By Mike Silver

ISBN-10: 1476602182

ISBN-13: 9781476602189

Are today's boxers larger than their predecessors, or is smooth boxing a shadow of its former self? Boxing historians talk about the socioeconomic and demographic alterations that experience affected the standard, prominence and recognition of the game during the last century. one of the interviewees are world-renowned students, a number of the sport's most advantageous running shoes, and previous novice international champions. Chapters conceal such themes because the ongoing deterioration of boxers' talents, their patience, the decline within the variety of fights and the mental readiness of championship-caliber boxers. The strengths and weaknesses of today's superstars are analyzed and in comparison to these of such previous greats as Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jack Dempsey and Jake LaMotta.

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