The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Boxing: Seventh Edition

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Boxing: Seventh Edition

by Harry Mullan, Bob Mee, Matt Bozeat
     
 

Boxing has produced some of the world's most colorful athletes, from Jack Johnson and Jake LaMotta to Ali and Tyson. They're all in this comprehensive reference, along with fan-delighting details about the administrative bodies, rules, culture, and behind-the-scenes figures of the fight game—plus complete stats on boxers in all weight classes from the days of… See more details below

Overview

Boxing has produced some of the world's most colorful athletes, from Jack Johnson and Jake LaMotta to Ali and Tyson. They're all in this comprehensive reference, along with fan-delighting details about the administrative bodies, rules, culture, and behind-the-scenes figures of the fight game—plus complete stats on boxers in all weight classes from the days of illegal challenge matches till today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780973975
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
02/04/2014
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
462,502
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Harry Mullan, who died in 1999, was acknowledged as a world authority on boxing. He edited Boxing News, the world's oldest publication devoted to the sport, and appeared frequently on TV and radio, including working as summarizer and co-commentator on fights in 18 countries worldwide. He was boxing correspondent of the Sunday Times and the Independent on Sunday.
 
Bob Mee, a fellow boxing writer and friend of Harry, has undertaken the recent work on this book. A former boxing correspondent for the Independent, Bob has penned a number of books in his own right, including Bare Fists (Willow), Boxing Hall of Fame (Apple Press), The Heavyweights (History Press) and Boxing: Heroes and Champions (Book Sales Inc).

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