The author also deals in the Book with the philosophical, moral, ethical and medical considerations of boxing, reaching the conclusion that modern boxing should undergo a fundamental transformation rather like the one that prize fighting
underwent a century or so ago.
His focus is upon films in which prize fighting
is essential to the theme or the protagonist is a pugilist.
In his youth Bronson made his money by bare-knuckle prize fighting
in the back streets of London's East End and later became a circus strongman.
But the current wave of boxing movies might be the last hurrah for prize fighting
on the big screen.
Brailsford, who has already written the story of prize fighting
, may yet oblige.
He travelled to a Sugar Ray Leonard fight in Las Vegas at city expense, at first telling reporters that he was trying to lure prize fighting
to the District.
Fighters will start in gyms and work their way up the ladder of HBO Sports' boxing series: KO Nation, HBO Boxing After Dark, HBO World Championship Boxing, and the pinnacle of professional prize fighting
-- TVKO Pay-Per-View from HBO.
David down Tony But the US southpaw proved himself a gritty street-fighter whose 13 year career has proved an education in the art of prize fighting
The Commonwealth Games heavyweight gold medallist has sold 120 tickets for his prize fighting
bow at the York Hall in Bethnal Green, which will be screened live on Sky subscription channel Boxnation.
The all-action New York-based star has enjoyed an eventful 31-fight career, but feels he no longer has the heart for prize fighting
and claims he didn't want to disrespect the game by continuing.
Through fascinating and deeply personal conversations with some of The Greatest's most renowned opponents, including Ken Norton, Earnie Shavers, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Leon Spinks and Larry Holmes, FACING ALI tells the story of modern prize fighting