The Fighting Man

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Bobbs-Merrill, 1916 - Boxing - 227 pages
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Page 23 - It has been," he continued, with a' whimsical sigh, "one of the great regrets of my life that I did not kill him.
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Page 148 - Stewart took the films to New York, formed a corporation with himself as president and his brother as treasurer, took the entire management of the thing out of our hands, and left us helpless — thankful for what we could get. I think each man received about eighty thousand dollars.
Page 145 - But we did that for effect. The truth of the matter is, Fitzsimmons was not badly hurt in this round and simply did what all experienced boxers do: took the benefit of nine full seconds before getting up.
Page 138 - Now, I instruct both of these officers that if you, Corbett and Fitzsimmons, as much as bat an eye at each other in this state while I am governor of it, you will go back home in a box!
Page 60 - The reason for this was that after the thirtieth round both men stopped fighting and did nothing but circle around the ring, striking no blows.
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