The Noble Art of Heavyweight Boxing by Ralph Oates
The Noble Art of Heavyweight Boxing is a knockout trip through the history of this popular sport, from the last thrilling bareknuckle contest in 1889 between champion John L. Sullivan and challenger Jake Kilrain, right through to modern times, covering key fights and boxing greats such as Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Lennox Lewis, and many, many more.
Illustrated with contemporary photographs and packed with fascinating true details about the personalities and bouts, this book will be a winner with every sports fan and boxing enthusiast.
Ralph Oates is a former amateur boxer and a renowned boxing historian. He has acted as a boxing consultant for the Guinness World Records. Ralph has also had eight previous books on the sport published, along with articles for The British Boxing Board of Control Yearbook and his own column in the Essex Courier.
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