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Floyd Mayweather Vs The All Time Greats

Author : Richard Poche
ISBN : 1499362773
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Floyd Mayweather has ruled the boxing scene for several years now...Here we analyze how Mayweather would have fared against some of the boxing legends of the past in fantasy fights. In this book, Mayweather faces off against Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jose Napoles, Henry Armstrong, Carmen Basilio, Wilfred Benitez, Tony Canzoneri, Antonio Cervantes, Donald Curry, Kid Gavilan, Emile Griffith, Thomas Hearns, Julian Jackson, Mike McCallum, Jimmy McLarnin, John Mugabi, Terry Norris, Carlos Ortiz, Aaron Pryor, Luis Rodriguez, Barney Ross, Felix Trinidad, Kostya Tszyu, Pernell Whitaker and Winky Wright
Category: Sports & Recreation

Greatest Ever Boxing Workouts Including Mike Tyson Manny Pacquiao Floyd Mayweather Roberto Duran

Author : Gary Todd
ISBN : 9781782193678
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Greatest Ever Boxing Workouts will KO all boxing/combat sport enthusiasts. Featuring a classic coterie of international boxing legends, this superb anthology is illustrated throughout by some of the best photos of them at work in the ring or training in the gym. Our celebrated present-day fighters and former champions range from the instantly recognisable Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jnr, Mike Tyson, Thomas Hearns and Roberto Duran to such respected international figures as Danny Williams and Vitali Klitschko. Incorporating career biographies for every fighter, the reader is introduced to the fitness and training regimes of some of the world's most powerful men. Culled from the author's original research and interviews, the greatest ever champion pugilists grant us a fly-on-the-wall look at their 'Typical Day' and their personal workout regimes. Not just a boxing fan's album but a fitness guide fro those looking for a seriously effective workout. Greatest Ever Boxing Workouts grants the reader vital knowledge from the Olympian gods of pugilism.
Category: Health & Fitness

Sport S Great All Rounders

Author : James Holder
ISBN : 9781504945691
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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On July 3, 1958, Arthur Milton and MJK Smith opened the batting for England in the third Test against New Zealand at Headingley. Coincidentally, Milton was the last Englishman to play football and cricket for England and Smith the last Englishman to play rugby and cricket for England. However, both before and after that Test in 1958, there have been a number of sportsmen and sportswomen who have represented their country in more than one sport. In this book are listed biographical details of 172 sportsmen and sportswomen, including some of whom are disabled, who have excelled at more than one sport. Some, such as CB Fry and Denis Compton, will be well-known; others, such as Aramugam Vijiaratnam, who represented Singapore in four sports and Ken Hough, who played three different sports for three different countries may be less well-known. But everyone listed has excelled at more than one sport and this book serves to recognize their achievements.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Manny Pacquiao

Author : Ingming Duque Aberia
ISBN : 9781449596989
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Book that tells the story of Manny Pacquiao, from his humble beginnings to the top of boxing.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Night The Referee Hit Back

Author : Mike Silver
ISBN : 9781538136911
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This collection of award-winning boxing journalist Mike Silver's best articles from the past 40 years features a colorful mix of hard-hitting exposes and light-hearted stories that include legendary boxers such as Sugar Ray Robinson, Rocky Marciano, Muhammad Ali, Oscar De La Hoya, and more. The boxing world has witnessed some spectacular and iconic moments, from the "Thrilla in Manila" to the last encounter between Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta. In The Night the Referee Hit Back: Memorable Moments from the World of Boxing, award-winning boxing journalist Mike Silver looks back at some of boxing's most legendary fights, talks with Hall of Famers Archie Moore, Carlos Ortiz, Emile Griffith and Curtis Cokes, and analyzes the changes that have taken place in boxing since the Golden Age. This collection, drawn from the author's best articles from the past 40 years, are a colorful mix of hard-hitting exposes, interviews, and light-hearted stories featuring boxers such as Floyd Mayweather Jr., Joe Frazier, Oscar De La Hoya, and Muhammad Ali. Mike Silver captures the essence, charisma, tragedy, and romance of boxing like no one else. Featuring numerous historical and iconic photographs, The Night the Referee Hit Back is a fascinating and valuable collection for boxing fans and sports historians alike.
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Ringside Reflections

Author : Matthew Hurley
ISBN : 9781479754939
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The inevitability of what was to come hung in the air but the crowd at the outdoor arena at Caesars Palace seemed as dazed as to what was happening as Duran. Hearns, now oozing confidence, approached center ring and again touched gloves with Duran. It would be the last civil thing he did. Gliding around the ring and looking like a demented, black vampire with his goatee and Jeri curls, the Hit Man, he had reassumed the moniker for the fight, went in for the kill. Pushing Duran backwards he leapt in and clobbered the cowering fighter with a vicious right hand that staggered Duran back into the ropes again. Hearns bounced backwards and then jumped in again with another vicious right hand and began pummeling his prey with a series of punches that kept Duran standing straight up. Roberto tried to move off the ropes, so Hearns lured him out and then pushed him back with two probing left jabs to the chest before dropping the coup de grace. The final right hand that crashed over Durans guard was so brutal, the impact twisted his head to the side and sucked all the air out of the arena. A collective gasp went up as Roberto Duran fell face forward to the canvas. There would be no count. Durans corner men jumped into the ring as Hearns leapt onto the shoulders of his handlers. It was the most dramatic knockout of Thomas Hearns career and upped the ante for his potential challenge of Marvelous Marvin Hagler for the middleweight championship. Hearns would fight one more bout before that showdown, a three round blast out of contender Fred Hutchings, but he would never again be so brilliantly devastating.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Brother Please

Author : R.R. Burden
ISBN : 9781456764265
Genre : Self-Help
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Have you ever asked yourself, what am I missing to take my family, career and personal life to the next level? If you have, this is a book designed for you! It's time to take control of your life and get everything that you have always dreamed of. Rhett introduces unique ways of thinking about everyday circumstances and putting the best you have to offer into practice. The time is NOW. No longer will you let opportunity pass you by, but you will learn to seize the moment and gain the slight edge.
Category: Self-Help

Great Athletes

Author : Salem Press
ISBN : 1587654814
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Boxing figures include Laila and Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano and Mike Tyson. Soccer features David Beckham, Mia Hamm, and Pele.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Boxing Legends Coloring Book

Author : amique arts
ISBN : 9798631690516
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Boxing Legends Coloring Book All coloring pictures were chosen by boxing fans for boxing fans, and illustrated to ensure that they contained the right level of detail - making this a unique coloring book including 25 of the greatest boxers in history that every real boxing should know. This coloring book features 25 hand-drawn designs featuring these boxers: Muhammad Ali Roy Jones Jr. Evander Holyfield Oscar De La Hoya Bernard Hopkins Floyd Mayweather Jr. Manny Pacquiao Ray Leonard Sugar Ray Robinson Julio Cesar Chavez Mike Tyson George Foreman Marvelous Marvin Hagler Thomas Hearns Roberto Duran Wladimir Klitschko Lennox Lewis Rocky Marciano Joe Frazier Jack Johnson Sergey Kovalev Carlos Monzon Joe Louis Floyd Patterson Pernell Whitaker All designs are printed on a single side, with a blank page behind, to allow removal for framing or display and minimise bleed through. If you are looking for a seriously fun, marvelously modern and totally cool, boxing and fighting coloring book for a boxing or fighting & mma fan, then Boxing Legends Coloring Book is the ultimate book for you!
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Floyd Mayweather

Author : Mike Allen
ISBN : 1973801094
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is an American professional boxer and promoter. Widely considered to be one of the greatest boxers of all time, undefeated as a professional, and a five-division world champion, Mayweather has won fifteen world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes (twice at welterweight). As an amateur he won a bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1996 Olympics, three U.S. Golden Gloves championships (at light flyweight, flyweight, and featherweight), and the U.S. national championship at featherweight. Mayweather is a two-time winner of The Ring magazine's Fighter of the Year award (1998 and 2007), a three-time winner of the Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year award (2007, 2013, and 2015), and a six-time winner of the Best Fighter ESPY Award (2007-2010, 2012-2014). In 2016, Mayweather was ranked by ESPN as the greatest boxer, pound for pound, of the last 25 years. In the same year, he peaked as BoxRec's number one fighter of all time, pound for pound, as well as the greatest welterweight of all time. Many sporting news and boxing websites ranked Mayweather as the best boxer in the world, pound for pound, twice in a span of ten years; including The Ring, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, BoxRec, Fox Sports, and Yahoo! Sports. He is often referred to as the best defensive boxer in history, as well as being the most accurate puncher since the existence of CompuBox, having the highest plus-minus ratio in recorded boxing history. As of his most recent fight in 2015, Mayweather has a record of 26 wins without a loss or draw in world title fights (10 by KO); 23 wins (9 KOs) in lineal title fights; 24 wins (7 KOs) against former or current world titlists; 12 wins (3 KOs) against former or current lineal champions; and 2 wins (1 KO) against International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees. In addition to his accomplishments in the ring, Mayweather is well known for being one of the most lucrative pay-per-view (PPV) attractions of all time, in any sport. He topped the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of the 50 highest-paid athletes of 2012 and 2013 respectively, and the Forbes list again in both 2014 and 2015, listing him as the highest paid athlete in the world. In 2007 he founded his own boxing promotional firm, Mayweather Promotions, after defecting from Bob Arum's Top Rank. Mayweather has generated approximately 19.5 million in PPV buys and $1.3 billion in revenue throughout his career, surpassing the likes of former top PPV attractions including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Oscar De La Hoya, and Manny Pacquiao.
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Winners

Author : Alastair Campbell
ISBN : 9781473507395
Genre : Business & Economics
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How people succeed – and how you can, too. ***Sunday Times no. 1 bestseller*** Alastair Campbell knows all about winning. As Tony Blair’s chief spokesman and strategist he helped guide the Labour Party to victory in three successive general elections, and he’s fascinated by what it takes to win. How do sports stars excel, entrepreneurs thrive, or individuals achieve their ambition? Is their ability to win innate? Or is the winning mindset something we can all develop? Drawing on the wisdom of an astonishing array of talented people – from elite athletes to top managers, from rulers of countries to rulers of global business empires – Alastair Campbell uses his forensic skills, as well as his own experience of politics and sport, to get to the heart of success. He examines how winners tick. He considers how they build great teams. He analyses how they deal with unexpected setbacks and new challenges. He judges what the very different worlds of politics, business and sport can learn from one another. And he sets out a blueprint for winning that we can all follow.
Category: Business & Economics

Boxing In America An Autopsy

Author : David L. Hudson Jr.
ISBN : 9780313379734
Genre : History
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This book presents a sweeping view of boxing in the United States and the influence of the sport on American culture. • Includes information from the early "bare knuckles" era of boxing up to modern-day stars and matchups, presenting the history of boxing in a chronological fashion
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The Greatest Fights That Never Were

Author : Matthew Bazell
ISBN : 1742575587
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Sports fans fondly recall the greatest boxing matches of all time, but an obsessive conversation among fight fans will also focus on those bouts that 'should have been', but, for a variety of reasons, never happened. In The Greatest Boxing Matches That Never Were, the author talks about the unique culture of professional boxing where corruption, fear, racism and even friendship, prevented many great fight contests from ever happening. The book looks at the lost match-ups over the years and the careers of some of the featured fighters; Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes, Lennox Lewis and Tim Witherspoon, who was denied a showdown with 'Iron' Mike Tyson by promotor Don King, right up to the much anticipated Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacqauio bout--the biggest fight in history not to happen. -- Matthew Bazell
Category: Sports & Recreation

Drum

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131544160
Genre : Africa
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Money

Author : Tris Dixon
ISBN : 1909715573
Genre : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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This edition is fully updated to include Mayweather's battle with UFC star Conor McGregor.Floyd 'Money' Mayweather is one of the most successful professional boxers of all time, with fifty professional victories in a glittering unbeaten ring career that has spanned two decades.
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The News

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133607437
Genre : Nigeria
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Boxing

Author : Chris King
ISBN : 0754828166
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A celebration of the top 14 greatest boxers of all time, as well as an overview of the new stars of the 21st century, in a fascinating history peppered with action-packed images.
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Talking To Goats

Author : Jim Gray
ISBN : 9780062992086
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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WITH A FOREWORD BY TOM BRADY “As a sportscaster and sports historian, Jim’s career genuinely stands the test of time. . . . This book is sports history about some of the greats by one of the greats, who was taking it all in on the sidelines, in the stands or the dugout, by the eighteenth green, courtside, or in the broadcast booth.” —Tom Brady, six-time NFL Super Bowl champion GOAT A riveting, insightful memoir of never-before-told stories from Jim Gray, twelve-time Emmy Award-winner, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, and renowned interviewer— that explores the author's career and the inside stories and memorable moments of the famous legends he has covered including, Muhammad Ali, Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan and Mike Tyson. In Talking to GOATs, award-winning broadcaster Jim Gray looks back at his four decades of sports reporting from the unparalleled perspective of one of the world’s most respected and skilled interviewers. A journalist who many iconic athletes have trusted to tell their stories (of both triumph and disgrace), Jim has had unprecedented access to the people, places and extraordinary events in the world of sports. Asking tough but fair questions, he has broken numerous stories, and landed squarely in the middle of others, from the Ben Johnson and Barry Bonds steroid scandals, to Michael Jordan’s surprise retirement, to the off-the-court Kobe/Shaq feud which led to their on-the-court break up, to being part of the live broadcast for twenty-two Super Bowls. He’s climbed into the ring to interview Mike Tyson after he bit off a chunk of Evander Holyfield’s ear, and stood next to Ron Artest when the “Malice at the Palace” melee erupted, and was on site at the bombing of the Atlanta Olympics. Anyone who has watched Jim effortlessly engage his subjects at the precise moment of triumph or tragedy has little idea what it takes to secure the interview, or what actually happens when the camera cuts away. These are real, mesmerizing, and previously untold stories. Talking to GOATs features numerous world-class athletes, including Muhammad Ali, Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Floyd Mayweather, Michael Phelps, Mike Tyson and Tiger Woods, and world leaders George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Mikhail Gorbachev, and many more. On each page, Jim gives the reader a coveted all-access pass as he reviews the best interviews, the best athletes, and the best games in modern sports history. It’s like a personal introduction to the characters and careers of these heroes and villains we’ve known since childhood. He examines how money, celebrity, the media, and power interact, and how sports, more than any other institution, has led to momentous transformations in American society.
Category: Biography & Autobiography