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Boxing on this Day
Boxing on this Day

Boxing on this Day

On This Day

SPORTS & RECREATION

256 Pages, 4.75 x 7.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $17.95 (US $17.95) (CA $21.95)

Publication Date: April 2016

ISBN 9781785310522

Rights: US & CA

Pitch Publishing (Apr 2016)

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Overview

Underdogs, dirty fighting, cheating, ring invasions, pain, and nobility—a unique, concise history of boxing with an entry for each day of the year

Revisit the sport's most magical moments, from title tear-ups, shocks and famous knockouts to bizarre dramas. Here are hundreds of ring highlights, all mixed in with a maelstrom of quirky anecdotes and legendary characters to produce an irresistibly dippable boxing diary with an entry for every day of the year. It's not just the stunning punches and smart one-liners that makes the history of the fight game so absorbing. Boxing is never far from controversy or hyperbole, surviving fixes and numerous scandals while producing some of sport's most famous names from Dempsey to Louis, from Ali to Tyson, from Lennox Lewis to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Author Biography

Nick Parkinson is the boxing reporter for the Daily Star Sunday and ESPN.co.uk. He also writes about boxing for the Daily Mirror and Daily Star, having previously covered the sport for the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail and other newspapers worldwide.