The Boxing Album : An Illustrated History Paperback
This is the complete story of boxing from the pugilists of the classical amphitheatres to the heroes of today.
This is the ultimate companion for any serious fight-fan.
The Champions includes illustrated biographies of Corbett, Sullivan, 'Kid' Lewis, Dempsey, Tunney, Freddie Mills, Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, Henry Cooper, Muhammad Ali, Foreman, Frazier, Holmes, Bruno, McGuigan, Hagler, 'Sugar' Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson and many others.
The Great Fights covers over eighty epic encounters in detail, each famous for its savagery, artistry, controversy, spectacle or prize-money.
The World of Boxing offers a behind-the-scenes look at the managers, the promoters, the trophies and the venues, and a pictorial guide to the books, magazines, cards and collector's items that document boxing's past and present.
Boxing, combining brute force and raw courage with classic skill and artistry, appeals to a broader range of emotions and senses than any other form of human sport.
The first section, The Champions, offers biographies and visual portraits of the legendary names in boxing, including the greats of the modern era. The second section, The Great Fights, highlights those contests and moments that form the core of boxing lore.
Eighty encounters are covered in detail. The final section, The World of Boxing, offers a behind-the-scenes insight into the managers, promoters, trophies, venues, magazines, books, paintings and collector's items.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 264 pages, over 500 colour photographs
- Publisher: Anness Publishing
- Publication Date: 10/01/2012
- Category: Sports teams & clubs
- ISBN: 9781780190587