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This is an in depth history of the fight game that follows the tortuous route to the strongest claim of the heavyweight title.
From the bare knuckle brawls of John L. Sullivan through to Jack Johnson, whose attempt to break the racial barriers ended in race riots.
To the tough as nails Jack Dempsey, who created the first million dollar gate. To Joe Louis, Marciano and Muhammad Ali.
To Mike Tyson, whose namesake, Tyson Fury, holds the strongest claim to the title today.
This book is a must for anyone who loves the fight game and respects its turbulent history.
|Publisher:||Austin-Macauley Publishers Ltd|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 10 Years|
About the Author
He has written two novels, a prize winning short story, and has illustrated a children's book and articles on boxing, the latest of which was published in the Boxing Yearbook 2010.