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Author Mullan, Harry, 1946-1999, author.

Title The ultimate encyclopedia of boxing / Harry Mullan with Bob Mee & Matt Bozeat.

Edition Ninth edition.
Publication Info. London, [England] : Carlton Books Limited, [2018]
©2018
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  796.83 MUL    AVAILABLE
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Description 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Note Publisher's note: "During the preparation for the second edition, in 1999, to the great sadness of his wife and family and the heartfelt regret of the boxing fraternity, Harry Mullan died. At Harry's request, the updating work was carried out by friend and fellow boxing writer Bob Mee."--T.p. verso.
"Previously published as The World Encyclopedia of Boxing."--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Summary Boxing has produced some of the world's most colorful athletes, from Jack Johnson and Jake LaMotta to Ali and Tyson. They're all in this ultimate guide, which covers every aspect of the sport since its rise from the days of illegal big-money challenge matches to the multimillion-dollar televised extravaganzas we enjoy now. Updated to include the world title fights through March 2018, as well as new biographies, it contains fan-delighting details on the status of boxing internationally; the prominent promoters, trainers, and managers; the great stadiums where boxing history was made; and the administrative bodies, rules, culture, and ambiance of the fight game--including its tragedies and scandals. A statistical section lists the facts, figures, and oddities of the sport.
Subject Boxing -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Boxers (Sports) -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Genre Encyclopedias.
Added Author Mee, Bob (Sportswriter), author.
Bozeat, Matt, author.
Added Title World encyclopedia of boxing.
ISBN 9781787391291 (hardback)
1787391299 (hardback)
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