A World-Class Boxer
"If you can't give 110 percent, then you shouldn't do it--I've given 110 percent in my sport."--Lennox Lewis. Lennox Lewis retired from professional boxing in 2004 as one of the greatest fighters of all time. Find out how boxers like Lewis get to the top of their sport and become champions in this revealing book.
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The origins of boxing
Weights and measures
The amateur world 16
The support team 22
Developing a knockout punch 28
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allows the boxer amateur boxing Audley Harrison bandages Bantamweight bobbing and weaving Boxing Association boxing gloves boxing trainer boxing's Britain career contest counterpunch cuts person Date Name Nationality defense Developing a knockout Evander Holyfield featherweight Felix Savon fighters fists Flyweight Gatti George Foreman gold medal governing bodies gum shield hand Heavyweight Date Name Hector Vinent Hernandez Cuba hook Hoya International Boxing Jeff Fenech Julio Cesar Chavez jumping rope knockdown knocked knockout punch Lennox Lewis light middleweight Mike Tyson move Muhammad muscles Name Nationality 1980 Oleg Saitov Olympics opponent's pain barrier power punch professional boxing protect puncher punching power Queensbury Rules referee ring ringside Roy Jones Jr Scoring points southpaw sparring partners sparring sessions sport stop the fight straight punch Sullivan super middleweight Teofilo Stevenson throw punches training routine United States 1988 uppercut WBC light heavyweight weight divisions welterweight Wins World Boxing world champion world-title fights