Download PDF by J.J. Johnston,Sean Curtin,David Mamet: Chicago Boxing (Images of Sports)

By J.J. Johnston,Sean Curtin,David Mamet

ISBN-10: 073853210X

ISBN-13: 9780738532103

ISBN-10: 1531617980

ISBN-13: 9781531617981

Professor Mike Donovan, scuffling with Nelson-"The sturdy Dane," and "Stockyards" Harold Smith-- their tales are as colourful as their names. Chicago's boxing historical past is as interesting and unpredictable as any prize struggle in the ring. essentially the most memorable bouts--great, notorious or otherwise--took position within the city's golf equipment, parks and arenas, and Chicago has visible its proportion of champions and best contenders through the years. The Gans-McGovern struggle in 1900--the "Big Fix"--set the game again 25 years in Chicago. The "Long count number" among Tunney and Dempsey, in 1927, should be the main arguable bout of all time. Chicago Boxing is a narrative not just of serious boxers, yet of the enthusiasts who embraced them, the promoters who made them tremendous, or even a number of mob bosses who made reliable on their talent.

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