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By Kevin Grace,Joshua Grace,Buddy LaRosa

ISBN-10: 0738541125

ISBN-13: 9780738541129

On August 29, 1885, Cincinnati used to be the scene for the 1st glossy heavyweight championship boxing fit utilizing gloves. The Boston robust Boy, John L. Sullivan, met Dominick McCaffrey on the city's Chester Park that day and got here away with the referee's determination. by way of this time, Cincinnati have been a famous boxing web site because the Civil warfare years, and over the following a number of a long time, it built a notable variety of wonderful boxers in either the pro and novice ranks. Out of the numerous gymnasiums in Over-the-Rhine and the West finish got here international champions equivalent to Freddie Miller, Ezzard Charles, Bud Smith, and Aaron Pryor. This e-book is the tale of a desirable element of Cincinnati's nice activities heritage--the boxing game--with all its leather-punching drama. From the frontierlike fits of the 19th-century river city to the city ethnic and social impacts of the 20 th and twenty first centuries, Cincinnati Boxing brings a wealthy a part of neighborhood historical past to life.

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