A pictorial history of boxing
Here in one stunning volume is the vast panorama of boxing history, from bare-knuckle fighting to the adoption of the Marquis of Queensberry rules--which laid the foundation of modern boxing--to the present day. Illustrations.
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11th round 15 rounds American Angeles April Atlantic City August battle beat Billy Bob Fitzsimmons born boxer boxing British career challenger cham champ championship contest Corbett crown December decision defeated Dempsey division eight rounds featherweight February fifteen rounds fifth round fight fighter Fitzsimmons Floyd Patterson flyweight former fought four rounds Frazier halted heavyweight title Jack Jack Dempsey Jack Sharkey January Jimmy Jimmy McLarnin Joe Louis Johnny Juan July June kayoed Kid McCoy knockdown knocked knockout left hook light heavyweight lightweight lost the title Madison Square Garden March match Mexico middleweight Mike November October opponent outpointed pion pounds punch referee regained reign retired return bout ring Ruby Goldstein Schmeling scored second round Seoul September seventh round Sharkey six rounds South Korea stopped Sullivan third round three rounds title bout Tokyo Tommy Tony took Tunney vacant Vegas victory W.B.A. champion W.B.C. title weight welterweight world title Yankee Stadium York