee Kieza

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, NLA Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003786


This book looks at boxing in Australia from early European settlement to the present day. It describes all the famous fights and all the best-known Aussie boxers, including Lionel Rose, Les Darcy, Jeff Fenech, Kostya Tszyu, Tony and Anthony Mundine, and many more. Boxing in Australia is packed with personalities, stories and stats from boxing history, presented in an accessible style. Text boxes throughout the book give additional snippets of information that can be dipp... View more info

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Boxing for MMA: Building the Fistic Edge in Competition & Self-Defense for Men & Women

By: Mark Hatmaker

Price: $22.95

Publisher: USA, Tracks Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 000493


Although dramatic head kicks and garrote-tight submissions may get most of the airplay in highlight reels, the stats show that punching combinations and knockouts reap more MMA victories than any other fighting technique. This boxing primer not only covers the basics, including stance, footwork, punches, and combinations, it takes these boxing skills and views them through an MMA prism that addresses the realities of the mixed martial arts game. While there are some must... View more info