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The Tragedy of the Hogue Twins

by Harry Otty

<p>SHORTY and BIG BOY HOGUE blazed across the West Coast fight scene of the 1930s and 40s like twin comets. Crossing gloves with former and future world champions and oft-avoided dangerous contenders, such as Archie Moore, Charley Burley, Lloyd ...

ISBN: 9780473443795

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The Whitechapel Whirlwind

The Jack Kid Berg Story

by John Harding

<p>Jack Kid Berg dominated boxing in the early 1930s like no other British-born boxer before or since. Born of immigrant Russian-Jewish parents, he grew up in the East End of London, gaining a fearsome reputation for scrapping in the streets of ...

ISBN: 9781785314773

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The Yorkshire Hunter: The Paul Ingle Story

by Paul Ingle

<p>Growing up on one of Scarborough&apos;s toughest estates, Paul Ingle pulled on his first pair of boxing gloves at the age of seven. Known by fans, foes and friends as &apos;The Yorkshire Hunter&apos; he fought almost 200 times as an amateur, ...

ISBN: 9780993188237

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There Will Always Be Boxing

Another Year Inside the Sweet Science

by Thomas Hauser

<p>In 2016, <em>Booklist</em> observed, “Thomas Hauser is a treasure. Whatever he writes is worth reading. Boxing is blessed that he has focused so much of his career on the sweet science.”</p> <p><em>There Will Always Be Boxing</em> continues ...

ISBN: 9781610756211

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Ungloved

Memories from the Ring

by Ben Calder-Smith

Benjamin Calder-Smith travelled around the UK for 18 months meeting and interviewing a broad cross-section of former fighters and boxing personalities. He now presents the stories of huge forgotten talents, coulda-been contenders and men who ...

ISBN: 9781785310966

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Unlocking the Cage: Exploring the Motivations of MMA Fighters

by Mark Tullius

<p>A Sociological Study</p> <p>The cage door clangs shut. The lock slides into place. The voice in my head drowns out everything else. What the hell is wrong with me?</p> <p>Follow the journey of Mark Tullius, former cage fighter and boxer ...

ISBN: 9781938475368

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William Sailor Freedman Lightweight Boxer and Jewish Criminal

by Robert Grey Reynolds Jr

<p>William Sailor Freedman was a lightweight boxer who came to Philadelphia from Brooklyn as a runaway youth. He worked as a newsboy before he became an employee of gambler Max Hoff. In later years he resumed his connections with organized crime

ISBN: 9781310383526

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Win in the Fight! Encyclopedia of fight (Muay Thai, ???, ?ickboxing).

Volume I – Muay Thai. Study guide (reducted promotional version).

by Sergey Zayashnikov

<p>Whatever we say, we always aim for the victory!</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Especially if it is a martial arts fight. Nowadays Muay Thai, MMA and K-1 are the clear favorites among the professional fights shows. Thus the first ...

ISBN: 1230001527766

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Wiped Out?

The Jerome Wilson Story

by Jerome Wilson & Mark Turley

Wiped Out tells the story of welterweight prospect Jerome 'Wipeout' Wilson - and shines a light on boxing's ultimate taboo. On 12 September 2014, in his 11th professional fight, Jerome was knocked out in the sixth round. He never got up. Wilson ...

ISBN: 9781785311079

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Yolande Pompey Light Heavyweight Boxer From Trinidad And Tobago

by Robert Grey Reynolds Jr

<p>Yolande Pompey was a contender for the world light heavyweight in the 1950s. An orphan from Princes Town, Trinidad, Pompey&apos;s most prominent fight came against world champion Archie Moore in 1956. My e-book looks at how Yolande Pompey ...

ISBN: 9781310466243

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