Boxing's Greatest Controversies - Dundurn

Boxing's Greatest Controversies

Blunders, Blood Feuds, and Mob Corruption

Available Jan 7th 2025

Paperback
$ 29.99

Description

A provocative and revealing look at the scandals and corruption behind the Sweet Science’s greatest fights.

Controversy is the one constant running throughout modern boxing’s history since its inception in England in 1698. Boxing's Greatest Controversies takes an incisive look at several big name fights, finally laying to rest some of the most popular rumours surrounding them while also considering the social, cultural, political and sporting impact these fights had on the world at large. Did the eras shape the fights or did the fights shape the eras? Boxing history is vibrant and continuous. Boxing controversies never end. They just get passed down to the next generation of fight fans. These prized bouts are some of the most enduring and notorious fights boxing has ever produced.

Contributors

Louis Joshua Eisen

Louis Joshua Eisen is a boxing writer and historian. He is on the selection committee for the International Boxing Hall of Fame and a member of the International Boxing Research Organization. He appeared in the acclaimed movie Cinderella Man, portraying trainer Ray Arcel. He lives in Toronto.

Book Details

Paperback
January 2025
6x9 in
336 pp
9781459754867
ePub
January 2025
-
336 pp
9781459754874
ePub
January 2025
-
336 pp
9781459754881