9781780977812

The Boxing Miscellany

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  • ISBN13:

    9781780977812

  • ISBN10:

    1780977816

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/6/2016
  • Publisher: Carlton Books

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Summary

There’s something for every fan in The Boxing Miscellany, from fascinating facts about pugilistic history, to background on world champions and great fights, to scandals and controversies outside the ring. Researched with unflagging energy by a master of the sporting factoid, it’s packed with famous quotes, fight reports, boxing records, lists, and loads of trivia. Boxing enthusiasts will enjoy hours of reading pleasure.

Author Biography

John White, dubbed the “Master of the Sporting Factoid,” has created a niche market with his sports Miscellany series, which now contains well in excess of a dozen titles. From his home in Belfast, Northern Ireland, he has created a database of facts, stats and stories on a wide range of sports from soccer to Formula 1 and cricket to cycling.

Boxing legend Barry McGuigan, “The Clones Cyclone,” is a former world featherweight champion who also won a gold medal at the 1978 Commonwealth Games, at bantamweight. He won 32 of his 35 professional fights, 28 inside the distance. Since retiring, he has become a regular on television and radio as a boxing analyst.

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