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The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists.

Author/Creator:
Sugar, Bert Randolph.
Publication:
New York : Running Press, 2011.
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1 online resource (241 pages)
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Subjects:
Boxing -- Miscellanea.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
What were the ten most fantastic knockouts in boxing history? Which pugilist had the greatest jab of all time? What were the sport's most intense rivalries? Who scored the biggest upsets in the sport's annals? Which fighters have the best nicknames? These questions and many others are answered in this bold collection of ranked lists from two of boxing's most popular commentators. Each list has an introductory paragraph followed by a number of ranked entries, with each entry featuring a brief explanation of ranking plus entertaining and enlightening background information. Also included are original lists contributed exclusive to this book by more than 25 top personalities from boxing and beyond, including Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Oscar De La Hoya, Bernard Hopkins, and more.
Contents:
Intro
CONTENTS
FOREWORD
INTRODUCTION BY BERT SUGAR
INTRODUCTION BY TEDDY ATLAS
BEST LINES DEFINING THE SPORT OF BOXING
BEST BOXING NICKNAMES
MY TOP TEN ALL-TIME HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONS
BOXING'S MOST COLORFUL CHARACTERS
BOXING'S DIRTIEST FIGHTS :: BY DON STRADLEY
BEST BODY PUNCHERS
BEST PHYSIQUES
GREATEST BOXING IQS
MY TEN TOUGHEST FIGHTS :: BY SUGAR RAY LEONARD
FIVE REASONS I WON THE REMATCH AGAINST SUGAR RAY LEONARD :: BY TOMMY HEARNS
FIGHTERS WITH THE BEST JABS
MOST DEVASTATING SINGLE-PUNCH KNOCKOUTS
BOXING'S BIGGEST PUNCHERS
THE TEN HARDEST PUNCHES I EVER THREW :: BY EARNIE SHAVERS
BEST CHINS
THE HARDEST I WAS EVER HIT :: BY GEORGE CHUVALO
GREATEST CANADIAN FIGHTERS :: BY LOU EISEN
GREATEST LATINO BOXERS :: BY RUBEN OLIVARES AND GENE AGUILERA
GREATEST SOUTHPAWS
BEST LEFT HOOKS
NICKNAMES FOR FAMOUS PUNCHES
MOST MEMORABLE ROUNDS IN BOXING HISTORY (ROUND-BY-ROUND)
GREATEST OLYMPIC BOXERS
GREATEST BRITISH FIGHTERS :: BY GARETH DAVIES
BOXING'S TOP TECHNICIANS
BEST PRE-FIGHT LINES
GREATEST RIVALRIES
BOXING'S BEST BROTHER COMBINATIONS :: BY STEVE FARHOOD
GREATEST ITALIAN-AMERICAN FIGHTERS :: BY GEORGE RANDAZZO
MOST EXCITING FIGHTERS
FASTEST HANDS
BEST FOOTWORK
MOST AWKWARD FIGHTERS
BOXING'S MOST CONTROVERSIAL FIGHTS
GREATEST FAN FAVORITES
MOST MENACING NICKNAMES
MOST INTIMIDATING FIGHTERS
MOST FRAGILE CHINS
FIGHTERS WITH THE MOST "HEART"
BEST LINES DURING FIGHTS
BOXING'S MOST TWO-SIDED FIGHTS
MOST FAMOUS DRAWS IN BOXING HISTORY
MY FAVORITE FIGHTERS TO DRAW :: BY BILL GALLO
FLATTEST NOSES
TAKE-TWO-TO-GIVE-ONE FIGHTERS
MOST FAMOUS ROCKYS
OTHER FILM HEROES I WISH I WOULD HAVE INSPIRED
TOP BOXING MOVIES
BOXING'S GREATEST RING GENERALS
BOXING'S MOST OVERLOOKED "BIT" PLAYERS.
BOXING'S BEST CORNERMEN/TRAINERS :: BY ANGELO DUNDEE
GREATEST PLAYBOYS OF THE BOXING WORLD
POWDERPUFF PUNCHERS
HISTORY'S BUSIEST PUNCHERS
COMPUBOX'S BUSIEST PUNCHERS :: BY BOB CANOBBIO
THE MOST SIGNIFICANT FIGHTS IN HISTORY
GREATEST IRISH-AMERICAN FIGHTERS
GREATEST JEWISH BOXERS :: BY MIKE SILVER
GREATEST TRILOGIES
BIGGEST BOXING STORIES OF THE LAST 50 YEARS :: BY ED SCHUYLER, JR.
THE MOST UNDERAPPRECIATED BOXERS IN HISTORY
MY ALL-TIME FAVORITE FIGHTERS :: BY IRAN BARKLEY
BOXING'S BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENTS
GREATEST DEFENSIVE FIGHTERS
GREATEST FIGHTING FAMILIES :: BY MICHAEL ROSENTHAL
BOXING'S BIGGEST UPSETS
BEST LINES ON INDIVIDUAL ASPECTS OF BOXING
GREATEST PUERTO RICAN FIGHTERS OF ALL TIME :: BY MARIO RIVERA MARTINO
GREATEST NEW YORK DAILY NEWS GOLDEN GLOVES CHAMPIONS :: BY BILL FARRELL
BOXING'S GREATEST METHUSELAHS
SADDEST FINALES
MY FAVORITE SINGERS AND MUSICAL GROUPS :: BY ERNIE TERRELL
BEST BOXING SONGS
GREATEST ROLES IN BOXING MOVIES
CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS THAT WOULD HAVE HAD A DIFFERENT RESULT UNDER THE CURRENT 12-ROUND LIMIT
GREATEST CUBAN FIGHTERS
MOST DISAPPOINTING HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHTS
GREATEST HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS :: BY MUHAMMAD ALI
MOST CONTROVERSIAL DECISIONS :: BY HAROLD LEDERMAN
GREATEST MEXICAN BOXERS
GREATEST "KILLER INSTINCT"
BEST POST-FIGHT LINES
MOST FAMOUS DISQUALIFICATIONS
MY MOST MEMORABLE LAS VEGAS FIGHTS :: BY ROYCE FEOUR
FIGHTERS MORE REMEMBERED FOR THEIR LOSSES THAN THEIR WINS
GREATEST CAREER COMEBACKS
BOXING'S GREATEST: DIVISION-BY-DIVISION
BOXING'S GREATEST ALL-TIME POUND-FOR-POUND FIGHTERS.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Atlas, Teddy.
Other format:
Print version: Sugar, Bert Randolph The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists
ISBN:
9780762441679
9780762440139
OCLC:
712016002