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Hitters, Dancers and Ring Magicians

Seven Boxers of the Golden Age

By Kelly Richard Nicholson

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Covering the years 1890 to 1910, this volume profiles the boxers who were acting during boxing's ""Golden Age,"" focusing primarily on George ""Kid"" Lavigne, Bob Fitzsimmons, Barbados Joe Walcott, Joe Gans, Terry McGovern, Sam Langford, and Stanley Ketchel. The accomplishments of these competitors in and out of the ring, as well as their standing in boxing history, are examined in detail. Each boxer is presented in his historical context, and detailed information about many of their opponents, also key figures in this critical era of the sport, is also provided, as are comparisons to recent fighters.

Product code: 9780786449903

ISBN 9780786449903
No. Of Pages 226
Publisher McFarland & Co Inc
Covering the years 1890 to 1910, this volume profiles the fighters from boxing's ""Golden Age,"" such as George ""Kid"" Lavigne, Bob Fitzsimmons and Barbados Joe Walcott. It highlights their accomplishments in and out of the ring, their standing in boxing history and position in a historical context.