Chasing The Undisputed Crown

Chasing The Undisputed Crown

by Anton Shapiro


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Chasing The Undisputed Crown by Anton Shapiro

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785546877
Publisher: Austin-Macauley Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 01/29/2016
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

The author was born in London and served as a merchant seaman at sixteen. He joined the Canadian Army at eighteen and was considered a good prospect on the fight cards. Faulty eyesight stopped any ambitions he might have had in the fight game. He has lived in Amsterdam and Paris before returning to England.
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.

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